Articles By George A. Chidi Jr

Corning to cut optics staff, plants

Corning to cut optics staff, plants

Corning Inc., a maker of optical telecommunications components, plans to cut 1,000 workers from its rolls and close three manufacturing...

July 11th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Check Point ships next-generation VPN product

Check Point ships next-generation VPN product

Software developer Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. announced Tuesday that it has begun shipping its next generation of VPN (virtual...

July 11th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Nortel unveils metropolitan optical portfolio

Nortel unveils metropolitan optical portfolio

Nortel Networks Inc. unveiled a series of components intended to boost performance and decrease costs for metropolitan optical networks during...

July 10th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
HP trims costs with voluntary pay cuts and vacations

HP trims costs with voluntary pay cuts and vacations

To cut costs, Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) is asking its 88,500 employees worldwide to volunteer to take either eight-vacation days off...

July 5th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Power Mac G4 Cube falls from Apple’s tree

Power Mac G4 Cube falls from Apple’s tree

Apple Computer Inc. sliced the Power Mac G4 Cube PC from its production lines, saying in a Tuesday news release...

July 4th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
AOL, AT&T Wireless to expand mobile service

AOL, AT&T Wireless to expand mobile service

Expanding on a year-old partnership, AT&T Wireless Group Inc. and America Online Inc. plan to offer cobranded mobile phone services...

June 28th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
No second front to open against Microsoft

No second front to open against Microsoft

Attorneys general from Iowa and Connecticut issued a short, sharp statement Wednesday evening denying they were actively considering a second...

June 22nd, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Lucent’s debt rating down to junk status

Lucent’s debt rating down to junk status

Lucent Technologies Inc. got into financial trouble when it started financing equipment purchases for its customers, many of which had...

June 14th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
Nortel box to link servers to 10G-bps optical ethernet

Nortel box to link servers to 10G-bps optical ethernet

The standard for 10G-bps (bits per second) Ethernet hasn't been ratified, yet the largest networking equipment makers continue to march...

June 13th, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr
E-mail virus hoax makes users do the dirty work

E-mail virus hoax makes users do the dirty work

In the latest perverse trickery pulled off by someone taking pleasure in computer users' pain, a fake virus warning is...

June 1st, 2001 George A. Chidi Jr