Articles By James Evans

Lucent may sell optical fibre unit

Lucent may sell optical fibre unit

Lucent Technologies Inc. said Wednesday it may sell its Optical Fiber Solutions unit as part of its effort to focus...

March 15th, 2001 James Evans
Another flaw exposed in TCP

Another flaw exposed in TCP

Another security flaw has emerged with communications based on Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) that could be used to "hijack" a...

March 13th, 2001 James Evans
Dot-coms become dot-bombs

Dot-coms become dot-bombs

Forty-nine dot-coms joined a growing list of dot-bombs in January and another 112 Internet companies were acquired at a cost...

March 8th, 2001 James Evans
Apple Mac OS X goes into production

Apple Mac OS X goes into production

Apple Computer Inc. announced Wednesday that it has completed work on its Mac OS X and released it to manufacturing...

March 8th, 2001 James Evans
‘NAKEDWIFE’ trojan worm strikes

‘NAKEDWIFE’ trojan worm strikes

A new mass-mailing trojan worm called "NAKEDWIFE" is circulating and, if executed, can delete files that are necessary for everyday...

March 7th, 2001 James Evans
Father of digital communications dies

Father of digital communications dies

Claude E. Shannon, viewed by some as the father of digital communications and information theory, died this past Saturday. He...

March 2nd, 2001 James Evans
3Com slashes workforce

3Com slashes workforce

3Com Corp., citing the U.S. economic downturn and turmoil in the telecommunications industry, said Monday that it would cut 1,200...

February 27th, 2001 James Evans
Palm’s Yankowski: Wireless is the future

Palm’s Yankowski: Wireless is the future

Comedy show host David Letterman not too long ago made a parody of an advertisement by handheld device maker Palm...

February 23rd, 2001 James Evans
Voters prefer low-tech methods

Voters prefer low-tech methods

A nationwide study on U.S. voting systems finds that long-used methods of casting votes, such as paper ballots, optical scanning...

February 22nd, 2001 James Evans
IBM unveils new storage portfolio

IBM unveils new storage portfolio

Seeking to offer its customers interoperable storage technologies that reduce the complexity of storage area networks, IBM Corp. on Wednesday...

February 22nd, 2001 James Evans