The first .eu domains will go on sale Wednesday morning. Until Feb. 7, only those with trademarks will be entitled to apply. From February, applications will be extended to trade and company names, and then finally, on April 7 the market will be opened for anybody who wish to apply for the new European Union domain.
The world's largest Linux migration is speeding ahead, with the German national railway announcing Wednesday it has successfully moved all its 55,000 Lotus Notes users onto the open-source operating system.
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Inc. is going to build a US$500 million "mega manufacturing center" next to its two existing hard-disk plants in China to steal what it says will be a huge boom in consumer electronics in years to come.
Almost the entire range of Symantec Corp. security software, from Norton Internet Security through to the Symantec Firewall, require urgent updates, the company has warned, after a series of four extremely critical vulnerabilities were found by security company eEye Digital Security Inc.