Articles By Rick Perera

Visionics: Merge building, network security

Visionics: Merge building, network security

What if you could gain access to your company's building and its IT network through the same security system, using...

March 13th, 2002 Rick Perera
CEBIT – SuSE Linux to release Version 8.0 after CeBIT

CEBIT – SuSE Linux to release Version 8.0 after CeBIT

German software vendor SuSE Linux AG will ship SuSE Linux 8.0, its latest version of the open-source Linux operating system,...

March 10th, 2002 Rick Perera
Gates seeks

Gates seeks

Bill Gates is getting serious about security. Microsoft Corp.'s chairman and chief software architect is calling on the software giant's...

February 7th, 2002 Rick Perera
Microsoft fights Bundestag Linux switch

Microsoft fights Bundestag Linux switch

Microsoft Corp. is striking back at a growing movement seeking to switch computers in the Bundestag, Germany's lower house of...

February 6th, 2002 Rick Perera
German government employees get electronic signatures

German government employees get electronic signatures

Germany's federal government is introducing electronic signatures for its employees, a step it hopes will help make the security procedure...

January 20th, 2002 Rick Perera
Gates calls for ‘trustworthy computing’

Gates calls for ‘trustworthy computing’

Bill Gates is getting serious about security. Microsoft Corp.'s chairman and chief software architect is calling on the software giant's...

January 17th, 2002 Rick Perera
Alcatel sells distribution unit to private US firm

Alcatel sells distribution unit to private US firm

French telecommunication equipment maker Alcatel SA will sell its European enterprise distribution and services business to Los Angeles-based Platinum Equity,...

January 16th, 2002 Rick Perera
IBM to drop direct PC sales in four European countries

IBM to drop direct PC sales in four European countries

IBM Corp. is phasing out direct phone sales of PCs in France, Germany, Sweden and the U.K., although customers will...

January 13th, 2002 Rick Perera
Philips seeks buyer for manufacturing business

Philips seeks buyer for manufacturing business

Dutch electronics giant Koninklijke Philips Electronic NV is seeking a buyer for its contract electronics manufacturing business, as part of...

January 10th, 2002 Rick Perera
US loosens computer export restrictions

US loosens computer export restrictions

The U.S. government is easing export restrictions on powerful computer hardware to countries including Russia, China, India and Pakistan, saying...

January 7th, 2002 Rick Perera