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Dell closes online marketplace after four months

Analysts said Dell Computer Corp.'s sudden shutdown of a business-to-business exchange it launched with great fanfare just four months ago provides more evidence that companies need to be sure of what they're doing before they dive headlong into new Internet-based business strategies.

IBM, Canadian research firm team up on Linux/Unix cluster

Continuing a string of announcements related to the development of high-performance Linux systems, IBM Corp. recently said...

Microsoft admits defence against attacks was inadequate

Microsoft Corp. confirmed on Jan. 26 that some of its Web sites had been struck by a ...

IBM and Canadian firm team up on Linux/Unix cluster

Continuing a string of announcements related to the development of high-performance Linux systems, IBM Corp. Tuesday said it's building a server cluster that will combine the open-source operating system with Unix for use by a Canadian firm doing advanced medical research work.

Analysts say Microsoft security needs review

Microsoft Corp.'s systems have been subjected to a roller-coaster ride of outside attacks since last fall, with last week's denial-of-service assault against its Web sites following two earlier hacking incidents.

After change of heart, new Linux kernel released

Just four days after telling the world that a long-delayed upgrade of the Linux operating system's kernel...

New Linux kernel out

Just four days after telling the world that a long-delayed upgrade of the Linux operating system's kernel still wasn't quite ready for release, Linux creator Linus Torvalds changed his mind and made the code available for downloading last Thursday.

Survey: online retail sales continue climb

Even as some brick-and-mortar retailers have been lamenting disappointing holiday sales figures in their stores so far this season, online retail-spending rose from $4.4 billion in October to nearly $6.4 billion in November.

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