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EC freezes investigation of Oracle’s PeopleSoft bid

EC freezes investigation of Oracle’s PeopleSoft bid

The European Commission has paused its probe of Oracle Corp.'s hostile, multibillion bid to buy rival PeopleSoft Inc., in order...

January 13th, 2004 Paul Meller
France’s digital economy bill annoys Net users

France’s digital economy bill annoys Net users

Net users and Internet service providers in France are mounting a last-ditch protest against a piece of legislation entitled A...

January 8th, 2004 Peter Sayer
China grants WLAN technology rights to more companies

China grants WLAN technology rights to more companies

The Chinese government has granted licensing rights for the security protocol at the heart of China's national wireless LAN (WLAN...

January 6th, 2004 Henry Lee
E-ballots: Will your vote count?

E-ballots: Will your vote count?

This U.S. election year, rather than punching holes or connecting dots on paper ballots, many of us will cast our...

January 6th, 2004 Janet Rae-Dupree
Agriculture secretary backs livestock ID system

Agriculture secretary backs livestock ID system

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman in late December called for the creation of an automated system for identifying and tracking...

January 6th, 2004 Bob Brewin
Israel snubs Microsoft, moves to open source software

Israel snubs Microsoft, moves to open source software

Microsoft Corp. is continuing efforts to sell software upgrades to the Israeli government, despite the government's recent decision to stop...

January 6th, 2004 Gillian Law
E-mail usage policy should consider ethics

E-mail usage policy should consider ethics

There's no question that e-mail is addicting for many and an unavoidable workplace necessity. For good or ill, e-mail prevails....

December 31st, 2003 Janet L. Evans
Industry and gov’t call for U.S.-wide cattle ID system

Industry and gov’t call for U.S.-wide cattle ID system

The discovery of a single cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a Washington state dairy herd in late December...

December 30th, 2003 Bob Brewin
U.S. Navy licenses chemical detection technology

U.S. Navy licenses chemical detection technology

By the middle of 2004, office buildings, factories, shopping malls and other public buildings could be equipped with life-saving chemical...

December 30th, 2003 Todd R. Weiss
MTI: Singapore-U.S. trade deal brings ICT opportunities

MTI: Singapore-U.S. trade deal brings ICT opportunities

The free trade agreement signed between Singapore and the U.S. (USSFTA) in May 2003 comes into force on Jan. 1,...

December 30th, 2003 David Legard