Microsoft to pay SPX US$60 million in patent suit

Microsoft to pay SPX US$60 million in patent suit

Microsoft Corp. will pay US$60 million for violating a patent held by a division of SPX Corp., a Charlotte, N.C.-based...

December 28th, 2003 Robert McMillan
Microsoft eyes broader market for BizTalk Server

Microsoft eyes broader market for BizTalk Server

Aiming to sell more of its business integration software into international markets and the small- and medium-sized business segment, Microsoft...

December 28th, 2003 Joris Evers
Local hotspot revenues expected to hit US$100K

Local hotspot revenues expected to hit US$100K

Revenues generated from public wireless local area network (WLAN) services in the Philippines are expected to reach US$1,000 per hotspot...

December 28th, 2003 Rosary Grace Sarmiento
Free antivirus ready for prime time

Free antivirus ready for prime time

As W32.blaster, Sobig, and earlier virus threats have shown, the Internet is not a terribly safe place to connect your...

December 28th, 2003 Scott Spanbauer
Experts: MS tweaks, new laws won’t make 2004 safer

Experts: MS tweaks, new laws won’t make 2004 safer

For computer security experts, 2003 started with the Slammer Internet worm and went downhill from there. The year, which included...

December 28th, 2003 Paul Roberts
Europe: Language hinders offshore outsourcing

Europe: Language hinders offshore outsourcing

When IT workers and employers in the U.S. and the U.K. talk about offshore outsourcing, they might as well be...

December 28th, 2003 Peter Sayer
Elpida signs tech, production deal with China’s SMIC

Elpida signs tech, production deal with China’s SMIC

Japan's Elpida Memory Inc. has signed a deal with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) to transfer advanced chip-making technology to...

December 28th, 2003 Martyn Williams
CA sells business apps subsidiary

CA sells business apps subsidiary

Computer Associates International Inc. has at last decided to sell off ACCPAC International Inc., its software provider for small- to...

December 28th, 2003 Marc L. Songini
Butting heads over B2B

Butting heads over B2B

Companies looking to conduct complex business transactions might expect Web services to enable those efforts. But along the way, they...

December 28th, 2003 Paul Desmond