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SAP Canada appoints new chief operating officer

The software company's new hire is no stranger to being an executive at technology firms.

Mortgage firm takes on fired Microsoft CIO

Stuart Scott was let go from the world's biggest software maker for violating company polices, but that hasn't stopped him from landing a new gig as chief operations officer. He'll even be reporting to "Paul Allen"

McAfee stock options scam claims president, CEO

A major, executive shake-up is under way at security software vendor McAfee including the firing of the company's president in the wake of a stock-options investigation. McAfee announced that it has terminated the employment of its president, Kevin Weiss. The company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Chairman George Samenuk is retiring from those roles and the board of directors has appointed Dale Fuller as interim CEO and president.

Sun loses top exec to Adobe

Sun Microsystems Inc. will lose its top software executive to Adobe Systems Inc., the company confirmed. John Loiacono, who succeeded Jonathan Schwartz as executive vice president of software at Sun when Schwartz was promoted to president and chief operating officer (COO) in April 2004, will take on the role of senior vice president of Creatives Group at Adobe, according to a Sun spokeswoman. His last day at Sun will be March 24.

Tight IT budgets impair planning as war looms

Regardless of how imminent a U.S.-led war in Iraq might be, IT budget constraints are preventing many companies from taking appropriate security and disaster-preparedness measures to defend themselves against possible retaliatory terrorist strikes.

IBM taps Palmisano to take over as CEO

IBM Corp.'s board of directors Tuesday officially tapped Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Louis Gerstner's longtime heir apparent, Samuel Palmisano, as the company's next CEO.

JDS revises its economic outlook

Fibre-optic equipment communications maker JDS Uniphase Corporation revised its outlook for the current and forthcoming quarter on Thursday.

JDS Uniphase undertakes the executive shuffle

Fibre-optic equipment communications maker JDS Uniphase Corporation announced Tuesday the retirement of Charles Abbe, its president and chief operating officer of the company's WDM (wave divisional multiplexing), switching and thin film business group.

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