Stories by Todd R. Weiss

Lucent to sell enterprise professional services unit

Lucent Technologies Inc. said last week that it plans to sell its 1,400-worker enterprise professional services division by the end of the year, as it continues to restructure its business in a tough market.

The New York Times hit by Nimda worm variant

The pesky Nimda.E worm that began circulating this week struck The New York Times on Tuesday, leaving the newspaper's editorial staff unable to access the Internet for about four hours.

New 6 teraflop supercomputer unveiled today

A 6 teraflop Terascale supercomputer that will be used for severe-weather forecasting, earthquake modeling and other projects was unveiled today at the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC).

.Biz registrations delayed for upgrades

NeuLevel Inc., the company holding the registry for the .biz domain name, is delaying the start of live, first-come, first-served online registrations for .biz until Nov. 7, citing higher-than-expected demands that require a heftier system architecture.

IBM announces financing incentives

IBM is sweetening its financing deals on several lines of high-performance servers and other hardware, software and services to try to boost sales during tight economic times.

VeriSign buying Illuminet in $1.2B deal

Digital trust services vendor VeriSign is acquiring telecommunications services firm Illuminet Holdings in a move to expand its offerings beyond the Internet.