Global Internet company Terra Lycos SA is shifting to a one-vendor IT strategy, signing on with IBM Corp. for hardware and support for the next two years and replacing equipment and software now supplied by Sun Microsystems Inc. and Compaq Computer Corp.
Stories by Todd R. Weiss
Since first being reported last Tuesday, the W32.Sircam.worm computer virus has been infecting e-mails across the Internet and spreading rapidly, enticing unknowing recipients to open an attached file that can unleash a vicious electronic attack on their PCs.
Despite the sluggish economy and the IT buying slowdown cited by numerous vendors, new surveys show that corporate spending on technology still appears to be going up on average this year. But that's certainly not what many users are planning.
Software maker Corel is adding to its stable of applications by acquiring business graphics software vendor Micrografx Inc.
USA Networks today expanded its operations in the online travel market by buying a controlling stake in Expedia from Microsoft.
The online grocery business lost a second vendor this week when HomeRuns.com, which has been in business since 1996, closed its doors yesterday.
A bogus Microsoft Corp. security alert is apparently being used by crafty hackers to spread the latest version of a computer worm on the Internet.
After waiting patiently for their chance to try out the beta-test version of Microsoft's upcoming Windows XP operating system, some users have been unable since last week to download the software via the Internet.
Leading Linux operating system vendor Red Hat Inc. will branch out its Linux offerings next week with its first database application.
Three months after unveiling 20 top-level domains outside the official Internet naming system, start-up New.net Inc. Tuesday released another 10 top-level domains designed to add more naming choices for individual and corporate Web sites.
The workplace instant messaging business got a new player on Monday as IBM's Lotus Development unveiled its new wireless application for cell phones, personal digital assistants, Pocket PCs and other handheld devices.
Enabling companies to easily find and use the vast digital information they already have is the idea behind new software unveiled Tuesday by search engine vendor AltaVista Co.
Facing increased pressure from upstart companies that are contesting its authority over the designation of Internet top-level domains, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plans to directly tackle the issue of so-called "alternate roots" at its regular quarterly meeting that starts Friday in Stockholm.
When an Australian software developer tightened licensing restrictions on his firewall program last month, he set off a chain of events that has caused a big controversy among the open-source developers who work on the OpenBSD operating system.
Canadian business intelligence software vendor Cognos Inc. yesterday announced it plans to lay off about 300 people amid lower-than-expected earnings in its first quarter of 2002, which ends today.