A new poll found that only a slim majority of businesses say software piracy is an important issue, prompting software vendors to find ways to heighten concern.
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Dell Computer CEO Michael Dell and Intel CEO Craig Barrett yesterday said they hope for a compromise in talks about server standards.
China, Australia and India have moved into the top 10 foreign countries in domain name registrations for .com., .net and .org, according to Network Solutions (NSI).
The latest megamerger in the telecommunications industry promises to offer more voice- and data-network service options and perhaps more responsive service for large business customers, analysts said.
Hughes Electronics in El Segundo, California, on Wednesday announced plans to spend $US1.4 billion for the first phase of a global satellite data network that will begin operations in North America in 2002.
Manufacturers are still discovering year 2000 problems with existing software and hardware products, according to the Infoliant Corp.
A group of the largest local telephone companies in the US on Wednesday said phone call processing is expected to continue without major disruption when the year 2000 arrives.
Two years ago, the US Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, California, ran a data network that sometimes crashed three times a day for hours at a time.
Jumping on the convergence bandwagon may not be as easy, or as automatically beneficial, as it sounds, users and analysts said last week.
Network managers said a Microsoft/Qualcomm wireless network access business could work in corporate settings - if it can be guaranteed to be secure and reliable.
With carrier prices for voice and data services dropping, now is the time for corporate network managers to get tough at the bargaining table to save millions of dollars on multiyear contracts.
Ira Magaziner, the sometimes controversial adviser to President Clinton on health care and Internet policy, plans to resign before the end of the year, aides said this week.
The US Federal Aviation Administration recently claimed 40 of its aging IBM mainframe computers have been successfully tested and are year 2000-ready.
A new international council and Web site will help multinational companies find gaps in the year 2000 readiness of up to 200 countries and the critical utilities within their borders.
In a new report that aims to help investors judge the year 2000 readiness of 3,800 public companies around the globe, analysts at Merrill Lynch & Co. put only 13 in the categories of "less likely" or "unlikely" to be ready for year 2000.