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Microsoft Completes Danger Acquisition
Microsoft hinted that it might keep the software and hosted architecture built by Danger, the mobile company that designed the...

Microsoft Completes FAST Purchase
Microsoft has completed its US$1.2 billion purchase of FAST Search & Transfer and will install the company's CEO as head...

Microsoft Considers Life Without Yahoo
Microsoft reiterated Thursday that it is prepared to withdraw its offer to buy Yahoo and said it believes it has the...

Microsoft Delays Release of Windows XP SP3
Microsoft has delayed the release of a third service pack for Windows XP, blaming a "compatibility issue" between the software...

Microsoft Denies Hiring Freeze
Microsoft denies that it has instituted a hiring freeze, despite an internal memo described by an employee indicating the move.

Microsoft Discontinues Mobile Browser Project
Microsoft has discontinued its mobile browser project, Deepfish.

Microsoft: Don't Misunderstand UAC, Other Vista Features
In its continued attempt to convince business customers to adopt Vista, Microsoft has outlined and tried to explain some of...

Microsoft: E-government Critical in Africa
There is an urgent need for African governments to practice e-government, since technology will help bring about a much-needed...

Microsoft Extends Life of MSN Music Tunes
People who bought songs from Microsoft's now-defunct MSN Music service will get three more years to move the music to new PCs...

Microsoft Eyes Management as Key to Virtualization
Microsoft is targeting system management as a way to differentiate itself from competitors in the virtualization market, the...

Microsoft Finally Reveals Web-based Office Suite
Microsoft on Tuesday will give developers a preview of a hosted version of Office.

Microsoft Finally Stays on Message About Services
The deadline Microsoft gave Yahoo for making a deal or facing a proxy fight came and went this weekend without a word from...

Microsoft Fixes Critical Web Bugs With Security Updates
Microsoft released two security updates Tuesday to patch flaws in its software.

Microsoft Fixes IE, DirectX Security Bugs
Microsoft has issued critical patches for IE, DirectX and Bluetooth.

Microsoft Gets Mixed Ruling in Latest Alcatel-Lucent Case
A San Diego court ruled mostly in Microsoft's favor in an ongoing dispute between the software giant and Alcatel-Lucent.

Microsoft Gives OEMs XP Downgrade Disks for 6 More Months
Microsoft will provide hardware partners with media to let their customers downgrade from Windows Vista to Windows XP for an...

Microsoft Grows Hostile, Yahoo Says Nyah Nyah
We've been waiting all week for the other shoe on Microsoft's hostile takeover attempt to drop on Yahoo, which isn't waiting...

Microsoft Guilty of Bad Photoshop Use, Not Racism


Microsoft, HCL Team on Training and Software Development
Microsoft will work with Indian IT company HCL Infosystems to develop system integration frameworks for the deployment of...

Microsoft Highlights Virtualization at TechEd, Week 2
Microsoft will highlight virtualization during week two of TechEd.

Microsoft Hints at Live Mesh Launch
Microsoft plans to launch its Live Mesh offering next week at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco but so far is not revealing...

Microsoft Hires Anti-phishing Crusader
Microsoft has hired the founder of anti-phishing Web site Castlecops.com to help with its efforts to clean up the Internet.

Microsoft Hit With Patent Suit Over RoundTable
A company that develops cameras that produce 360-degree videos is suing Microsoft for alleged patent infringement in its...

Microsoft Hits 21 US Resellers With Piracy Lawsuits
Microsoft has filed 21 lawsuits in 14 U.S. states against resellers in which it alledges they engaged in the sale of pirated...

Microsoft Imagine Cup Attracts Projects Aimed at Poor
Microsoft's Imagine cup added a rural innovation award, and finalists made technologies for better farming, bus schedules and...

Microsoft Inks Consumer Technology Patent Deal With Pioneer
Microsoft and Pioneer agreed to cross license patents related to consumer and automotive devices.

Microsoft Joins Study to Gauge Impact of Genetic Testing
Microsoft is co-sponsoring a study to see if people who learn about their genetic risk for disease actually change their...

Microsoft Jumps Into European Health-care Market
Microsoft is now offering its Amalga health-care software in Europe, the company announced at the CohnIT heath-care show o...

Microsoft, Kaiser Pilot Integration of E-health Systems
Microsoft and health care insurance provider Kaiser Permanente unveiled Monday that they will be sharing data between their...

Microsoft Lauds Global Antipiracy Success
Microsoft unveiled what it says is unprecedented success in efforts to prevent people from pirating or counterfeiting...

Microsoft Launches Dynamics NAV 2009 ERP
Microsoft said Wednesday that a major upgrade to its NAV ERP product will be available Dec. 1.

Microsoft Launches Mobile Display Ads
Microsoft on Tuesday began letting advertisers display banner ads to mobile users of Windows Live Messenger and Windows Live...

Microsoft Launches SharePoint Planning Services
Customers using Microsoft's SharePoint enterprise portal can now get deployment help if they subscribe to the Software...

Microsoft Makes Mundie Responsible for Unlimited Potential
Microsoft has moved its Unlimited Potential Group (UPG) to Chief Research and Strategy Officer Craig Mundie's organization and...

Microsoft, Microsoft, Microsoft
It felt like all Microsoft, all the time this week. CEO Steve Ballmer was attacked by an egg-throwing Hungarian, the company...

Microsoft: Moving to Windows 7 Easy for Device Makers
Hardware makers that hadn't developed device drivers compatible with Vista shouldn't have the same problem with Windows 7...

Microsoft Mulling 'Instant On' Feature for Windows
Microsoft is considering adding an "Instant On" feature to the Windows client OS.

Microsoft, NYU Aim to Woo Preteens to Math, Science
Microsoft, NYU and other colleges are launching an institute to get middle schoolers engaged in math and science.

Microsoft, Nortel Offer Hosted Unified Communications
Microsoft and Nortel introduce a fully hosted unified-communications and collaboration service for carriers.

Microsoft Not to Release Fallout 3 in India
Microsoft will not sell the video game Fallout 3 in India to avoid hurting cultural sensitivities.

Microsoft Now Sponsor of Open Source Census
Microsoft is now a sponsor of the Open Source Census, an effort to track open-source installations worldwide.

Microsoft Offering Zero-percent Financing for ERP, CRM
Microsoft is offering three-year, zero-percent financing on its ERP and CRM software.

Microsoft Offers Free Software to Web Startups
Microsoft is giving away free software to early-stage Web start-up companies as part of a worldwide program called BizSpark...

Microsoft, Olympus to cross-license patents
Microsoft Corp. and Olympus Corp. have signed a patent cross-licensing agreement that allows each company access to some of the other's patents.

Microsoft Open Policy Faces Scrutiny
Microsoft faces an uphill battle in trying to convince the market that its efforts at openness are sincere.

Microsoft Opens New Online Store for the US
Microsoft launched a new online store in the U.S. where people can buy many of the company's hardware and software products.

Microsoft, Others Push New 2.0 Wares
A flood of large and small vendors are pushing new products at this week's Enterprise 2.0 show.

Microsoft, Others Seek to Get Paid for Sales to WaMu
Microsoft and others have filed motions indicating they hope to be paid for products or services supplied to failed bank...

Microsoft PDC, WinHEC Will Be Windows 7 Coming-out Parties
Microsoft will give developers their first in-depth look at Windows 7 at PDC and WinHEC, beginning in late October.

Microsoft: 'Page Up' Patent Goes Beyond the Obvious
Microsoft's 'page up' patent is more complicated than some commentators have made it, the company says.

Microsoft Posts Slight Q1 Growth, Lowers Outlook
Multiyear annuity sales lifted Microsoft's revenue 9 percent for the first quarter of fiscal 2009, but the company lowered...

Microsoft Proposes Tiered Privacy in Online Advertising
Microsoft has proposed a tiered approach to protecting the privacy of people targeted by online advertising, saying...

Microsoft Releases Internal Security Tools, Methods
Microsoft will soon release tools and methods it has used over the last few years to reduce the number of security problems in...

Microsoft Releases New API for Windows Live Search
Microsoft Thursday unveiled a revamped Live Search API that developers can use to embed Microsoft's search on Web sites.

Microsoft Releases New Version of Web Design Tools
Microsoft Thursday unveiled a version of its toolset for Web and multimedia designers that includes the first native support...

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2008
Microsoft released its SQL Server 2008 database to manufacturing.

Microsoft Releases XP SP3 After Delay
Microsoft Tuesday released the third service pack for Windows XP to the Web after last week delaying its scheduled release...

Microsoft Research Asia Hosts Gates at 10 Year Bash
Microsoft Research Asia has grown from a dozen people in 1998 to more than 350 a decade later.

Microsoft Responds to Chinese User Outrage Over Piracy Tool
Microsoft on Thursday responded to user outrage over a new anti-piracy plug-in that blacks out the screen of computers loaded...

Microsoft Revamps Download Center Using Silverlight
Microsoft continues to eat its own dog food to promote the adoption of its Silverlight technology.

Microsoft Reveals SMB Software Pricing, Previews
Microsoft on Tuesday revealed pricing details for a new server software bundle aimed at midsize companies and the next version...

Microsoft Rewriting Applications for Hosted Offerings
Microsoft is rewriting many of its applications to offer them in a hosted fashion, an executive said on Tuesday.

Microsoft Rural Innovation Winner Finds Gold in Green
A team from Indonesia won the rural innovation award at Microsoft's Imagine cup with a focus on the environment.

Microsoft Satellite Map Project Sued Over Name
Microsoft's TerraServer-USA satellite imagery project has been slapped with a trademark lawsuit from a small North Carolina...

Microsoft: Search-only Deal Was Bostock's Idea
Microsoft said its proposal made Friday to purchase Yahoo's search business was actually the idea of Yahoo Chairman Roy...

Microsoft Security Fix Clobbers 2 Million Password Stealers
Microsoft's latest security update has detected and removed more online game password-logging software from 2 million PCs.

Microsoft Security Patch Was Seven Years in the Making
An SMB bug fixed by Microsoft Tuesday was publicly disclosed more than seven years ago.

Microsoft Seeks Alternatives to Low-cost Laptops
Microsoft is looking at alternatives to ultra-low-cost laptops in the drive to arm people in developing nations with a way to...

Microsoft Should Run From Supposed Yahoo Deal
With Google appearing to be running scared of regulators, why should Microsoft give them an easy way out?

Microsoft Should Sideline Search, Focus on Strengths
Microsoft should consider putting its search-advertising endeavors on the back burner for now and attempt an end run at Google...

Microsoft Signs Asian Start-ups on to BizSpark
Start-ups in Asia are already signing up to Microsoft's new BizSpark program.

Microsoft Site Leak Hints at 2009 Release for Office 14
A leak on a Microsoft Web site hints at a 2009 release for the next version of Office, code-named Office 14.

Microsoft Starts New Developer Portal
Microsoft launched a new portal to let developers learn about new Microsoft projects geared toward the developer community.

Microsoft Sues DHL After Train Dumps 21,600 Xboxes
Microsoft is suing cargo-delivery service DHL Express for allegedly losing 21,600 Xbox game consoles because of a Texas train...

Microsoft Sues Site to Stop Certification Test Leaks
Microsoft says a help site called pass4sure.com has been selling answers to its certification tests.

Microsoft Surface in the Wild
Microsoft on Monday offered a software development kit for its tabletop computer to about 1,000 people at its Professional...

Microsoft System Center Gets Cross-platform Support
Microsoft has released beta technologies that allow its network-management software to manage non-Windows environments as part...

Microsoft Takes Computer Science Into Fight Against HIV
Microsoft Research is using computer science to help researchers better understand HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

Microsoft Talks up Using Printers to Make Drugs
In the not-too-distant future, people could use computer printers to make simple medicines as part of a do-it-yourself model...

Microsoft Teams With AT&T, Covisint for E-health Exchange
Microsoft teams with AT&T and Covisint to bolster its e-health strategy around its HealthVault patient-information...

Microsoft Unaware of Reported China Investigation
Microsoft said it is unaware of an investigation into whether the company unfairly dominates China's software market as...

Microsoft Unveils First OS for Portable Navigation Devices
Microsoft unveiled Windows Embedded NavReady 2009 for mobile navigation devices.

Microsoft Updates CRM Online Service
Microsoft released an update to its on-demand CRM software on Monday.

Microsoft Vows Windows 7 Will Fix Vista Mistakes
Microsoft showed off Windows 7 for the first time and said the OS will reflect lessons learned from Vista.

Microsoft Xbox Executive out Amid Reshuffling
A key Xbox marketing leader is leaving Microsoft amid executive restructuring in the company's gaming business.

Microsoft buys Jellyfish.com comparative shopping site
Microsoft Corp. has bought comparative shopping Web site Jellyfish.com, which gives its customers a cut of advertising revenue from retailers, offering a rebate on purchases made through the site.

Microsoft delays WinHEC by six months
Microsoft is delaying by six months its annual conference for hardware engineers, where it reveals its upcoming software plans to PC makers and other system builders.

Microsoft launches unified communications system
Microsoft Corp. described wide industry support during the formal announcement of Office Communications Server in San Francisco on Tuesday.

Microsoft's Africa Chairman Tackles Access
The story "Microsoft's Africa chairman tackles access problem" used confusing wording to describe a theoretical exchange...

Microsoft's Asia Research Lab Turns 10 Years Old
Microsoft on Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), its largest such R&D facility...

Microsoft's Centro Becomes 'Essential' Business Server
Microsoft will release a public beta version of a bundle of server software products for medium-size businesses, code-named "Centro," in the first half of next year.

Microsoft's Fast Search Charged With Fraud in Norway
Norwegian police charged Fast Search & Transfer with accounting fraud on Thursday, an enterprise search company owned by...

Microsoft's Lab Cooks up Photo Collage Program
Microsoft's AutoCollage 2008 uses facial recognition and blending technologies to create photo collages.

Microsoft's ODF Support Points to OOXML Challenges
Microsoft's plan to include ODF support in its Office suite next year reflects continued challenges for the OOXML file format...

Microsoft's Post-Gates Management Team
Though Bill Gates leaves his full-time duties at Microsoft on Friday, he remains nonexecutive chairman and will participate in...

Microsoft's Select Plus Licensing Begins Wednesday
Microsoft will begin offering its Select Plus volume discount program on Wednesday, although an analyst said few companies may...

Microsoft's Tokyo Game Show Booth List
Microsoft has detailed the Xbox 360 games that will be available on its booth at the Tokyo Game Show, which opens on Thursday...

Microsoft to Aid Developer Teams With Modeling
Microsoft plans to add architecture modeling and validation against application code to its Visual Studio Team System.

Microsoft to Boost SQL Scale After DATAllegro Buy
Microsoft laid out a timeline for when it will release new products integrating technology from its acquisition of DATAllegro...

Microsoft to Expand Research Center in Norway
Microsoft is expanding its enterprise-search research center in Norway.

Microsoft to Host Partner Software
Microsoft will soon detail ways that partner companies will be able to deliver their services based on Microsoft's hosted...

Microsoft to Improve Vista's Problematic UAC in Windows 7
In Windows 7 Microsoft plans to improve the user account control (UAC) feature, a new feature it put in Vista that caused...

Microsoft to Release Four Critical Patches
Microsoft will issue four critical patches next Tuesday.

Microsoft to Release OCS 2007 Update in February
Microsoft plans to add voice over Internet protocol (VoIP), collaboration and Web presence enhancements to the next version of...

Microsoft to Spend Another $20 Million in Indian Education
Microsoft spending another $20 million on education in India.

Microsoft to open two more new data centers
Microsoft on Tuesday said it is building its first large data center in Europe and expects to reveal details of a similar facility near Chicago on Wednesday.

Microsoft uses new XBRL data tags in SEC filing
Microsoft has submitted data to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) using a newly released taxonomy for a financial reporting language designed to make it easier to compare companies' financial figures.

Microsoft vs. Apple: Running Stupid, Not Scared
Redmond is obsessing over a zit that will never go away, but is painful, annoying, and hurts its self-esteem.

Mitsubishi Electric Cuts Sales, Profit Forecast on Slowdown
Mitsubishi Electric has cut its full-year sales and profits forecast due to worsening business conditions caused by the global...

Mobile Application Fring Secures First Operator Agreement
Fring has secured its first agreement with a mobile operator, the company announced on Tuesday at the Symbian smart phone...

Mobile CEO: Public Safety Can Use Current Spectrum
Public safety agencies should use existing mobile infrastructure for their communications instead of waiting for the U.S. to...

Mobile Companies to Unify Cameraphone Scanning
The CTIA is working to unify cameraphone barcode-scanning technologies.

Mobile, Fios Push Verizon Income up
Verizon Communications posted net income of US$4.3 billion in the first quarter of 2008, up 14.1 percent from a year earlier...

Mobile IT Helps Conservationists Get the Message
ICTs are regularly touted as holding great potential to enhance the work of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), working for...

Mobile Operators Claim Falling Data Roaming Prices in Europe
In an effort to avert regulation by the EU, mobile phone operators said Wednesday that the market is expanding rapidly and...

Mobile Phones Play Role in Zimbabwe
It's well-known that mobile phones are revolutionizing communications across the globe, particularly in developing countries...

Mobile Players Vie for European UHF Spectrum
The European economy would grow by an additional €95 billion over the next 20 years if one quarter of the UHF band were...

Mobile Tours Make Sightseeing Easier
Rather than just let tourists wander aimlessly on a sightseeing excursion, hoping to stumble upon the next landmark, one city...

Mobile Virtual Network Operators May Be Allowed in India
A proposal from India's telecom regulator to allow MVNOs is likely to introduce competition and bring down tariffs for...

Mobiles, SMS Play a Role in Afghanistan Security
The October 7, 2001, invasion of Afghanistan did more than mark the beginning of the "War on Terror." It also paved way for...

Momentum, Some Confusion Mark 'Enterprise 2.0'
As this year's Enterprise 2.0 show begins, the space is showing both momentum and confusion.

Money Meltdown, Ozzie's Cloud, Security Worries
At least those of us who are fans of professional baseball have the playoffs to take our minds off the grim news this week (at...

More Groups Call for National Broadband Strategy
Several groups call for a national broadband policy in the U.S.

More IT Budget, Staff Cuts Expected in First Half of 2009
The number of IT professionals expecting to see budget and head-count cuts grew significantly between October and December...

Most TV Makers Fail Recycling Test in US
Nine of 17 TV makers surveyed on their recycling programs in the U.S. scored an F grade in a survey by pressure group the...

Motorola Invests in Mobile Virtualization Company
Can't decide between a BlackBerry and Windows Mobile? In the future you might be able to buy a phone with both operating...

Motorola Loses $397M in Q3, Plans Switch to Android
Motorola reported a loss of $397 million in Q3. It plans to cut costs by focusing on phones running software from Google and...

Move to a Metro Hot Spot
All areas of the country are not created equal when it comes to compensation increases. For instance, according to...

Mozilla Adds Geographic Tagging to Firefox
Mozilla has released an add-on to its Firefox that enables the browser to automatically pinpoint a user's location through...

Mozilla: Fennec to Revolutionize Mobile Browsing
Fennec, the mobile version of the Firefox browser, will simplify and enhance Web browsing on cell phones and usher in an era...

Mozilla Offers Alpha Version of Mobile Browser for N810
Mozilla plans to release an Alpha version of its new mobile browser, called Fennec, on Thursday.

Mozilla Sets June 17 for Firefox 3 'Download Day'
Mozilla has set Tuesday for release of the next version of Firefox and an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for software...

Mozilla Shooting for Record Books With Firefox 3 Release
Mozilla is aiming to create what may be the geekiest world record ever with its upcoming Firefox 3 browser release.

Murata Demonstrates Unicycling Robot
Japan's Murata Manufacturing has unveiled Seiko, a robot that can balance and move on a unicycle.

Murata Working on Turning Laptop Heat Into Power
Murata is experimenting with ways to generate electric power from heat.

Music Industry Groups Denounce 'incorrigible' Baidu
Music industry groups lashed out at Baidu Tuesday, with one official calling it, "the largest and most incorrigible purveyor...

Music Industry Optimistic About Digital Future
The music industry is going through a lot of changes as it tries to grapple with the move to digital, but these days it is...

My Top 10 Top 10 Lists for 2008
It's that time of year again, when magazines and bloggers compose top 10 lists for just about everything. Here are my favorites.

MySQL Cofounder David Axmark Leaving Sun
MySQL cofounder David Axmark is resigning from Sun next month.

MySQL Cofounder May Resign
MySQL's cofounder Michael "Monty" Widenius is considering resigning, according to an official blog post.

MySQL Upgrade Now Slated for June, Sun Says
Sun Microsystems pushed out a "near final" version of MySQL 5.1 on Tuesday, but is holding back the production release of the...

Myhrvold Talks Innovation Past and Present
Nathan Myhrvold, former chief technology officer of Microsoft, commissioned the Difference Engine No. 2 that is set to debut...

NASA: Future Missions to Rely on Human-robot Partnership
The future of space exploration will depend on humans and robots working hand-in-hand as manned and unmanned missions head...

NATO to Set up Cyber Warfare Center
NATO plans to set up a cyber defense center in Estonia later this year to research and help fight cyber warfare, the...

NEC to Debut Latest E-paper Displays
NEC will later this week unveil new electronic paper displays that are said to offer higher visibility than newspapers.

NTT DoCoMo Buys in to GSM Provider for Ships
Japan's NTT DoCoMo has acquired an 11.5 percent stake in Blue Ocean Wireless, a cell phone network carrier that provides...

NTT DoCoMo in Capital Alliance With Tata Teleservices
Japan's NTT DoCoMo has decided to form a capital alliance with Indian telecommunications company Tata Teleservices, it said...

NTT DoCoMo to Launch LTE Mobile Broadband in 2010
NTT DoCoMo plans to launch LTE mobile broadband in 2010, becoming one of the first companies to do so.

NYPD to FCC: Don't Re-auction Safety Spectrum
The New York City Police Department calls on the U.S. FCC to give a piece of unauctioned spectrum to public-safety agencies.

Namco Bandai Goes Big, Hip and Sweet for TGS2008
Game developer Namco Bandai previewed its line-up of games for this year's Tokyo Game Show (TGS) on Tuesday and it includes...

Namco Bandai Offers a Peek at Splatterhouse
Namco Bandai's new Splatterhouse is coming to X360 and PS3 next year and isn't something for the faint-hearted.

NetApp Cancels User Conference, Blames Economy
Storage and data-management software developer NetApp said it plans to cancel a user conference due to the worsening economic...

NetSuite Aims at SAP With Manufacturing Edition
NetSuite said Thursday it is going after SAP with a new manufacturing version of its hosted ERP system.

NetSuite Claims Advances in Support, Services
NetSuite is trying to burnish its reputation for services and support with a new marketing push.

NetSuite Luring Salesforce Customers With Discount Offer
NetSuite is hoping to entice Salesforce CRM customers with a new discount offer.

Neterion's New 10 Gig Adapter Slips to 2009
A new series of 10 Gigabit Ethernet adapters from Neterion won't ship until the first quarter next year, later than planned.

Netherlands Teen Sentenced for Stealing Virtual Goods
A judge in the Netherlands ruled this week that stealing virtual goods is a crime.

Neusoft Opens Global Delivery Center in Dalian
Chinese outsourcer Neusoft opened a software delivery center in the northeastern city of Dalian Wednesday

New 3Com CEO Mao to Be Based in China
3Com, the U.S. networking vendor now looking to operations in China for a competitive edge, has named a new CEO who will be...

New Adobe Flaw Being Used in Attacks, Says Symantec
Symantec says that hackers are exploiting an unpatched flaw in Adobe's Flash Player software.

New Android Apps a Mixed Bag, Should Improve
So far, some new applications in the Android Market are low quality but analysts expect them to improve with time.

New Apps Subscribers Face Gmail Activation Delay
Google is fixing a problem that's keeping new Apps users from accessing their Gmail service.

New Business Objects User Group Forming
A new global Business Objects user group is forming.

New CEO Makes Changes at VMware
VMware's CEO outlined changes for the company Tuesday, including a hiring freeze and plans for separate product divisions.

New CRM Company Bets on Mac
A startup CRM company is aiming squarely at Mac users for now.

New Conferencing Options Light up
LifeSize unveiled a new line of telepresence systems on Wednesday at prices much lower than Cisco's.

New Data Research Sees the Forest From the Trees
Two new research papers outline how new mathematical models can more accurately predict how climate change could affect the...

New Features for IT Pros Coming in Next IE8 Beta
Microsoft described some improvements aimed at IT professionals that will come with the second beta of IE8 in August.

New Industry Group Takes Aim at 'net Pollution,' Piracy
Technology and entertainment heavyweights are undertaking a public relations campaign to dissuade consumers from illegal file...

New Mauritian IT Minister Faces Many Challenges
The new Mauritian IT minister faces many challenges.

New Obscenity Charges Raise Questions in Internet Age
A long-standing court test using community standards to determine whether adult content is criminally obscene has been a...

New Web App Allows Free Conference Calls
A new Web service provides free conference calling for up to six people.

New Worm Feeds on Latest Microsoft Bug
Researchers have identified a new worm that takes advantage of the critical security bug patched yesterday by Microsoft.

News Corp.: MySpace Unit to Miss Revenue Target
Fox Interactive Media (FIM), MySpace's News Corp. unit, will fail to meet its revenue projections for this fiscal year...

Nimsoft Acquires Indicative
Nimsoft, a vendor with products aimed at IT performance and availability, announced Tuesday it has bought Indicative Softw...

Nintendo DSi Reservations Already on Japanese Auction Sites
Reservation tickets for Nintendo's DSi are already hitting Japanese online auction sites less than a day after it was...

Nintendo Sales up Outside Japan but Profit Forecast Cut
Sales of the Wii and DS fell in Japan but rose elsewhere in the April to September half, Nintendo said Thursday.

Nintendo Sells Just Over 170,000 DSi Units at Launch
Sales of Nintendo's DSi, the latest revision to its handhand gaming device, totaled 170,779 units during its first two days on...

Nintendo's DS Lite Versus DSi by the Numbers
Nintendo's new DSi is lighter and thinner but wider and deeper than the DS Lite, according to statistics from the company.

Nintendo's DSi 'probably' Hitting US in 2009 Says Iwata
Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said in a newspaper interview that the DSi would launch overseas 'probably' in 2009.

Nintendo to Launch New Handheld DS-i This Year in Japan
Nintendo is refreshing its two-year old DS Lite handheld with a new version that's thinner, has dual-digital cameras and will...

Nissan Develops Bee-inspired Robot Car
Nissan Motor engineers have developed a collision avoidance system that draws inspiration from the way a bee flies and will...

No Charges as Grand Jury Investigates Palin Hack
A grand jury looking into the hacking of Sarah Palin's Yahoo account has concluded its first day with no indictment.

No Nvidia Chipset for Via Yet, but Watch This Space
No Nvidia chipset for Via processors was launched at Computex, but the partnership between the two companies is just getting...

No Virtual Bridge From Xeon to AMD, Intel Says
Intel said its new server chips allow customers to move virtual machines to another server even if it is based on a different...

Nokia Adds Address, Calendar Sync to Ovi
Nokia is offering a calendar and address-book synchronization service.

Nokia Buys Mobile Messaging Company
Nokia plans to buy Oz Communications, the developer of mobile software for accessing Internet e-mail services.

Nokia Drops Enterprise E-mail Platform to Focus on Consumers
Nokia will stop developing its enterprise mobile e-mail platform Intellisync, basing future enterprise e-mail systems on...

Nokia: From Technical Development to Human Development?
It's official. Or so it seems. Already the most active handset manufacturer in the developing world, Nokia this week made an...

Nokia: Handset Market Will Shrink Next Year
Nokia warned that fewer mobile phones will sell this year than expected, but said it is confident that demand for smartphones...

Nokia Introduces Phones and Content Targeted at Rural Users
Nokia is launching new phones and a content service for emerging markets.

Nokia, Nuance Aim Voice Features at Developers
A partnership between Nokia and Nuance will make speech-recognition capabilities available to third-party developers as well...

Nokia Q3 Earnings Drop 28 Percent, Revenue Drops 5 Percent
Nokia reported third-quarter earnings down 28 percent on a year earlier, and revenue down 5 percent. Its share of the mobile...

Nokia's Comes With Music Service
Nokia's new all-you-can-download music subscription service packaged with its mobile phones is a compelling offering that...

Nokia's Ovi Faces Tough Challenges
Nokia quietly rolled out a new service on Ovi, its online services site, as it continues to face competition from better-known...

Nokia to Lay off About 600 Employees
Nokia, the world's number-one mobile-phone maker, announced it plans to cut 600 employees.

Non-compete Pacts Called Bad for Tech Innovation
Non-compete agreements have helped California's tech culture boom and hampered Massachusetts, a Harvard University panel said...

Nortel Posts Loss but Says Recovery Is on Track
Nortel Networks reported growing revenue for the first quarter of this year and said its recovery plan is on track, even as it...

Nov. 4, 2008: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
E-voting technology has come a long way since the 2000 U.S. presidential election, when voting equipment problems erased an...

Novell Buying Managed Objects for BSM
Novell is planning to scoop up BSM vendor Managed Objects for an undisclosed sum, Novell said Tuesday.

Novell's FOSSA Architecture Document out by December
Novell will release by December the architecture document for FOSSA, hoping to attract open source developers to focus on...

Now at Black Hat: a Lawyer to Vet Your Hacking
The EFF has launched a new free consulting service for security researchers at Black Hat.

Nvidia Hit With Securities Lawsuit Over Bad Graphics Chips
Nvidia has been with a lawsuit alleging it made false and misleading statements to investors

Nvidia Rolls out $3,500 Graphics Board, Not for Gamers
Nvidia's latest graphics card offers high performance for professional applications.

Nvidia's Mobile Chips Could Get Transmeta Technology
Nvidia may put Transmeta power-saving technology in products for mobile phones and laptops.

Nvidia to Lay off 360 Workers
Nvidia said it plans to lay off 360 people by the end of October.

Nvidia to Offer Parallel Tech for Mobile Devices
Nvidia says its GPUs will be general processing devices, targeted also at commercial, mobile, and scientific applications.

Nvidia to Ship Tegra Chip by Mid-2009, CEO Says
Nvidia on Thursday said it would release the Tegra chip in the spring of 2009.

OLPC Names New President, COO
The One Laptop Per Child Project appointed a new president and chief operating officer on Friday to run daily operations at...

OLPC Spin-off Developing UI for Intel's Classmate PC
Intel has tied up with Sugar Labs to develop a version of the Sugar, the UI originally developed for OLPC's XO laptop, for its...

OLPC Switch to Windows on XO Is 'muddled,' Developers Say
Open-source developers should stop bickering, unite and jointly develop a Windows user interface to make XO laptops more...

OLPC Tries to Bridge Gap With Developer Community
A virtual uprising that broke out among developers questioning One Laptop Per Child's commitment to open-source software has...

Obama Calls for Broadband Deployment During Debate
Barack Obama's mention of rural broadband in Friday's debate earns praise.

Obama Campaign Hopes for Better Web Security
Barack Obama's campaign is looking for a Web security expert to help lock down Obama's official site.

Offshoring R&D to India on the Upswing
India's revenue from R&D services is forecast by management consulting firm Zinnov to grow to US$21.4 billion by 2012

Ohio Official Sues E-voting Vendor for Dropped Votes
The Ohio secretary of state filed a lawsuit against an e-voting vendor for dropped votes.

Olympics: So Far, So Good, So What?
My editor's unhappy with me because I just filed this column rather late. I'm guilty as charged -- I had a chance to watch...

Online Video of Purported W.Va. E-voting 'flip' Is Disputed
Let's call it the Loch Ness monster video of the touch-screen e-voting world.

Open Text to Buy Captaris
Open Text is planning to buy data capture vendor Captaris for $131 million.

Open-source Quality Tester out in Alpha
An early version of an open-source tool for checking the quality of open-source software is now available.

OpenMoko Users Open up About Their Phones
Let's say you want to load your MP3 collection onto your fancy smartphone using your favorite jukebox software -- and not some...

OpenOffice.org 3.0 Release Trips up Community's Web Site
The release of a new version of the OpenOffice.org productivity suite hit a snag Monday when Web-site problems made...

OpenOffice.org Issues Critical Patches for Older Versions
OpenOffice.org has released two patches that repair older versions of its open-source office software productivity suite.

OpenPipeline Seeks to Ease Document Prep for Search
Enterprise search vendor Dieselpoint is behind a new open-source project centering on a document "pipeline" -- or as the...

Opera Previews Mobile Browser for Google Android
Opera on Thursday added Google's Android to the list of platforms that can run its mobile browser.

Opera to Tweak Web Browser for Nvidia's Tegra Chips
Opera to tweak its browser for Tegra's graphics capabilities

Oracle Acquisition of BEA Closes
Oracle has finalized its US$8.5 billion deal to buy BEA Systems following the European Commission's approval, it announced...

Oracle Aims to Get Fusion to Some by Next Year
Oracle is hoping to get Fusion Applications into the hands of early adopters in 2009, an executive said.

Oracle Announces Content, E-mail Archiving Products
Oracle on Monday announced a pair of products aimed at securely archiving enterprise content and e-mail.

Oracle Expands Access to Key Database Feature
Oracle is making a popular feature in its 11g database more widely available to older versions, it announced Thursday.

Oracle Has Hiccup in BEA Developer Site Transfer
WebLogic users are temporarily unable to directly download some older versions of the software, an Oracle official said.

Oracle Launches New Customer Support Portal
Oracle has revamped its customer support portal to provide more personalized service, the company said Monday.

Oracle Mum on 11g Release 2, 11g Express Edition
Oracle won't be discussing a release date for its 11g R2 database during OpenWorld, a top executive said.

Oracle Not Listening Yet
Oracle still hasn't launched a high-profile customer outreach effort that was supposed to begin Sept. 9.

Oracle Planning Major Customer Outreach Effort
Oracle is about to launch a high-profile campaign to solicit customer feedback.

Oracle Previews On-demand 'social' CRM Module
Oracle is previewing an upcoming "social CRM" modules at Enterprise 2.0 this week.

Oracle Pushing New Application Grid
Oracle announced a new application grid product suite at OpenWorld this week.

Oracle Puts Its 11g Database in Amazon's Cloud
Oracle is now offering its 11g database and middleware on Amazon's cloud platform.

Oracle Q1 Earnings Beat Analysts' Expectations
Oracle came out slightly ahead of analysts' expectations in its Q1 2009 results Thursday.

Oracle Raises Prices Significantly for Some Products
Oracle has raised prices on its core products by 15 percent to 20 percent.

Oracle, SAP Told to Attempt Settlement
A judge is asking Oracle and SAP to specify dollar amounts to settle their lawsuit.

Oracle Said to Be Making Progress on Fusion Apps
Oracle has reportedly made significant progress on its long-awaited Fusion Applications.

Oracle Updates Database, Middleware Lineup
Oracle announced a series of minor product updates Monday, including the first patch of its 11g database.

Oracle and SAP Fail to Settle TomorrowNow Lawsuit
Oracle and SAP held settlement talks in their TomorrowNow lawsuit Monday but failed to reach an agreement to end the case.

Oracle calls BEA's price 'impossibly high'
Oracle has rejected BEA Systems' proposed purchase price of US$21 per share, calling it "impossibly high" for Oracle or any other company to pay.

Oracle offers $6.7 billion to buy BEA Systems
Oracle Corp. announced on Friday that it has offered to buy middleware vendor BEA Systems Inc. for US$17 per share in cash.

Oracle's Fusion App Suite May Not Ship Until 2010
Oracle may not ship the initial suite of Fusion Applications until 2010, according to an executive.

Oracle's Planned AdminServer Buy Seen as Significant
In an announcement overshadowed by Hewlett-Packard's US$13.9 billion bid for services provider EDS, Oracle on Tuesday...

Oracle to Buy Big Project Portfolio Management Player
Oracle is planning to buy Primavera, maker of project portfolio management software, it announced Wednesday.

Oracle to Make New Push for Government Business
Oracle is set to launch iGovernment, a new product heading for public-sector companies.

Oracle to Release 45 Security Patches Tuesday
Oracle plans to release 45 security patches next Tuesday.

Oracle to Ship Critical Database Fixes Next Week
Oracle will release patches for a slew of products next week, including fixes for two nasty vulnerabilities for its database...

Orange to Rate Environmental Impact of Mobile Phones
Network operator Orange will rate the environmental impact of the fixed-line and mobile phones it sells.

Original TSMC Investor Philips Sells off Final Shares
Philips, an original investor in TSMC, sold off its final stake in the company on Thursday.

Overstock.com Restates Earnings, Cites ERP Implementation
Overstock.com is revising its earnings for recent years and blaming it largely on problems with an Oracle ERP implementation.

Ozzie Hints at Microsoft's Search Future, Downplays Yahoo
Microsoft's Ray Ozzie suggested that Microsoft has some clear ideas on the next direction it will take for search, downplaying...

Ozzie Is Key to Microsoft's Success Against Google
The departure of Microsoft's founder and iconic leader Bill Gates comes at a pivotal time in the company's history as it...

Ozzie Points to Slimmer Future for Windows Client
Microsoft is putting the Windows client OS on a diet as a way to bring the PC OS into the age of cloud computing.

Ozzie Reveals Azure, Microsoft's Development Cloud
Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie Monday revealed Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud computing platform.

PC Makers Embrace Core I7 Chips in New Desktops
PC makers launched new desktops that incorporate the latest technologies to work alongside Intel's new Core i7 chips.

Paglo's IT Search Engine Moves Into Open Beta
Paglo's search engine for IT went into public beta on Tuesday.

Palin Hacking Charge Flawed, Lawyers Say
David Kernell is facing five years in prison for allegedly hacking into Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's Yahoo e-mail account...

Palin's Yahoo Mail Reportedly Published on Wikileaks
Wikileaks claims to have published details from Sarah Palin's personal Yahoo account.

Panasonic, Sanyo to Start Acquisition Talks
Panasonic will start discussions to take over Sanyo Electric with the aim of reaching a deal by the end of this year, the two...

Panasonic, Sanyo to Start Tie-up Talks
Panasonic and Sanyo Electric will start talks aimed at forming a capital and business tie-up between the two companies, they...

Panasonic Says It Set Record With 300 Millionth TV
Panasonic hit a milestone on Oct. 7, producing its 300 millionth TV set.

Panasonic Shows Compact Camera With Interchangeable Lens
Panasonic has developed a digital still camera that straddles the boundary between compact point-and-shoot models and larger...

Panasonic Working on Multi-touch Remote for IPTV
Panasonic showed off a prototype remote control that uses two trackpads instead of buttons.

Panasonic's Car Navi Reaches Home While Away From Home
With all the time spent on the road, most drivers consider their cars to be their second homes. Reaching their primary home...

Panasonic to Challenge Nikon With HD Video on Still Camera
Panasonic is developing a version of its Lumix G1 digital still camera with the ability to record high-definition video with...

ParaScale Pushes Private Storage Clouds
Startup ParaScale is launching new software that it claims can turn a group of heterogeneous servers and storage arrays into a...

Patent Holders Cut Some DVD Licensing Rates
The nine member consortium that holds most of the important patents covering DVD technology is cutting some of its license...

Perimeter Buys Edgeos to Boost Security Offerings
Perimeter eSecurity on Tuesday acquired security vendor Edgeos for an undetermined amount to boost security in its products.

Philly Won't Fight to Save Wi-Fi Network
The city of Philadelphia is moving on after its brief municipal Wi-Fi relationship with EarthLink, no longer trying to find a...

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Pioneer Forecasts Deeper Full-year Loss, Replaces President
Pioneer has revised down earnings and expects losses this year to be four times as bad as previously expected, it said...

Pioneer Wins PDP Patent Suit Against Samsung SDI
Pioneer won on Wednesday a patent infringement lawsuit it filed against Samsung SDI over plasma display panel (PDP)...

Political Campaigns Look to Embrace Mobile Technologies
U.S politicians are embracing new ways of campaigning through mobile technologies.

Politicians Push for Net Neutrality, Broadband Policy
Policymakers call for a comprehensive U.S. broadband policy that brings the service to more parts of the country.

Poll: Geeks Prefer to Vote for Obama
Visitors to the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society's Web site prefer Barack Obama for president.

Post-Olympics, the Sky's the Limit for China
When the Olympic flame extinguished on Aug. 24, it ended a phase of modern Chinese history that began more than 15 years...

Pramati Developing Enterprise Collaboration Widgets
India's Pramati is launching software widgets in line with its focus on adding social and collaboration elements to web sites...

Problems With E-Voting Reported Early in Battleground States
Tuesday could be a long day for election officials with U.S. states relying on electronic voting machines.

Profitability May Be Elusive for On-demand CRM
Datamonitor says on-demand CRM companies may be growing in terms of subscription revenue, but profits aren't keeping pace.

Quantum Expands Management Tool's De-duplication Role
Quantum has enhanced and renamed its Vision storage management software, and added a low-end 9T-byte version of its DXi7500...

Qwest Drops Sprint for Verizon
Qwest Communications International will resell Verizon Wireless mobile service, ending a five-year deal with Sprint Nextel.

Qwest Rolls out Faster Broadband
Residential and small-business customers of Qwest Communications International in 23 U.S. cities will soon have access to...

RIM Steps up Consumer Push
RIM made a number of announcements of consumer services for BlackBerry devices, including partnerships with MySpace and Tivo...

Rackspace IPO Needed to Cope With Fast Growth
Hosting provider Rackspace Hosting unveiled an initial public offering (IPO) of 15 million at $12.50 per share.

Rambus Sues Nvidia
Rambus on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Nvidia, alleging that the graphics chip vendor infringed on memory architecture...

Ray Ozzie Steers Microsoft Into the Cloud
Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie has officially filled the shoes previously worn by founder and Chairman Bill...

Red Hat Buys Qumranet to Extend Virtualization Reach
Red Hat acquired an Israeli software company to expand its support for virtualization technologies.

Red Hat Looks to Mainstream Markets for Growth
Getting Linux to mainstream customers will be key to Red Hat's growth, CEO Jim Whitehurst said Tuesday.

Red Hat Network to Be Open-sourced
Red Hat is open-sourcing its Red Hat Network system management platform, according to the company's CEO.

Red Hat Summit Panel: Who 'won' OOXML Battle?
A Microsoft official said Wednesday that ODF clearly benefited from the fight over the OOXML standard.

Red Hat Undercuts Microsoft on High-performance OS Pricing
Red Hat released a high-performance Linux OS stack that undercuts Microsoft on price for its comparable Windows offering.

Red Hat Unveils New Virtualization Initiatives
Red Hat boosts virtualization with an embeddable hypervisor and management console.

Reduce Ongoing Expenses Just By Asking
Scrutinize and renegotiate all of your contracts, from phone service to the office lease.

Regulators Would Reject Samsung Deal for SanDisk
U.S. regulators would likely reject a deal by Samsung to buy SanDisk for competitive reasons, analysts say.

Reliance, MTN Extend Merger Talks
MTN, Reliance Communications extend negotiations against the backdrop of a legal threat from an Indian rival.

Report: AMD to Spin-off Manufacturing
AMD is preparing a to spin-off its manufacturing operations to a joint venture in an attempt to cut costs, according to a...

Report: Apple's Jobs Tried For Anti-Poaching Deal With Palm
It is disappointing that Jobs would try to do something so disrespectful to the engineers and others who actually create the products he gets credit for.

Report: China Launches Microsoft Antitrust Probe
China has reportedly launched an investigation into whether Microsoft unfairly dominates its software market, state media...

Report: Cloud Computing Poised for Enterprise Adoption
Cloud computing, green IT and social-computing platforms will reach broad enterprise adoption in the next few years, Gartner...

Report: Fake Jobs Heart-attack Story Posted by Teen
The fake Internet report earlier this month claiming Steve Jobs had suffered a heart attack was posted by a teenager who...

Report: Fujitsu to Sell HDD Business to Western Digital
Fujitsu is in talks to sell its hard-disk drive business to Western Digital, according to a report in the Thursday morning...

Report: HP to Acquire EDS
Hewlett-Packard is close to acquiring IT services company Electronic Data Systems for around $13 billion, according to a...

Report: Icahn to Launch Proxy Fight Against Yahoo
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn will proceed with his plan to replace Yahoo's entire board in an effort to force the company...

Report: NTT DoCoMo to Buy Stake in Tata Teleservices
Japan's NTT DoCoMo is planning to buy a 25 percent stake in Indian telecommunications company Tata Telesystems, according to a...

Report: Nvidia to Release CPU at Computex
Nvidia is planning to announce a line of Arm-based CPUs at the Computex exhibition in Taipei next week.

Report: Panasonic Eyes 37-inch OLED TV
Panasonic plans to put TVs featuring 37-inch OLED screens on sale in the next three years, a Japanese newspaper reported on...

Report: Panasonic Mulling Acquisition of Sanyo
A Japanese paper reports that Panasonic will begin negotiating with Sanyo Electric's top shareholders with the aim of...

Report Sheds Light on Failure to Sell Safety Spectrum
Lease payments sought by public-safety agencies on an adjoining block of spectrum were not the only factor in the failure of a...

Report: Sony to Sell OLED TV in Europe in 2009
Sony will expand sales of its 11-inch OLED (organic light emitting diode) television to Europe in 2009, according to a...

Report: Sprint Thinking of Spinning off Nextel
Sprint Nextel is looking at selling or spinning off its Nextel unit, after acquiring it less than three years ago, according...

Report: Yahoo Plans to Reorganize
Yahoo is planning a reorganization to improve communication among staff.

Reporter's Notebook: Excitement, Fear on the E-vote Trail
E-voting glitches and long lines have caused problems for some voters in the U.S. presidential election, but a sense of...

Reports: Attacker Kills 5, Injures 12 in Tokyo's Akihabara
At least five people were killed and 12 injured in an attack on shoppers in Tokyo'a Akihabara on Sunday, local media said.

Research Sees US Making Gains in Broadband Penetration
Germany, Sweden and the U.S. are expected to be the biggest broadband penetration gainers in the next five years.

Researcher Finds New Way to Hack Oracle Database
Security researcher David Litchfield has released technical details of a new type of attack that could give a hacker access to...

Researchers Develop Bug-blocking Chip Monitor
Researchers at the University of Michigan have developed technology that can keep microprocessor bugs from seizing up a PC.

Researchers Say Notification Laws Not Lowering ID Theft
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon say state data breach laws have not cut down on identity theft.

Retailer GameStop Discontinues Zune Sales
GameStop is no longer going to sell Microsoft's Zune digital media players in its retail stores.

Revised Version of Sony's LittleBigPlanet Begins Shipping
A revised version of Sony's LittleBigPlanet game has begun shipping days after launch was postponed because it included a song...

Ribbit Launches Phone Service for Salesforce
The Internet telephony startup Ribbit announced Tuesday that one of its initial flagship projects -- an integration with...

Ribbit Opens Web Telephony Platform to All Developers
Ribbit's Web telephony development platform is out of beta and available to all, the company said Monday.

RightNow CRM Update Fleshes out Feedback Loop
RightNow CRM's latest release, announced Tuesday, adds the ability to send customers a survey direct from a chat.

Rozwat Talks About Cloud, but Holds Back on Fusion
Oracle's development chief discussed cloud computing strategy but kept quiet regarding Fusion Applications on Tuesday.

Rude Robots, Stay Away From Homes
Robots may look cool, but if badly programmed, they can be insolent during social interaction with humans, a researcher said...

Russia Blocks Google Online Advertising Acquisition
Russian regulators will not let Google buy a local online advertising company, halting a $140 million deal agreed to in July.

SAP Co-CEO Grilled on Maintenance Increase
SAP's co-CEO faced a series of questions Wednesday about the company's recent maintenance hike.

SAP Confirms Wookey Hiring, Signals New On-demand Push
SAP has confirmed the hiring of former Oracle applications executive John Wookey.

SAP Cuts Investment in Business ByDesign as Net Income Falls
SAP is putting the brakes on the roll-out of Business ByDesign, its offering for small businesses, it said Wednesday, as it...

SAP Exec: No Plans for Additional On-demand ERP
It is unlikely that SAP will offer full-blown, on-demand versions of its Business One or All-in-One enterprise resource...

SAP Fires Back at Waste Management
SAP said in a court filing that Waste Management is to blame for problems with its enterprise resource planning...

SAP, IBM Still Chummy After BI Acquisitions
Executives from IBM and SAP said the two companies won't fall out even though they now compete head-on in the market for BI...

SAP Invests in LinkedIn
SAP has sunk money into LinkedIn, but it's unclear exactly what SAP has in mind with the investment.

SAP Loses Bid to Keep 'highly Confidential' Info From Oracle
A court-appointed official in California has shot down SAP AG's request that Oracle's general counsel be denied access to...

SAP Mulling Future of Hosting Business
SAP may divest its hosting division to focus instead on its "core business" of software and services.

SAP Notes Growing Adoption Among SMEs in Q1
Roughly 75 percent of SAP's overall customer base is made up of small and midsize enterprises, the software vendor announced...

SAP Profit Falls for Q3, Drops Sales Forecast
SAP profits made modest gains in the third quarter, but the company cancelled its sales forecast for the rest of the year.

SAP, RIM Bring CRM Application to BlackBerry
SAP and Research in Motion have teamed up to bring SAP's back-end business applications, beginning with CRM, to BlackBerry...

SAP Sheds Light on New BPM Tools
SAP is developing new business process management (BPM) tools under the code name "Galaxy" and will first release them in the...

SAP Ships Fourth ERP Enhancement Pack
SAP announced Wednesday that the fourth enhancement pack for ERP 6.0 is available.

SAP Slashes NetWeaver Developer Subscription Price
SAP has cut the cost of its NetWeaver subscriptions for developers by about 50 percent, citing the weak economy.

SAP Tweaks Support Offerings
SAP is extending the maintenance period for its ERP 6.0 product, the company announced Thursday.

SAP Users: Support Debate Isn't Over
SAP users say they aren't ready to accept the vendor's recent decision to push all customers to enterprise support.

SAP Wants Judge to Limit Scope of TomorrowNow Suit
SAP asked a U.S. judge to throw out some of the claims Oracle made in its lawsuit over TomorrowNow, claiming that Oracle is...

SAP to Buy Visiprise for Manufacturing Software
SAP is buying Visiprise, maker of plant-level software for manufacturers.

SEC Charges Former Broadcom Executives With Backdating
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two current and two former officers of semiconductor vendor Broadcom...

SEC Files Insider Trading Charges Against Mark Cuban
The U.S. SEC files insider trading charges against Mark Cuban.

SEC Goes After Eight Former AOL Executives in Fraud Case
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday filed a lawsuit against four former AOL Time Warner executives, charging...

SEC suspends trading of firms susceptible to stock spam
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended the stock trading of three companies that haven't provided adequate information about themselves to the public, making them susceptible to spam-based stock scams, the agency said.

SSDs Give Overclocked Nehalem Extra Oomph
Intel showed off an overclocked Nehalem system equipped with two solid-state disk drives.

Safari 'carpet Bomb' Attack Code Released
Attack code that exploits the "Safari Carpet Bombing" attack has been posted.

Salesforce Announces Integration With Google Apps
Salesforce has integrated Google's online productivity applications with its on-demand CRM (customer relationship management)...

Salesforce.com Links With Amazon and Facebook
Salesforce.com has linked its Force.com platform to services from Facebook and Amazon.com, the companies said Monday.

Salesforce.com and Google Execs Blast Oracle, SAP, MS
Salesforce.com and Google execs had fighting words for software titans SAP, Oracle and Microsoft.

Samsung Bid for SanDisk Fails to Stem NAND Chip Decline
Samsung's bid for SanDisk has not stemmed the global decline in NAND flash memory prices.

Samsung Eyes Possible Acquisition of SanDisk
Samsung is eyeing a possible acquisition of memory chip-maker SanDisk.

Samsung Goes Public With SanDisk Bid
Samsung said it is offering $26 per share for SanDisk.

Samsung Launches HD Flash Camcorder With Slow-motion Video
Samsung has launched a high-definition (HD) video camera that can also snap high-resolution digital photos and take smooth...

Samsung Profits Slide on Economic Slowdown
Steep declines in the price of some of Samsung Electronics' major products pushed quarterly profits down and worse could be on...

Samsung Puts 128G-byte SSDs Into Mass Production
Samsung Electronics is mass producing solid-state drives with a 128G-byte capacity, and will begin production of a 256G-byte...

Samsung Q1 Soars on Strong Displays, Mobile Phones
Samsung Electronics posted its strongest profit gain in years in the first quarter as sales of LCD screens and mobile phones...

Samsung Releases 'green' Handsets
Samsung Thursday released three environmentally-friendly handsets, using both "green" materials for their exteriors and...

Samsung, Siltronic Open $1B Wafer Factory in Singapore
Samsung and Siltronic opened a US$1 billion silicon wafer factory in Singapore.

Samsung Withdraws Offer to Acquire SanDisk
Samsung Electronics has withdrawn its offer to acquire rival flash memory-maker SanDisk citing a lack of progress after six...

Samsung's 40-inch OLED Goes Full High-def
Samsung SDI is working on a prototype 40-inch OLED screen with full high definition.

Samsung to Unveil 'Blue Phase' 240Hz LCD Panel
Samsung Electronics will unveil this weekend the first prototype of a new LCD (liquid crystal display) technology that won't...

Samsung to invest $2.2B in LCD plant, without Sony
Samsung Electronics plans to invest 2 trillion Korean won (US$2.2 billion) in a new LCD production line at a factory it originally opened with Sony -- but Sony will not be investing in the new line, Samsung said.

SanDisk Says No to Samsung Takeover Bid
SanDisk has rejected Samsung's unsolicited takeover offer, saying it undervalues the company.

Sanyo Sales up on Strong Demand for Solar Cell, Battery
Strong sales of rechargable batteries and solar panels helped Sanyo achieve 4% higher sales in the April to September period...

Sanyo to Expand Solar Business With New US Factory
Sanyo Electric is planning to substantially expand production of solar-cell wafers with the construction of a new factory in...

Satyam Acquires Motorola Development Center in Malaysia
Motorola is selling its software center in Malaysia to Indian outsourcer Satyam

Savvis Helps ISVs Become SaaS Providers
Savvis has rolled out a service that lets ISVs offer a single tenant application in a SaaS model.