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Java to wake up North American market

If you hear the familiar blips and bleeps of PacMan from the guy sitting next to you on the subway, he may have just found another use for his cell phone.Games are one

Published on: June 18th, 2001 Neil Sutton

Also at Sapphire: SAP gains a banking customer

Orlando, FLA — SAP Canada has snagged its first mySAP Banking customer.At Sapphire 2001 Thursday, Montreal-based Le Groupe Promutuel, an insurance and financial services company, announced that it will use the mySAP Banking

Published on: June 14th, 2001 Gary Hilson

Oracle starts price war with 9i database

Eight months after delivering the 9i application server, Oracle Corp. has brought its database counterpart to market, and at a cut-rate price.The 9i database announced Thursday will be priced 65 per cent below

Published on: June 14th, 2001 Neil Sutton

SAP teams with Palm and IBM on apps, services

ORLANDO, Fla. — Sapphire 2001 started off rather tongue-in-cheek.An estimated 10,000 SAP users, press and analysts were greeted first by a short film Wednesday morning chronicling a young boy’s visit to museum documenting

Published on: June 13th, 2001 Gary Hilson

Deadline pressure leads to Microsoft security holes: expert

Microsoft Corp.'s recent security problems are the result of a rush-to-market philosophy and the software giant's upcoming XP operating system could open the door to a barrage of new attacks, a former head

Published on: June 13th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Primus Canada expands data centre

Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. says the expansion of its downtown Toronto data centre further exploits proximity to cheap fibre and other communications companies.Speaking at the launch Wednesday, Primus product manager of hosting and

Published on: June 13th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Compaq promises performance boost with Alpha chip

After lagging behind competitors IBM, Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems in the Unix server market for years, Compaq says it is finally making some headway.Richard Marcello, vice-president and general manager for Compaq Computer Corp.'s

Published on: June 12th, 2001 Neil Sutton

J.D. Edwards, IBM team on e-server

Teaming up in an effort to go after the mid-enterprise market, IBM and J.D. Edwards have launched a tailor-made e-server created to address the specific needs of mid-enterprise customers."It's my dream machine," said

Published on: June 12th, 2001 Jennifer Brown

.Net show debuts on YTV

And the Gemini for excellence in children's programming goes to. . . Microsoft?Last Friday at 3 a.m. marked the Canadian broadcast premier of <a href=The .Net Show on YTV, the youth specialty channel.

Published on: June 11th, 2001 Geoffrey Downey

J.D. Edwards gets over its identity crisis

DENVER -- Vowing the company is not up for sale, J.D. Edwards president, CEO and chairman Ed McVaney today outlined a leaner, more focused strategy to revive the firm industry analysts say had

Published on: June 11th, 2001 Jennifer Brown

Lucent technology drives traffic service

It's 8:15 on a Monday morning as you pull out of the driveway and begin your daily commute to the office. Suddenly, the phone rings and a voice on the other end tells

Published on: June 11th, 2001 Paul Fruitman

Worth Keeping: DataEase

In the world of Vimich Traffic Logistics, Inc., the only paper employees touch is when they read the morning news. The company – which manages transportation activity for more than 50 tier one

Published on: June 8th, 2001 Simone Abrahamsohn

SuperStack of all trades

Increased sophistication among network users has lead 3Com to expand its portfolio of network switching products.The company Friday released three additions to its SuperStack line, along with an update to its IT management

Published on: June 8th, 2001 Shane Schick

Venture capitalists scale back

Last year Minhas Mohamed's MM Venture Partners invested in eight companies.But thanks to the collapse of the values of technology companies, so far this year the company's only put money into two."Sometimes in

Published on: June 8th, 2001 Howard Solomon

Software group overhauls job descriptions

A new occupational profile tool will provide definitive job descriptions for the Information Technology sector and save the Canada's IT industry millions each year, according to the Software Human Resource Council.The SHRC plans

Published on: June 7th, 2001 Paul Fruitman