Sun Microsystems Inc has released its latest Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) specification, finally introducing full support for MIT's Kerberos to the Java framework for secure single sign-on to multiple applications and web services, writes Gavin Clarke. Palo Alto, California-based Sun has also introduced architectural …
IBM Corp wants to catch the wave of server consolidation for print, file, and Web serving by providing Linux-only configurations for its zSeries mainframes and iSeries midrange servers that carry a lower price tag than plain vanilla zSeries or iSeries machines, Timothy Prickett Morgan writes. IBM will today provide a …
Western Digital, the hard drive maker, has withdrawn plans to raise more money through the issue of new shares, because it thinks it can get by without it.
Updated The W3C has published a revised Patent Policy document which it hopes will help avert a schism over web standards.
Gateway, is to implement deep cost cuts in its US heartland, announcing 2,250 job cuts and the closure of 19 retail stores.
London new media agency Oyster Partnership has declined refused to comment on allegations that it is to shed around 20 per cent of its workforce.
Energis continued to slide this morning following yesterday's revenue warning that led to a freefall in its share price.
A hacker's backdoor affects an estimated million Vaio notebook computers, manufacturer Sony warns.
Boffins at Hewlett-Packard are working with academics to develop chips so small they could fit on the head of a pin.
British ISP Pipex is to invest £2 million in subsidising the installation of ADSL services.
Shares in high-speed network outfit Fibernet collapsed by more than a third this morning after it reported that first half revenues are expected to be down on last year.
The Windows XP user interface has been described cruelly, and frequently, as the "Teletubbies" UI, but as with much of the rest of WinXP it has a few rough edges which Microsoft will no doubt polish up a tad in some forthcoming service pack. Why wait, though?
You get a better class of divot in the helpdesk business, according to an ICM Research survey carried out recently for support specialist outfit Touchpaper. Despite constituting less than 5 per cent of the workforce, board level users apparently chalk up a whole 25 per cent of calls to company help desks concerning mobile applications and devices.
A remotely exploitable buffer overflow glitch poses a risk for AOL ICQ users who have failed to apply a security fix, CERT warned yesterday.
Updated Online auction site GunBroker.com is recovering after its "worst two days" ever were spent repairing the damage when its EMC disk array, which is supposed to guarantee 100 pe rcent uptime, failed.
Telstra has admitted rigging a poll in which consumers were asked whether the Australian telco charged too much for Internet access.
Letters When we first started to learn about SMP systems, our first thought was - gosh, don't they go on about caches a lot?
A fine scoop by the San Jose Mercury apparently confirms the existence of Intel's 64bit Plan B, codenamed Yamhill.