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Samsung extends DRAM market lead

ComputerWire, 18 Dec 2002

Intergraph files patent suit against HP, Dell, Gateway

ComputerWire, 18 Dec 2002

Sharp piggybacks WLAN for PDA voice service

ComputerWire, 18 Dec 2002

IBM to resell Nokia mobile VPN

ComputerWire, 18 Dec 2002

Oracle seeks to align Eclipse with Sun's Java

ComputerWire, 18 Dec 2002

MandrakeSoft intros commercial license

Rumors of MandrakeSoft "stepping back" from Free Software are not true, says Gael Duval, VP of the Paris, France Linux distribution company.
Tina Gasperson, 18 Dec 2002

Global Crossing bankruptcy plan approved

Telecoms company Global Crossing Ltd. received a US judge's approval for its plan to emerge from a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganisation.
ElectricNews.net, 18 Dec 2002

Vodafone's Gent to retire next year

Vodafone boss Chris Gent is to quit the mobile operator next July, it was announced today.
Tim Richardson, 18 Dec 2002

DEA data thief sentenced to 27 months

A 14-year veteran of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) who fled to Mexico to avoid federal computer crime charges was sentenced in a federal court in Los Angeles on Monday to 27 months in prison for selling information on private citizens he plundered from sensitive law enforcement databases.
Kevin Poulsen, 18 Dec 2002

Sun demolishes Dotcom Builder

Sun Microsystems is 'retiring' its Dot-Com Builder website. Killing it, more like: the site shuts on December 23 and content is to be divvied up between other Sun developer web sites. Links to the old site are maintained through the Wayback Machine
Drew Cullen, 18 Dec 2002

US Dept of Untruth prospers – Rumsfeld

Earlier this year, the US administration floated the idea of an "Office of Strategic Influence", a propaganda ministry whose job it would be to plant false stories in the press, home and abroad.
Andrew Orlowski, 18 Dec 2002

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