Beating rivals to the punch, Google released its new desktop search tool that allows people to scan through personal files and Web history stored locally on a PC in the same way they use Google to search the web.
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In a move that de-emphasizes the importance of clock-speed in system performance, Intel has announced that it's withdrawing its plans to release a 4 Ghz Pentium 4 next year.
Without much fanfare, Sun Microsystems has released the Solaris x86 version of Release 2 of its Java Desktop System (JDS).
Officials in Paris have released the results of their research into the feasibility...
Not one to be left off the list of customer relationship management application service providers that are trending towards a single data access point to feed all of an organization's CRM needs, NetSuite is launching version 10.0 of its multi-tenant CRM system today.
Declan McCullagh reports on on testimony in the Oracle/PeopleSoft spat by Kevin Parker, PeopleSoft's co-president and chief financial officer, who acknowledged that PeopleSoft went to customers with hat in hand to accelerate deals to avoid what otherwise could have been an embarrassing second quarter for the company in 2003.
Ever since a former boss of mine...
For almost two months now, I've been advising PC and server buyers to hang on to their wallets before buying any new Intel-based non-Itanium systems.
PalmOne's move to license Microsoft ActiveSync technology for synchronizing its Treo smart-phone device with Exchange is an important step and may signal that the staunch rivalry between the two companies is coming to and end. But users should take note of some important shortfalls, as Meta Group's Jack Gold points out (reg.
Mobile phone users who forget or refuse to switch off their phones will no longer be able to irritate audiences in theaters and movie cinemas across France because the right to block phone signals within such buildings is now effect. The block is strictly limited to the perimeter of the performance area and excludes jamming outgoing calls to emergency services, according to a news report.