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Paul Allen’s Charter Acquires Bresnan Cable for $3.1bn

Paul Allen’s Charter Acquires Bresnan Cable for $3.1bn Charter Communications Inc, the Paul Allen-owned cable company, has agreed to yet another acquisition, this time a $3.1bn deal to take control of Bresnan Communications Inc. The deal will be paid for by a mixture of cash and equity. Bresnan, which has a cable television network of […]

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Xerox Says It Will Appeal Against Inkjet Case Dismissal

Xerox Says It Will Appeal Against Inkjet Case Dismissal Xerox Corp is to appeal against the dismissal of an inkjet patent infringement case against Hewlett-Packard Co on Tuesday – one of three it has taken out against HP. A request for summary dismissal of the case was granted to HP by the US District Court […]

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Poet to File for IPO; Touts New Online Catalog Apps >BY William Fellows

Poet to File for IPO; Touts New Online Catalog Apps >BY William Fellows German object database ISV Poet Software Poet Software GmbH (Persistent Objects Extended Technology) is about to file for an IPO through its San Mateo, California operation and will list a new Ecatalog application that is about to be launched as its key […]

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Clariion Extends Full Fibre Approach to Entry Level

Clariion Extends Full Fibre Approach to Entry Level Clariion, the storage division of Data General Corp, is extending its end-to-end Fibre Channel approach with its FC5300 disk array aimed at the SME market. Joel Schwarz, senior vice president and general manager of the Southborough, Massachusetts-based company said that the new product is also suitable for […]

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Despite Fahrenheit, Sun Wins SGI as Licensee for Java3D

Despite Fahrenheit, Sun Wins SGI as Licensee for Java3D – Company Business and Marketing Sun Microsystems Inc has licensed its Java3D applications programming interface to Silicon Graphics Inc, the two are expected to announce today. SGI will take the technology for its Irix-based Unix line of workstations rather than the newer NT models, and will […]

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Apple iMac Portable May Be Released Later Than Hoped

Apple iMac Portable May Be Released Later Than Hoped Though Mac users around the world have been waiting eagerly for Apple Computer Inc’s forthcoming consumer laptop, word has it that they’ll have to wait a little longer. The iMac portable, code-named the P1, was slated for launch at the end of April, just in time […]

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Lotus Domino Servers Support 128-Bit Crypto Outside Us

Lotus Domino Servers Support 128-Bit Crypto Outside Us Companies doing business outside the USA can now use the strongest encryption legally available for export, thanks to a new deal between Verisign Inc and Lotus Development Corp. The agreement lets organizations running Lotus Domino Servers or Domino Go Servers use 128-bit encryption to communicate with their […]

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Ibm Reports Great Q3, Wall Street Sighs With Relief

Ibm Reports Great Q3, Wall Street Sighs With Relief As yesterday’s third quarter financial results indicate, most of the cylinders in IBM’s engine are finally firing now that the company is shipping improved computers across its range, including S/390 G5 mainframes, PowerPC Northstar AS/400 and RS/6000 servers, Power3 RS/6000 technical workstations and servers and fast […]

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Mti Has New Patent To Speed Up Raid Storage

Mti Has New Patent To Speed Up Raid Storage MTI Technology Corp has won a US patent for new “dual-ported staging memory” technology that it claims improves RAID storage system performance between host computers and storage subsystems. Dual-ported staging memory creates multiple data channels for system data communications. Typically, the host system transfers information to […]

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Ibm Costs Would Have ‘Bankrupted’ Olympic Games

Ibm Costs Would Have ‘Bankrupted’ Olympic Games IBM Corp has been accused of wanting to charge so much for its technology that it would have “bankrupted” the Olympic Games. The US giant will end its relationship with the Olympic Games after the Sydney Olympics in 2002 following a bust-up with organizers over charges for the […]