Sunday, December 5, 2021

Susan Kuchinskas

Do-Not-Spam List Great For Spammers

A national registry of consumer e-mail addresses would make things easier for spammers and could actually increase the total amount of spam, the Federal Trade Commission has...

Inside Microsoft’s Next Big Thing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- Microsoft brought its brainiacs to Silicon Valley for a road show highlighting the latest cool stuff. Scientists from Microsoft Research labs in San...

Microsoft Opens Windows for Supercomputing

Microsoft Corp. is breaking away from its small server image and is working on a version of Windows to run very large, very high-powered supercomputers. Known for...

Sun’s Financial Strategy — Can It Work?

Analysts say the rapprochement between Microsoft and Sun Microsystems -- and the huge cash payment Sun got along with its handshake to collaborate on technology...

Microsoft Keeps Longhorn Release Schedule Obscure

Microsoft executives this week continued to let slip details about the progress of Longhorn, the successor to Windows. On Wednesday, an e-mail sent to customers and...

EU’s Decision Clear; Results May Not Be

As expected, the European Commission on Wednesday levied a record fine of $613 million and imposed other penalties against Microsoft, including stripping its Media Player...

IT Execs Present Open Source Wish Lists

SAN FRANCISCO -- IT executives speaking here at the Open Source Business Conference this week delivered a message to the open source community: Focus on middleware and...

VCs Open Wallets for Open Source

Gluecode, a Los Angeles software firm delivering "managed open source" products, landed $5 million in financing today from Rustic Canyon Partners and Palomar Ventures. The firm specializes in...

Major ISPs to Stand Firm on Anti-Spam Fight

Looking to show a unified front against spam, the nation's top e-mail and Internet service providers -- America Online, EarthLink, Microsoft, and Yahoo! -- are expected to...

No Windows Server Shipped Before Its Time

MOUNTIAN VIEW, Calif. -- Next week, Microsoft will launch a print and ad campaign centered on its Windows Server System in response to user feedback, officials with...

No Hockey Stick for WLAN

The Wi-Fi market is about to undergo a sea change, according to a report from Dell'Oro Group. The Redwood City, Calif.-based research firm said that...

Windows98 Back on Life (Cycle) Support

Microsoft gave its aging operating systems a reprieve today, announcing that it won't end extended support for Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) and Windows...

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