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Windows CE 5.0 beta released

A new release of Microsoft's Windows CE is poised to make devices more secure, reliable and better at handling multimedia files, according to the company.

Written by Joris Evers30 March 04 07:30

Windows Server 2003 update to precede Longhorn

Stirring up its Windows Server product road map, Microsoft has announced it plans to ship an updated version of its Windows Server 2003 product before a Longhorn version of the server operating system, expected by about 2007.

Written by Joris Evers08 March 04 08:09

OpenOffice releases final version of 1.1

The OpenOffice.org group after several months of testing released the final version 1.1 of its free open-source productivity suite Wednesday.

Written by Joris Evers02 Oct. 03 13:25

'Right-sized' Baan to become market focused

SSA Global Technologies Inc. found Baan Co. NV in shambles after acquiring it in June. But after cutting 800 of 2,800 jobs and instilling customer-focused business values, Baan should be profitable again in three months, its new president said.

Written by Joris Evers22 Sept. 03 08:19

No new service pack for Win XP until late next year

Microsoft won't release a second service pack for Windows XP until the second half of next year, giving users more responsibility for applying individual patches and updates.

Written by Joris Evers18 Aug. 03 08:36

Gates: Longhorn to come with server and Office updates

Microsoft Corp. is preparing Office and server products to accompany the launch of Longhorn, the successor to Windows XP, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect Bill Gates said Thursday, reigniting speculation about a server version of Longhorn.

Written by Joris Evers25 July 03 08:15

SAP in US small business push with American Express

SAP America Inc. launched its SAP Business One software for U.S. small and midsize businesses (SMBs) on Thursday and said it has allied with an American Express Co. unit to sell the new product.
SAP Business One includes modules for sales force automation, financial management, inventory management and a reporting tool for access to data. It is meant for companies with up to several hundred employees, SAP said in a statement.

Written by Joris Evers15 June 03 22:00

Microsoft details Exchange Server 2003

Microsoft provided additional details on Exchange Server 2003, the next version of its e-mail server product, as it made release candidate 1 (RC1) of the product widely available Monday.

Written by Joris Evers03 June 03 08:00

Sun, Oracle embark on low-cost computing drive

Admitting it arrived late to the game, Sun Microsystems has announced new low-cost blade servers based on Intel processors and a partnership with Linux vendor Red Hat, following rivals such as Dell Computer and IBM.

Written by Joris Evers21 May 03 07:17