Stories by Stephanie Sanborn

MS breakup proposal gets mixed reaction

The US Department of Justice's proposal to split Microsoft into two separate companies has touched home in the IT industry, with some observers expressing outrage at the mere suggestion of dividing up the company and others viewing the action as one that might actually benefit the software giant.

Sun-Netscape Alliance Introduces Portal Platform

The Sun-Netscape Alliance on Tuesday unveiled its iPlanet Portal Server, an e-commerce-focused portal creation and deployment platform that comes in three forms which are designed to address the needs of enterprise businesses and service providers.

WWW Consortium Combines HTML, XML into XHTML

The W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) on Wednesday recommended use of XHTML (Extensible HTML) 1.0 specification to expand the use of XML (Extensible Markup Language) without making existing HTML elements obsolete.