Microsoft solicits support for just-released Exchange Server
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Australia and New Zealand lag rest of region in sales growth
Microsoft will preview Office97 with embedded URL support at its annual Tech Ed technology conference in Los Angeles later this month. The company is also expected to update attendees on pending releases in its development tools and server software. Among the products expected to be demonstrated are Internet Explorer 3.0, Internet Studio (formerly Blackbird), Visual Basic 5.0, an Internet Control Pack for nonbrowser applications, Front Page 1.1, Windows NT 4.0, Distributed COM, Web links for Exchange and SQL Server, and Microsoft's Jakarta Java development tool.
The truce is over between Hewlett-Packard and Adobe Systems. HP will introduce a new version of its Printer Control Language (PCL) and revamp its strategy to offer PostScript Level 2 with its midrange Laserjet printers.
New Zealand leads the world in IT spending as a proportion of gross domestic product, according to industry analyst International Data.
Responding to the growth of the Internet and intranets, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard (HP) have announced a 32-city worldwide tour featuring Internet and intranet enterprise solutions.
Australian multimedia consortium Access Australia, based in NSW, has previewed plans for a number of multimedia projects, which are expected to boost development of the specialised sector of the industry.
Based on a tip-off from chip giant Intel, Customs and Excise officials seized HK$5.3 million ($868,000) worth of counterfeit semiconductor chips in Hong Kong last week.