Stories by Cheri Paquet

Intel Targets 'Net with New Division

Intel Corp. has divided its communications business into a networking business unit and a new unit dedicated to the development of Internet-specific products.

Microsoft antitrust proposal called inadequate

Microsoft has submitted a proposal to the US Department of Justice and state attorneys general to settle antitrust charges, but one official has described it as inadequate, according to a published report.

Global 'Net Users Said to Number 147 Million

The number of people who accessed the Internet at least once a week from their businesses and homes grew to 147 million [M] worldwide in 1998, up from 61 million [M] in 1996, according to a recent report by Computer Industry Almanac Inc.
The expanding number is projected to rise to approximately 320 million [M] by 2000 and 720 million [M] by 2005, Computer Industry Almanac said in a statement.

Compaq to buy shopping.com

Compaq Computer has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to buy online retailer Shopping.com in a stock-for-cash deal valued at about $US220 million.

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