Stories by TechWorld staff

Linux distros sign up for IPv6

All major Linux distros now support IPv6 according to the Linux Foundation. The non-profit organisation has announced that the companies now comply with the standards laid down by the US Department of Defense (DoD) and are now ready to be deployed in IPv6 networks.

Linspire signs up to Microsoft's Linux demands

Linspire, maker of the desktop Linux OS once known as Lindows, has signed an intellectual-property agreement that shields its customers from Microsoft's controversial patent claims.

Siemens shows 1Gbit/s over polymer optical fibre

Researchers at Siemens have transmitted data via polymer optical fibre (POF) cable at over 1Gbit/s, opening up new opportunities for the technology in factory automation, easy-to-build home networks linking PCs and high-definition TVs, and in-vehicle networking.

Chinese make first malware arrests

Chinese police have arrested eight people in connection with the release of last month's notorious "panda burning joss-sticks" virus, according to official reports.

Softek takes Novell to its bosom

LONDON (02/20/2004) - Softek from Fujitsu Ltd. has extended support for its Storage Manager and SANView products to Novell Inc.'s NetWare OS.

Palm and RIM plan Blackberry integration

LONDON (12/19/2003) - Looking to improve their connectivity options in the wireless marketplace, PalmSource Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) will jointly develop a software client that will enable RIM's BlackBerry handhelds to connect to the Palm OS.