Stories by Laura Rohde

IBM offers Linux package for small businesses

In a continuing effort to help push Linux into the corporate mainstream, IBM Corp. launched a Linux-based software package for small businesses in the U.S. market, the company announced Monday.

David Bowie corrects CD error via Internet

David Bowie has turned to the Internet as a way of correcting a mistake on his CD "Bowie at the Beeb." A free Bowie track is being made available online to those who have bought the 3-CD set, due to an error in the original printing of the CD.

Forrester: Mobile commerce sales won't match hype

New mobile technology devices such as mobile telephones, PDAs and interactive television will not deliver significant business to retailers in Europe, Forrester Research in Amsterdam said Monday in statement.

Nintendo unveils new Game Boy and Gamecube

Nintendo is jumping into the highly competitive next-generation game console market with its Gamecube that it will being selling in Japan in July and in the US in October 2001, the company announced on Thursday.

Disney, NTT DoCoMo Ink Wireless Content Deal

LONDON (08/22/2000) - Japan's largest cellular operator, NTT DoCoMo Inc., and
the Internet division of Walt Disney Co. are teaming up to offer Disney content
to Japanese mobile phone users using NTT DoCoMo's I-mode wireless technology,
the two companies announced on Tuesday.

Love Bug Virus Charges Reportedly Dropped

Philippines officials on Monday dropped all charges
against the student suspected of releasing the "ILOVEYOU" computer virus that
infected e-mail servers worldwide and caused billions of dollars of damage in
May, according to a report.

Invensys to Make Final Announcement on Baan

LONDON (07/25/2000) - The second and final deadline has passed, the votes are
being counted, and U.K. software automation and controls group Invensys PLC
will issue a statement on Wednesday regarding its purchase of business software
supplier Baan Co. NV, according to a company spokeswoman.