Microsoft is taking more aggressive steps to promote its desktop office productivity software to users of Apple Computer's Mac OS X.
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Two computer industry trade groups have thrown their weight, and piles of legal paper work, behind two states that continue to press Microsoft in its landmark antitrust bout with the US government.
RealNetworks on Monday delivered another component in its strategy to offer a complete set of open source software for creating, delivering and playing back audio and video files over the Internet.
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After two years of watching IT spending grind to a near halt, IDC has a new economic outlook that predicts purchases of such things as network equipment and software will stabilize in 2002 and crawl back to reach pre-2001 growth rates by 2006.
A year ago last week, Microsoft Corp.'s chief technical officer, Craig Mundie, gave a presentation at its Silicon Valley campus that served as the public unveiling of a widespread initiative to improve the security and reliability of Microsoft's products.
Microsoft Corp. Wednesday will announce a new package of products and services that modify its consumer instant messaging software to meet the needs of business customers, hoping to tap into the growing market for corporate messaging.
The behavioral remedies imposed on Microsoft Corp. Friday in its four-year antitrust battle with the U.S. government go soft on the company, legal experts said. Microsoft and the government argued that they will bring a tough but fair resolution to the case.
Microsoft Corp. will share a portion of the source code for its Passport authentication technology, hoping to spur adoption of its single sign-on software among corporate developers, the company said Thursday.
The single sign-on authentication technology under development by the Liberty Alliance Project could be bound by intellectual property restraints, despite a pledge from project founders who have said the technology will be open and royalty free.
321 Studios LLC is set to release a product that it claims will allow consumers to make perfect copies of their DVDs, but before the product hits the market, the startup must first weather a legal storm brewing in its path.
Another 30 companies have thrown their support behind Liberty Alliance Project, an effort to create a standard technology that allows users to travel password-protected Web sites using a single user name and password.
A flaw has been discovered in the newest version of the Apache Web server that could allow an attacker to take control of a user's system, prompting the release Friday of an upgrade to the software.
Revenue from new licenses of the Linux operating system declined last year, after a two-year growth spurt. However, a shift in the business model around the open-source operating system is setting Linux up for a boost in revenue through 2006, a recent survey shows.
Troubled telecommunication carrier WorldCom Inc. Monday said it will be delisted from the Nasdaq Stock Market before the opening of trading on Tuesday.