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SAP, Sharp Go in a Linux, Java Mobile Direction


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published July 7, 2003
Global deal will be for software, hardware in corporate wireless environments, and based on open-source operating system Linux.

MSN Direct Wants a Hit With SPOT


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published June 5, 2003
Coming this fall to a smart watch near you, maybe even on you: a wireless information and messaging service.

Palm Acquires Wireless Rival Handspring


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published June 4, 2003
Stock deal expands product Palm's product line in a prelude to Palmsource spinoff.

Microsoft Ties Security to VeriSign, Certifications


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published June 4, 2003
The company joins with VeriSign to bolster its Trustworthy Computing Initiative.

Hitachi Speeds Up Portable Hard Drives


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published May 14, 2003
The increase in rpm in the new devices will translate into a 15 percent increase in how fast notebook computers access data.

California Senate Approves Net Tax Bill


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published May 12, 2003
A financial audit of Barnesandnoble.com's tax policies in the state helps fuel a brick-and-mortar bill that is gaining support by one-time skeptic Governor Gray Davis.

SARS Morphs New Concerns for Asian IT Industry


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published May 8, 2003
Several technology companies are now citing SARS as a reason for declining financial results, and more are bracing for its impact on second half earnings.

'One-Year Old' HP Shows off New Products


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published May 1, 2003
A year after its merger with Compaq, HP looks to expand consumer-focused laptops, services and cheaper servers to SMBs.

Online Portals Won't Defeat Spam


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published April 30, 2003
Despite all of the political posturing going on in Washington, security experts say technology and laws alone won't stem the tide of unsolicited e-mail.

Spam Becomes Public Enemy #1


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published April 28, 2003
Although they all have different policies to combat the problem, AOL, Microsoft and Yahoo plan to join forces against spam, marking the first time the three online behemoths have ever joined forces on a single initiative.

SAP Holds Up Under Global IT Slowdown


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published April 17, 2003
Financial results offer a mix of encouragement and disappointment.

Microsoft Tracing Windows Server Code Leak


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published April 8, 2003
Leak of a volume-licensing key allows for unlimited installations of the company's upcoming Windows Server operating system.

Microsoft Agrees to Minor Modifications of Windows


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published April 4, 2003
Software leader to make it easier to use competitive products on its latest OS.

Study: Human Error Causes Most Security Breaches


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published March 20, 2003
CompTIA study argues that IT workers lack adequate security training.

Verizon to Roll Out Wireless Broadband


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published March 18, 2003
Verizon has Wi-Fi and 1xEV-DO high-speed wireless services coming to market later this year.

HP Poaches MTV Deal from IBM


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published March 13, 2003
HP moves to raise its profile in the media industry with servers and storage products for the music network.

SCO Sues IBM Over Unix Trade Secrets


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published March 7, 2003
SCO/Caldera alleges IBM misused Unix software license and seeks $1 billion for that claim.

Group Looks to Forge Anti-Spam Standards


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published March 6, 2003
A new anti-spam research group tackles what is becoming an increasingly problematic unsolicited e-mail issue.

Intel Working With Singapore on Wi-Fi


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published March 5, 2003
Chip giant's aim is to allow seamless roaming across wireless, fixed networks in Asia.

Microsoft Goes On Offensive in Sun Antitrust Case


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published February 24, 2003
The software giant makes counterclaims of unfair competition.

Gartner Dataquest Sees Pickup in PC Shipments


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published February 18, 2003
First quarter sees slight increase; stronger growth expected for second half.

IBM Closes Major Outsourcing Deal With Visteon


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Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published February 12, 2003
IBM will take over the IT management of the auto parts manufacturer.

Microsoft Rivals Issue New Complaint to EU


By

Mark Berniker

| CIO Insights Article Published February 11, 2003
A coalition is pushing for the unbundling of Windows XP.
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  • Apple 'RAID's the Enterprise Server Room


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    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published February 11, 2003
    The Macintosh-maker launches a new RAID storage system to compliment its upgraded Xserve server boxes and updates its X11 initiative.

    Microsoft Renames Electronic Forms Software


    By

    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published February 10, 2003
    XDocs will now be called InfoPath and will be part of Office 11 by mid-2003.

    IBM Trumps EDS for Ford Motor Contract


    By

    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published February 6, 2003
    IBM, Dassault Systemes win major auto deal.

    Aether, Sun Ink Wireless Data Deal


    By

    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published February 5, 2003
    Global strategic alliance will market to enterprises, government agencies.

    Online Users Value Web Highly -- But Trust it Less and Less


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    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published January 31, 2003
    A study of Internet use finds that while nearly three-quarters of Americans use the Web, they're becoming more sceptical about the information they find there.

    EU: Microsoft Agrees to .NET Passport Changes


    By

    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published January 30, 2003
    Microsoft modifies its online authentication system to address European privacy concerns.

    Judge Tosses 5 Consumer Suits Vs. Microsoft


    By

    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published January 28, 2003
    U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz ruled the suits were without merit.

    Sun Rolls Out Apps on Linux


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    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published January 22, 2003
    Sun used this week's LinuxWorld Expo as the occasion to announce Linux versions of a half-dozen of its products, including the Sun ONE application server.

    Microsoft to Open Windows Code to Foreign Governments


    By

    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published January 15, 2003
    Software giant addressing security concerns, response to Linux.

    President Bush to Propose Internet Monitoring System


    By

    Mark Berniker

    | CIO Insights Article Published December 20, 2002
    The Bush administration plans to propose a real-time Internet monitoring system and will require ISPs to help build the system and track their users.