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2. Today's Top Story: Microsoft
- Major Reorg Launched, Allchin To Retire
- Security Efforts Showing Fruit, Company Says
- Microsoft Beefs Up Exchange Support In Mac Office
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- Sun UltraSparc4+ Servers Promise Big Boost In Performance
- Hurricane Katrina Highlights Need For Electronic Medical Record-Keeping
- Attackers Choosing Fortune Over Fame
- AOL To Roll Out TotalTalk VoIP Service
- Jobs Bemoans 'Greedy' Music Providers Seeking iTunes Price Hike
- HP Expands OpenView With Partnerships And Services
- New Competitor Springs Up As Oracle And Siebel Execs Join Hands On Stage
- Opera Shoots For No. 2 In Browser Market
- Oracle Buys G-Log, Its 10th Acquisition In A Year
- Peerflix Launches Peer-To-Peer DVD Service
- Hospitals Track More Patients Via RFID
- SGI Offers Accelerator For Data-Intensive Apps
- Sub-$15 Mobile Phones Could Bow In 2006: Infineon Exec
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Microsoft is shaking up its structure again, naming presidents to head three business groups. The Platform, Products, and Services group will be led by Kevin Johnson and Jim Allchin. However, Allchin will retire next year after the Vista client ships.
Microsoft Says Security Efforts Showing Fruit
Microsoft's chief security executive says the company is keeping pace with faster-on-their-feet attackers.
Microsoft Beefs Up Exchange Support In Mac Office
The newest version of the suite includes better security and much-enhanced Exchange connectivity.
The new servers will provide from two to five times the performance of existing Sun servers, and set the stage for the company's eight-core Niagara processor-based systems early next year.
Hurricane Katrina Highlights Need For Electronic Medical Record-Keeping
The storm destroyed medical records that were needed to give victims medical attention.
Attackers Choosing Fortune Over Fame
Attackers are developing portfolios of techniques for making money with cybercrime.
AOL To Roll Out TotalTalk VoIP Service
Set to debut on Oct. 4, the service doesn't require AOL membership.
Jobs Bemoans 'Greedy' Music Providers Seeking iTunes Price Hike
The Apple CEO explains that record companies already earn more money per song via download than they do from those sold on CDs.
HP Expands OpenView With Partnerships And Services
HP adds new IT-management services and inks deals with business-intelligence vendors to make its OpenView management platform more useful for monitoring business processes.
New Competitor Springs Up As Oracle And Siebel Execs Join Hands On Stage
Startup will support Siebel applications for half the price Oracle will, founder claims.
Opera Shoots For No. 2 In Browser Market
Execs are hoping that today's announcements, which rid the browser of both licensing fees and ads, will win over new converts.
Oracle Buys G-Log, Its 10th Acquisition In A Year
Oracle bought G-Log for its logistics software, an area where it sees strong market growth, says Oracle VP Fred Studer.
Peerflix Launches Peer-To-Peer DVD Service
Startup takes legal route to swapping DVDs but could face competition from other mail-based movers-of-media.
Hospitals Track More Patients Via RFID
Hospitals in Connecticut, Alabama, and Pennsylvania are using RFID to improve equipment management and to track patient and staff movement.
SGI Offers Accelerator For Data-Intensive Apps
The technology is an add-in module that operates with SGI's Intel Itanium 2-based servers and visualization systems.
Sub-$15 Mobile Phones Could Bow In 2006: Infineon Exec
Inexpensive, GSM-based mobile handsets using Infineon Technologies' chip platform will hit the market next year, the company says.
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