Junk E-mail is a frustrating fact of life. For business-technology execs, fighting it is, too
TECH STOCKS: Another 52-Week High
Wall Street closed for the holiday weekend with solid gains across our indexes, and with the Nasdaq index chalking up its highest finish in a year.
Accused Web Attacker Is Under House Arrest
Jeffrey Lee Parson was arrested and charged with developing a variant of the Blaster worm that snarled computer networks; he was released after being placed on electronic monitoring and ordered not to access the Internet.
Best Of Listening Post
Fear, uncertainty, and doubt reign in the career corners of our online Listening Post. But while there is some scapegoating, there are attempts at problem solving, too.
Getting Data In Synch
BMC will resell GoldenGate's data-synchronization software, improving data availability for users.
Switch To Management
Dell's OpenManage software won't steal Cisco's thunder but will add to competitive strength
Oracle Pushes Its App Server Toward Grid
Application Server 10G will deviate from the academic approach to grid computing, where a central server "scavenges for unused processing cycles" from computers on the network.
IBM Enlarges Monitor Recall
The vendor epxanded an earlier recall of 56,000 15-inch PC monitors after 63,000 more were found to be a fire hazard.
Not Much Change Expected In 4Q IT Hiring
Most CIOs surveyed by Robert Half Technology say they expect no change to their staff size; the Mid-Atlantiic states and the Alabama-Kentucky-Mississippi-Tennessee region are the hottest areas for growth.