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Articles by Mary Hayes Weier
posted in August 2003
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.
The Aug. 25 attacks in Mumbai don't appear to have had any long-term effects on the companies or their stock prices.
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.
Harry and David, which does 70% of its business during the holiday season, has turned to application-management software from Wily Technology to deal with the heavy traffic.
The chipmaker's positive revenue outlook couldn't keep the major indexes from declining.
The major exchanges scrambled to deal with the worst blackout in history but still managed to wrap up a solid week with small gains.
Grocer embraces UCCnet to improve accuracy of data exchange with suppliers
New York City and several major financial organizations were among those able to use the Internet to get their messages out despite the blackout.
Supermarket chain Safeway is piloting a project for synchronizing data descriptions with its suppliers using UCCnet and the WorldWide Retail Exchange.
In a new survey by Tatum Partners, 68% of respondents said they expect business conditions to improve in the next 60 days--the best showing in more than a year.
The company says it's running its internal business on Linux-based systems.
Researchers are developing robots that run on Linux to do search-and-rescue in environments unsafe for people.