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AT&T Wireless officially on the block

Jan 21, 20042 mins

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AT&T Wireless officially on the block, 01/21/04

AT&T Wireless is officially for sale, according to published reports.

Sun aims to boost networks with multifunction switch vendor buy, 01/20/04

Sun on Tuesday announced plans to acquire Nauticus Networks, saying that the company’s multifunction switches will help Sun customers deploy caching, load balancing and security services in the data center.

Microsoft seeks its next cash cow, 01/19/04

Microsoft’s reputation is one of a moneymaker, but the fact is that four of its seven business units are in the red.

IBM plans to add 15,000 new jobs worldwide, 01/19/04

Fresh from a profitable quarter, IBM has announced plans to hire 15,000 additional employees worldwide.

Takeover firm targeting telecom, 01/19/04

Who the heck is Gores Technology Group and what is it up to? That’s the question many Cable & Wireless watchers and customers no doubt have asked since last month when the carrier announced plans to sell Gores its struggling U.S. Web hosting and IP services business for $125 million.

IT spending on security, CRM to rise in 2004

With overall IT budgets expected to increase this year, industry watchers are looking for customers to satisfy pent-up demand for software products, in particular those for securing networks and improving customer relations.

Big Blue makes the most of its gray matter, 01/19/04

For 11 straight years IBM has topped the list of U.S. patent award winners. In 2003 it received 72% more patents than the No. 2 company, Canon KK of Japan, which pulled in 1,997 patents, according to IFI Claims Patent Services.

Texas Instruments appoints new CEO, 01/16/04

Texas Instruments Thursday announced that Chairman and CEO Tom Engibous will be replaced in his role as CEO by Rich Templeton on May 1.

Intel posts record Q4 revenue, chip shipments, 01/14/04

Intel on Wednesday reported its highest quarterly revenue ever for the fourth quarter, overtaking the high-water mark it set in the third quarter of 2000.