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CA reports Q4, makes settlement offer to gov’t, 05/26/04

Computer Associates Tuesday released its delayed fourth-quarter financial report, meeting the earnings and revenue forecasts it provided earlier this month.

WLAN switch execs come to dinner, 05/24/04

At last year’s Network World dinner with top executives from some of the leading wireless LAN switch start-ups, the talk focused on access points, chipsets and radio frequency beams. This year, the …

CA World: Deposed CEO Kumar clarifies his new role, 05/24/04

Since Sanjay Kumar’s ouster last month as Computer Associates’ CEO, customers have been left wondering about the role the popular executive will play at the company he no longer leads.

Xerox loses single-stroke patent claim against PalmOne, 05/24/04

In a patent infringement lawsuit that has survived various rulings and company configurations, a U.S. District Court Friday ruled that Xerox’s patent for its Unistrokes single-stroke handwriting …

CA World: Cron reassures customers about CA’s stability, 05/24/04

Three weeks into his stint as interim chief executive at Computer Associates, Ken Cron Sunday used his opening keynote at CA’s annual show to reassure customers that the company is ready to …

Torvalds proposes tighter tracking for Linux kernel, 05/24/04

Linux founder Linus Torvalds has proposed changes to the Linux kernel development process designed to make it easier for kernel developers to respond to questions of source code ownership, like …

Microsoft lawsuit leads to e-mail questions, 05/24/04

Microsoft is digging deeper into its stores of electronic correspondence after a U.S. District Court judge instructed the company to provide more information about a four-year-old e-mail from a company …

Cometa succumbs, Wi-Fi carries on, 05/24/04

Big-name backers, bravado and media fanfare might get a start-up momentum when launching, but they weren’t enough to keep Wi-Fi service provider Cometa Networks afloat.

Peregrine seeks second chance, 05/24/04

Having emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last year, Peregrine this week will try to convince attendees at its annual customer conference that the company is here to stay and can help them better …

Citrix shifts gears; users wary, 05/24/04

Citrix Systems customers are welcoming the most recent release of the company’s software products, but generally not for the reasons Citrix executives would like.

Life after Verizon sees BBN returning to its roots, 05/24/04

Newly independent after being sold off earlier this year, BBN is ready to break its silence. Elmer recently updated Network World Executive News Editor Bob Brown on the 56-year-old company’s plans.

Contest brings out entrepreneurial spirit, 05/24/04

Entrepreneurs zeroing in on issues such as these were among the nearly 60 people who have entered Network World’s “Who Wants to be an Entrepreneur?” contest.

AT&T’s wireless deal with Sprint raises eyebrows, 05/24/04

While latching onto Sprint’s wireless network might plug a glaring gap in AT&T’s consumer and business offerings, industry experts are questioning whether Sprint gets enough out of the deal.

Opinion: Pumped up about, 05/24/04

Utility aside, it seems to me that volunteer-dependent sites of this nature are ripe for producing erroneous data, both of the accidental and fraudulent varieties

SBC network ‘working well’ despite strike, 05/21/04

SBC Communications officials said this morning that its network and services are ‘working well’ despite a four-day work stoppage by union workers in 13 states that began at 12:01 a.m. Friday.

Software organization rebuffs SCO subpoena, 05/20/04

The nonprofit organization that created the software license that governs Linux says that it will not produce all of the material requested in a November subpoena it received from The SCO Group, as …

Intel hit with $500 million patent lawsuit, 05/20/04

All Computers Inc. filed a patent lawsuit against Intel Thursday claiming that Intel’s Pentium II processor infringed upon a circuit design patented by All Computers.

Tellabs buys AFC, 05/20/04

Tellabs is buying Advanced Fibre Communications (AFC) for $1.9 billion, bringing high-speed access gear to Tellabs’ portfolio as well as a five-year contract to provide fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) gear to …