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Cisco Nabs Active Voice for $300 Million

Cisco Systems Inc. Friday entered into a definitive agreement...

Napster Issues Final Statement for Appeal

Ongoing sparring continues between recent courtroom victor, the Recording...

WebVan Puts Stock in the South Bronx

Webvan Group Inc. is bringing its online grocery and...

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MicroStrategy Bows Java Edition for IBM Applications

The MicroStrategy SDK 7.1 Java edition bowed Tuesday, created to complement the IBM WebSphere Application Server. The MicroStrategy product is the company's first entry into the Java marketplace and a step towards open standards, according to Robert...

Scholastic Bows Out of eToys Bid

Scholastic Corp. withdrew its $8 million bid for the assets of now-defunct eToys.com. The announcement was made Monday evening after the closing bell. Throughout the day, the New York City-based children's publisher saw its shares fall by...

Scholastic Sets Sites on eToys

Scholastic Corp. revealed plans to enter the e-commerce arena Monday when it made a winning bid to acquire the assets of now-defunct eToys. The children's book publisher bid 30 cents on the dollar -- estimated to total...

Avnet Takes Kent for $600 Million

Avnet, a Phoenix-based electronics distributor, expanded its offerings Thursday with the acquisition of Houston-based competitor, Kent Electronics. The stock-for-stock transaction, which is valued at $600 million, is expected to be completed in 90 days. Avnet is a supplier...

Vignette Streamlines Partner Interaction

Vignette Corp. has unveiled an e-business application that provides customers with personalized support while streamlining communications efforts. Through Virtual Global Marketplace (VGM), users access hosted services that allow them to conduct business exchanges and manage projects online. VGM is...

Are Online Defacements More than Skin Deep?

Since Tuesday, Web sites belonging to the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of the Comptroller of Currency, the Associated Press and Motel 6 have all been defaced in separate attacks by malicious hackers, once again...

Let’s Not Forget Services Amid the Network Buildup

Amid the hoopla about 3G wireless technology in Las Vegas, Openwave Systems on Tuesday launched a suite of open IP-based mobile services for operators and their vendor partners to scale out as the industry's...

Jobs.com May Call it Quits

jobs.com filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. bankruptcy Court in the Northern District of Texas in Fort Worth. A competitive marketplace and a "high burn rate" were the catalysts behind the filing, according to Eric...

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