The software piracy rate dropped to 75% in 2001, the representatives of Business Software Alliance in Romania announced. The last years' general trend was a decrease of these frauds - 18% less piracy since 1996. Despite the encouraging figure, the piracy rate remains one of the largest in the region and worldwide.
Hitachi, Ltd. and IBM announced that they have reached a definitive agreement to transfer their hard disk drive (HDD) operations to a new standalone company under majority Hitachi ownership. These plans were originally announced in April as part of a larger storage relationship between the two companies.
According to data released today from well-known market research firm IDC, Toshiba surpassed all other portable PC manufacturers to become the worldwide market share leader in the first quarter of 2002. In the U.S. market, Toshiba's Computer Systems Group (CSG) delivered strong retail sales and steady growth in direct business, propelling worldwide performance and moving the company to the number two position domestically.
Oracle Corporation, Dell and Red Hat announced their collective commitments to Linux for the enterprise. Each company brings distinct products and capabilities that deliver highly reliable, enterprise-class Linux solutions on low cost, industry-standard hardware infrastructures and open-standards operating systems.
Intel announced the signing of an agreement with the Catalonia Technical University, in order to conduct several research and development projects in the microprocessors area. The partnership includes the opening of a research lab in the Barcelona campus - "Intel Labs Barcelona (ILB)", before the end of the year.
The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) estimates that poor quality
customer data costs U.S. businesses a staggering $611 billion a year in
postage, printing and staff overhead (TDWI estimates based on cost-savings
cited by survey respondents and others who have cleaned up name and address
data, combined with Dun & Bradstreet counts of U.S. businesses by number
Server consolidation process (reducing the number of servers in use) becomes a critical point to an increasing number of enterprises. For all that, the main dificulty consists of the wide range of problems related to tactics and technology to be used, problems even more critical than the ones related to the overall strategy.
Global telecommunications carriers dominate the revenue of the network service provider (NSP) space of the xSP spectrum, to the tune of more than 70% in 2001, shrinking in share slightly to 66% by 2006, a study by IDC shows.
Stereotype Thinking - A Reality ? Redefine "normality" for the new Millenium. Could flexibility reduce obtusity ? Adina Riposan, Director "Reasonable people adapt themselves to the world.
Unreasonable people attempt to adept the world to themselves.
All progress, therefore, depends on unreasonable people." (George Bernard Shaw)
Language and Estrangement at 2Ghzps Radu Rizea, Chief Editor "World is changing... Fast". I wish I had a dime for every time I heard this. Bill Gates would have been my assistant accountant. I'm not about to endlessly chat about the technique - evolving faster than our understanding abilities, and I'm not about to lament on the fact that, except for some experts, no one understands what's going on.