Sony profit soars despite PS2 weakness

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Shrinking PlayStation 2 shipments and sales send revenues from the game division tumbling. Sony Corporation reports that the game division of Sony's developement reduced sales of Playstation 2 hardware as well as...

Gates Promises Longhorn Beta In 2005 Despite Security

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Microsoft has recommitted to releasing Longhorn, its next-generation Windows client and server, into beta testing in 2005 even though its chairman acknowledged that security concerns threaten his dream of enabling seamless connectivity and Web services....

Lindows Preps for IPO Despite Setbacks

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Lindows Inc., fresh from changing the name of its flagship product, is preparing to go public as it struggles to earn a profit. The San Diego-based company on Tuesday filed an initial...

Flaws dog Microsoft, despite IE patch

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Microsoft released a patch late Thursday for a pair of "critical" security holes in its Internet Explorer Web browser but was still investigating a widely publicized vulnerability in its Windows NT and Windows 2000 operating...

Kazaa Still Up Despite Orders

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Thanks Uqiq for the heads up. The website of file sharing service Kazaa remained up and running Thursday, despite a ruling by a Dutch court prohibiting its software be made available for downloads....

Increase tech R&D despite downturn: Bill Gates

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Microsoft spent US$3.8b last year on R&D. It plans to spend even more this year COMPANIES worldwide should continue to increase their spending in technology research despite the tough economic environment, says...

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