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UK firms ignoring disaster recovery

According to a recent study, one third of mid-sized companies in the UK do not have a website disaster recovery plan in place. The research was commissioned by managed hosting services provider NetBenefit but was... More...

Record Firms Sue Russian MP3 Site

US record labels Arista Records, Warner Bros, Capitol and UMG recordings have started legal action against Moscow-based Mediaservices. The lawsuit was filed in New York and claims that sites Allofmp3.com and allTunes.com are selling songs... More...

Firms divided over Web services standard

A technical committee will forge ahead on Thursday with development of a Web services reliable-messaging specification without the backing of industry heavyweights IBM and Microsoft. Companies that back the specification--Fujitsu, Hitachi, NEC, Oracle and... More...

Major Japanese firms won't pay off SCO

The biggest computer manufacturers in Japan that build systems running Linux will hold out against blustering by SCO to extract license fees based upon unsubstantiated infringement claims, it has emerged. According to today's... More...

Web Firms Choose Profit Over Privacy

To parents interested in buying the popular Hooked on Phonics learn-to-read programs, the company made a firm promise on its Web site: It would never sell or rent their personal information to other marketers. ... More...

Tech firms respond to deadly illness

Sun Microsystems and ATI Technologies are the latest tech companies to see their plans in Asia disrupted by fears of a deadly flulike disease. Concerns about Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) led... More...

Firms 'ill-prepared for disaster'

More than a quarter of a million businesses in the UK are ill-prepared for how a disaster such as a terrorist attack could affect their technology systems. A survey commissioned by information... More...

Security Firms See Long-Awaited Windfall

With the U.S. government issuing new terror warnings and Senate passage of the homeland security bill, small companies providing screening systems and other specialized protection services are poised for the windfall they've anticipated ever since... More...

Top UK firms have poor web sites

Britain's leading companies are "woefully inadequate" at providing corporate information on their Web sites, according to a study released Monday. It said half the companies listed on the London stock market's main... More...

Antivirus firms balk at FBI loophole

Antivirus software vendors said Monday they don't want to create a loophole in their security products to let the FBI or other government agencies use a virus to eavesdrop on the computer communications of suspected... More...

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