Eric Auchard

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SAP revises pricing amid backlash

SAP revises pricing amid backlash

Customers fear of being hit by hidden, indirect charges.
Eric Auchard Apr 10 2018, 10:00PM Software
Faster 5G connections still far off for most mobile users

Faster 5G connections still far off for most mobile users

Carriers plot to shut down 2G, 3G networks to reduce costs and free up spectrum.
Eric Auchard Mar 4 2018, 9:37PM Networking
Microsoft Spectre patches have been freezing PCs

Microsoft Spectre patches have been freezing PCs

Software vendor suspends some patches after complaints by AMD customers.
Eric Auchard Jan 10 2018, 7:07AM Hardware
SAP overhauls sales practices amid corruption probe

SAP overhauls sales practices amid corruption probe

Software vendor accused of paying kickbacks as sales commissions.
Eric Auchard Oct 27 2017, 11:05AM Software
Huawei launches speedy phone chip it claims can beat Apple, Samsung

Huawei launches speedy phone chip it claims can beat Apple, Samsung

Next flagship phone will use AI-powered features.
Eric Auchard Sep 5 2017, 6:42AM Hardware
SAP denies media report of hiring freeze

SAP denies media report of hiring freeze

Admits it has restricted new hirings in some areas.
Eric Auchard Aug 6 2017, 12:43PM Software
Nokia unveils 'world's fastest routers'

Nokia unveils 'world's fastest routers'

A breakthrough in a market dominated by Juniper and Cisco.
Eric Auchard Jun 16 2017, 6:40AM Networking
Huawei unveils notebooks in PC push

Huawei unveils notebooks in PC push

Chinese tech giant introduces two notebooks and a tablet.
Eric Auchard May 24 2017, 11:30AM Finance
WannaCry workaround: researchers bypass encryption

WannaCry workaround: researchers bypass encryption

Last chance to save Windows files before deadline.
Eric Auchard May 22 2017, 8:25PM Security
Majority of WannaCry infections hit Windows 7

Majority of WannaCry infections hit Windows 7

Survey reveals.
Eric Auchard May 22 2017, 5:20PM Security
google-adds-music-search-and-purchase-features

google-adds-music-search-and-purchase-features

Google is introducing a music search feature that details the work of certain featured artists.
Eric Auchard Dec 16 2005, 11:30AM Software
yahoo-offers-movable-type-for-business-bloggers

yahoo-offers-movable-type-for-business-bloggers

Yahoo and Six Apart Ltd, creator of Movable Type -- the most popular software used to create professional blogs -- have said Yahoo will be the preferred supplier of Movable Type for small businesses.
Eric Auchard Dec 13 2005, 8:30AM Collaboration
yahoo-acquires-shared-bookmark-site-delicious

yahoo-acquires-shared-bookmark-site-delicious

Yahoo has agreed to acquire Del.icio.us, a popular website that helps users share links to their favourite websites.
Eric Auchard Dec 12 2005, 8:45AM Collaboration
free-website-therapy--google-gives-away-analytics

free-website-therapy--google-gives-away-analytics

Google plans to give away a set of analytic tools allowing web developers, administrators and advertisers to fine-tune their sites including advertising.
Eric Auchard Nov 15 2005, 8:30AM Software
corporate-linux-backers-form-patentsharing-firm

corporate-linux-backers-form-patentsharing-firm

Three of the world's biggest electronics companies -- IBM, Sony and Philips -- have joined forces with the two largest Linux software distributors to create a company for sharing Linux patents, royalty-free.
Eric Auchard Nov 11 2005, 9:00AM Software
reuters-summit-microchip-makers-avoid-building-plants

reuters-summit-microchip-makers-avoid-building-plants

The semiconductor industry is being forced to abandon the idea of owning their own plants as costs for new factories reach US$3 billion and more, leaving manufacturing concentrated in the hands of a few big players.
Eric Auchard Nov 7 2005, 9:00AM Hardware
google-libraries-post-first-batch-of-books-online

google-libraries-post-first-batch-of-books-online

Google and four US libraries plan to unveil the first collection of thousands of mostly 19th century American literary and historical works as the web search leader seeks to regain momentum for its project to put library books online.
Eric Auchard Nov 4 2005, 9:00AM Data centre
microsoft-makes-big-push-on-adbased-web-software

microsoft-makes-big-push-on-adbased-web-software

Microsoft, the world's largest software maker, on Tuesday said it is embarking on a major new way of doing business in which it offers its software as free online services, funded by advertising, while seeking to fend off rivals like Google.
Eric Auchard Nov 2 2005, 2:14PM Software
ibm-to-use-google-desktop-search-deep-inside-firms

ibm-to-use-google-desktop-search-deep-inside-firms

IBM and Google are collaborating to make it easier for office workers not only to search for local documents and personal email but to delve deep into corporate databases.
Eric Auchard Oct 31 2005, 11:00AM Software
microsoft-joins-yahoo-on-digital-library-alliance

microsoft-joins-yahoo-on-digital-library-alliance

An alliance including Microsoft and Yahoo says it is fast gaining backers to challenge Google in digitising many of the world's great books.
Eric Auchard Oct 27 2005, 1:00PM Collaboration

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