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Apparently, Sun has agreed to accept a lower price in return for stronger commitments from IBM that it will complete the deal even if it faces intense regulatory scrutiny, the Wall Street Journal quoted inside sources as saying. IBM is apparently closer to closing a deal...

Shifts the popular suite to extended support plan on April 14 Microsoft Corp. has announced that it will drop mainstream support for Office 2003 on April 14, the same day it starts to retire Windows XP. Office 2003, which was last updated in September 2007 with Service...

The Washington Post reported that key lawmakers this week pushed for legislation that would, for the first time, give teeth to security standards for private industry against cyberattacks. Proposals set to be introduced in the Senate on Wednesday, would give the government power to...

IBM and NASCO, the integrated membership and claims processing system for Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, have announce a seven-year, $184 million outsourcing services contract extension. IBM will supply application modernization, maintenance and development services, as well as data center services including storage,...

In the second installment of WTN TV, an internet-based news and commentary broadcast service produced by WTN Media in conjunction with DelphiTV.com, features Ed Meachen, the CIO of the University of Wisconsin System. Meachen shares his thoughts with Tom Koulopoulos on K-12 and higher...

Legislation that would create a national cyber security czar reporting directly to the White House was introduced April 1 by U.S. Senators John D. Rockefeller (D-WVA) and Olympia Snowe (R-ME). The new position would serve as the government's top official on all cyber security matters,...

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. will acquire Metavante Technologies Inc. under an agreement announced today. Both company's boards approved an agreement for the stock deal that will combine the financial service firms to create the world's largest provider of comprehensive integrated payment and financial core...