Stories by Paul Krill

  • Sun shows road to Solaris 10

    Sun Microsystems officials on Friday offered a sneak peak into its Solaris OS plans, touting incremental improvements in areas such as resource management expected to reach users' systems within a year.

  • IBM reveals Informix technology plans

    IBM is looking to utilise Informix technology in its DB2 database to enable real-time analysis of streaming data such as ticker-tape data, company officials said this week.

  • Intel eyes RISC server vendors

    Intel is charging ahead with its goal to unseat "proprietary" vendors such as Sun Microsystems to become the leader in the enterprise server space, company officials said during a press event on Friday.

  • Microsoft seeks converts to .Net

    Microsoft has announced availability of a second beta release of JLCA (Java Language Conversion Assistant), a tool for Java developers to provide a transition to building XML Web services based on the Microsoft .Net platform.

  • Blue Martini offers toast to in-store app

    Blue Martini Software on Monday will announce Blue Martini Retail, an in-store customer intelligence product that gives retailers the ability to offer personalized promotions to patrons on the checkout line.

  • E-tailers get low marks for customer service

    Brick-and-mortar and online-only retailers struggled to quickly respond to customer service e-mails during the just-finished holiday season, according to research from Jupiter Media Metrix detailed on Thursday.

  • Online sales defy downturn

    Online shopping destinations report that, despite the economic gloom, they are still doing brisk holiday business and that, thanks to a variety of new bells and whistles, they are becoming more sophisticated merchants.

  • FrontRange links GoldMine to Microsoft offering

    FrontRange Solutions plans to announce on Monday its GoldMine Business Contact Manager product, a contact management system that features enhanced data integration with the Microsoft Outlook contact manager.