Archive of August 2001

IBM Delivers Technology and Power to Small Business for Less Than $700 (Business Wire) IBM today announced the industry’s most powerful small business server that delivers more processing power, along with self management technologies, with prices starting at $699(1). – Aug 30 5:17 PM ET My spin: PC prices are falling, if you need some […]

Small Businesses Not Making Full Use of WebSAN FRANCISCO — About 1.6 million small businesses will launch Web sites in the next year, but many will waste more money than they make. That’s because a majority of the sites will be little more than electronic brochures gathering dust in cyberspace, says a report out today […]

Agere Systems Introduces ORiNOCO Wireless Networking Kits for Small Businesses and Home Offices (Business Wire)…To help users of small business and home office networks get their networks running in a few simple steps,… – Aug 27 9:01 AM ET My spin: FYI…

Online Application Services Sales Booming at Retail Outlets (PR Newswire) ) Over a thousand units of Accounting Pro, a part of the Oracle Small Business Suite, have been sold to small business customers at Staples, Office Depot and OfficeMax since its launch in May. – Aug 24 9:00 AM ET My spin: FYI… Web Development […]

Intuit Reaffirms Outlook, Loss Grows (Reuters) Personal and small business finance software maker Intuit Inc. (INTU.O) on Tuesday posted a fiscal fourth-quarter pro-forma loss that doubled from last year, due to a drop-off in highly profitable Internet advertising and marketing fees. – Aug 21 7:27 PM ET My spin: Intuit’s down in this quarter but […]

AT&T Canada Introduces Small Office ADSL Internet (PR Newswire) AT&T Canada Inc.(TSE: TEL.B), Canada’s largest national competitive broadband business services provider and competitive local exchange carrier and a leader in Internet and E- Business solutions, today announced the launch of its newest dedicated high- speed access service, Small Office ADSL Internet. – Aug 16 10:08 […]

Gateway closes a half-dozen Country stores PC maker Gateway has closed six under-performing stores and opened three new locations. On Aug. 10, Gateway closed the half- dozen Country stores as part of a “store-by-store analysis that occurs on a regular basis,” Gateway spokeswoman Cory Baker confirmed Thursday. At the same time, she added, the company […]

IDC Small Business Internet Opportunity Index Points to Tech Support/Services and Manufacturing Firms as Hottest Prospects (PR Newswire) While small businesses continue to invest in Internet-related products and services, some are more active than others. A new report by IDC compares small businesses from 14 industries using IDC’s Small Business Internet Index of Opportunity. – […]

EASYLINK LAUNCHES MAILWATCH VERSION 4.0 – Outsourced Virus, Spam and Content Filtering Solution Improved with 100% Throughput Gain and McAfee Partnership – EDISON, NJ – August 13, 2001- EasyLink Services Corporation (NASDAQ: EASY), a leading global provider of outsourced messaging services to enterprises and service providers, announced today that it has launched version 4.0 of […]

PC makers bank on desktop landgrab. Microsoft’s decision to give PC makers more freedom in customizing Windows XP may give profit-starved computer manufacturers an unexpected windfall: cash bonuses from software makers, Internet service providers and other companies eager to gain a spot on the operating system’s desktop and Start menu. Several PC makers report fierce […]