Stories by Sumner Lemon

Lenovo-IBM services deal

Lenovo has signed a five-year deal with IBM to provide services and support to Lenovo customers.

IBM: ISVs from emerging markets play bigger role

The number of software developers in emerging markets, including China, India, Russia and Brazil, is rising faster than ever, and companies in these countries will play a more important role in the global software industry.

Internet access recovers in Asia after earthquake

Asia's Internet and telecommunication infrastructure showed signs of recovery Thursday, following service disruptions caused by a series of powerful earthquakes off Taiwan's southern coast earlier this week.

BlackBerry, meet China Unicom's RedBerry

China United Telecommunications Corp. (China Unicom), the country's second-largest mobile operator, has introduced a push e-mail service with a name that closely echoes Research In Motion Ltd.'s (RIM's) popular BlackBerry service.

Lucent and Alcatel in merger talks

Telecommunication equipment makers Lucent Technologies Inc. and Alcatel SA are discussing a possible merger, according to a statement released by the two companies.

Google beta 'security risk'

Google Desktop 3 beta poses a security risk to many companies and use of the software should be tightly controlled, says Gartner.

China's readies new regulations to fight spam

China’s Ministry of Information Industry (MII) is to release a set of rules meant to strengthen the country’s fight against unsolicited email — spam — a ministry spokesman says.

Microsoft to announce Origami device this week?

Is Microsoft Corp. planning to announce details of a new portable device code-named Origami later this week? That is the question raised by a Web site called Origami Project,

Symantec acquires datacentre manager

Symantec has announced plans to acquire Relicore, a provider of datacentre management software, as part of a bid to round out its offerings for datacentre customers.

RIM warns BlackBerry users of vulnerabilities

Two recently announced vulnerabilities in BlackBerry Enterprise Server permit a malicious attack that can prevent users from being able to open e-mail attachments, or disrupt the flow of information between BlackBerry Enterprise Server and BlackBerry Router, the system's developer, Research In Motion said this week.