Stories by David Legard

IDC: Linux is Asia's Fastest-Growing Server OS

Use of the Linux operating system for servers will grow by 57 percent per year in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan) according to a report by market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC).

Australia to get nationwide VoIP network by Q3

Orbit Canada and Perth-based ITSP Australia will complete building a VoIP (voice over Internet Protocol) network connecting Australia's six biggest cities by the third quarter of this year, according to the Canadian company.

Malaysian hackers may face indefinite detention

The Malaysian government is considering using the country's Internal Security Act (ISA) against hackers such as those who defaced the country's parliament Web site in late December, according to the government news agency Berita Nasional Malaysia.

Singapore Acts to Counter 3G Collusion

Telecommunications regulator Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is taking measures to ensure there will be no collusion among bidders for 3G (third-generation) mobile phone licenses here, such as that which has threatened to wreck similar auctions in Europe recently.

IDC: E-Commerce Opportunities Exist Worldwide

SINGAPORE (10/25/2000) - E-commerce opportunities exist worldwide and vary considerably in type from country to country, and U.S. companies who do not market to international online consumers are ignoring potential revenue streams, according to market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC).

Lucent Shares Hammered on Q4 Profit Warning

Lucent Technologies has revised profit estimates downwards for its fiscal 2000 fourth quarter from $US0.24 per share to between $US0.17 and $US0.18 per share, the company announced in a statement Tuesday.