17:30 ET AGREEMENT ENSURES MOBILE TELECOM INTER-NETWORK CONNECTION
BEIJING (July 7) XINHUA - China Mobile and China Unicom, the only two mobile
telecom operators in China, today signed an agreement to ensure the
17:30 ET SEMICONDUCTOR STOCKS LEAD TECHS HIGHER
New York, Jul 07, 2000 (123Jump via COMTEX) -- Most tech stocks closed higher
today after U.S. jobs data pointed to slower U.S. economic growth, raising hopes
that the Federal Reserve's streak of interest-rate hikes may be nearing an end.
The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite index rallied in late afternoon trading,
17:30 ET CE TRIO TO DEFINE SET-TOP BOX FOR DATACASTING
Jul 07, 2000 (Tech Web - CMP via COMTEX) -- Consumer electronics giants
Matsushita, Sony, and Toshiba will jointly propose technical specifications for
data-broadcasting services using receivers equipped with hard-disk drives.
17:30 ET NEW TOOL SHOWS SUN IS SERIOUS ABOUT XML
Jul 06, 2000 (Tech Web - CMP via COMTEX) -- In an effort to expand its Web
development arsenal beyond Java, Sun Microsystems next week will ship a compiler
designed to speed deployment of XML.
17:30 ET ONLINE AUCTION OPENS IN SHANGHAI
SHANGHAI (July 7) XINHUA - An on-line auction website was officially opened in
China's largest industrial and commercial city of Shanghai today, attracting the
participation of over 10 businesses.
14:30 ET QUALCOMM SUFFERS SETBACK
New York, Jul 07, 2000 (123Jump via COMTEX) -- Investors were anxiously
awaiting news from a key June jobs report due this morning. This report, due for
release at 8:30 EST, is expected to have a major impact on the direction of
today's markets. Tha tech-heavy Nadsaq closed up 97 points yesterday. Tech
14:30 ET INTERNET USERS IN GREECE TO INCREASE SHARPLY