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Java Technology
Java Card Technology: Celebrating Five Years
Leading Standard in Multi-application Smart Cards

Java Card technology has become the leading standard in the multi-application smart card market with about a 96 percent market share. Started in 1996, Java Card technology grew through industry collaboration and meetings with a large community of smart card experts. This article covers the origins of the Java Card Forum, its security features, and how additional features can be added after cards have been issued to users.

Micron Technology Named "Supplier of the Year"
Sun Awards

At the Sun Supplier Awards Dinner event, Sun praised the performance of more than 20 key products and services suppliers in supporting Sun's leadership in worldwide operational efficiency. This year, Micron Technology achieved the highest honor, the "Supplier of the Year" award. Other award were received by Fujitsu Component, Ltd., Seagate Technology, and Benchmark Electronics, Inc.

Sun and Shaw Communications
Build Second Internet Data Center

Shaw Communications, the largest provider of high-speed Internet service in Canada, has chosen Sun to build a second Internet Data Center. Sun was the provider of choice for Shaw's first Internet Data Center, successfully launched in August 2001. Shaw's use of Sun applications and services is expected to position the company favorably for anticipated future growth.

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