A proposed new XML specification from Microsoft Corp. and Hyperion Solutions Corp. to allow open access to multidimensional databases likely will streamline development of some analytic applications but will not affect the large number of IT departments t
In some areas of the country, as much as 20 percent of a company's monthly telephone bill represents federal and state surcharges. These fees are levied to support a long-entrenched policy of universal, affordable, basic phone service.
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