Prime Day can't-miss deals Cheapskate's favorite Prime Day deals Target's rival sale Walmart's competing sale Best Buy's me-too sale IRS child tax credit portal

Short Take: NC spec handed to Open Group

Digital Semiconductor, IBM, Network Computer Inc., Oracle, and Sun Microsystems have signed an agreement with The Open Group, an industry standards organization, to manage the Network Computer reference profile and establish a branding and certification program for NCs. The Open Group will establish a Web-based testing and branding program later this year which will establish guidelines for NC makers.