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Oracle takes over Patch Tuesday 
Jan 12, 2009 | Comment Now 
Oracle sysadmins should be hopping next Tuesday, as Oracle plans to issue a Critical Patch Update that will update "hundreds of Oracle products" with 41 security fixes.
Sun rolls out Shanghai servers 
Dec 10, 2008 | Comment Now 
Server vendor Sun Microsystems will update its rackmount and blade lines today with new systems built around AMD's latest quad-core Opteron processor called Shanghai.
Microsoft is losing market share 
Dec 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Market research company Net Applications has reported that Microsoft is starting to lose its grip in terms of both operating system and web browser market shares.
Browser replaces OS 
Dec 3, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Linux Good OS team announced its lean, quick booting 'Cloud' browser-based thin-client computing environment at a Netbook expo in Paris on Monday.
SCO files for appeal of loss to Novell 
Nov 27, 2008 | Comment Now 
SCO filed notice on Tuesday that it will appeal Judge Kimball's final judgment in its unsuccessful lawsuit against Novell, wherein it tried to claim ownership of the copyrights ...
US Army spends millions on video games 
Nov 26, 2008 | Comment Now 
The U.S. Army plans to spend $50 million on developing video games over the next six years for training soldiers.
Vista kernel is vulnerable 
Nov 25, 2008 | Comment Now 
A flaw has been discovered in Microsoft's flagship Windows Vista operating system.
Microsoft downgraded Vista Capable specs to help Intel 
Nov 17, 2008 | Comment Now 
Numerous emails exchanged by Microsoft and Intel executives have revealed that Microsoft knowingly cut its 'Vista Capable' PC specifications to help Intel flog rafts of cheap kit.
Linux boots in 2.97 seconds 
Nov 12, 2008 | Comment Now 
Software engineers at Japan's embedded Linux software vendor Lineo announced technology last week that can boot a low-power computer system within 2.97 seconds, the company ...
Microsoft wants to lure Internet startups 
Nov 6, 2008 | Comment Now 
Microsoft launched a new programme Wednesday to help small Internet business upstarts grow up by using its software, technical support and connections at a discount.
US appeals court rejects abstract patents 
Nov 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
In a decision announced on Thursday, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit struck down business method patents in its long-awaited ruling on the case of In Re Bilski.
China's Evermore Office suite takes off 
Oct 31, 2008 | Comment Now 
Chinese software vendor Evermore says individual downloads of its Office 2009 suite have taken off recently to reach 5.3 million units, local media in China reported Thursday.
Linux source code passes 10 million lines 
Oct 23, 2008 | Comment Now 
The number of lines of source code comprising Linux kernel files recently surpassed the ten million mark after the latest release of Linux version 2.6.27, an analysis has found.
Spammers prefer Obama to McCain 
Oct 9, 2008 | Comment Now 
Democratic Nominee Senator Barack Obama has been showing up in seven times more spam emails than his US presidential election rival, Republican nominee Senator John McCain.
Channel Ten guilty of subliminal ads 
Oct 9, 2008 | Comment Now 
Network Ten transmitted subliminal advertising during a music awards show last year, but the government media authority let it off lightly with just a stern warning.
Norway ISO members walk out over OOXML 
Oct 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Norwegian members of the Technical Committee of that country's International Standards Organisation (ISO) body Standard Norge have resigned their posts to protest the approval ...
iPhone security flaws disclosed 
Oct 5, 2008 | Comment Now 
Security researcher Aviv Raff disclosed two iPhone security flaws Thursday that could allow attackers to trick people into unknowingly surfing to malicious destinations.
Apple TV gets a thumb drive hack 
Oct 2, 2008 | Comment Now 
A new thumb drive unlocks Apple's TV box and opens it up to innovative social networking features.
Stallman warns against cloud computing 
Oct 1, 2008 | Comment Now 
Richard Stallman, the founder of the Free Software Foundation and developer of the GNU software that forms the basis of the GNU/Linux operating system, believes that "cloud ...
Paypal founder's home-made rocket reaches space 
Sep 30, 2008 | Comment Now 
Falcom 1, a privately-developed rocket ship built by Paypal co-founder Elon Musk's company SpaceX, finally made it into orbit on its fourth attempt on Sunday
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