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  • SA government tenders for hardware panel

    The South Australian Government is looking to establish a panel of manufacturers for the supply of desktops, notebooks, netbooks and server equipment.

    21 Sept. 10 15:26 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Local DDoS testbed bids to future-proof systems

    Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology hope to test and mitigate the risks of a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack by creating and running their own internal testbed.

    21 Sept. 10 12:53 Written by James Hutchinson
  • RIAA, MPAA Websites Pummeled By 4chan's Wrath

    The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) fell victim to the wrath of 4chan members this weekend.

    21 Sept. 10 12:13 Written by David Saetang
  • Google promises Docs editing for iPad

    Google said on Monday that Apple iPad owners would soon be able to edit Google Docs files on their tablets.

    21 Sept. 10 10:53 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Protesters crash World Computing Congress

    Protesters have gate-crashed the World Computing Congress with two individuals handing out leaflets and parading banners at the talk "what are the "big" issues in IP in relation to computing technology?" from Ralf Abbing of the Netherlands.

    21 Sept. 10 10:51 Written by Lisa Banks
  • Oracle ties Sun ZFS storage into Oracle software

    Oracle has integrated its software into the Sun ZFS Storage Appliance line for a new generation of the systems that also doubles storage capacity and triples processing power, the company said on Monday at Oracle OpenWorld.

    21 Sept. 10 10:44 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Oracle nemesis Rimini Street fires another salvo

    Oracle's ongoing lawsuit against Rimini Street has not deterred the latter company from announcing another addition to its lineup of lower-cost support options for Oracle's software.

    21 Sept. 10 10:41 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Microsoft pushes Zune expansion outside the US

    Microsoft plans to offer elements of its Zune music and movie services throughout Europe and other countries this fall in conjunction with the release of its Windows Phone 7 operating system.

    21 Sept. 10 09:04 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • Chemical engineer unveils 'spray-on' wool T-shirt

    Got a hot date? Pop out the spray can and spray on your very own personalized t-shirt. With your polymer-composite t-shirt you'll be hipper (or not) than Lady Gaga with her crazy outfits.

    21 Sept. 10 09:00 Written by James Mulroy
  • Polycom lures CTO from Cisco in exec shakeup

    Five months after taking control of unified communications equipment maker Polycom Inc., CEO and president Andy Miller has overhauled the company's executive.

    21 Sept. 10 08:39 Written by Howard Solomon
  • Microsoft new HPC Server adds SETI-like capabilities

    Microsoft today released an updated version of its Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 that can tap into compute resources throughout an enterprise as well as a cloud computing system.

    21 Sept. 10 08:35 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • We're 'not building a phone,' Facebook insists

    Rumors Monday that Facebook is building a mobile phone evolved later in the day to a Facebook spokeswoman insisting that the social networking giant simply wants to "integrate deeply into existing platforms and operating systems." And it's not working on any phone.

    21 Sept. 10 08:32 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • The HP Tablet Is Here … In a Printer

    HP's new printer tablet is not the "Slate" you're looking for, but it does lend a pinch of crazy to a tablet market that will soon get pretty crowded.

    21 Sept. 10 08:14 Written by Jared Newman
  • Oracle, HP settle Hurd litigation, affirm partnership

    Hewlett-Packard and Oracle have settled the lawsuit HP filed against its former CEO and current Oracle co-President Mark Hurd as well as "reaffirmed their long-term strategic partnership," the companies said Monday.

    21 Sept. 10 07:54 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • JavaFX moves forward while mobile variant on hold

    JavaFX, the rich Internet application platform launched in 2007 by Sun Microsystems, will be refreshed next year, although the mobile version of the technology apparently has been placed on the back burner.

    21 Sept. 10 07:49 Written by Paul Krill
  • HP's new printer tablet stays away from Android Market

    Hewlett-Packard's new Android tablet, unveiled Monday as a companion to its latest PhotoSmart eStation all-in-one printer, isn't suitable for applications found in the Android Market because of its screen size.

    21 Sept. 10 07:13 Written by Agam Shah
  • Netezza buy further defines IBM's analytics bent

    IBM's $US1.7 billion planned acquisition of data warehouse vendor Netezza is more evidence of IBM's relentless intent to define and perhaps even create a new IT market, which its executives call business analytics.

    21 Sept. 10 06:39 Written by Joab Jackson

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