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  • Ellison touts Oracle Linux clustering

    Oracle's Linux embrace includes running and its internal mail system on the open systems platform, but don't expect the company to make its database open source anytime soon.

  • Dell offers business open-air PCs, without Windows

    Dell Computer is selling business PCs that do not come with Microsoft's Windows operating system to some business clients, a practice it has been involved in for a while, the company said Thursday.

  • Dell revenue, net income grow in Q2

    Dell Computer released strong second-quarter results amid a weak PC market Thursday, and predicted strong third-quarter earnings.

  • Router market dips 6 percent in Q2

    Worldwide router sales in the second quarter declined 6 percent sequentially to US$1.5 billion, according to the latest figures from Dell'Oro Group'Inc. Declines in higher-end routers -- those greater than or equal to 1G bit/sec -- offset gains in the lower-end.

  • HP updates Linux offerings

    Hewlett-Packard (HP) this week used the LinuxWorld conference here as the platform to announce several additions and enhancements to its Linux offerings.

  • IBM, Paybox offer wireless payment system

    IBM and German software vendor AG will combine their efforts to offer customers the ability to make secure payments from wireless devices, the companies announced Thursday.

  • Airlines, FAA turn to Web for security, flight planning

    Several major airlines and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration are turning to the Internet, with all of its inherent security vulnerabilities, to improve antiterror information sharing and the safety of flight operations.

  • Sale of Ericsson unit to Infineon approved

    All regulatory hurdles for the sale of Ericsson Microelectronics AB to Infineon Technologies AG have been cleared and the deal is set to close next month, L.M. Ericsson Telephone Co. announced Wednesday.

  • Microsoft: SSL flaw is in OS not IE

    Microsoft said Wednesday that the SSL flaw recently uncovered by an independent researcher is in multiple versions of the Windows operating system and not its Internet Explorer Web browser.

  • St George takes ATMs beyond five 9s

    St George Bank claims it can schedule 100 per cent availability of its Multicard Eftpos and ATM network after upgrading it to continuous processing capability .

  • Telstra cuts stolen mobiles' connections

    Telstra will introduce new technology tomorrow to protect the 10,000 mobile phones reported lost and stolen in Australia each year which contribute to spiralling corporate communication costs.

  • Itanium 2 system on the way from IBM

    IBM used the LinuxWorld conference here this week to flex its 64-bit computing muscle, showing off a system running on Intel's Itanium 2 processor and a version of its DB2 database for Advanced Micro Devices's (AMD) Opteron processor.

  • AOL raises red flags over three past deals

    AOL Time Warner (AOLTW) disclosed Wednesday that it is investigating three transactions in which it may have improperly accounted for revenue totalling about US$49 million.

  • Metro Ethernet Forum notes "significant" progress

    The Metro Ethernet Forum Wednesday said it has made "significant progress" in defining specifications for employing Ethernet as a transport infrastructure and service offering in metropolitan area networks.

  • Queensland Transport opts for commuter travel smarts

    Queensland, operating in 'smart state' mode, has lined up as the first Australian state to introduce a smartcard-integrated public transport ticketing system.

  • IBM done with Linux past, ready for future

    IBM Corp. is proud of its place as one of the first major backers of Linux and sees no reason to alter its future course.

  • HP executive leaves for network startup

    Dave Zabrowski, formerly a top executive in Hewlett-Packard Co.'s PC operations, has left the company to head S2io Technologies, a startup specializing in 10G bps (bit-per-second) Ethernet products for enterprise networks.

  • Big gun or niche vendor?

    So you're thinking of using Linux in your company's IT department, but you don't know where to turn.

  • IBM adds roaming to Everyplace Wireless Gateway

    IBM Corp. plans to announce Thursday that it has added roaming capabilities to its Everyplace Wireless Gateway product, allowing users to roam seamlessly and securely between many types of wireless and wired networks.

  • BEA, Borland join on dev tool for Java Web platform

    BEA Systems Inc. and Borland Corp. on Wednesday announced Borland JBuilder, WebLogic Edition, which will pair Borland's Java development tool with BEA's WebLogic Web applications platform.

  • What does the consumerisation of IT mean for today’s businesses?

    What role has the consumerisation of IT played in the shifting role of enterprise IT and the rise of shadow IT?

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