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posted in December 2007
Solid Information Technology develops databases that are stored in a computer's high-speed RAM, bypassing the hard drive.
Keith Halbert most recently was a senior VP and CIO at EDS, which provides tech services to a number of airlines -- including United.
The jury rejected a claim by former Microsoft director of IT audits Peter Tilton that he had been promised anonymity in exchange for an interview.
The two companies will partner on the creation and distribution of digital advertising and content and work jointly to promote each other's products and services.
One feature should prove popular with corporate IT managers, who often need to oversee hundreds, or even thousands, of operating system installations.
Anyone who unwittingly buys fake software from an online fraudster can receive up to $500 if they report the scam to the Software & Information Industry Association.
Networking device manufacturer Xterasys agreed to pay developers an undisclosed sum and comply with the terms of the GNU General Public License.
To a list that includes CIO and CTO you can now add, thanks to a legal settlement, 'OSCO'. And here's why your company might soon need to hire one.
The trial version of the software can be launched from within Ulteo's Online Desktop package, which is itself currently in beta testing.
StarTrek.com houses news, features, images and video related to the original Star Trek series and the numerous movies, sequels and prequels it generated.
Bargains abound among the refurbished and older computers on sale, some of them returns from corporate leases. Used servers can be had, too.
The suit charges that Apple made available over its iTunes download service an episode of American Gangster that falsely portrays two men as murderers.
The requests aren't without precedent, as the EC last year forced Microsoft to detach its Windows Media Player software from Windows Vista.
The Halo 3 Heroic Map Pack is available through the Xbox Live marketplace and will cost users 800 "Microsoft points" or about $10.00.
Microsoft has made available a 47-page document that describes the fixes and says more may be added.
Microsoft has filed 52 lawsuits and referred 22 additional cases to local law enforcement involving illegitimate versions of its Windows, Office and other products.
Microsoft says businesses needn't bother waiting for SP1's final release to test new applications on Vista, because the results won't change much.
The SIIA charged in a lawsuit that law firm Fox Rothschild is stealing software made by Adobe, Corel, Sonic Solutions, and Symantec.
Microsoft stirred up controversy last week when it suggested a Linux-based laptop for children in developing nations be redesigned to accommodate Windows. Would that be a good move?
The Software Freedom Law Center says the offending software code can be found in Verizon's Actiontech MI424WR wireless router.
The software is intended for use with Photoshop CS2 or CS3 running on Windows XP or Windows Vista.
The company sees consumers with a personalized TV listing guide, accessing movie reviews before downloading a film or tap into their MP3 collection from any device.
The glitch may be caused by graphics card drivers not optimized for Mac OS X 10.5.
The software maker wants OLPC to redesign its XO low-cost PC for children in developing nations.
A Parallels add-on improves virtualization on Intel-based Macs running OS X 10.5.
The Release Candidate will provide one of the final chances for users to offer feedback to Microsoft on which features in the operating system still need to be improved.
Microsoft will launch the final version of the server OS at a February 27th event in Los Angeles.
The image associations are not only unique to the user, they're also "hard to forget," the researchers said.
The lockup occurs when there's a conflict between certain system drivers and Windows Vista's Desktop Window Manager.
Colorado photographer's lawsuit dismissed 'with prejudice,' indicating a settlement may have been reached.
A forthcoming update to the Windows XP operating system will include patches that add pieces of Vista, according to a research group that says it has seen the code.
The same day that Russian President Vladimir Putin posted a controversial electoral win, a Moscow firm backed by a Kremlin insider bought up a blogging service widely used by dissidents in the country. Coincidence?
The company said it accelerated the program to take advantage of the stock market's current dip.
AdCenter Add-in for Excel 2007 and Webmaster Center are being offered through Microsoft's Advertiser & Publisher Solutions unit.
The hosted blogging service, which has 14 million users worldwide, was purchased from San Francisco's Six Apart.