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Another topic I covered with during my interview with Sun Microsystems' Joe Hartley was "Greenfoot," a tool that Sun helped develop (providing financial and consultative support to the developers) to teach students about object-oriented programming. While most students pick up algorithmic approaches to programming fairly easily, many struggle to get their heads around the idea of object-orientation.
FalconStor's product marketing manager, Peter Eicher, and I had a chat recently about Hyper-V, storage virtualization, life and the universe recently. The news is that FalconStor is supporting Microsoft's Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Multi-Site Clustering and Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual Servers.
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Over 100 IT vendors did their dog-and-pony show for the 2008 ITxpo at the Gartner Symposium in Orlando. We scoured the show floor and came up with this list of top 10 most interesting products for IT leaders.
Word leaked out over the weekend that Yahoo is planning layoffs when it reports quarterly earnings on Tuesday afternoon. The exact number of jobs affected is unknown, thought sources told the San Jose Mercury News and Wall Street Journal that it would likely be more than 1,000.
When you compare Microsoft Office to OpenOffice 3.0 you're left with one question: to whom does Microsoft Office still make sense?
Optus could slash hundreds of jobs this week to counter the effects of a likely economic downturn.
At the Web 3.0 conference in Santa Clara October 16th and 17th we dived into some fascinating glimpses of the future.
Use webmail services such as Hotmail, Gmail, or Yahoo! mail56%Store personal photos online34Use online applications such as Google Documents or AdobePhotoshop Express29Store personal videos online7Pay to store computer files online5Back up hard drive to an online site5Source: Pew Internet Project
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As many of you already know, the anti-Midas touch of the financial crisis is spreading to the technology sector. Sequoia Capital, one of the largest VC funds in Silicon Valley, gave a presentation that pretty much said become profitable now or pack up and go home.
LCD TVs with built-in DVD players generally come in smaller screen sizes and are often budget-priced. That may change if you add Blu-ray to the equation, which Sharp is apparently planning to do this December with the U.
In this candid interview with ZDNet.com.au, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst discusses why he thinks rival VMWare will fail, how the financial crisis will be good for open source, and why cloud computing will be the future.
It appears that a recent build of Chromium has support for Greasemonkey -- a very popular, and previously Firefox-only, browser plugin. Greasemonkey can be used by developers to do a bunch of useful things like creating mashups, creating themes, and fixing annoying problems on websites without needing to wait for the website owner to do it for you.
AAPT last week said it had not experienced a second customer meltdown last month when it restarted the migration to its $100 million new customer management system, Hyperbaric, as it did when it first commenced the move over a year ago.
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