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You're invited: Breakfast briefing on virtualisation

You're invited: Breakfast briefing on virtualisation

As promised, ZDNet UK is hosting a get-together where we give you a chance to meet industry experts and get their views on an IT issue of the day. We're inviting folks to come along to a breakfast briefing in London on virtualisation, with a panel discussion, question-and-answer session, the opportunity to network -- and a groaning buffet of food, of course.

September 16, 2008 by

PacketTrap gives enterprise 'Perspective'

PacketTrap gives enterprise 'Perspective'

PacketTrap, a leading company in enterprise network analytics, have created Perspective which allows any administrator to keep tabs on any network, node, server and appliance on the network, all in one simple view.

September 16, 2008 by

Geany & Sweep

Geany & Sweep

No, not a new children's TV programme. Geany is a lightweight text editor that uses Scintilla, the same text engine that my favouritest text editor Notepad++ uses.

September 16, 2008 by

Adobe allays worries; Sets up for CS4 launch

Adobe allays worries; Sets up for CS4 launch

Adobe's third quarter earnings handily topped Wall Street estimates and the company projected fourth quarter results that are in line to better than what analysts were expecting.Adobe on Tuesday reported third quarter earnings of $191.

September 16, 2008 by

Quick glossary: Big data

Quick glossary: Big data

Every tech trend brings its own specialized wordlist, and big data is no exception. This glossary offers concise definitions of basic terminology, like “clickstream analytics,” “ETL,” and “Map/reduce.”...

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'John McCain invented the Blackberry'

'John McCain invented the Blackberry'

A fabulous little story posted to Comcast explains how one misguided adviser (exactly who is he advising?) for Republican presidential nominee John McCain claims that the dear senator helped create RIM's popular tap-tapping device, you know, in like, a really indirect way:At least that's the contention of a top McCain policy adviser, Douglas Holtz-Eakin.

September 16, 2008 by

Google downplays Chrome's carpet-bombing flaw

Google downplays Chrome's carpet-bombing flaw

In a recent Q&A with Google's Brian Rakowski, Philipp Lenssen asked him a question in regard to Chrome's carpet-bombing flaw. Not surprising, considering that Apple refused to admit Safari's carpet-bombing flaw at the first place, Google is too, downplaying it  :"Lenssen: There are ways to make Chrome automatically download a file without the user confirming this (at least using Chrome’s default options).

September 16, 2008 by

BenQ E72

BenQ E72

If you value compact dimensions in a smartphone above up-to-the-minute features and performance, BenQ's E72 may be the Windows Mobile device for you. Otherwise, look elsewhere.

September 16, 2008 by

VMware's Datacenter OS: Windows isn't the competition

VMware's Datacenter OS: Windows isn't the competition

Microsoft archrival VMWare announced this week a set of future technologies called the "Virtual Datacenter OS" that some are comparing with Windows Server 2008. But Windows Server 2008 and its integrated Hyper-V hypervisor aren't what Microsoft is going to be pitting against VMware, Google and Amazon in the brave, new datacenter-centric world

September 16, 2008 by

How HP's layoffs will impact IT

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz talk about the recent announcement that Hewlett-Packard will be reducing its workforce by nearly 25,000 due to its integration with EDS. They also discuss how HP is competing with IBM for more IT services market share.

September 16, 2008

How HP's layoffs will impact IT

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz talk about the recent announcement that Hewlett-Packard will be reducing its workforce by nearly 25,000 due to its integration with EDS. They also discuss how HP is competing with IBM for more IT services market share.

September 16, 2008 by

Google Android device will be announced by T-Mobile on 23 September

Google Android device will be announced by T-Mobile on 23 September

We have seen rumors of an Android device launching on T-Mobile in September or October and now according to the Wall Street Journal T-Mobile USA will announce it on 23 September. Invites are going out that ask press to attend the NY event at 10:30 am on the 23rd, although I haven't received mine yet ;) The HTC Dream device should then be available in stores before the end of October. As a T-Mobile USA customer who has patiently been waiting for a decent 3G phone and someone who enjoys using Google products I will definitely be buying one of these devices.

September 16, 2008 by

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