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News to know: Linux galore; Black Hat Europe; Vista reliability; Google and censorship

Notable headlines:Paula Rooney: Microsoft partners with open source Jaspersoft, SourcesenseUbuntu's Shuttleworth: Linux server, client will be big in the cloud and mobile sectorsRed Hat CEO: We haven't done a good enough job as an industry leader, or project leaderOSBC: Acquia to launch this fall "Carbon" social web publishing system based on DrupalGroundWork launches enterprise edition, version 5.2 upgradeDana Blankenhorn: Does open source need a Micro-cop?

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blist rolling out a bunch of new features

blist, which recently won an award at Under the Radar is opening up some new features this week that makes it easier to create and track your blists.To start with, they've added the ability to import functions from Excel.

March 25, 2008 by Ryan Stewart


55W PC power supply powering the dual-core computer

Most computer builders in the world think I'm nuts for endorsing the use of 330 watt power supplies for a high-end performance computer.  Conventional "wisdom" says that anything under 500 watts is inadequate for an enthusiast PC.

March 25, 2008 by George Ou


Novell, open source and the Madagascan Mongoose

It has competed hard with the likes of Microsoft and IBM, but over the years Novell has remained a smaller player than either of its two main rivals. CTO Jeff Jaffe tells what Novell has up its sleeve to bring the company up to speed: Fossa, an open source project named after the Madagascan relative of the Mongoose.

March 25, 2008 by Andrew Donoghue


Interviewing Guidelines Policy

The purpose of the Interviewing Guidelines Policy is to provide an outline for conducting useful and appropriate interviews with potential new hires, both from a proper methodology perspective and...

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Why sex scandals are good for data management

Convincing people of the importance of regular backups and a proper data management plan is a bit like persuading them of the necessity of regular visits to the dentist — no-one bothers until they wake up in the morning screaming with pain. But if you can't persuade them with pain, sex often works a treat.

March 25, 2008 by Angus Kidman


Commander fit for business again: SA government

The South Australian government has given the go-ahead for state agencies to resume business with Commander subsidiary Volante, after it advised them to stop using the company as a supplier for one of its contracts earlier this year.

March 25, 2008 by Suzanne Tindal


31% of phones sold in 2013 will be smartphones

The market for smartphones will grow from around 10% of the total handset market in 2007 to 31% of the market in 2013, ABI Research says. The market is currently dominated by Nokia (52%) and Symbian (65%). However, the coalescence of the framework wars in the Linux environment and the growing stature of Windows Mobile [...]

March 25, 2008 by AM


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