Here in the States, tomorrow is Thanksgiving and in between budgeting for FY10, trying to find areas of the FY09 budget to cut in preparation for trickle down effects from our state deficit, and redeveloping our websites, I'm going to be shuttling relatives from the airport and starting to cook.
Societe Generale analyst Richard Nguyen hit SAP with a sell rating on Wednesday citing increased odds of a fourth quarter profit warning and signs that customers are pushing back on the software company's attempt to upsell them following a maintenance price increase.Nguyen's report--he downgraded SAP shares from a hold to a sell--come amid some worrisome signs for SAP.
I've been watching Palamida's tracking of GPLv3 (and LGPLv3) adoption over the last year with interest. It looks like adoption is moving at a reasonable, if not super-speedy, pace.
Application failures, operating system faults, Stop errors: If you see any of these while running Windows Vista, you could have defective or failing RAM. In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler shows you how to investigate possible RAM problems with the Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool, included in Vista.
We all have users for whom a mobile phone of some sort makes a lot of sense. Our district has always either provided a phone or a moderate subsidy for key staff who need to stay in touch.
A crew of folks from Cassatt presented Active Profiling Service, a new service offering, and Active Response 5.2, a product update for the company's orchestration and automation product.
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Sam Diaz: A rare occurrence: Macs on saleJason D.
Telstra this morning submitted what appeared to be a non-compliant mini-bid to build the National Broadband Network, in what appeared to be a 'middle-ground' approach after receiving no certainty on whether a successful bid would force it to separate its operations.
Terria, TransACT and Axia Netmedia this afternoon confirmed they had submitted National Broadband Network bids shortly before the government's deadline of 12 midday.
Those of you looking for statistics to justify your security budgets for next year, look no further: Symantec has released their view of the underground economy as it has evolved over the past year.The qualitative information in the report is amusing, but the quantitative information has far more value to anyone trying to build a justification for infrastructure and security services related to PCI-DSS.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day in the United States - and today I want to say "Thank you" to the people whose work makes open source so valuable to me and everyone else who uses it.
McAfee Internet Security 2009 does a reasonable job, but it also leaves room for improvement.
A number of top-ranking federal government chief information officers have broadly declined to comment on any fallout for their departments from the news that the Federal Government will adopt Sir Peter Gershon's recommendations "in full".
Forrester Research estimates that music sales in the United States will decline to $9.2 bln in 2013, from $10.1 bln 2008. That compares with $14.6 bln in 1999, according to the Recording Industry Association of America.
It's no big surprise that the Mozilla team decided for sure to release a third beta of Firefox 3.1 before moving to release candidate mode.
When I am looking for a photo management program, I want one which meets most or all of the following requirements:- Allows me to store my photos where I want on the disk. I don't want the program to "steal" my pictures and squirrel them away somewhere that I can't find, access or recover them without assistance from that program.
Is SOA just the latest bandwagon nobody wants to miss -- or something deeper?
With Netflix pushing hard into the living room with the Netflix Player by Roku, Vudu offering an improved device (the BX100) with HD streaming, and, of course, Apple TV still hanging around, Blockbuster was bound to want to join the streaming movie club, even if the company is on the ropes.