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SAP doesn't do cool stuff - right? Wrong!

 I'm not a vendor shill but this is one serious piece of goodness from SAP and perfect fare for the season of goodwill when you just know hospitals and emergency services are going to be busting at the seams.

December 20, 2007 by Dennis Howlett

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Endeavors Technologies' AppExpress Lite

Endeavors Technologies is one of the proponents of one of the important segments of application virtualization, application encapsulation and streaming. The company recently launched a free version of the AppExpress software and made it available on the Internet so that interested parties could try it out before signing on any dotted line.

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My (daughter's) OLPC laptop has arrived

My--actually my daughter's--XO laptop from the One Laptop Per Child Project has arrived and a few things were striking: Its size (built for kids), the software interface, which is very intuitive, and the realization that this tool is designed for children--not adults. In other words, dad needs to step aside and see how the XO does with the kids.

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Photos: Inside Project Blackbox

Project Blackbox is the first virtualised datacentre to be stored in a shipping container, and according to its manufacturer, Sun Microsystems, it's fully portable -- providing you have the means to tow it.

December 20, 2007 by Marcus Browne and Alex Serpo


"Back that truck up"

One of the bigger issues preventing rapid software adaptation to hardware change is our general failure to understand how what came before affects our perceptions about what comes after - and if most of what we think we know about the IT past is wrong, what does that say about our ability to look forward?

December 20, 2007 by Paul Murphy


Australians play Santa on eBay

Many Australians are now able to make their living from selling on eBay, with Christmas shoppers preferring to have Santa's gifts delivered to their door.

December 20, 2007 by Alex Serpo and Charisse Ede


Network sharing is caring

Tis the season to be jolly, to give, to receive, to have a sherry or two and fall asleep in front of the telly. And, if you're a mobile network operator, it's definitely the season to share.

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Code scanner roots out backdoors

Security start-up Veracode updated its SecurityReview tool this week to allow companies to scan for backdoors and malicious code introduced during the development process, a class of security holes often missed by existing scanners.

December 20, 2007 by Matt Broersma


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