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Our educational system needs an overhaul (and how can Intel help?)

Our educational system needs an overhaul (and how can Intel help?)

Fellow ZDNet blogger, Sam Diaz, wrote an interesting piece yesterday highlighting a vital message from Intel Chairman, Craig Barrett, during his keynote at the Intel Developers' Forum. Quoting both Barrett and Sam's paraphrasing,“Nations are as strong as their educational systems,” he said, noting that in his travels to emerging countries around the globe, technology and education seem to go hand-in-hand.

August 19, 2008 by

Optus outage: new capacity rented

Optus outage: new capacity rented

Optus has decided to lease a new capacity from another unnamed carrier to prevent a network disaster such as Queensland's loss of internet, voice and mobile services last month.

August 19, 2008 by

SpamZa - opt in spamming service fighting to remain online

SpamZa - opt in spamming service fighting to remain online

A recently launched unethical spam list building service called SpamZa, is fighting to remain online after providing highly successful (87 spam emails in 8 minutes) into fulfilling its objective, namely, to sign up any email submitted to hundreds of newsletters anonymously.What is SpamZa anyway?

August 19, 2008 by

UK CS graduates more likely to be unemployed

UK CS graduates more likely to be unemployed

Zack Whittaker was on compassionate leave when this was posted; posted offline and scheduled to release during this week.People over the years have said to me, "computers are the future; you'll end up getting a great job with wads of money.

August 19, 2008 by

SaaS mashups shape up

SaaS mashups shape up

As SaaS vendors and integrators begin to roll out enterprise mashups, the mashup's seminal role as the disruptive motor at the heart of the on-demand model is becoming clear.

August 19, 2008 by

Sun release claims Sun Ray shipments nearly double

Sun release claims Sun Ray shipments nearly double

Sun just issued a press release claiming that its shipments of Sun Ray "thin client" systems nearly doubled. The most exciting part of the announcement was that the document was sent not as a text message, not as an HTML formatted document, but as a Sun Staroffice document.

August 19, 2008 by

Microsoft, Novell bolster Linux partnership

Microsoft, Novell bolster Linux partnership

Microsoft and Novell said Wednesday that the software giant will invest more into the companies' SUSE Linux partnership. As part of the agreement, Microsoft will buy up to an additional $100 million in SUSE Linux support certificates.

August 19, 2008 by

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