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VMware ThinApp 4

VMware ThinApp 4

ThinApp, previously known as Thinstall, offers a more streamlined and portable approach to new software roll-outs and development. Software developers and administrators of large numbers of workstations and or mobile workers are bound to benefit greatly from this software.

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More than Online Tests, Get Values from Your Assessment Results

More than Online Tests, Get Values from Your Assessment Results

To measure learning performance in a flexible approach, many instructors have successfully implemented online tests and exams with e-learning authoring tools. Theoretically instructors would obtain all test items and responses in detail, and generate analysis report of scoring statistics for effective teaching and learning.

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VMware reveals ESX 4.0 features

VMware reveals ESX 4.0 features

VMware's forthcoming ESX Server 4.0 hypervisor update will allow users to change the amount of RAM allocated to virtual machines without rebooting them, VMworld 2008 attendees heard this week in the US.

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An open response to a Jonathan Schwartz blog

An open response to a Jonathan Schwartz blog

Just recently Sun President and CEO Jonathan Schwartz blogged about his company's new xVM product and its relationship to what some big system operators want. Great, but to put my response to xVM in terms that don't refer to places where the sun don't shine, he's been hanging out with the wrong people - and missing an enormous market opportunity because of it.

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iPhone 3G is pretty but anti-social

iPhone 3G is pretty but anti-social

I recently bought the Apple iPhone 3G from my local mobile operator, used it for a week and found the iPhone 3G strangely "anti-social" for a modern 3G mobile phone:It can't forward SMS messages.It can't send SMS messages to a predefined group of recipients (contact group).

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Palin's email gets hacked

Palin's email gets hacked

Hackers have reportedly broken into US Republican vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account andposted some of the contents on the internet.

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Confessions of an IT Eco-Sinner

Confessions of an IT Eco-Sinner

Just working my way through an excellent book called Confessions of an Eco Sinner by Fred Pearce. The gist of the book is that rather than just come all preachy about the state of the planet - Pearce actually takes the trouble to find out what is really going on.

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Turn off those computers at night

Turn off those computers at night

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts recently began requiring that government computers not engaged in mission-critical activities be turned off when not in use. While this might not seem like a big deal, a lot of us leave our desktops on, whether for instant access in the morning, sharing devices, running jobs overnight, or simply because we don't think about it.

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The most "dangerous" celebrities to search for in 2008

The most "dangerous" celebrities to search for in 2008

Searching for details regarding the latest celebrity gossip may expose you to everything the IT underground has to offer - from adware and spyware to misleading offers and fake newsletters enticing you to opt-in into a spammer's campaign. McAfee owned SiteAdvisor has recently released the 2008 list of the celebrity names that are most actively abused by malicious attackers in order to attract legitimate traffic to their malicious sites.

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