Colin Barker

Colin Barker is based in London and is Senior Reporter for ZDNet. He has been writing about the IT business for some 30-plus years. He still enjoys it.

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Magic from Vodafone expected on 5 May

The mobile phone company Vodafone said on Wednesday that the much anticipated Google Android phone, dubbed Magic, will be available from 5 May.The phone can be pre-ordered now from the company's website for from £15 per month for a minimum plan with no free minutes to £80.

April 23, 2009 by

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Magic from Vodafone available May 5

The mobile phone company Vodafone said on Wednesday that its much anticipated Google Android phone, dubbed Magic, will be available from May 5.The phone can be pre-ordered now from the company's website for from £15 per month for a minimum plan with no free minutes to £80.

April 23, 2009 by

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No welcome for Oracle from Ingres

Database supplier Ingres, an Oracle competitor, has not exactly welcomed the news that its rival has just grown even bigger with the acquisition of Sun Microsystems. Ingres is, like MySQL, an open source database and the company has close ties with other open source suppliers like Red Hat.

April 23, 2009 by

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