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Larry Dignan is Editor in Chief of ZDNet and SmartPlanet as well as Editorial Director of ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic.

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AMD lets Spider platform out for holiday season

With a fresh cash infusion of between $550 million and $700 million from Abu Dhabi's Mubdala Development, AMD is rolling out its “Spider Platform," which includes the new Phenom processors (desktop versions of the quad-core Barcelona), HD3800 series graphics (rolled out last week) and the new 790 chip set.

November 18, 2007 by Dan Farber


Paglo debuts IT search engine as a service

Paglo is taking the wraps off of what it claims is the first search engine for IT. The Paglo Crawler continuously indexes corporate networks to discover devices, networks and other IT assets as basis for search queries.

November 18, 2007 by Dan Farber


Chip bugs can lead to major security disasters

Adi Shamir, professor at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and "S" in RSA, sent out a warning about a hypothetical scenario in which bugs in widely used processors could be exploited undetected by "sophisticated" intelligence agencies and lead to major security disasters.These bugs chips, which are becoming increasingly complex, would make RSA's public key encryption scheme vulnerable.

November 18, 2007 by Dan Farber


Is God on technology's side? Or is it the other way around?

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk finds that the Web accommodates all kinds of bloggers, including a nun who says she is "wildly enthusiastic about our mission of putting communications technology at the service of the Gospel." One of the more rewarding things about the Web is that it allows you to snoop a little into other people’s lives without knocking on their door and asking to borrow some sugar.

November 16, 2007 by Chris Matyszczyk

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Google launches universal email migration API

A few weeks ago Google announced IMAP support, allowing adminstrators to move external email system to Google Apps, and today extended the invitation to any email system with the Google Apps Email Migration API, which is based on Gdata. Third parties are using the API to build migration tools, such as LimitNone's gMOVE for moving Outlook email, contacts and calendars to Google Apps, according to a post on Google's Enterprise blog.

November 16, 2007 by Dan Farber


Capgemini deploys Google itself

Capgemini is touting its first Google Apps Premier Edition (Google Docs, Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk and Start Page) deployment since the $10 billion consulting and outsourcing firm brought Google's productivity suite into its practice.Guess what.

November 16, 2007 by Dan Farber


Social networking needs identity delegation strategies

Ever since Facebook opened its platform to outside developers, thousands of applications have been built on top of Facebook. Some have tens of thousands of users and have become part of the everyday experience for many Facebook customers.

November 16, 2007 by Phil Windley