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IBM expands support for Sun's Solaris 10

IBM and Sun today announced that day announced that IBM will distribute Solaris 10 and Solaris Subscriptions for select x86-based IBM System x servers and BladeCenter servers to clients through IBM's channels. The servers include IBM System x3650, System x3755, and System x3850 servers, and IBM BladeCenter HS21 and LS41 servers.

August 16, 2007 by Dan Farber


ZDNet Blogs enterprise news and views roundup

While we are in the slow week of summer, the tech industry does not take much of a vacation. This week VMware went public, Citrix acquired XenSource and virtualization and hypervisors are in vogue.

August 16, 2007 by Dan Farber


Printing Batteries

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a battery that's basically a piece of paper impregnated with carbon nanotubes. Robert Linhardt, the senior researcher on the project says that the device isn't built from pieces, but rather it's a single integrated device.

August 15, 2007 by Phil Windley


Broadband over powerlines gets a boost

Broadband over powerlines (BPL) may get a much-needed boost from a deal between Current Group and DirecTV. On Wednesday, Current and DirecTV announced a distribution agreement (see Techmeme roundup) that will allow the satellite TV giant to distribute Current's broadband and VOIP services by the end of 2007 and 2008.

August 15, 2007 by


Where does SCO go from here?

SCO took a huge gamble and lost! There never was much hope that they could pull together a team of lawyers better than those at IBM but the potential threat to Linux, whether real or imagined, is gone -- along with any asset value SCO had left. There customer list is all that's left!

August 15, 2007 by Marc Wagner