Intel delivered a solid second quarter Tuesday with net income of $1.3 billion, or 22 cents a share, on revenue of $8.
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Writing in Science (subscription required), Richard Ford and Eugene Spafford discuss the 25th anniversary of the computer virus.Don Reisinger notes that depending on what you count as a virus, it may actually be the 30th anniversary of the virus.
To date Oracle's Unbreakable Linux effort has been pretty quiet aside from a few conference call mentions. It certainly hasn't put Red Hat out to pasture.
Google unveiled Tuesday its latest initiative to court small businesses--a custom search tool dubbed Google Custom Search Business Edition. Google's small business search allows companies to add Google search to their web sites.
A Credit Suisse analyst thinks BEA Systems is likely to go on the auction block in the next three to six months. And the potential buyer is two likely suspects: Private equity firms or Oracle, which indicated it has no plans to slow down its acquisition pace.
Service oriented architecture may be going mainstream--at least to the media.In recent days there has been a bevy of stories about SOA--beyond the daily developments that Joe McKendrick tracks.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has reached an agreement to buy Dow Jones for $5 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Notable headlines:Dan Farber: Salesforce.com transitions to platform as a service.
Salesforce.com plans to make its Apex Code available in general release next month, completing its transition from an on demand CRM application platform to a more generalized on demand software development platform.
Enterprises wondering about whether you can power your company on the Mac platform may want to ping Auto Warehousing Co. CIO Dale Frantz.