If anyone is keeping a close eye on Cisco, it's Brocade. The longtime rivals are right now each pushing their own portfolios for the converged datacentre, Brocade with its Brocade One and Cisco with its Unified Computing System.
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Smartphones running Windows Phone 7 will hit shop shelves around Europe on 21 October, according to several reports.The devices will go on sale then in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, the reports said.
After two false starts on Monday morning, Cern physicists achieved their aim of circulating and colliding beams in the Large Hadron Collider at 3.5 TeV.
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Unite union members working as mobile engineers at HP CDS will hold a one-day strike on Monday, 7 December, in a dispute over job transfers, pay and pensions.The union said on Thursday that the engineers will introduce an overtime ban and work to rule from 4 January.
Gary McKinnon's legal team has been given more time to request a judicial review of the home secretary's decision not to halt McKinnon's extradition to the United States.Home secretary Alan Johnson has granted an extension of the deadline until 10 December, according to a statement issued on Wednesday by Kaim Todner, McKinnon's solicitors.
Gary McKinnon's extradition to the US to face hacking charges is set to move forward, after home secretary Alan Johnson said he will not intervene.McKinnon's supporters had asked the minister to halt the extradition on the grounds that it would be a breach of McKinnon's human rights.
The world's biggest particle accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider, is in operation again after more than a year of repairs.The European Organisation for Nuclear Research, Cern, said in a statement on Friday that particle beams are once again circulating in the LHC, and that a clockwise circulating beam was established at 10 PM local time.
The Guardian Jobs website has come under attack from a 'sophisticated and deliberate hack' that has exposed sensitive data, according to an email sent to affected users on Saturday.The breach is related to data submitted by people who have applied for a job via the Guardian Jobs site.
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