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What's Microsoft's role in the Novell-Attachmate deal?

Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. is buying Novell for $2.2 billion, the companies announced on November 22. At the same time, Novell announced the "concurrent sale of certain intellectual property assets to CPTN Holdings LLC, a consortium of technology companies organized by Microsoft Corporation, for $450 million in cash."

November 21, 2010 by

Philippine government faces ICT backlash

The double-edged nature of ICT, particularly social media, came into full view in the last few weeks here as a triple whammy of sorts led the Philippine government to be bombarded with criticisms from the public.It's been more than a month now since the first blunder surfaced on the national scene involving the plagiarism charge hurled against Supreme Court (SC) associate justice Mariano del Castillo.

November 21, 2010 by

BSOD: Stop Codes

BSOD: Stop Codes is an application that provides indexed information on Microsoft Windows (blue screen) stop codes.This application...

December 7, 2013 By John Ohl

Microsoft Point Converter+

Microsoft Point Converter (iOS 5 Compatible)Easily convert from Microsoft points and back from the comfort of your sofa with this windows...

February 9, 2012 By Christopher Oxley

A CEO takes full responsibility

By now, everybody in the Philippine business community, particularly in the IT sector, has already heard and aired their own opinions on the plagiarism controversy that had embroiled Manny V. Pangilinan, the powerful chairman and CEO of dominant carrier PLDT.

April 13, 2010 by

How deep can Intel get inside the smart grid?

I think a lot about which companies that I've been covering for zillions of years will be around 10 years from now, as the Internet moves into its next phase of innovation around things like machine to machine communications, which is sort of personified in the smart grid. If you think Microsoft and IBM and Hewlett-Packard are invincible, pause a moment to memorialize Digital Equipment Corp.

March 10, 2010 by

When political, social beliefs rule the day

Google may no longer be a verb in China if the search giant doesn't get its way and be allowed to operate an uncensored search engine in the country.In an interview with CNN, Google's chief legal officer David Drummond said: "[We] just no longer in good conscience can continue to censor our results.

January 14, 2010 by

Changing of the IT guards

There's another strong storm coming to the Philippines this weekend, but I won't go into this topic again just like what I've been doing in the last three weeks. I'm hoping, however, that this approaching typhoon won't create as much havoc as the two previous storms did.

October 29, 2009 by

The PCs that the flood took away

As a super typhoon prepares to lash the Philippines this week--the third time in a month--I ask for the indulgence of those who regularly check out this blog as I write about a topic related to the recent floods once again.One issue that has received considerable attention in the media in the last few days is about cars that were submerged and damaged at the height of the storms.

October 21, 2009 by

My new Windows notebook is a MacBook Pro

I suffered one year of sleep, hibernate and boot problems with my Sony Vaio VGN-AR69GU laptop. The last time I applied a Windows Update, it caused my laptop to hang for 30 minutes while booting up, which is unacceptable for my work.

August 4, 2009 by

Will the OS not matter in time?

It was late Wednesday afternoon here when news of Google's plans to unveil a desktop operating system (OS) first broke, further intensifying its rivalry against current desktop OS lead Microsoft.There has long been speculation that the search giant will eventually come up with its own desktop platform, but it was anybody's guess--until now--how far Google was willing to go to pit itself against Microsoft's stronghold in this space.

July 9, 2009 by

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