Tuesday, August 16, 2005

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August 16, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE

-- COMMON makes education voucher plan permanent
-- IBM launches Power-based consortium
-- iSeries upswing too soon to call a trend
-- H1-B Visas already gone for 2006
-- Tip contest: Win a TiVo Series2 40-hour DVR
-- Free book excerpt: Free-Format RPG IV

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COMMON MAKES EDUCATION VOUCHER PLAN PERMANENT | Search400.com

COMMON, the iSeries user group, will now allow attendees to use IBM
education vouchers to pay for the conference, permanently
implementing the pilot program started at the Spring 2004 event.
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IBM LAUNCHES POWER-BASED CONSORTIUM | iSeries Network

Power.org is IBM's new tactic to promote its Power architecture. The
30-member community plans to develop open specifications for bus
architecture and high-volume servers.
http://www.iseriesnetwork.com/content/f3/index.cfm?fuseaction=news.viewArticle&articleID=51389

ISERIES UPSWING TOO SOON TO CALL A TREND | The Four Hundred

Is the boost in revenues for the iSeries marking a trend in growth or
is IBM merely selling to its existing customer base?
http://www.itjungle.com/tfh/tfh081505-story02.html

H1-B VISAS ALREADY GONE FOR 2006 | Internet News

Next year's allotment of H1-B Visas for foreign workers with graduate
degrees from U.S. universities has already been snatched up. The cap
is currently at 65,000.
http://www.internetnews.com/bus-news/article.php/3527631

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