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iTnewswire Late Edition: Microsoft posts sample IM, presence code; Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch revenue grows.

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Friday, 26th August 2005
  • Microsoft posts sample IM, presence code
  • Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch revenue grows
  • PSI announces a compatible mainframe
  • Oracle, Sun target SQL Server sellers
  • Lenovo may fly resellers to Beijing Games
  • Microsoft posts sample IM, presence code
    Microsoft has released sample code and new controls to show how IM and presence can be integrated into everyday business applications. More...

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    Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch revenue grows
    Ethernet layer switch revenue gained between the first and second quarters this year with Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch revenue jumping 10 percent to US$3.4 billion. More...

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    PSI announces a compatible mainframe
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    Lenovo may fly resellers to Beijing Games
    Australian resellers may soon be competing for a special once-in-a-lifetime prize being considered by major Olympic Games sponsor Lenovo -- a trip to Beijing to enjoy the next summer Olympiad in 2008. More...

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    ping: Intel shows 'Viiv' | Wages battle wounds Defence | Skin mag sues Google ...and more

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    Intel shows 'Viiv'
    INTEL has taken the wraps off plans for a new kind of personal computer
    aimed squarely at the loungeroom.

    Wages battle wounds Defence
    A $131 million Defence Department staff management computer system,
    designed to save the government $100 million a year, ran over time, over
    budget, and is yet to pay for itself.

    Skin mag sues Google
    A US magazine has sued Google alleging it is infringing on copyright by
    displaying thousands of pictures of nude women.

    Crackdown on hackers
    BRAZILIAN police have arrested 85 people accused of stealing more than
    $44 million by hacking into bank accounts.

    Reveal Telstra shares
    RURAL lobby group AgForce is calling for all federal Queensland senators
    and MPs to reveal whether they own Telstra shares before they vote on
    selling the telco giant.

    US fears China hackers
    US Defence Department websites are probed hundreds of times a day by
    hackers, but so far no classified site is known to have been penetrated
    by hackers.

    RFID gets local stripes
    THE Australian Defence Force has signed a $US10.1 million contract for
    its first radio tag tracking system with the same company that supplies
    its US counterpart.

    Award for hi-tech cops
    AUSTRALIA'S hi-tech police and international colleagues have won an
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    [Osdir-daily] OSDL right to reject Windows/Linux TCO study

    The buzz with end users this week is that the Open Source Development Labs
    (OSDL) chose wisely when it rejected an allegedly independent comparison of
    Linux and Windows.

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    [Osdir-daily] How to read Linux reviews

    Once upon a time, reviews related to GNU/Linux and free software in open source
    community publications and Web sites were candy-coated. We were amazed that
    things actually worked, even if making it work required hacking makefiles and
    configuration files, compiling from source, and getting your hands dirty in
    other ways, and gave everything glowing reviews.

    URL: on the O'Reilly Network
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    [Osdir-daily] The Rapid Rise, Release of Asianux 2.0

    The Asianux 2.0 Linux distribution hit the streets of China and Korea today,
    signaling the further rise of the joint Linux development effort against
    competing Linux distributors such as Novell, Red Hat and Sun Wah Linux.

    URL: on the O'Reilly Network
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    HP Lands Major Lucasfilm Contract

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    Hewlett-Packard announced yesterday that it had struck a three year deal with Lucasfilm that will see the company's Industrial Light and Magic special effects house use HP hardware and software to design visual effects for its games and films.
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    Fujitsu Unleashes 160 GB Mobile Hard Disk Drive

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    After delivering the industry's first 2.5-inch Serial ATA hard disk drive in January 2004, Fujitsu Computer Products this week set out to close the performance and capacity gap between desktop and laptop computers when it announced its latest hard disk drive. The MHV2160BT is a 4200 RPM, 160 GB 2.5-inch Serial ATA (SATA) drive engineered to address what Fujitsu sees as a growing demand for mobile hard disk drives with the speed and capacity required for high-end audio/video computing.
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    Report: Vonage Preps For IPO
    [August 25, 2005] A public offering would illustrate the rapid ascension of VoIP from niche to mainstream.

    Intel Says Viva la 'Viive'
    [August 25, 2005] New consumer brand is for media PCs and other new form-factor devices.

    Moglen: Linux Trademark Needs to be Policed
    [August 25, 2005] Software Freedom Law Center founding director opens up about the Linux trademark issue.

    The Rapid Rise, Release of Asianux 2.0
    [August 25, 2005] Joint development of Asian Linux rolls out in China and Korea. Japan is next. Are competitors taking notes?

    Microsoft Prepares for Backup Role
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    Google IM Not Talking to Other Jabbers
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    Now, You're Google-Talking on IM
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    Skype's Platform Open For New Apps
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