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Linux Foundation: The future is Linux

At the Linux Foundation, the future of Solaris, or should I say lack thereof, is clear. Executive Director Jim Zemlin is adamant that “the future is Linux and Microsoft Windows…is not Unix or… Read more…

Firefox 3 RC1 now available

Release candidate 1 of Firefox 3 has been released late last week to the public. RC1 purportedly offers significant improvements in the area of performance, memory usage and stability

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Firefox 3.0 beta 4 released

Beta 4 of Firefox 3.0 was released just yesterday. According to Mozilla, this latest iteration sports more than 900 enhancements over the previous beta, and is a direct result of community feedback…. Read more…

Security woes dog Microsoft

Microsoft Office, as well as other pieces of enterprise software, has security holes that are causing problems for Internet users, according to the SANS Institute’s annual security report. According… Read more…

A glitch in information sharing

Government chief information security officers recently told an industry conference that sharing information is not without its problems and can open up a new path for corruption of the system…. Read more…

Google in the enterprise can be dangerous

If you’ve been considering Google Apps as your answer to enterprise groupware–you may want to think again. The Burton Group released a new 55-page report describing what it sees as the dangers of… Read more…

ALSO NOTED: IT outsourcing may be too expensive for small enterprises; Disillusionment with software security;

> IT outsourcing is potentially too expensive for small enterprises. Press… Read more…

One-Minute Tutorial: Understanding RIA

Although the term might be unfamiliar to many, Rich Internet Application (RIA) can be a useful tool, especially for customer-facing applications. RIAs are web applications with the features and… Read more…

Editor’s Corner

Join us tomorrow for our newest webinar, “Web in Motion: Competitive Advantage through Mobile Web Applications,” presented by Sybase iAnywhere. The business mobility webinar will cover the case for… Read more…

C&L: Boost your mobile Web knowledge level

One of the most critical career elements for any CIO is keeping up with and staying on top of emerging technologies. Mobile Web applications might be a good area to focus on, given the advancement… Read more…