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Microsoft announced a long-anticipated re-org, simplifying its seven divisions into three, focused on Windows, Office, and Games. Oracle Corporation is holding its annual Oracle OpenWorld event at San Francisco’s Moscone Center this week. The Eclipse Foundation has announced that mobile telephony leader Nokia has joined the foundation and will also serve as a board member. ... (more)

SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast - July 28, 2005

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SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast - August 1, 2005

It’s now being called Ciscogate. After researcher Michael Lynn revealed a Cisco router vulnerability at the Black Hat conference last week, only to have his presentation removed from the conference CD, security consultant Raven Alder spoke at the follow-up DEF CON hacker convention summarizing Lynn's findings and discussing potential vulnerabilities. SpikeSource is branching out into free fully configured made-to-order stacks. Sybase’s iAnywhere division has launched Answers Anywhere, a scalable middleware platform for building application interfaces with context under... (more)

SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast August 20, 2005

Novell won’t be crying for Argentina if it is able to follow through on a projection to sell 250,000 units of its Desktop Linux into this large South American country by the end of the year. A series of 'Chalk Talks' will debut at the upcoming Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. A new evaluation by research company IDC of seventeen SOA vendors says that SOA is starting to be deployed in departmental and even enterprise-wide applications. A survey of consumer satisfaction in July 2005 conducted by UK-based market researcher Keynote Systems ranked Google in first place i... (more)

SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast August 23, 2005

BEA has acquired Plumtree Systems for $200 million. Plumtree’s portfolio features the industry's only cross-platform portal, running on both J2EE and .Net. SYS-CON Media will hold its second annual "Application Server Shootout" pay-per-view event in October. Invited participants include BEA, Borland, IBM, JBoss, Jonas, Macromedia, Microsoft, Oracle, Orion, Sun Microsystems, and Sybase. Is EnterpriseDB Oracle’s biggest nightmare? Lloyd's of London is to offer insurance to protect firms if patent actions arise from their use of Linux and open-source software.   ... (more)