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Mapletree announces universal access Mmdule

Author: JT Smith

Mapletree Networks today announced the MTN1048, a 48-port
network access module for telecommunications convergence applications it says provides four times the port density of its nearest competitor while consuming half the power reports The Boston Globe.

Unions prepare new proposal as negotiations continue

Author: JT Smith

According to the Bloomberg News, Verizon Communications and unions
negotiating with the company are preparing to discuss a new proposal drafted late Thursday night aimed at ending a strike that is stretching into its 13th-day, a union official said.

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  • Linux

Hacked websites ‘didn’t read the manual’

Author: JT Smith

Microsoft has blamed administrator error, rather than a bug in
its software, for leaving hundreds of websites running SQL server open to attack this week, according to this VNUNET article.

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Author: JT Smith

Hollywood 1: Hackers 0, NICE HEAD USED YESTERDAY

Author: JT Smith

In a New York court yesterday, US district judge Lewis Kaplan ruled in
favor of the Motion Picture Association’s of America’s (MPAA) copyright violation suit against 2600.com, reports The Register.

DVD playback on Linux just got better

Author: JT Smith

According to this article from The Register, to date, the DVD experience on Linux boxes has been decidedly inferior to that of the Windows platform, but that may be changing.

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  • Linux

Fountain Tech files Chapter 11

Author: JT Smith

US components manufacturer Fountain Technologies has filed for Chapter 11 and named Intel as one of its biggest creditors, reports The Register.

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  • Open Source

Apple seeks intellectual property watchdog

Author: JT Smith

The Register reports, the company’s Trademark Counsel will be charged with seeking out, and sorting out, anyone who violates Apple’s intellectual property, in the US and abroad.

BT linked with AT&T?

Author: JT Smith

BT has dismissed a report that it is toying with the idea of merging with AT&T, from The Register.

Category:

  • Linux

MS signs up for Windows-on-Linux API

Author: JT Smith

The Register is reporting software developer Mainsoft has confirmed its MainWin Windows-to-Unix porting technology is being used by Microsoft.

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  • Linux