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Volume 2, Number 29 -- July 26, 2005

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InterStructures Management Tool Makes Windows Do Linux
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

If you come from a Unix heritage, making the jump to Linux is not perfectly transparent, but it is like moving from the United States to, say, Canada. Everything is a bit more open, but everyone drives on the same side of the road, most people speak the same language, they have essentially the same culture (Canadians have some French culture thrown in and are more open about certain things), and so forth. Moving from Windows to Linux is another thing entirely. Like moving from the United States to, say, Japan. There is a lot of change to absorb in such a move. READ MORE >


AMD: Intel Holds Chip Market Hostage
by Dan Burger

Nobody said life was going to be fair. But then, eventually, people or companies hit a break point and they exclaim: "I've had it up to here with you, and I'm not going to take it any more!" It's gotten to that point for chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices, which filed several lawsuits last month against its nemesis Intel. AMD says Intel has used "coercion and illegal payments" to manipulate the chip market and squelch free enterprise. Of course, there's much more being said as well. READ MORE >

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Hurd on the Street: HP Cuts 14,500 Jobs in Reorganization
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

As had been rumored for many weeks, Hewlett-Packard last week unveiled its plan to cut its headcount and reorganize itself in an effort to bring more money to the bottom line and get focused on selling the products that the united HP and Compaq have spent billions of dollars in developing. Mark Hurd, HP's new president and CEO, hosted a series of calls with Wall Street analysts and the media to explain HP's reorganization plan, which hit about dead center of expectations. READ MORE >


We Work for the Internet
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Whenever we meet someone new, one of the first topics that comes up--probably in the second or third sentence, in fact--is the subject of work. One of the first things that we want to know about someone is what they do for a living because that is the simplest way to get a sense of who someone is and to open the conversation to a broader set of topics. I was at an event recently, and in talking to some complete strangers who asked me what I did for a living, I spontaneously gave a smart-aleck answer that, once I thought about it, turns out to be one of the most true things I have uttered in my career as an IT journalist and analyst. READ MORE >


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   But Wait, There's More

SpikeSource Bags Sun Founder Joy for Board . . . Novell Gets Linux Deal with Hoster Rackspace . . . Dell Shoots for $80 Billion in Sales by 2009 or So . . . IBM Positions Linux in Better Light . . . Interex Cancels HP World User Group Event Next Month . . . Gartner Says Microsoft, IBM the Leaders in Web Services . . . Ingenica Unveils Host Printing Utility . . . READ MORE >

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We value your feedback and insights. Feel free to send a letter to the editor. Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >

Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
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Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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The Linux Beacon


InterStructures Management Tool Makes Windows Do Linux

AMD: Intel Holds Chip Market Hostage

Hurd on the Street: HP Cuts 14,500 Jobs in Reorganization

We Work for the Internet

But Wait, There's More

The Four Hundred
iSeries Programmers Irate Concerning CGIDEV2 Limbo

Is Security the First Step Toward Regulatory Compliance?

iSeries Sales Increase by 10 Percent in Q2

As I See It: In Defense of Entitlement

The Windows Observer
Hurd on the Street: HP Cuts 14,500 Jobs in Reorganization

RDP Flaw Exposes Windows to DOS Attacks

Mad Dog 21/21: Live Gates

Alternative to Exchange Boosts Security and Groupware Features

The Unix Guardian
Sun Firms Up Its Sparc Chip Plans

Hurd on the Street: HP Cuts 14,500 Jobs in Reorganization

IBM Profits Up Some as Sales Decline Some in Q2

Intel Cranks Up the Clocks on Madison Itaniums

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