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News: Salesforce.com turns 20, targets SAP R/3 users
News: HP announces grain-sized wireless memory chip
News: Intel to launch Montecito server chip Tuesday
News: McAfee: Hackers learning from open source
Opinion: A Storage Story
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ITwhirled: Google Maps to Malta: You are nothing
Salesforce.com turns 20, targets SAP R/3 users
Salesforce.com Inc. will officially unveil the 20th generation of its hosted CRM (customer relationship management) software Monday, as well as announcing a connector integrating its CRM software-as-a-service with SAP AG's R/3 ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications.
HP announces grain-sized wireless memory chip
Hewlett-Packard Co. researchers have developed a memory chip with wireless networking capabilities that is roughly the same size as a grain of rice, the company said Monday.
Intel to launch Montecito server chip Tuesday
Intel Corp. will launch its often-delayed "Montecito" dual-core Itanium chip for high-end servers on Tuesday. The company has already begun shipping the chips to server vendors.
McAfee: Hackers learning from open source
Hackers are taking a page from the open-source playbook, using the same techniques that made Linux and Apache successes to improve their malicious software, according to McAfee Inc.
IBM to support Xen virtualization through Suse
IBM Corp.'s low-end servers and middleware for the first time will support XenSource Inc.'s open-source Xen virtualization technology, since it's included in Novell Inc.'s new Suse Linux distribution, IBM announced Monday.
New companies join Linux phone group
Several companies including Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) and ZTE Corp. have joined the Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum, the group announced on Monday.
Suit over Google PageRank faces hard fight
A company suing Google Inc. over low page rankings has been given a chance to bolster its case, but the attempt to take on the search giant on behalf of all sites left behind appears to be an uphill battle.
Microsoft pulls plug on private-folder software
Responding to pressure from corporate users, Microsoft Corp. Friday pulled free software from the Web that allowed users sharing Windows PCs to shield information from other users in a private folder.
A Storage Story
By James Gaskin
It's like a heartbeat: more STORage, more STORage, more STORage. Space you have today must increase tomorrow. I called up Gary Gammon, Senior VP of Marketing at Bell Micro (.com) a "storage-centric value added distributor" to see how the storage world spins.
Google Maps to Malta: You are nothing
The tiny Mediterranean island nation of Malta has been overlooked by many over the centuries, but you'd think that with its heroic resistance to Nazi bombers during World War II and recent European Union membership, it would finally start getting some respect. Well, it's not getting any from Google, anyway: Google Maps reveals a broad blue expanse where Malta should be.