News: BayStar exec says Microsoft 'guaranteed' SCO investment
News: Oracle buys data integration company Sunopsis
News: HP's Dunn, Fiorina blame Perkins for downfall
News: Microsoft revokes MVP status of adware distributor
Opinion: Web Application Security Audits
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ITwhirled: Experts: Future to be riddled with sci-fi cliches
BayStar exec says Microsoft 'guaranteed' SCO investment
The long-running Linux patent dispute between The SCO Group Inc. and IBM Corp. took another twist last week when IBM filed court documents that suggest Microsoft Corp. agreed to back up BayStar Capital's investment in SCO.
Oracle buys data integration company Sunopsis
Oracle Corp. has acquired French data integration software company Sunopsis SA for an undisclosed sum, the companies announced on Monday.
HP's Dunn, Fiorina blame Perkins for downfall
Former Hewlett-Packard Co. chairmen Patricia Dunn and Carly Fiorina each cited board member Thomas Perkins as an instigator behind their ousters from the technology company, according to interviews the two gave on a U.S. TV news program Sunday night.
Microsoft revokes MVP status of adware distributor
One week after it named the creator of a Windows Messenger add-on to its list of Most Valued Professionals (MVPs), Microsoft Corp. has revoked the award after critics pointed out that the program is used to distribute adware.
Salesforce.com opens up development tools to customers
In hopes of creating a third major revenue-generating business, Salesforce.com Inc. plans to make its Apex programming language and development platform available to users of its on-demand applications.
Web Application Security Audits
By James Gaskin
There are four Web vulnerability tool companies, and one, Acunetix(.com) now offers a free audit through a download on their Web site.Through this service, they have gathered plenty of information about the state of Web development security even though they've been a commercial product for less than a year.
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Experts: Future to be riddled with sci-fi cliches
Killer robots and evil artificial intelligences? A huge portion of the population so involved in virtual reality that they ignore real life? According to an array of tech visionaries, these scenarios and others that every studio in Hollywood would reject as too hackneyed lie in wait for us ... in the MYSTERIOUS FUTURE!