Monday, October 16, 2006

DOJ probes Mitsubishi SRAM sales ... Intel to ship 45nm processors in late 2007


News: U.S. DOJ probing Mitsubishi SRAM sales
News: Intel to ship 45nm processors in late 2007
News: Yahoo to simplify e-biz for small companies
News: GSMA gets 10 bids for low-cost 3G handset
Windows Tip: IPsec and Windows Vista
Podcast: Today's IT news audio update
ITwhirled: File sharing gets divine approval


U.S. DOJ probing Mitsubishi SRAM sales
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked Mitsubishi Electric Corp.'s U.S. unit for information regarding sales of SRAM (static RAM) chips in the U.S., the Japanese company said Monday. DIGG it!

Intel to ship 45nm processors in late 2007
Intel Corp. will start shipping 45-nanometer versions of its latest microprocessors for servers, laptops and desktop PCs in the second half of next year, company executives said Monday. DIGG it!

Yahoo to simplify e-biz for small companies
Yahoo Inc. is revamping its e-commerce hosting platform to make it easier for small businesses to open and manage online stores. On Monday, Yahoo plans to unveil the first stage of the project by introducing two new "wizards" for designing stores and adding inventory information. DIGG it!

GSMA gets 10 bids for low-cost 3G handset
Ten vendors have submitted bids to the GSM Association (GSMA) to produce a low-cost 3G (third-generation) mobile handset, the group's chairman said Monday. DIGG it!

Philips Q3 profit soars on sale of semiconductor unit
Third-quarter earnings nearly tripled at Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV, boosted by the sale of its chip business, but revenue remained flat. The Dutch manufacturer is refocusing on less volatile areas such as medical systems, lighting and consumer electronics products, after last week completing the sale of its mobile phone business. DIGG it!

SAP to give developers easier access to NetWeaver
SAP AG plans to make it simpler for developers to work with NetWeaver in a bid to expand the appeal of the integration platform which is central to recent versions of the vendor's enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. DIGG it!

McAfee buys compliance vendor Onigma
McAfee Inc. has acquired Onigma Ltd., an Israeli vendor of data-leak prevention software. Onigma's FlowControl software prevents unauthorized data from being transmitted over the network by e-mail or malicious software and can prevent it from being copied to devices attached to the PC, such as USB drives or printers.

Black Duck debuts U.S. encryption compliance
Black Duck Software Inc. is extending the scope of its compliance management offerings with a new product to handle U.S. export encryption requirements. DIGG it!


IPsec and Windows Vista
By Mitch Tulloch, MTIT Enterprises

The biggest improvement with IPsec in Vista is that it's now easy to work with! Think about trying to use IPsec to secure traffic between your client computers and domain controllers. Have you ever tried that with an existing Windows network? It takes dozens (more likely hundreds) of IPsec filters and rules just to make it work -- if you can ever get it working. Domain and server isolation are great in theory but they're still difficult to implement and maintain on today's Windows networks.

Read the full article here :: DIGG it!


Daily IT News Audio Update
Intel to launch quad-core chips on Nov. 13 ... Samsung sees Q3 operating profits fall ... Microsoft promises to ship Vista in Europe on schedule

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Divine approval for file sharing?
When Sweden outlawed the downloading of copyrighted files last July, the head of one Swedish municipality's culture department publicly admitted that he's a downloader in an attempt to start a conversation on the practice's prevalence in society. But he was saved from potential jail time when the main evidence in the case -- his computer -- was struck by lightning and rendered inoperable.

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