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Dell claims new servers save on electric bill
Computer maker Dell Inc.'s solution to the data center energy crisis is to market more energy-efficient versions of its PowerEdge line of servers. The model 1950 and 2950 servers deliver a 25 percent improvement in performance per watt compared to the standard 1950 and 2950, the company claims.
Sun enhances mobile delivery platform
Sun Microsystems is today announcing enhancements to its Sun Java System Content Delivery Server (CDS) at the International Telecommunication Union's Telecom World show in Hong Kong. CDS provides a common infrastructure for delivering all types of content, including Java applications, games, ringtones and wallpaper.
Ask.com to revamp local search
IAC/InterActiveCorp's Ask.com has revamped and renamed its local search service, becoming the latest search engine provider to improve its offering in what is considered one of the most popular search segments for both advertisers and end users.
Microsoft supports developers of mobile mashups
Microsoft Corp. Monday took the wraps off a new service, called Connected Services Sandbox, that offers developers tools and support needed to produce Web-based applications for mobile phones that combine APIs (application programming interfaces) from different sources with telecommunication services.
Qualcomm buys WLAN and Bluetooth technologies
Qualcomm Inc. is making two acquisitions of Bluetooth and WLAN (wireless LAN) chip technologies, allowing it to further the integration of wireless networking capabilities in mobile phones.
IAnywhere beefs up RFID software
IAnywhere Solutions Inc. is adding location tracking capabilities and support for a wider range of sensor technologies in RFID Anywhere 3.0, the latest version of its sensor management software announced on Monday.
Beyond skill: Building a career in IT
The IT market and IT technology are constantly evolving, a characteristic that Steve Bjorg, Co-founder, President and CTO of MindTouch believes keeps a career in IT exciting. In this interview, Bjorg discusses the essential elements of a great career in IT.
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