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News for Wednesday, August 16 2006

Source: CodeProject     Posted by Chris Maunder    Wednesday, August 16, 2006 9:00am    
News for Wednesday, August 16 2006

Industry News

IBM expands beyond Linux

Never one to ignore a potential consultancy platform, IBM moves to support more Open Source apps.
Source: InfoWorld

Google Talk marks first year with upgrade

Now with file transfer and voice mail.
Source: News.com

Sony will help pay for Dell battery recall

They built them, so they'll help collect them.
Source: ComputerWorld

BlackBerrys shown to be hackable

Hackers make flan out of them.
Source: The Age

Developer News

Answers API Now Available

Yahoo adds an API to their "Answers" service. Now your applications can search for useless answers to silly questions.
Source: Yahoo

ADO.NET vNext CTP - August 2006

Get a taste of the next data access model from Microsoft. Includes the new Entity Framework (ORM).
Source: Microsoft

Terabyte drive to debut later this year

Put it on your wish list now.
Source: News.com

Sun edges closer to open-source Java

They're still not sure what that means, but they're starting.
Source: ComputerWorld

Hot Threads

Keyboard Washing Question

Dry clean or hand wash in warm water. Use no bleach.
Source: The Code Project

VS2003 SP1 released

Now we just have to wait for VS2005 SP 1.
Source: The Code Project



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