Tom Sanders

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Former CA chief goes to jail

Former CA chief goes to jail

Former Computer Associates chief executive Sanjay Kumar has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and a US$8 million fine.
Tom Sanders Jan 1 2009, 9:34AM Software
Nortel dives into SOA with IBM

Nortel dives into SOA with IBM

Nortel Networks has entered the service oriented architecture space by expanding its partnership with IBM.

Tom Sanders Nov 16 2007, 6:29AM Collaboration
Dell vows to support Solaris

Dell vows to support Solaris

Dell has promised to support Sun Microsystems'Solaris operating system on its servers, executives for the two companies revealed at the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

Tom Sanders Nov 16 2007, 6:25AM Software
Attackers target Windows DRM flaw

Attackers target Windows DRM flaw

Microsoft has warned that attackers are actively targeting a security vulnerability in the SafeDisc DRM technology that ships as part of Windows.
Tom Sanders Nov 8 2007, 6:27AM Security
Oracle drops BEA acquisition offer

Oracle drops BEA acquisition offer

Oracle has retracted its US$6.7bn offer to acquire middleware maker BEA, after BEA allowed a Sunday deadline to expire.
Tom Sanders Oct 30 2007, 6:54AM Software
BEA shops itself around for US$8.3bn

BEA shops itself around for US$8.3bn

BEA is soliciting take over bids at US$21 per share, valuing the middleware vendor at US$8.3bn..
Tom Sanders Oct 29 2007, 6:52AM Finance
Microsoft rediscovers the path to growth

Microsoft rediscovers the path to growth

Microsoft posted a 27 percent growth in revenue, making for the fastest single growth quarter since 1999.
Tom Sanders Oct 29 2007, 6:52AM Finance
Sun threatens NetApp with patent war

Sun threatens NetApp with patent war

Sun promises to donate half of legal bounty to free software foundations.
Tom Sanders Oct 26 2007, 6:55AM Hardware
Mozilla logs record US$67 million sales

Mozilla logs record US$67 million sales

The Mozilla Foundation has posted a 21 percent rise in revenues over 2006, increasing its earnings to US$66.8m..
Tom Sanders Oct 25 2007, 2:21PM Finance
Microsoft builds mini Windows core

Microsoft builds mini Windows core

Microsoft has developed a minimised version for the next release of its Windows operating system codenamed Windows 7..
Tom Sanders Oct 23 2007, 2:55PM Software
OSI approves Microsoft's open source licenses

OSI approves Microsoft's open source licenses

The Open Source Initiative has approved the Microsoft Public Licence and Microsoft Reciprocal Licence, officially branding them as open source licences.
Tom Sanders Oct 17 2007, 6:42AM Software
IBM touts middleware for information management

IBM touts middleware for information management

IBM has released a slew of new products that are intended to underscore its commitment to the 'information management' space.
Tom Sanders Oct 16 2007, 3:37PM Collaboration
BEA rejects US$6.7bn Oracle offer

BEA rejects US$6.7bn Oracle offer

BEA has turned down Oracle's US$6.7bn acquisition offer, claiming that it undervalues the company.
Tom Sanders Oct 16 2007, 6:48AM Collaboration
Dell unveils thin client alternative

Dell unveils thin client alternative

Dell has unveiled an enterprise desktop platform that aims to deliver all the benefits of a blade computing system without the set-backs..
Tom Sanders Oct 12 2007, 7:00AM Hardware
Sun ships first Niagara 2 servers

Sun ships first Niagara 2 servers

Sun Microsystems has unveiled three servers running its T2 processor released last August. The chip is also known by its Niagara 2 codename.
Tom Sanders Oct 10 2007, 8:27AM Hardware
IBM to cross swords with Salesforce and Google

IBM to cross swords with Salesforce and Google

IBM is preparing to launch an online marketplace for hosted applications for small and medium sized businesses to rival Google Apps and Salesforce.com's AppExchange.
Tom Sanders Oct 8 2007, 6:27AM Software
Palm Linux smartphone delayed till late 2008

Palm Linux smartphone delayed till late 2008

Next Treo platform becomes a distant blip on the radar.
Tom Sanders Oct 5 2007, 3:27PM Mobility
Skype co-founder defends poor financials

Skype co-founder defends poor financials

Critics have inflated expectations about Skype's ability to monetise its 220 million users, co-founder Niklas Zennström said in an interview about his departure from the firm.
Tom Sanders Oct 4 2007, 6:25AM Finance
Skype chief steps down amidst challenges

Skype chief steps down amidst challenges

Skype loses co-foudner after 2-day outage and dissapointing revenues.
Tom Sanders Oct 2 2007, 5:13PM Collaboration
IDF: Intel releases Mashmaker preview

IDF: Intel releases Mashmaker preview

Intel has released a preview of its Mashmaker tool which is currently in a pre-beta phase.
Tom Sanders Sep 21 2007, 5:22AM Software

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