Work Progressing on Army's Future Combat Systems

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El_Oscuro brings us a Washington Post update on the progress of Future Combat Systems, the U.S. Army's Linux-based operating environment that has been under development for several years. The project, which currently surpasses 63 million...

OpenOffice bug hits multiple operating systems

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Security experts have discovered vulnerabilities in OpenOffice.org that could allow attackers to remotely execute code on Linux, Windows or Apple Mac-based computers. OpenOffice version 2.0.4 and earlier versions are vulnerable to maliciously crafted TIFF files,...

Extended Warranties on Ubuntu Systems Back Soon

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Recent reports have noted that Dell had stopped offering extended warranties or CompleteCare on Ubuntu-based systems. The problem occurred due to an ordering system glitch over the weekend, but Dell is working to get the...

Crysis will run on older systems

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Crytek CEO Cevat Yerli tells Next-Gen that new technology will allow the upcoming Crysis to run on gaming rigs up to three years old; developer also talks about going "Vista-only" and the transition to DX10,...

Windows Vista Now Available On Dell Systems

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This weekend, Dell quietly made Windows Vista available on most of the company's desktop and laptop machines. The computers are still priced in the same range but now offer various editions of Windows Vista installed...

IE7 now on 100 million systems

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Tony Chor, the Group Program Manager for the Internet Explorer team claims 100 millionth download of IE7 I'm pleased to report that on January 8th, we had the 100 millionth IE7 installation. However, even more...

Backup systems failed in St. John's phone outage

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Bell Aliant says it's going to launch an investigation into how 100,000 phone customers in St. John's and internet clients all over Newfoundland lost service late Friday. Telephones were operating again Saturday morning after a...

PC Upkeep Costs Twice that of Mac Systems

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According to a report by Network World, a study performed by them has declared that the average Mac is half as expensive to maintain compared to a comparable PC in a business setting. This...

Sun Aims to Bolster Disaster Warning Systems

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Sun Microsystems announced a project on Wednesday to build out disaster warning systems in countries around the world. The Santa Clara, Calif.-based server company said it has teamed with the Pacific...

Flaws In Kerberos Could Open Systems to Attack

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Two serious security flaws in a technology widely used for network authentication could expose a swath of software products to hacker attack, experts have warned. The flaws could allow an online intruder...

Google Typo Crashes Systems

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Spyware authors and phishing fraudsters yanked an old scam out of the playbook Wednesday by directing malicious code at Internet users who may be prone to typing or spelling deficiencies, according to security researchers. Finnish...

Apple, Microsoft prepare for war with new systems

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After years of relative quiet, both Microsoft and Apple are frenetically working on major new upgrades to the base software that run the personal computers of tens of millions of business and consumer users. Microsoft...

Novell to Acquire Tally Systems Corp.

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Novell announced on Wednesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Tally Systems Corp. Tall Systems is an expert in IT asset management solutions, this acquisition will help Novell expand it's ZENworks management...

ZoomForge Offers Solution for Windows-based Systems

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Security and organization has always been a weak spot for NTFS, the dominant file system of Microsoft's modern operating systems. ZoomForge Technologies suggests that they may have found a solution to this. ZoomForge states that...

Hacker penetrates T-Mobile systems

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Securityfocus is reporting that a hacker known by the alias "Ethics" successfully penetrated T-Mobile's systems for at least a year. Twenty-one year-old Nicolas Jacobsen was charged last October after an elaborate sting between...

Systems Management Server 2003 SDK v2.0

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The Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) 2003 software development kit (SDK) Version 2 is available for download as an installation package from the Microsoft download center. The SDK contains documentation and sample applications for developing...

Alienware Details Its Systems with 2 Graphics Cards

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A leading producer of high-end computers for gamers and professionals – Alienware – revealed some additional details about its new initiative to install two graphics cards into one PC for hardcore gamers. It seems that...

Cisco and IBM launch initiative for converged systems

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Thanks rumbleph1sh. IBM and Cisco Systems announced a joint initiative intended on helping companies integrate and implement converged voice, video and data systems in their environments. With the initiative comes new services, being...

Dell slots back-up tools into storage systems

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Thanks rumbleph1sh. Dell on Friday introduced data protection software jointly developed with CommVault Systems to meet the needs of small businesses. The GalaxyExpress software promises to enable companies to back up and restore...

ATI Sets Standards on Apple Systems

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ATI Technologies Inc. continues to build on its wide range of offerings for the Mac market now shipping in new Apple products, including the PowerBook®G4 professional notebook, and eMac™ desktop for consumers and education customers....

Alienware Launches New Media Center Systems

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Digital Home Entertainment Line Delivers Integrated Multimedia Experience Alienware®, the leading manufacturer of high-performance computer desktop, mobile, and professional systems, announced today a new line of digital home entertainment solutions. ...

Launch Of Systems Management Server 2003

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Dell Highlights Partner Commitment to Integrated Management Solutions For Systems Management Server 2003 Today at Microsoft® IT Forum 2003 in Copenhagen, Microsoft Corp. launched Systems Management Server 2003, its change and...

Microsoft Systems Management Server 2003 RTM

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Solution Delivers End-to-End Application Deployment, Asset Management and Security Patching Microsoft Corp. today announced that Systems Management Server 2003, its change and configuration management solution for Windows(r) and a critical piece...

Athlon 64 vs. Apple G5 Systems

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PC World has posted some benchmark results suggesting that Apple's Power Mac G5 isn't the world's fastest desktop PC after all. The PC World tests compare dual G5 systems to a Pentium 4 3.2GHz, Athlon...

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