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  • ShadowRAM: August 21, 2006
    Those who had an APB out for the FakeSteveJobs diary can relax. He's backor at least we think he's backat fakesteve.blogspot.com. Some think the new fake Steve is not the old fake Steve, but I'm pretty convinced this is the same guy. Favorite headline: "Jesus Didn't Go To College Either."
  • Linux Education Gap?
    The rules of good panel etiquette get kind of twisted at places like LinuxWorld, where audience members don't so much raise questions as share, ahem, points of view. But actually, that's a good thing.
  • System Builder M&As Are On The Rise
    Some describe it as a general maturation process, others point to a slowing desktop sales business, and a few point to the general ebb and flow of the business. However you describe it, the system builder channel is being reshaped by massive merger and acquisition activity.
  • Review: VisiStat Simplifies Web Analytics
    VisiStat this week released version 4.0 of its Web analytics package, which features WorldMap Web site monitoring capabilities and a LinkTracker feature that displays all clickable actions available on Web pages.
  • Hoosier Daddy? In Indiana Schools, It's Linux
    How's this for back-to-school fashion: More than 20,000 Indiana students are now Linux-enabled under a state grant program to roll out low-cost, easy-to-manage workstations, which are running various flavors of the open-source operating system.
  • IBM Hones Offerings For Midmarket Partners
    IBM is cultivating new channel services and programs to make it easier for midmarket partners to do business with it and drive sales of its Express middleware lineup.
  • Red Hat A No-Show At LinuxWorld
    Red Hat's no-show at LinuxWorld generated a lot of buzz on the show floor and had attendees scratching their heads about why the biggest Linux distributor didn't exhibit at the biggest Linux show.
  • Apple Updates Boot Camp Tool
    Apple on Tuesday updated Boot Camp, the in-beta, dual-boot software that lets Intel-powered Macs run Windows XP.
  • To Include Business Consulting, Technology Services, Linux Chief Says


    IBM Plans Big Push Beyond Linux Into Open Source
    IBM and its global services arm will take its success in Linux and steamroll into the open source products and technology services business
  • CA Outlines Latest Channel Game Plan
    CA's channel chief Gary Quinn gave the first official glimpse at the software vendor's new channel strategy on Tuesday at the XChange '06 conference in St. Louis.
  • Lenovo To Support SLED 10 In New Linux ThinkPads
    Lenovo on Tuesday plans to release two high-end ThinkPad notebooks that will support Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 10. The operating system, however, won't be preloaded on the PCs.