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SAP will not contest liability of TomorrowNow in Oracle lawsuit

August 8th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
On Thursday, SAP said that it will accept financial responsibility for any judgment awarded against TomorrowNow, despite the fact that SAP was not involved in TomorrowNow’s service operations and did not engage in any of the...
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Commentary: DBS failure should not be attributed to “human error”

August 7th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Two bungling engineers and a faulty cable brought down Singapore’s biggest bank DBS — all of the ATMs, internet banking — for about 7 hours last month on 5th July. Or so that was the narrative painted by the...
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Hitachi’s 100th year anniversary: a travelogue

July 23rd, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Hitachi celebrates 100 years as a company this year, and I was invited to Japan to attend their annual uValue event, where they had some fanfare for this occasion. This year the event runs from the 22nd to 23rd July at the Tokyo...
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Starhub introduces “redirection service” for invalid domains

July 14th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
Starhub has quietly introduced a “redirection service” that takes MaxOnline broadband customers to a Yahoo search page if you happen to enter an invalid URL in your browser. Prior to this, you would typically get an...
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IBM to city municipals: we’re experienced SIs

July 5th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Frustrated at the broadness of IBM's Smarter Planet message, Techgoondu drills down into what IBM can do in the green IT space for...
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Microsoft bids adieu to Windows 2000 and XP SP2

June 24th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
From July 13, Microsoft will end its support for Windows 2000 and XP Service Pack 2, according to a media statement Monday. Specifically, users of these two operating systems will not receive security updates or non-security hot...
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Cisco bets on connected communities

June 16th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
Networking giant Cisco Systems unveiled its vision of smart, connected cities of the future during a media event at the Shanghai World Expo today. In a showcase of interest to urban planners striving to build sustainable and...
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Salesforce.com and their Cloud 2.0 vision

May 26th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Every good story needs a hero and a villain. In Salesforce.com's case, that villain is Microsoft, who is the poster boy for enterprise software. Or so that is the narrative that Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff wanted to...
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HP powers data centres with cow manure

May 20th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Fancy your internet business being powered by cow dung? According to a recent research paper by HP, this is not a pipe dream. At the 4th ASME International Conference on Energy Sustainability in Phoenix, Arizona, which started...
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Linux Foundation heightens Asian focus

May 17th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
New developments in Linux are about to emerge from Asia with the Linux Foundation’s heightened focus in the region. Last week, the foundation appointed Cliff Miller as its new director of China operations and Alex Lu, who...