John Fontana

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Developers get free Acer PC to push Windows 7: MS exec

Microsoft wants developers to build against advanced features like touch and sensor by giving them the hardware to support it. But don


The online data management vendor releases the business edition of its service that integrates with Web apps like Google Apps

Microsoft to focus on server, high-end database markets

The cloud becomes a battle ground as Microsoft aims to extend its dominance over Linux by offering more cloud-based database and server tools...

Red Hat, IBM, Novell top Linux kernel contributors

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has be overtaken by IBM, Red Hat and Novell as leading contributor to the open source project which has grown by 2.7 million lines of code since last year...

Google rallies developers to make Internet faster

Google recommends best practices that includes compression techniques, optimized JavaScript code and Web graphics, and reductions in HTML file sizes

Nortel lays off British execs in Microsoft partnership

According to sources, the moves signal Nortel is shutting down its side of the unified communications partnership started in 2006

Microsoft reveals ambitious security strategy

The company plans to integrate all of its business security and identity products under the Forefront brand. A Gartner analyst says it may prove imposible to manage it all in one application

Windows 7 options limited for some businesses

Microsoft will restrict upgrade rights for Vista and XP users to 25 machines at any single street address. This means larger companies will have to go through volume licensing for their migration plans

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