Top 5 Stories

Top 5

IT World Canada’s Top 5 technology news stories for the week of Sept. 6-10.

  • IP addresses will run out in two to three years
  • Using Windows Phone 7 to find Timmys
  • Vancouver to install Cisco power management
  • Dell to make a play for Brocade?
  • Microsoft uses Bing home page to push IE8

By CW Canada Staff


Using Windows Phone 7 to find Timmys

Using Windows Phone 7 to find Timmys

There’s an app for Timmys. A Canadian developer has built a Where’s Timmys app to seek out the 10 closest Tim Hortons locations in your vicinity. Why a Microsoft evangelist is calling the new mobile development platform “a restart.”

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Vancouver to install Cisco power management

Vancouver to install Cisco power management

The City of Vancouver plans to use Cisco Systems Inc.’s Network Building Mediator, along with Pulse Energy Inc.’s management software, to get a better handle on power use in city buildings. Analyst Jon Arnold offers his take.

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Dell to make a play for Brocade?

Dell to make a play for Brocade?

A report from Oppenheimer & Co. predicts Dell Inc. might break into the storage area networking space by acquiring Brocade Communications Systems Inc., Compellent Technologies Inc. or CommVault Systems Inc. Find out about the speculation on some possible future storage mergers and acquisitions.

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Microsoft uses Bing home page to push IE8

Microsoft uses Bing home page to push IE8

The search engine home page now features a small advertisement for Internet Explorer 8. The move is aimed at boosting migration to the browser.

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