It may not be taking the world by storm, but open source still has a growing and determined group of adherents. Technology executives at two Canadian users of the technology, Pioneer Petroleum and Vancouver Community College, talk about why they chose it, what it was like to implement, and some of the advantages of moving to an open platform.
The Philippine Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) is conducting seminars that aim to promote awareness and increase the level of technology usage among the country's small and medium enterprises or SMEs.
The Japanese unit of Microsoft Corp. has begun giving away CDs containing a full set of updates for its Windows XP operating system partly in response to prompting from the Japanese government after a recent series of virus and worm attacks.
Despite the recent attacks of viruses, individuals are reluctant to review their security practices, according to a recent survey conducted by Central Command. The results however, were completely aligned to the general feeling among industry analysts that security is not seen as a priority among users.