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  • HP expands client consulting services

    Hewlett-Packard has expanded its consulting services to help enterprises get a better handle on the range of new client devices and software that have recently been introduced to the market, the company announced Wednesday.

  • Oracle to provide Sun road map next week

    Oracle will provide more details about its plans for Sun Microsystems at an event next Wednesday, the same day European regulators are expected to sign off on the deal.

  • Open-Source BI Going Mainstream for Routine Uses

    Adoption of open-source business intelligence software is doubling every year because the products are viewed as "good enough" for routine applications, according to a recent report by Gartner Inc. analyst Andreas Bitterer.

  • Consensus reached on e-health software standards

    The move towards e-health standards has taken a significant step forward as industry groups join with the National E-health Transition Authority (NEHTA) to develop an approach for the standard assessment of medical software.

  • SAP earnings rise as revenue continues to slip

    SAP's revenue fell in the third quarter, but earnings rose -- although neither figure was as high as analysts had hoped. The company said it expected the decline in software and software-related service revenue to continue.

  • Ubuntu 9.10 Linux creator calls Windows 7 'excellent release'

    Mark Shuttleworth, founder and CEO of Canonical Ltd., the maker of the most popular desktop Linux alternative to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows, not only claims to be "delighted" that Windows 7 is out, but calls the new operating system an "excellent release."

  • Adobe Releases Photoshop Lightroom 3 Beta

    Adobe has released an early public beta for its Photoshop Lightroom 3 in order to solicit "concise, constructive criticism" from its users. Lightroom is a workflow program in which you can sort, organize, develop, and publish your photos, or hand them off to Photoshop for finishing. With version 3, Adobe has improved the image quality of RAW processing and streamlined some workflow situations.

  • Doing IT on Grand Final Day

    Behind the scenes, people from IT managers to humble technicians, are hard at work all season to ensure smooth operations on Grand Final day. Computerworld takes a look at the role IT plays in getting AFL and NRL over the line on their big days.

  • Why Microsoft's Elop isn't afraid of Google

    Microsoft's Business Division oversees one of its most successful products, the Office productivity suite, as well as the company's lucrative server and enterprise software businesses. However, like the rest of the company, the division has not been immune to the pressure of the recession, and revenue fell 13 per cent in the quarter ending in June.