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Windows Pad By Christmas
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says that his company will have tablet devices running Windows by Christmas of this year. Ballmer has been frantically trying to produce a Windows-based competitor to the iPad. So far, they've had trouble porting the dominant PC OS to tablet devices.
Tcat Server Adds New Security, Dashboards, and Alerts
Tcat Server 6 R4, released in the last few days, features configurable alerts based on the performance of a web app. The dashboard is now customizable and now includes complete access to Tomcat JMX metrics. The new version also features fine-grained security permissions options for administrators.
Wine Gets ARM Support
The latest release of Wine, the Windows app-on-Linux enabling software, provides Winlib support for the ARM chip architecture. Wine 1.3.4 also includes a new built-in taskkill.exe application and an implementation of AcceptEx. Finally, there are some improved security checks for SSL connections.
Microsoft patents IDE 'to-do' list
"US Patent No. 6,748,582, granted and assigned on Tuesday to Microsoft, covers the use of a "task list" in a software-development environment. Thanks for the link , Jörg Buchberger.
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