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Aug 3 2007   7:19AM GMT

Channel news: IPv6 a risk for vista; Home Server the next iPhone?

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Black Hat 2007: Vista users urged to beware of IPv6 A researcher warns that attackers could make trouble for Vista users by exploiting Teredo, an IPv6 tunneling tool enabled by default in the latest Windows OS. [SearchSecurity.com]

Experts pick Windows security technologies to watch Network access control, remote attestation and virtualization are some of the best bets for better Windows security coming down the road. [SearchWinIT.com]

Could Windows Home Server be Microsoft’s iPhone? Is it too much to call Windows Home Server Microsoft’s iPhone? I think it’s likely the closest Microsoft will come to a product with built-in popular appeal. [All About Microsoft]

Red Hat delays release of Linux softwareSoftware maker Red Hat Inc said on Thursday it delayed its August release of a version of its Linux software for personal computers that would compete with Microsoft Corp.’s Windows operating system. [Reuters]

VMware Fusion’s availability imminent VMware Fusion for the Apple Mac will be generally available from VMware and from online retailers almost a month early.[SearchServerVirtualization.com]

Google builds own phone More carrier disruption. [TheReg]

Dell grabs ASAP software for $340 million The latest acquisition will bolster Dell’s own software business and give the company more software management. [eWEEK]

False positives run amok in Vista anti-virus tests Generic faults. [TheReg]

HP puts customers to another Itanium test with aging gear HP’s Itanium server customers face a daunting endurance test over the next two years. Intel’s next version of Itanium – Montvale -will arrive this year at 1.66GHz – just a hair faster than today’s 1.60GHz chip. Intel once hoped to kick Montvale up near 3.0GHz, but those dreams – like so many grand visions Itanic – died long ago. [TheReg]

IBM reorganizes System i into two new business units For big ‘uns and little ‘uns. [TheReg]

American Airlines to launch Wi-Fi service in 2008 American Airlines to go WiFi in 2008. [DailyTech]

Web networking boom blasts into the workplace After years of socializing, Facebook and MySpace mean business. The sites, which started as a way to help people stay connected with friends, in the past year have begun catering to professionals, offering networking and advertising opportunities. [Reuters]

Microsoft delays Office 2008 for Mac until JanuaryMicrosoft says it won’t release a fresh version of Office for Mac OS X until January 2008 at the earliest. [eWEEK]

Intel revolted by its own ‘insensitive and insulting’ adRacist inside? [TheReg]

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