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Jun 15 2007   8:01AM GMT

Channel news: Apple fixes WinSafari; users wary on NetBackup

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Apple fixes flaws in Safari for Windows Researchers who haven’t liked Apple’s past response to flaw reports applaud the company’s quick fix to Safari for Windows. But they’re not convinced Apple is turning over a new leaf. [SearchSecurity.com]

Users wary on NetBackup update Symantec users will be cautious with NetBackup 6.5 after last year’s bugs in 6.0, but said new disk-based backup and SAN client features meant they’d make the leap.[SearchStorage.com]

Symantec moves into risk consulting The company’s new consulting service offers to help business execs prioritize and implement risk management projects. [eWEEK]

Symantec tips hand on CDP roadmap Symantec officials reveal details of integration plans for CDP with NetBackup, as well as new features coming for Storage Foundation, at the Vision conference.[SearchStorage.com]

Project managers top CIOs’ must-have list Historically, project managers were a luxury most midmarket companies couldn’t afford — and thought they could do without. But now a growing number of CIOs say without a project manager, why bother?[SearchSMB.com]

Palm hit with layoffs Palm has laid off “a small percentage” of its workforce, largely in its development group. [Computerworld]

Linspire joins the Microsoft ‘IP protection’ racket Beyond giving Microsoft more fuel for its claim that Linux and open-source software violates 235 of Microsoft’s patents (which these Linux customers need patent-infringement protection against in order to maintain peace of mind), Linspire’s newly inked patent-deal with Microsoft also furthers a number of other Microsoft goals.[All About Microsoft]

Novell opens office for SMBs Pokes tongue out at Microsoft. [TheReg]

Linux Leaders plot counterattack on Microsoft The high priests of free software congregate at Google headquarters to debate the future of the movement and face down recent patent threats by Microsoft. [eWEEK]

Wall Street to get guidelines on email The ever-expanding number of ways to communicate has raised concerns about the spread of confidential information through unsecure devices. [NYT]

Remote VoIP boosts company’s communications VoIP and application integration helped one company bring IP  communications to its remote workers.[SearchVoIP.com]

IBM taunts SMBs with new blade box Put it on your desk. We dare you. [TheReg]

Judge orders TorrentSpy to turn over RAM In an impressive example of the gap of understanding between legal officials and technology, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian ‘found that a computer server’s RAM, or random-access memory, is a tangible document that can be stored and must be turned over in a lawsuit.’ ZDNet, among others, reports on the ruling and its potential for invasion of privacy.” [via Slashdot]

Web applications tangle security researchers, attract attackers Web application security researchers are finding that some of their work could land them on the wrong side of the law. As a result, Web applications are more vulnerable to attack.[SearchSecurity.com]

Cisco, IBM team up to help manage telco networks IBM and Cisco Systems, usually competitors in the network management field, are extending a partnership that will combine IBM Tivoli network monitoring technology with Cisco network device modeling tools. [eWEEK]

Adobe bullish about summer sales Bullish executives at Adobe Systems Inc. are predicting a blockbuster summer as the company, which produces popular software such as Photoshop, continues its biggest-ever product launch. [AP]

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