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Feb 20 2007   7:54AM GMT

Channel news: Stop & Shop security breach; Microsoft, no deal with Red Hat

Brein Matturro Profile: Brein Matturro

Stop & Shop acknowledges security breach

In other news, researchers warn of a new security hole in Mozilla Firefox that could allow attackers to tamper with cookies.

New Microsoft deal in the works with Red Hat? Don’t bet on it

There’s a story making the rounds today that Microsoft is poised to sign a new technology partnership with Red Hat that could be as sweeping as the one it signed with Novell. There’s only one problem with the report: Red Hat is denying it.[All About Microsoft]

Wind River acquires real-time Linux tech

Purchase of RTLinux technology–used for devices like animatronic robots–opens new markets for
Wind River’s embedded Linux efforts. [CNET]

SanDisk makes move to cut costs

SanDisk looks to cut executive salaries and eliminate 250 jobs. [DailyTech]

Crucial SQL Server 2005 service pack ships

SQL Server 2005 SP2, which is required for use with
Vista and Office 2007 is now ready for downloading.

Virtual PC 2007, downloadable now, supports Vista as host and guest

About three weeks after launching Windows Vista, Microsoft is on a roll with new and updated versions of its own products that are compatible with Windows Vista. Microsoft made available on February 19 not only a Vista-compatible version of SQL Server 2005, but also the final version of Microsoft’s Virtual PC 2007 product, which supports Windows Vista as both a host and guest operating system (OS).[All About Microsoft]

VOIP: What? Me worry?

Tech Analysis: As VOIP grows, so do security risks. But there are many resources available to shore up VOIP vulnerabilities. [eWEEK]

Listing of Vista Drivers

RadarSync writes to plug their page of links to
Vista drivers. Listed are many drivers that Microsoft doesn’t have and that aren’t easily found on the manufacturer’s sites. For Intel alone, 364 drivers are currently linked. [from Slashdot]

Microsoft’s dirty tricks archive vanishes

What don’t they want us to see? [The Reg]

For SEC, tech switch spurs stock option probes

Investigations into “crooked accounting” take dramatic leap forward with combination of real-time reporting, programming language. [CNET]

On the road: airlines sharpen sites for Web-savvy traveler

With the growth of small-business and independent employee travel, booking sites are scrambling to serve this market. [NYT]

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