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    1. TOP NEWS STORIES
    - New IBM Lotus Notes client for Linux opens new platform for customers
    - IBM Lotus Domino with IBM DB2 storage for Lotus Notes mail users
    - Lotusphere 2007: five full days of people productivity
    - Extending IBM Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5 with an SMS messaging plug-in
    - Designing a Google Maps plug-in for Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5
    - Consuming Web services from a Lotus Domino Java agent
    - Securing an IBM Lotus Domino Web Server: A case study
    - The press looks at Sametime for Linux announcement
    - Extending Lotus Sametime Connect 7.5
    - Integrating Macromedia Flash and IBM Lotus Notes/Domino: Flash-based UIs

    2. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OTHER RELATED TECHNOLOGY NEWS
    - Palm to Unveil New Treo Model Next Month
    - Microsoft releases 12 security fixes
    - Help Us Fight the Lies: H-1b visa holders/Offshore
    - FBI Investigating Theft of 10 Hospital Computers
    - IBM Lotus invites Microsoft partners to explore A Better Way
    - Chained to My PC: Rate CWA's funny, new organizing video
    - Microsoft to hackers: Take your best shot
    - Eclipse-based IBM products mean more flexibility, agility, and savings
    - AOL to slash 5,000 jobs
    - Sony at 60: Looking for a jolt of electricity
    - Knocking Down the Barriers to the $100 Laptop
    - AOL says privacy breach was a mistake
    - Why is Barclays Abusing the H-1B Program?
    - The press, analyst, and blogger communities respond to Lotus Notes on
    Linux
    - MERISIS expands its business around IBM Workplace Services Express
    - IBM Previews Mainframe Software To Manage and Secure Complex Transactions
    - IBM TO ACQUIRE MRO SOFTWARE, INC.
    - IBM Helps Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses Tackle E-Mail Governance
    - IBM "Continuous Data Protection" PC Software Now Available - Retailers
    - St. Louis system speeds patient info
    - New tools trim IT energy use
    - Hear me, see me, bill me
    - IBM boosts 27-institution computing grid
    - Software links ‘islands’ of med records
    - RFID Rx for faux drugs
    - New solution cuts fat from steel production
    - Opening the Web to the disabled
    - Offshore Tracker: Flow of jobs away to other countries continue
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    NEW IBM LOTUS NOTES CLIENT FOR LINUX OPENS NEW PLATFORM FOR CUSTOMERS,
    HERALDS NEW CLIENT STRATEGY | Lotus

    On July 10, 2006, IBM announced its latest first in the world of
    collaboration
    software: a fully supported IBM Lotus Notes client for Linux. Like Windows-
    and Mac-based Lotus Notes clients, the new Lotus Notes for Linux client is
    available for download to anyone with a current Lotus Notes entitlement. IBM
    Senior Offering Manager Arthur Fontaine says this will be welcome news
    to any
    company with a Linux strategy - and perhaps especially to customers who have
    been running Lotus Notes on Linux through their own, unsupported methods.

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    OTHER HEADLINES

    IBM LOTUS DOMINO WITH IBM DB2 STORAGE FOR LOTUS NOTES MAIL USERS | Lotus
    developerWorks
    Find performance data about the IBM Lotus Domino with DB2 feature to
    help you
    plan your Lotus Domino messaging environment. This article shows results of
    performance tests of this Lotus Domino 7 feature using the R6Mail workload.
    This is the first IBM Lotus performance article on IBM Lotus Domino 7 with
    IBM DB2 storage (versus traditional NSF storage) for user mail files. This
    article describes IBM DB2 Universal Database (UDB) for Linux, UNIX, and
    Microsoft Windows as measured with Lotus Domino 7.0.1 and IBM DB2 V8.2 Fix
    Pack 9 (FP9). Lotus Domino with DB2 storage was first available as a limited
    release for customers in Lotus Domino 7.0. This article focuses on
    performance
    benchmark results that simulate Notes mail users by using the R6Mail
    workload
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/domino-mail-db2/

    LOTUSPHERE 2007: FIVE FULL DAYS OF PEOPLE PRODUCTIVITY | Lotus
    To accommodate growing expectations for people productivity software,
    Lotusphere -- perhaps the only technical conference old enough to have both
    tradition and continuity -- is formally expanding from four full days to
    five with its 2007 sessions.
    http://www-306.ibm.com/software/swnews/swnews.nsf/n/jmme6ssj39?OpenDocument&Site=dominonews

    EXTENDING IBM LOTUS SAMETIME CONNECT V7.5 WITH AN SMS MESSAGING PLUG-IN
    | Lotus developerWorks
    Learn how to extend the new Eclipse-based IBM Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5
    client by building an SMS messaging plug-in that allows you to send Short
    Message Service (SMS) text messages directly from your Lotus Sametime client
    to a Sametime partner's mobile phone or device. IBM Lotus Sametime Connect
    V7.5 is based on the Eclipse platform. Consequently, if you are familiar
    with
    Java and Eclipse plug-in development, you can extend the Lotus Sametime
    client.
    In this article, we teach you some of the concepts related to tapping into
    the extensibility of the Lotus Sametime client. More specifically, we guide
    you through the development of a Sametime plug-in known as the SMS Message
    plug-in. This plug-in can send Short Message Service (SMS) messages to a
    Sametime partner’s mobile phone. We thought you would appreciate a more
    real-world, useful example over the popular "Hello world!" example.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/sametime-sms-plugin/

    DESIGNING A GOOGLE MAPS PLUG-IN FOR LOTUS SAMETIME CONNECT V7.5 | Lotus
    developerWorks
    Find where your Sametime partners are by using the Locate Partner
    plug-in for
    IBM Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5. This plug-in uses Google Maps technology to
    locate a Sametime partner and to provide directions to your partner's
    location.
    In the developerWorks Lotus article, "Extending the Lotus Sametime
    client with
    an LDAP directory lookup plug-in," we showed you how to extend the Lotus
    Sametime Connect V7.5 client with the Partner Lookup plug-in. This plug-in
    allowed you to lookup Sametime partner information stored in an LDAP
    directory.
    The extensibility of the Lotus Sametime client is made possible by the
    underlying Eclipse-based infrastructure, which allows you to create plug-in
    extensions that plug into extension points exposed by the Lotus Sametime
    client.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/sametime-googlemaps/

    CONSUMING WEB SERVICES FROM A LOTUS DOMINO JAVA AGENT | Lotus developerWorks
    The Web service design element in Lotus Domino 7 is a great way to expose
    services to the world. Find out how easy it is to use the Apache Axis
    framework for consuming Web services. Discover how to take advantage of
    Apache Axis and Lotus Domino 7 technologies to create a Web service
    consumer.
    A Web service is a system designed to allow two or more computers to
    interact
    over a network. The main advantage of such a service is that it’s a standard
    solution for sending objects between multiple computers with different
    operating systems and application servers. For example, our company uses Web
    services to publish articles from a computer running the Microsoft .NET
    Framework to an IBM Lotus Domino-based intranet.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/domino-webservices

    SECURING AN IBM LOTUS DOMINO WEB SERVER: A CASE STUDY | Lotus developerWorks
    Using a case study, the authors of this article describe some best practices
    and recommendations from the field for securing an IBM Lotus Domino Web
    server.
    Many customers use IBM Lotus Domino in their intranet or Internet Web sites.
    Securing a Domino server in these environments is important to ensure
    integrity
    of data and availability of the Web site, especially on the Internet. Our
    previous developerWorks Lotus article, "Securing a Domino Web Server"
    discussed
    the Domino security model and how to secure a Web server with respect to Web
    authentication, server security, and data security. In this article, you
    learn
    the specific configurations and settings to implement these features,
    using a
    recent customer case study. This article assumes that you are an experienced
    Domino system administrator.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/dominowebserver-study

    THE PRESS LOOKS AT SAMETIME FOR LINUX ANNOUNCEMENT | Lotus
    At the recent LinusWorld Conference & Expo, IBM announced it is taking
    instant
    messaging to Linux on both the desktop and the server, which means that
    millions of Linux users can run IBM Lotus Sametime in a 100 percent Linux
    environment. As one publication says, "IBM is taking another swipe at
    Microsoft." The client version of the product is due in September and the
    server version in early 2007, along with a version for Apple Macintosh.
    Here is what the press is saying about the announcement.
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    EXTENDING LOTUS SAMETIME CONNECT 7.5 | Lotus developerWorks
    Get an introduction to plug-in development with IBM Lotus Sametime V7.5
    using
    the Lotus Sametime Connect Software Development Kit (SDK). Learn about
    the new
    Sametime architecture based on Eclipse and IBM WebSphere Everyplace
    Deployment.
    See the sample plug-ins available with Lotus Sametime V7.5.The
    developerWorks
    article, "Taking a tour of the new features and technology in IBM Lotus
    Sametime 7.5" introduced you to Lotus Sametime V7.5’s new capabilities and
    user interface, but it only briefly touched on the possibility of extending
    the product’s functionality. This article picks up where that one left
    off by
    introducing the types of enhancements developers can bring to their user
    community using the IBM Lotus Sametime Connect Software Development Kit
    (SDK).
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/sametime-sdk/

    INTEGRATING MACROMEDIA FLASH AND IBM LOTUS NOTES/DOMINO: FLASH-BASED UIS
    FOR YOUR DOMINO-BASED SOLUTIONS | Lotus developerWorks
    Present content and incorporate the design from a Domino view into a
    Macromedia
    Flash-based view. With this solution, you can quickly expose standard Domino
    views for Web users and easily update the design of a single Domino view for
    both Lotus Notes and Web clients. This article shows you how to present IBM
    Lotus Domino view content in Macromedia Flash, based on and controlled
    from a
    flat Domino view. In this way, you can maintain the same design and content
    presented both in Lotus Notes and in Flash user interfaces (UIs) simply by
    altering the Domino view.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/domino-flash/

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    Palm to Unveil New Treo Model Next Month | eWeek

    Handheld computer and phone maker Palm Inc. is to unveil the latest
    version of
    its Treo smart phone next month as it attempts to revive sales hit by tough
    competition and problems with previous models. "The announcement is going to
    be made in the UK on September 12, and we will give all the details then but
    at the moment all we are saying is that it will be out before the end of the
    year," said a Palm spokeswoman.

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2005543,00.asp

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    Microsoft releases 12 security fixes | CNN Tech

    Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released 12 security fixes for its Windows
    operating system and Office business software. Seven of the patches are to
    fix Windows flaws that carry the company's highest danger rating. In its
    monthly security bulletin, Microsoft also said that two of the fixes are for
    vulnerabilities in some versions of its Office software that carry the
    highest
    "critical" rating.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/ptech/08/09/microsoft.security.ap/index.html

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    Help Us Fight the Lies: H-1b visa holders/Offshore | TechsUnite.org

    "The economy is recovering!" "Jobs are returning!" "We can't find enough
    qualified workers, so we must increase the number of H-1b visa holders to
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    FBI Investigating Theft of 10 Hospital Computers | eWeek

    In the latest episode of stolen computers and compromised personal records,
    Hospital Corporation of America reported on Aug. 18 that 10 computers had
    been stolen from one of the health care provider's regional offices.

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2006225,00.asp

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    IBM Lotus invites Microsoft partners to explore A Better Way | Lotus

    IBM Lotus software shows Microsoft business partners "a better way to
    partner." This year Microsoft will host its annual worldwide partner
    conference in Boston, Massachusetts. With so many Microsoft partners
    visiting
    IBM Lotus’ home turf, Antony Satyadas, Chief Competitive Marketing Officer
    for IBM Lotus software, feels it’s only hospitable to do a little hosting of
    our own.

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    Chained to My PC: Rate CWA's funny, new organizing video | TechsUnite.org

    We have created a funny little video called "Chained to My PC," which is an
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    Microsoft to hackers: Take your best shot | CNN Tech

    After suffering embarrassing security exploits over the past several years,
    Microsoft Corp. is trying a new tactic: inviting some of the world's best-
    known computer experts to try to poke holes in Vista, the next generation of
    its Windows operating system.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/ptech/08/03/microsoft.hackers.ap/index.html

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    Eclipse-based IBM products mean more flexibility, agility, and savings
    for customers and partners | Lotus

    If you’re an IBM customer or thinking of becoming one, either you’ve already
    heard a lot about Eclipse, or you will hear a lot about it in the months to
    come. That’s because going forward, many IBM development tools and rich
    client
    software - applications such as IBM Lotus Notes and IBM Lotus Sametime -
    will
    be based on the Eclipse framework. In fact, a few IBM products are already
    Eclipse-based. Check out its many advantages.

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    AOL to slash 5,000 jobs | CNN Tech

    Online giant expects to cut more than a quarter of its work force as part of
    its restructuring plan. AOL said Thursday that about 5,000 workers will
    probably be let go within six months as the company moves away from its old
    dial-up Internet access business in a bid to win more advertising dollars
    online. Problem was, Sony engineers seemed more enamored with the
    extravagantly
    priced technology than consumers were, and the products meant to highlight
    Sony's fine-tuned prowess received little interest beyond the initial
    gee-whiz.

    http://money.cnn.com/2006/08/03/technology/aol_cuts/index.htm?cnn=yes

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    Sony at 60: Looking for a jolt of electricity | CNN Tech

    Electronics and media giant in turnaround effort -- Three years ago,
    Sony Corp.
    launched the Qualia line of luxury gadgets that included a tiny $3,300
    digital
    camera and a $13,000 audio console that automatically centered a compact
    disc
    regardless of how carelessly it was tossed into the player.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/biztech/07/31/sonyat60.ap/index.html

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    Knocking Down the Barriers to the $100 Laptop | eWeek

    The biggest technology roadblock to building the $100 laptop championed by
    Nicholas Negroponte, founder and chairman of the One Laptop per Child
    organization, is close to resolution. That roadblock has been developing a
    display that is rugged, inexpensive and readable in a wide variety of
    conditions from low light to bright sunlight. Displays are a traditional
    barrier to building laptops for use in a variety of conditions.

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2006274,00.asp

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    AOL says privacy breach was a mistake | CNN Tech

    AOL released the Internet search terms that more than 650,000 of its
    subscribers entered over a three-month period and admitted Monday that
    what it
    originally intended as a gesture to researchers amounted to a privacy breach
    and a mistake. Although AOL had substituted numeric IDs for the subscribers'
    real user names, the company acknowledged the search queries themselves may
    contain personally identifiable data.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/08/08/aol.search.privacy.ap/index.html

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    Why is Barclays Abusing the H-1B Program? | TechUnite.org

    Barclays Global Investors is asking for H-1B visa applications
    for jobs that range in salary from $57,000 to $200,000. Apparently, Barclays
    is having trouble finding domestic MBAs who want to work for $200,000 - if
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    The press, analyst, and blogger communities respond to the announcement
    of IBM Lotus Notes on Linux | Lotus

    This article presents a wrap-up of blogger, press and industry analyst
    response to the July 10 announcement of IBM Lotus Notes for Linux. At last
    count 53 separate articles have been written, many picked up by several news
    services and spread to many English-speaking countries. The desktop software
    will be available for free download to existing Notes customers on July 24.

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    MERISIS expands its business around IBM Workplace Services Express - and
    takes home Distinguished Partner Award | Lotus

    MERISIS won the Lotus Distinguished Partner Award for its Workplace Services
    Express applications that cost on 34 cents a day per user and provide small
    and medium businesses with effective communication tools whether at the
    office, at home, or on the road.

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    IBM Previews Mainframe Software To Manage and Secure Complex
    Transactions Driven By SOA | IBM Software

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today previewed new mainframe management software that will
    help customers handle and secure the surge of new business processes and
    transactions running on services oriented architectures (SOAs) that are
    making
    the IBM System z mainframe the hub of Internet-based computing.

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    IBM TO ACQUIRE MRO SOFTWARE, INC. | IBM Software

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) and MRO Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: MROI) today announced
    the two
    companies have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire MRO
    Software Inc., a publicly held company based in Bedford, Mass., in an
    all-cash
    transaction at a price of approximately $740 million, or $25.80 per share.

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    IBM Helps Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses Tackle E-Mail Governance | IBM
    Software

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new hardware and software solution
    designed
    to help small- and mid-sized clients address the challenges of e-mail
    management and governance, improve e-mail efficiency and support legal
    requests.

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    IBM "Continuous Data Protection" PC Software Now Available Through Major
    Online Retailers; IBM Signs E-Commerce Agreement with Digital River,
    Inc. | IBM Software

    IBM announced an agreement with Digital River through which IBM Tivoli
    Continuous Data Protection for Files software is now available for online
    purchase and digital download through the Digital River oneNetwork
    marketplace, which includes leading online retailers, such as OfficeMax
    Incorporated, Staples, Inc. and Circuit City Stores, Inc., among others.

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    St. Louis system speeds patient info | IBM

    A new tracking system in the greater St. Louis area promises to improve
    response times in emergencies ranging from traffic accidents to large scale
    disasters. The system, developed by IBM, lets first responders to relay
    patient data from the scene of an incident to hospitals, emergency
    operations
    personnel and other authorized public officials in real time.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_18.html

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    New tools trim IT energy use | IBM

    According to some experts, in the next two to four years power usage will be
    the number one issue confronting IT executives at most large companies.
    IBM is
    already addressing the issue with computer systems that use less power and
    special tools to monitor and tweak energy use.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_17.html

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    Hear me, see me, bill me | IBM

    Telephone productivity at Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain is up one
    third thanks to a new Internet Protocol (IP)-based videophone system
    from IBM.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_14.html

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    IBM boosts 27-institution computing grid | IBM

    A computer grid that unites 27 universities and institutions in 15
    states will
    double its capacity in a three-year relationship with IBM.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_11.html

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    Software links 'islands' of med records | IBM

    A software contribution from IBM promises to connect "islands" of medical
    records. This interoperability is considered critical to establishing a
    national system of electronic health records. The national record system,
    in turn, is aimed at reducing healthcare costs and improving diagnoses
    and treatments.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_10.html

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    RFID Rx for faux drugs | IBM

    Nearly 8 percent of the world's prescriptions are counterfeit, not a
    pleasant
    prospect for the patients receiving the medicine. To make it harder for
    counterfeit drugs to get to market, IBM has unveiled a radio frequency
    identification (RFID) system for tracking and tracing of pharmaceuticals.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_08.html

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    New solution cuts fat from steel production | IBM

    IBM researchers and consultants have developed a solution to help steel
    companies maximize their production, design and product delivery. With
    the IBM
    Production Design and Operations Scheduling Solution for Steel,
    companies can
    adjust manufacturing and shipping levels based on incoming orders, improving
    production, reducing inventories lowering operating costs and increasing
    sales revenue.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_04.html

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    Opening the Web to the disabled | IBM

    There are 750 million to 1 billion people with disabilities around the
    world.
    And many of their impairments prohibit or limit their use of the Web, an
    activity that most people take for granted. IBM is working with governments
    to overcome that.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_03.html

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    Offshore Tracker: Flow of jobs away to other countries continue |
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    1. TOP NEWS STORIES
    - New IBM Lotus Notes client for Linux opens new platform for customers
    - IBM Lotus Domino with IBM DB2 storage for Lotus Notes mail users
    - Lotusphere 2007: five full days of people productivity
    - Extending IBM Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5 with an SMS messaging plug-in
    - Designing a Google Maps plug-in for Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5
    - Consuming Web services from a Lotus Domino Java agent
    - Securing an IBM Lotus Domino Web Server: A case study
    - The press looks at Sametime for Linux announcement
    - Extending Lotus Sametime Connect 7.5
    - Integrating Macromedia Flash and IBM Lotus Notes/Domino: Flash-based UIs

    2. ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OTHER RELATED TECHNOLOGY NEWS
    - Palm to Unveil New Treo Model Next Month
    - Microsoft releases 12 security fixes
    - Help Us Fight the Lies: H-1b visa holders/Offshore
    - FBI Investigating Theft of 10 Hospital Computers
    - IBM Lotus invites Microsoft partners to explore A Better Way
    - Chained to My PC: Rate CWA's funny, new organizing video
    - Microsoft to hackers: Take your best shot
    - Eclipse-based IBM products mean more flexibility, agility, and savings
    - AOL to slash 5,000 jobs
    - Sony at 60: Looking for a jolt of electricity
    - Knocking Down the Barriers to the $100 Laptop
    - AOL says privacy breach was a mistake
    - Why is Barclays Abusing the H-1B Program?
    - The press, analyst, and blogger communities respond to Lotus Notes on
    Linux
    - MERISIS expands its business around IBM Workplace Services Express
    - IBM Previews Mainframe Software To Manage and Secure Complex Transactions
    - IBM TO ACQUIRE MRO SOFTWARE, INC.
    - IBM Helps Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses Tackle E-Mail Governance
    - IBM "Continuous Data Protection" PC Software Now Available - Retailers
    - St. Louis system speeds patient info
    - New tools trim IT energy use
    - Hear me, see me, bill me
    - IBM boosts 27-institution computing grid
    - Software links ‘islands’ of med records
    - RFID Rx for faux drugs
    - New solution cuts fat from steel production
    - Opening the Web to the disabled
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    NEW IBM LOTUS NOTES CLIENT FOR LINUX OPENS NEW PLATFORM FOR CUSTOMERS,
    HERALDS NEW CLIENT STRATEGY | Lotus

    On July 10, 2006, IBM announced its latest first in the world of
    collaboration
    software: a fully supported IBM Lotus Notes client for Linux. Like Windows-
    and Mac-based Lotus Notes clients, the new Lotus Notes for Linux client is
    available for download to anyone with a current Lotus Notes entitlement. IBM
    Senior Offering Manager Arthur Fontaine says this will be welcome news
    to any
    company with a Linux strategy - and perhaps especially to customers who have
    been running Lotus Notes on Linux through their own, unsupported methods.

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    IBM LOTUS DOMINO WITH IBM DB2 STORAGE FOR LOTUS NOTES MAIL USERS | Lotus
    developerWorks
    Find performance data about the IBM Lotus Domino with DB2 feature to
    help you
    plan your Lotus Domino messaging environment. This article shows results of
    performance tests of this Lotus Domino 7 feature using the R6Mail workload.
    This is the first IBM Lotus performance article on IBM Lotus Domino 7 with
    IBM DB2 storage (versus traditional NSF storage) for user mail files. This
    article describes IBM DB2 Universal Database (UDB) for Linux, UNIX, and
    Microsoft Windows as measured with Lotus Domino 7.0.1 and IBM DB2 V8.2 Fix
    Pack 9 (FP9). Lotus Domino with DB2 storage was first available as a limited
    release for customers in Lotus Domino 7.0. This article focuses on
    performance
    benchmark results that simulate Notes mail users by using the R6Mail
    workload
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/domino-mail-db2/

    LOTUSPHERE 2007: FIVE FULL DAYS OF PEOPLE PRODUCTIVITY | Lotus
    To accommodate growing expectations for people productivity software,
    Lotusphere -- perhaps the only technical conference old enough to have both
    tradition and continuity -- is formally expanding from four full days to
    five with its 2007 sessions.
    http://www-306.ibm.com/software/swnews/swnews.nsf/n/jmme6ssj39?OpenDocument&Site=dominonews

    EXTENDING IBM LOTUS SAMETIME CONNECT V7.5 WITH AN SMS MESSAGING PLUG-IN
    | Lotus developerWorks
    Learn how to extend the new Eclipse-based IBM Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5
    client by building an SMS messaging plug-in that allows you to send Short
    Message Service (SMS) text messages directly from your Lotus Sametime client
    to a Sametime partner's mobile phone or device. IBM Lotus Sametime Connect
    V7.5 is based on the Eclipse platform. Consequently, if you are familiar
    with
    Java and Eclipse plug-in development, you can extend the Lotus Sametime
    client.
    In this article, we teach you some of the concepts related to tapping into
    the extensibility of the Lotus Sametime client. More specifically, we guide
    you through the development of a Sametime plug-in known as the SMS Message
    plug-in. This plug-in can send Short Message Service (SMS) messages to a
    Sametime partner’s mobile phone. We thought you would appreciate a more
    real-world, useful example over the popular "Hello world!" example.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/sametime-sms-plugin/

    DESIGNING A GOOGLE MAPS PLUG-IN FOR LOTUS SAMETIME CONNECT V7.5 | Lotus
    developerWorks
    Find where your Sametime partners are by using the Locate Partner
    plug-in for
    IBM Lotus Sametime Connect V7.5. This plug-in uses Google Maps technology to
    locate a Sametime partner and to provide directions to your partner's
    location.
    In the developerWorks Lotus article, "Extending the Lotus Sametime
    client with
    an LDAP directory lookup plug-in," we showed you how to extend the Lotus
    Sametime Connect V7.5 client with the Partner Lookup plug-in. This plug-in
    allowed you to lookup Sametime partner information stored in an LDAP
    directory.
    The extensibility of the Lotus Sametime client is made possible by the
    underlying Eclipse-based infrastructure, which allows you to create plug-in
    extensions that plug into extension points exposed by the Lotus Sametime
    client.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/sametime-googlemaps/

    CONSUMING WEB SERVICES FROM A LOTUS DOMINO JAVA AGENT | Lotus developerWorks
    The Web service design element in Lotus Domino 7 is a great way to expose
    services to the world. Find out how easy it is to use the Apache Axis
    framework for consuming Web services. Discover how to take advantage of
    Apache Axis and Lotus Domino 7 technologies to create a Web service
    consumer.
    A Web service is a system designed to allow two or more computers to
    interact
    over a network. The main advantage of such a service is that it’s a standard
    solution for sending objects between multiple computers with different
    operating systems and application servers. For example, our company uses Web
    services to publish articles from a computer running the Microsoft .NET
    Framework to an IBM Lotus Domino-based intranet.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/domino-webservices

    SECURING AN IBM LOTUS DOMINO WEB SERVER: A CASE STUDY | Lotus developerWorks
    Using a case study, the authors of this article describe some best practices
    and recommendations from the field for securing an IBM Lotus Domino Web
    server.
    Many customers use IBM Lotus Domino in their intranet or Internet Web sites.
    Securing a Domino server in these environments is important to ensure
    integrity
    of data and availability of the Web site, especially on the Internet. Our
    previous developerWorks Lotus article, "Securing a Domino Web Server"
    discussed
    the Domino security model and how to secure a Web server with respect to Web
    authentication, server security, and data security. In this article, you
    learn
    the specific configurations and settings to implement these features,
    using a
    recent customer case study. This article assumes that you are an experienced
    Domino system administrator.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/dominowebserver-study

    THE PRESS LOOKS AT SAMETIME FOR LINUX ANNOUNCEMENT | Lotus
    At the recent LinusWorld Conference & Expo, IBM announced it is taking
    instant
    messaging to Linux on both the desktop and the server, which means that
    millions of Linux users can run IBM Lotus Sametime in a 100 percent Linux
    environment. As one publication says, "IBM is taking another swipe at
    Microsoft." The client version of the product is due in September and the
    server version in early 2007, along with a version for Apple Macintosh.
    Here is what the press is saying about the announcement.
    http://www-306.ibm.com/software/swnews/swnews.nsf/n/jmme6srqn3?OpenDocument&Site=dominonews

    EXTENDING LOTUS SAMETIME CONNECT 7.5 | Lotus developerWorks
    Get an introduction to plug-in development with IBM Lotus Sametime V7.5
    using
    the Lotus Sametime Connect Software Development Kit (SDK). Learn about
    the new
    Sametime architecture based on Eclipse and IBM WebSphere Everyplace
    Deployment.
    See the sample plug-ins available with Lotus Sametime V7.5.The
    developerWorks
    article, "Taking a tour of the new features and technology in IBM Lotus
    Sametime 7.5" introduced you to Lotus Sametime V7.5’s new capabilities and
    user interface, but it only briefly touched on the possibility of extending
    the product’s functionality. This article picks up where that one left
    off by
    introducing the types of enhancements developers can bring to their user
    community using the IBM Lotus Sametime Connect Software Development Kit
    (SDK).
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/sametime-sdk/

    INTEGRATING MACROMEDIA FLASH AND IBM LOTUS NOTES/DOMINO: FLASH-BASED UIS
    FOR YOUR DOMINO-BASED SOLUTIONS | Lotus developerWorks
    Present content and incorporate the design from a Domino view into a
    Macromedia
    Flash-based view. With this solution, you can quickly expose standard Domino
    views for Web users and easily update the design of a single Domino view for
    both Lotus Notes and Web clients. This article shows you how to present IBM
    Lotus Domino view content in Macromedia Flash, based on and controlled
    from a
    flat Domino view. In this way, you can maintain the same design and content
    presented both in Lotus Notes and in Flash user interfaces (UIs) simply by
    altering the Domino view.
    http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/lotus/library/domino-flash/

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    Palm to Unveil New Treo Model Next Month | eWeek

    Handheld computer and phone maker Palm Inc. is to unveil the latest
    version of
    its Treo smart phone next month as it attempts to revive sales hit by tough
    competition and problems with previous models. "The announcement is going to
    be made in the UK on September 12, and we will give all the details then but
    at the moment all we are saying is that it will be out before the end of the
    year," said a Palm spokeswoman.

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2005543,00.asp

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    Microsoft releases 12 security fixes | CNN Tech

    Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday released 12 security fixes for its Windows
    operating system and Office business software. Seven of the patches are to
    fix Windows flaws that carry the company's highest danger rating. In its
    monthly security bulletin, Microsoft also said that two of the fixes are for
    vulnerabilities in some versions of its Office software that carry the
    highest
    "critical" rating.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/ptech/08/09/microsoft.security.ap/index.html

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    Help Us Fight the Lies: H-1b visa holders/Offshore | TechsUnite.org

    "The economy is recovering!" "Jobs are returning!" "We can't find enough
    qualified workers, so we must increase the number of H-1b visa holders to
    compensate or send our work offshore." Do those messages reflect the reality
    of your situation? It sure doesn't for us! We put out a hard-hitting report
    on the sluggish tech job recovery that garnered national media attention.
    We've also created a flash animation video that illustrates the current
    times with humor.

    http://www.washtech.org/join

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    FBI Investigating Theft of 10 Hospital Computers | eWeek

    In the latest episode of stolen computers and compromised personal records,
    Hospital Corporation of America reported on Aug. 18 that 10 computers had
    been stolen from one of the health care provider's regional offices.

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2006225,00.asp

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    IBM Lotus invites Microsoft partners to explore A Better Way | Lotus

    IBM Lotus software shows Microsoft business partners "a better way to
    partner." This year Microsoft will host its annual worldwide partner
    conference in Boston, Massachusetts. With so many Microsoft partners
    visiting
    IBM Lotus’ home turf, Antony Satyadas, Chief Competitive Marketing Officer
    for IBM Lotus software, feels it’s only hospitable to do a little hosting of
    our own.

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    Chained to My PC: Rate CWA's funny, new organizing video | TechsUnite.org

    We have created a funny little video called "Chained to My PC," which is an
    animated parody of the kind of treatment being experienced by thousands of
    customer care and other workers who are literally "chained" to their PCs. To
    help spread our message to these workers -- and to persuade them to
    visit and
    contact CWA online -- we posted our video on YouTube.com, one of the hottest
    websites on the Internet. Please help spread our message to unrepresented
    workers around the country by doing the following:

    http://www.unionvoice.org/ct/a71YX-91lc66/youtube

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    Microsoft to hackers: Take your best shot | CNN Tech

    After suffering embarrassing security exploits over the past several years,
    Microsoft Corp. is trying a new tactic: inviting some of the world's best-
    known computer experts to try to poke holes in Vista, the next generation of
    its Windows operating system.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/ptech/08/03/microsoft.hackers.ap/index.html

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    Eclipse-based IBM products mean more flexibility, agility, and savings
    for customers and partners | Lotus

    If you’re an IBM customer or thinking of becoming one, either you’ve already
    heard a lot about Eclipse, or you will hear a lot about it in the months to
    come. That’s because going forward, many IBM development tools and rich
    client
    software - applications such as IBM Lotus Notes and IBM Lotus Sametime -
    will
    be based on the Eclipse framework. In fact, a few IBM products are already
    Eclipse-based. Check out its many advantages.

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    AOL to slash 5,000 jobs | CNN Tech

    Online giant expects to cut more than a quarter of its work force as part of
    its restructuring plan. AOL said Thursday that about 5,000 workers will
    probably be let go within six months as the company moves away from its old
    dial-up Internet access business in a bid to win more advertising dollars
    online. Problem was, Sony engineers seemed more enamored with the
    extravagantly
    priced technology than consumers were, and the products meant to highlight
    Sony's fine-tuned prowess received little interest beyond the initial
    gee-whiz.

    http://money.cnn.com/2006/08/03/technology/aol_cuts/index.htm?cnn=yes

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    Sony at 60: Looking for a jolt of electricity | CNN Tech

    Electronics and media giant in turnaround effort -- Three years ago,
    Sony Corp.
    launched the Qualia line of luxury gadgets that included a tiny $3,300
    digital
    camera and a $13,000 audio console that automatically centered a compact
    disc
    regardless of how carelessly it was tossed into the player.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/biztech/07/31/sonyat60.ap/index.html

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    SKnocking Down the Barriers to the $100 Laptop | eWeek

    The biggest technology roadblock to building the $100 laptop championed by
    Nicholas Negroponte, founder and chairman of the One Laptop per Child
    organization, is close to resolution. That roadblock has been developing a
    display that is rugged, inexpensive and readable in a wide variety of
    conditions from low light to bright sunlight. Displays are a traditional
    barrier to building laptops for use in a variety of conditions.

    http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2006274,00.asp

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    AOL says privacy breach was a mistake | CNN Tech

    AOL released the Internet search terms that more than 650,000 of its
    subscribers entered over a three-month period and admitted Monday that
    what it
    originally intended as a gesture to researchers amounted to a privacy breach
    and a mistake. Although AOL had substituted numeric IDs for the subscribers'
    real user names, the company acknowledged the search queries themselves may
    contain personally identifiable data.

    http://www.cnn.com/2006/TECH/internet/08/08/aol.search.privacy.ap/index.html

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    Why is Barclays Abusing the H-1B Program? | TechUnite.org

    Barclays Global Investors is asking for H-1B visa applications
    for jobs that range in salary from $57,000 to $200,000. Apparently, Barclays
    is having trouble finding domestic MBAs who want to work for $200,000 - if
    they even tried. Barclays' labor practices are an example of a company that
    can use the lack of real regulation in the H-1B visa law to bypass the U.S.
    labor market. Take Action to stop Barclay's H-1B Abuse!

    http://www.unionvoice.org/campaign/barclaysh1b/x58xbsra7w88e6?

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    The press, analyst, and blogger communities respond to the announcement
    of IBM Lotus Notes on Linux | Lotus

    This article presents a wrap-up of blogger, press and industry analyst
    response to the July 10 announcement of IBM Lotus Notes for Linux. At last
    count 53 separate articles have been written, many picked up by several news
    services and spread to many English-speaking countries. The desktop software
    will be available for free download to existing Notes customers on July 24.

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    MERISIS expands its business around IBM Workplace Services Express - and
    takes home Distinguished Partner Award | Lotus

    MERISIS won the Lotus Distinguished Partner Award for its Workplace Services
    Express applications that cost on 34 cents a day per user and provide small
    and medium businesses with effective communication tools whether at the
    office, at home, or on the road.

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    IBM Previews Mainframe Software To Manage and Secure Complex
    Transactions Driven By SOA | IBM Software

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today previewed new mainframe management software that will
    help customers handle and secure the surge of new business processes and
    transactions running on services oriented architectures (SOAs) that are
    making
    the IBM System z mainframe the hub of Internet-based computing.

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    IBM TO ACQUIRE MRO SOFTWARE, INC. | IBM Software

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) and MRO Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: MROI) today announced
    the two
    companies have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire MRO
    Software Inc., a publicly held company based in Bedford, Mass., in an
    all-cash
    transaction at a price of approximately $740 million, or $25.80 per share.

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    IBM Helps Small- and Mid-Sized Businesses Tackle E-Mail Governance | IBM
    Software

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a new hardware and software solution
    designed
    to help small- and mid-sized clients address the challenges of e-mail
    management and governance, improve e-mail efficiency and support legal
    requests.

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    IBM "Continuous Data Protection" PC Software Now Available Through Major
    Online Retailers; IBM Signs E-Commerce Agreement with Digital River,
    Inc. | IBM Software

    IBM announced an agreement with Digital River through which IBM Tivoli
    Continuous Data Protection for Files software is now available for online
    purchase and digital download through the Digital River oneNetwork
    marketplace, which includes leading online retailers, such as OfficeMax
    Incorporated, Staples, Inc. and Circuit City Stores, Inc., among others.

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    St. Louis system speeds patient info | IBM

    A new tracking system in the greater St. Louis area promises to improve
    response times in emergencies ranging from traffic accidents to large scale
    disasters. The system, developed by IBM, lets first responders to relay
    patient data from the scene of an incident to hospitals, emergency
    operations
    personnel and other authorized public officials in real time.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_18.html

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    New tools trim IT energy use | IBM

    According to some experts, in the next two to four years power usage will be
    the number one issue confronting IT executives at most large companies.
    IBM is
    already addressing the issue with computer systems that use less power and
    special tools to monitor and tweak energy use.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_17.html

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    Hear me, see me, bill me | IBM

    Telephone productivity at Canadian law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain is up one
    third thanks to a new Internet Protocol (IP)-based videophone system
    from IBM.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_14.html

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    IBM boosts 27-institution computing grid | IBM

    A computer grid that unites 27 universities and institutions in 15
    states will
    double its capacity in a three-year relationship with IBM.

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    Software links 'islands' of med records | IBM

    A software contribution from IBM promises to connect "islands" of medical
    records. This interoperability is considered critical to establishing a
    national system of electronic health records. The national record system,
    in turn, is aimed at reducing healthcare costs and improving diagnoses
    and treatments.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_10.html

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    RFID Rx for faux drugs | IBM

    Nearly 8 percent of the world's prescriptions are counterfeit, not a
    pleasant
    prospect for the patients receiving the medicine. To make it harder for
    counterfeit drugs to get to market, IBM has unveiled a radio frequency
    identification (RFID) system for tracking and tracing of pharmaceuticals.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_08.html

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    New solution cuts fat from steel production | IBM

    IBM researchers and consultants have developed a solution to help steel
    companies maximize their production, design and product delivery. With
    the IBM
    Production Design and Operations Scheduling Solution for Steel,
    companies can
    adjust manufacturing and shipping levels based on incoming orders, improving
    production, reducing inventories lowering operating costs and increasing
    sales revenue.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_04.html

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    Opening the Web to the disabled | IBM

    There are 750 million to 1 billion people with disabilities around the
    world.
    And many of their impairments prohibit or limit their use of the Web, an
    activity that most people take for granted. IBM is working with governments
    to overcome that.

    http://www.ibm.com/news/us/en/2006/08/2006_08_03.html

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    Offshore Tracker: Flow of jobs away to other countries continue |
    TechsUnite.org

    WashTech is the nation's leading union for high-tech workers, ensuring that
    our voices get heard and our needs get met. By taking the lead on issues
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    can increase our voice on the issues that matter. Our Offshore Tracker has
    seen the flow of jobs away to other countries continue unabated. Here
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    Top Five offenders we've tracked through your help: Company Jobs
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    1. EDS 22,400, 2. IBM 20,300, 3. Dell 16,050, 4. Cognizant 15,000,
    5. Siemens AG 15,000 -- Our Agenda for Change highlights the ways to
    stop the
    jobs from leaving.

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    DominoNews ([email protected]_nospam.com) gurgled happily, sounding
    much like they were saying :
    So they say, but I'm damned if I can find it to actually download!
     
    Adrian, Aug 22, 2006
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    MacDork Guest

    Likewise. I even called IBM about it. The guy I spoke to sounded
    surprised that it wasn't in my passport advantage download area, but I
    haven't heard back from him.

    He told me it's on the 7.0.1 media, but since I opted out of getting the
    media, I'm guessing I'll have to keep waiting.
     
    MacDork, Aug 27, 2006
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    tom Guest

    Here's what I see:

    IBM Lotus Notes Client 7.0.1 for Linux eAssembly English(CR41WNA)


    You might try searching for that "part number".


    PS - once again, had a devil of a time actually GETTING to where I
    needed so I could look for this. I sure wish that IBM would quit
    "improving" their web site.
     
    tom, Aug 27, 2006
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    MacDork Guest

    I've learned to memorize:
    http://www.ibm.com/software/passportadvantage
     
    MacDork, Aug 27, 2006
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    Carl Fink Guest

    A senior IBM exec (whose name I won't mention here to avoid getting him in
    trouble) has conceded to me in e-mail that their site is so confusing as to
    be nearly unusable. Apparently nobody has the authority to fix it.
     
    Carl Fink, Aug 27, 2006
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    tom Guest

    I can believe that.

    I've done my share of complaining, they eventually "fix" it and then I'm
    sorry that I said anything in the first place. So I've given up
    complaining and am now on the "hope they don't mess with it any more"
    side. <g>

    MacDork,

    Did try that URL you posted and that seemed to work - did some stumbling
    but found the sign in/download. Have updated the URL in the browser. I
    did notice that they "translate" it to something wildly different. Not
    that I care, just seems that's what causes this whole thing in the first
    place. Start out going to some place, then they alias that to somewhere
    else, they the next time around the forget about the alias. Only a
    matter of time. <wink>


    Tom
     
    tom, Aug 28, 2006
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