Elsewhere, Microsoft's August patch release was the biggest for six months - no less than nine sets of patches covering 14 vulnerabilities. Take our poll and let us know how Patch Tuesday was for you.
In his daily blog, public sector CIO Richard Steel writes that London's Olympic borough Newham has created bite-sized online training modules to integrate its back office team with its ICT team.
Three must-read articles on Computerworld UK this week:
Contracts did not stipulate radio should work inside buildings...
Automated trading unable to cope with unpredictable markets
Linux daddy talks about Microsoft and open-source future
Novell promises no legal action after its patent victory
Dell's launch of open source PCs reveals Vista cost
Big Blue set to implement Beanstore Epos application
HP hardware failure caused two-day outage, says iSoft
Seventy staff to transition across to CSC
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"...Novell is currently embedding tons of proprietary [Microsoft] code into its SuSE distribution and other third party Open Source packages. If everything works out for Novell, they will be the lone commercial Linux distro available - they won't need to sue. Goodbye Linux; so long Open Source; fare thee well oh Freedom."
Digging deeper: Public sector
Costs mount as justice IT progress stalls
C-NOMIS future in doubt
Break-in prompts security review at forensic investigations firm
Inquiry finds 'inadequate central control' over outsourcing contract
But prepares to award major new contracts
Digging deeper: Financial services
Tricky testing scuppers November deadline
Signs up to Monilink/Monitise service
Digging deeper: Olympics
Microsoft XP-based PCs preferred by organisers
With a year to go, testing begins in earnest
Blunder only rectified 16 months after games awarded to London
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