16th May 2010 Archive

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Microsoft: 'Using IE6 is like drinking 9-year-old milk'

Microsoft hopes the fear and shame associated with online fraud will elbow browser holdouts off Internet Explorer 6 and onto IE 8.
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Non-Flash video surges onto the web

Steve Jobs is one-quarter of the way to victory in his increasingly heated take-no-prisoners assault on Adobe Flash.
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SAP buys Sybase - but why?

Comment German database maker SAP went on a shopping spree last week to buy in rather than build up a mobile platform maker to bolt onto its already bloated business. But why did it drop close to $6bn on Sybase?