Oracle, Apple team for 10g presentations eWeek reports that executives at Oracle and Apple are taking to the highway in a series of international road shows to introduce Oracle Database 10g on Mac OS X Server, which is Apple's Unix-based server operating system. "When Apple Computer Inc. announced its Xserve G5 in January, Mark Milani, vice president of the Platform Technologies division at Oracle Corp., issued a statement saying that the Redwood Shores, Calif., database giant was in the process of rolling out an OS X version of the database." More.
The Intel Mac/Windows/Linux superbox idea again ZDNN's David Coursey has a fantasy: an Apple-designed Intel box capable of running Mac OS, Windows and Linux. A teaser for the piece reads "Is he insane? Is he trolling?" More.
Service tracks whether or not recipient read e-mailThe New York Time reports on a new service that promises to pull back the curtain on anyone hiding behind the common white lie 'I never got your e-mail.' "Users of the service, DidTheyReadIt (didtheyreadit.com), can clandestinely track when and where their e-mail is read. The service, which has already drawn complaints from privacy advocates, offers a new and quiet way to harvest behavioral information about friends, colleagues and potential consumers." More.Previously we noted:
- Mac OS X 10.3.4 (#8): Radeon 9800 DVD artifacts, choppy video; possible fix; Permissions repair for non-mounting FireWire drives
- AirPort Extreme driver 3.4.2 fixes >1 GB RAM connection issues
- PowerBook screen problems: Horizontal lines
- Odds and Ends: A PowerMac G4 reset button rescue story