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New and Noteworthy: Oracle, Apple team for 10g presentations; Service tracks whether or not recipient read e-mail; more

New and Noteworthy: Oracle, Apple team for 10g presentations; Service tracks whether or not recipient read e-mail; more

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.

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