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December 23, 2008
MTS releases rosy forecast for Allstream
IT World Canada
Greg Meckbach writes about Manitoba Telecom Services’, financial outlook for next year.

“Manitoba Telecom Services said…it expects to see ‘solid growth’ next year in its enterprise solutions division, which operates under the Allstream brand. In a financial outlook released to the public, the company said it anticipates revenues will grow two per cent next year, provided the economy as a whole grows by 1.5 per cent and the gross domestic product of Manitoba grows by 2.4 per cent.”

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Microsoft makes more promises for Windows 7 performance
Network World
Microsoft Subnet writes what to expect from Microsoft’s new Windows 7 platform, which is being released next year.

“Faster boot up time, standby/resume, launching common applications, reducing the time it takes for the OS to recognize a reinserted USB device, particularly a flash drive, faster playback of DVD movies, improved response and memory usage of the desktop window manager including taskbar and start menu, reducing the operating system’s overall footprint, reducing freezes and hangs.”

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Oracle takes profit blow
The Register
Kelly Fiveash notes the reason behind Oracle’s falling net profit.

“Software giant Oracle has blamed the US dollar for putting a dent in its second quarter earnings, with the firm’s net profit falling one per cent to $1.3bn. The Redwoods Shores, Calif.-based company said revenue climbed six per cent to $5.6 billion for the Q2 period ended 30 November. Oracle said that the stronger dollar decreased its profit excluding special items by three cents per share.”

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