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Late News: Windows Coming to IBM Mainframes, Anonymous Calls Off OpCartel, Dropbox for Teams

IBM has announced that soon, its mainframe systems would support Microsoft's Windows platform. According to Computer World, on December 16, the Windows management function will be delivered for its mainframe data centres.

Hacker collective Anonymous has decided to put a stop to its OpCartel movement, through which it wanted to expose people with links to the Mexican Zeta drug cartel. Earlier we reported that, Anonymous, after the alleged kidnapping of a member, had vowed to expose the people behind the notorious cartel.

Chinese internet firms have pledged to enhance their control over online content in order to stop ‘harmful information' from spreading. China has been repeatedly criticised for censoring the information the Chinese people see on the web. Its draconian policies have even banned social networking platforms, which, according to the Chinese government, can give people access to content that can cause social unrest.

With the purpose to please the information technology departments of the corporates, on Thursday, Dropbox is introducing the latest Dropbox for Teams. Dropbox is basically a file sharing service between different devices through data storing in "the cloud".

A new research conducted by IBM has claimed that this year's holiday shopping season will see a huge number of people logging in from their mobile devices to shop. According to the report, which was compiled using the IBM Coremetrics Benchmark platform, around 15 percent of US consumers logging into retail websites in the month of November will do so using a mobile device.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.