Apple Computer has published updated source code to its Rendezvous network-configuration technology for use in Windows, Linux, Unix and Java applications.
Sun has brought the debate over who is "more open source" down to the playground level, and both companies could do better at it.
PeopleSoft's newly available PeopleSoft EnterpriseOne Tools 8.93 now supports the Linux operating system and BEA WebLogic infrastructure, to increase productivity, reduce installation times, and increase customer choice.
Linux Media Arts, Inc. (LMA) has announced that the L-SERVER, the first 64-bit Linux DDR is now available as a turnkey Digital Disk Recording system for a list price of $8,995.00. This is a groundbreaking price and the first time HD DDR's have been priced well under the typical $30,000 mark for similar systems.
Little doubt exists; a legal cloud hangs over Linux from infringement claims of the SCO Group, Inc. In spite of that cloud, Linux server sales grew 56.9 percent in the first quarter of the year. Linux sales in 2004 follows six consecutive quarters of double-digit growth for the free operating system during unprecedented legal attacks from SCO over the same period.
The new program is designed to attract affiliates among colleges and universities interested in Linux research and deployment. The first institutions joining OSDL under the new program are Marist College, Oregon State University, Stanford University, Tokyo University of Technology and Waseda University in Japan.
Red Hat will this year introduce a new high-end enterprise qualification, even though some observers question whether such certificates are the best way to demonstrate open-source skills.
Skype -- which bills itself as the Global P2P Telephony Company -- is now offering a Linux version of its beta Internet telephone software and service. Like the Windows version which debuted ten months ago, the Linux version is free: at least for the moment. You can download and start using the beta immediately. If you do, you'll be surprised at how good it sounds.
Mono 1.0 is an open source development platform based on the .NET framework that allows software developers to efficiently build Linux and cross-platform applications. Mono includes a C# compiler, a .NET-compatible runtime and two stacks of APIs.
Linuxlookup.com staff member Rich reviews Cedega (WineX 4.0), giving it a 20/20 Editors Choice Award. "The release of Transgaming's newest version of WineX, renamed Cedega, was met with considerable enthusiasm and interest in the Linux community last week. So much so that their server was inaccessible the day of release. Cedega is claimed to be much improved, offering the ability to play recent games released for Windows "seamlessly and transparently" under Linux. They provided me with a copy, and I was curious to see if it lived up to the hype."
Hewlett Packard has unveiled a file sharing product based on a Linux clustering technology known as Lustre, which it claims can deliver up to 100 times more
Until Microsoft proves it can fix IE's security bugs, you're better off using one of a few good alternatives as much as possible In late June, network security experts saw one of their worst fears realized. Attackers exploited a pair of known but unpatched flaws in Microsoft's Web server software and Internet Explorer browser to compromise seemingly safe Web sites. People who browsed there on Windows computers got infected with malicious code without downloading anything. I've been growing increasingly concerned about IE's endless security problems, and this episode has convinced me that the program is simply too dangerous for routine use.
Scott McNealy, chairman and chief executive of Sun Microsystems, has extended an open invitation to Microsoft and Red Hat to join the Java Community Process (JCP). Speaking at the 2004 JavaOne conference in San Francisco he also stressed that Sun, which has struggled financially lately, is not going away.
Apple, Macromedia, Opera and Sun Microsystems join in push to modernize plugins and create a richer web experience