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Coming with the catchphrase “Download, Invoice and Prosper” is a startup company, jBilling, located at http://www.jbilling.com
offers free to download open source billing system. Robust architecture and enterprise features offered by jBilling easily became the choice of businesses of all sizes. Built on Java 2 platform, it ensures security and maximum scalability.
One of the classic quotes to emerge from of the tech industry in recent times has come from Maarten Koster, the newly-appointed president of Novell Asia-Pacific.
Motorola has announced a new mobile phone described as the first Linux-based cellphone to support all of Microsoft's Windows Media technologies. The popularity of Microsoft desktop OSes in the U.S. suggests the MotoRizr Z6 will be the first of Motorola's Linux phones to be distributed here.
A French start-up aiming to create affordable, programmable, autonomous humanoid robots has published several videos of a prototype. In one video, Aldebaran's "Nao" bot waves enthusiastically to the camera, wishing viewers a happy new year and promising to "see you soon," in French-accented English.
Welcome to our issue number 72 of Fedora Weekly News.
SALT LAKE CITY, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 08, 2007 -- Linux Networx, The Linux Supercomputing Company, today announced the availability of the LS-P Performance Tuned Supersystem for Metacomp Technologies' CFD++. The LS-P Series of turnkey, production-ready systems delivers industry-leading application throughput and significant reductions in Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for leading product design applications. In customer environments LS-P systems demonstrated a 20+ percent reduction in TCO and improved application throughput by up to a factor of 10.
CutTheCosta.com, one the worlds largest online flights databases has launched a new search utility for both Windows and Linux PCs. And just like the website....its FREE!
[Did not have time to check out whether it's FOSS, but I doubt it. - dcparris]
Recently, an old friend of mine rang me up to ask for help. He'd been working as a journalist for many years, and had recently received reprint rights to a number of his earlier columns.
January 9th, 2007: With a shiny new interoperability deal with Microsoft in the bag and more copies of SUSE on desktops than ever before, Novell has been making all sorts of interesting headlines over the last few months. Now it has picked up the ‘Best Linux Desktop’ award for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.
OpenLogic, a provider of software, stacks and support that enable enterprises to deploy and manage customised open source environments, has upgraded to OpenLogic Enterprise. The newest version offers a new web-based Manager for updating and auditing open source across the enterprise, opens APIs for integrating with existing infrastructure, and now includes over 200 open source products in the pre-certified library, as per a statement issued by the company.
New MOTORIZR(TM) Z6 is the First Motorola MOTOMUSIC Mobile Device to Integrate the Full Suite of Microsoft Windows Media(TM) Technologies
[What a screwed up headline! Freedom? Windows Media? In the same sentence? - dcparris]
Oracle Corp. on Monday officially released the first major upgrade to SQL Developer, its free visual database development tool, with one key theme of the upgrade being the ability to browse non-Oracle databases.
C'è molta attesa per KDE 4 e lo si è visto dalla quantità di commenti all'articolo pubblicato da Andrea in merito alle novità incluse nel futuro desktop environment. Per saperne di più abbiamo intervistato Aaron Seigo, sviluppatore KDE. Di seguito trovate il testo integrale (in inglese) del botta e risposta. Buona lettura!
[The interview is in English - dcparris]
As the holiday season approached last December, two key people at IBM's System i division took some time out of their schedules to talk about the technology and marketing areas that they would focus on in 2007 with the i5/OS platform. Many of the priorities that Big Blue has for the platform have been talked about in 2006, such as Voice Over IP telephony and the PHP language running on the platform. But these key IBMers did offer some more insight as well as an initial reaction to my own suggestion that IBM fully embrace user-based capacity pricing for the System i5 line.
Sure, plenty of the "security tools" your neighborhood script kiddy uses aren't built with your best interests at heart. That doesn't mean they aren't useful, as Paul Rubens reveals.
It is unusual for gaming consoles to allow foreign operating systems to be installed on them. Sony decided to open up the PS3 console and allow third-party operating systems to be installed. Learn how to get started developing for the Cell BE processor on the PS3. This article provides an overview, installation, and first programming steps. Its the easiest way for programmers to get their hands on the new Cell Broadband Engine (Cell BE) processor and take it for a drive.
More and more hot new hardware runs on cool and stable Linux, plus a growing abundance of open source building materials. Since relatively few open source components are graced with publicity ambitions (much less departments), they tend not to make themselves obvious. Meaning that reporters like yours truly need to go hunting for them.So I'd like your help. I'm here at the Consumer Electronics ShowCES in Las Vegas, getting ready to launch out onto the trade show floors to see What's Up with Linux amongst the 2,700 exhibitors spread across 1.7 million square feet of exhibit space.
OpenMFG, founded in 2001, provides enterprise resource planning software to small and mid-sized manufacturing companies. It's one of those businesses whose proprietary product is "built on" open source. But OpenMFG is beginning to put its money where its mouth is: recently the company released one of its modules, OpenRPT, under the GPL.
QuickVision 6 for Linux Will Address Customers' Broader Rangeof SOAand J2EE Portal Applications Needs
One of my favorite open source applications is Amarok, a music player with an intuitive interface that makes boring tasks such as organizing large music collections less troublesome. The only problem with Amarok is that it's a KDE application and I'm a GNOME user. Although there's nothing wrong with running KDE programs on GNOME, they take a long time to start, since they need to load the KDE libraries and components they depend on first. I've found a good alternative in Exaile, my new favorite media player for Linux.
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