Taiwanese board vendor Arbor Technology claims it is first to ship a mini-ITX motherboard graced with a PCI Express x16 slot. The ITX-i7435 supports several Socket 478 Pentium M/Celeron M processors, and targets multimedia, gaming, and other applications requiring high-quality graphics performance.
StarOffice 8, which runs on Windows, Linux, and Solaris, supports the Open Document Format. ODF, which is not supported by Microsoft, was recently embraced by Massachusetts as a standard for government purchasing, and other government agencies are expected to follow.
US intellectual property laws have enable MS to become a virtual monopoly. Now they are moving their production offshore where these laws are ignored, but will still expect to gouge US citizens as they strengthen and enforce their "MS genuine" effort. Sounds like MS now wants to exploit both US citizens and foreign workers.
Trust's £40 ST-1200 Internet Phone Station lets you make free or low-cost Skype internet calls with a cordless or wired conventional phone
SHANGHAI: Global software company Microsoft has stirred to life in China with a string of small but pivotal deals in the past months after years of seeming slumber as the Asian country's market began to mature.
Taiwan executive's duties expand as Greater China Country Manager.
BitTorrent, the maker of popular file-sharing software used to distribute movies, music, and games both legally and illegally, is going commercial. The company has raised $8.75 million in venture capital from Menlo Park [Calif.]-based Doll Capital Management and plans to create a marketplace for dispensing digital goods.
The fine folks at JavaLobby have just announced a new community for open source Java projects: JavaForge. With SourceForge.net and Java.net already hosting thriving open source Java development communities, JavaForge is set to distinguish itself with the modern Subversion code versioning system (SourceForge.net and Java.net still use the older CVS system) and a raft of other features offered by the CodeBeamer platform.
Your company is finding that tech hiring is on the rise, and one of the reasons is increased reliance on open source. What are companies looking for and what has your internal hiring experience been?
Red Hat, with help from IBM and Trusted Computing Solutions, plans to put its operating system through the paces of the National Information Assurance Partnership's Common Criteria evaluation program to create the first "trusted" Linux operating system.
The industry leading PDF manipulation tools have been validated as Ready for IBM's eServer with Linux.
A daily feature available on SchaeffersResearch.com is "Street Chatter." Every day, we'll focus on three newsworthy stocks that are generating a lot of attention on Internet message boards. By digging into the stock's option activity and trading performance, we hope to shed some light on the securities. Appearing in today's Street Chatter are Red Hat, RealNetworks, and SINA Corporation.
Sun Microsystems has rehired Karen Tegan-Padir, an executive it lost to Red Hat last year. Tegan-Padir is now leading development of Sun's Java server software, the computing giant confirmed Tuesday.
The Southern California Linux Expo has signed a distinguished list of speakers for SCALE 4x, the fourth annual SoCal Linux Expo. The following speakers have already confirmed their participation: Chris Dibona - Open Source Programs Manager, Google, Inc. Bernard Soriano – CIO, California Department of Motor Vehicles Kevin McElligott - iTech Developers(iTD) David Uhlmann – CEO, Uversa Inc.
Gervase Markham has announced that the first step towards automatic resolution of old uncofirmed bugs has been completed.
Lets Engineers Easily Design a Handheld Device Using an Electronic Paper Display
Many screens, one keyboard, one mouse. Ah, what's a Linux technophile to do? Rob Reilly shows you how to use x2x to get multi-screen control for your work area.
In another example of modern-day coopetition, Microsoft and JBoss, the open-source middleware products company, announced plans on Tuesday to improve interoperability between their platforms. In a joint announcement, both companies said they would enhance support for each other’s technology in both JBoss’ Enterprise Middleware System and Microsoft Windows Server
Rational Software Architect is an integrated design and development tool that leverages model-driven development with the UML for creating well-architected applications and services. Download a free trial version of Rational Software Architect for Linux and you will automatically be entitled to phone-based technical support at no charge during the evaluation period.
A French fabless chip house has ported Linux to its flagship SoC (system-on-chip) for secure smartcard readers and PIN-entry pads used in point-of-sale (POS) applications. Innova-Card's MIPS32-based USIP Professional IC features on-chip memory, storage, and cypto, and is available with a Linux-based software stack, reference designs, and professional services.