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Veritas: ‘We Are Taking Heterogeneity to the Next Level’

Veritas recently marked five years of pushing software products to the Linux community, and with many announcements made at the LinuxWorld conference this week, Veritas' offerings could now be called a complete range of storage management, data protection, performance management and automation softw...

Tim Berners-Lee Knighted by Queen Elizabeth

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) was dubbed a Knight Commander, Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II during an investiture in London today. The rank of Knight Commander is the second most senior rank of the Order of ...

NASA’s Aura Spacecraft Launches from Vandenberg

Aura, a NASA mission dedicated to the health of Earth's atmosphere, successfully launched today at 3:01:59 a.m. Pacific Time from the Western Range of Vandenberg Air Force Base, aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket. Spacecraft separation occurred at 4:06 a.m. Pacific Time, inserting Aura into a 438-mile ...

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MediaServices CIO Vadim Mamotin on Russia’s AllofMP3.com

Many consumers who are accustomed to paying $1.00 per song and a minimum of $10.00 per album from iTunes, MusicMatch or Napster typically raise an eyebrow suspiciously at the prospect of AllofMP3.com, a service that charges users roughly five cents per song and offers nearly all its music in AAC, MP...

Nokia Pushes New Strategies, Phones

Details of five new mobile devices, a software roadmap overview, new mobile infrastructure equipment and updated 2004 volume projections all featured prominently among the news at the annual Nokia Connection conference held today simultaneously in Singapore and Helsinki. Chairman and CEO Jorma Ollil...

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OSRM Chairman Daniel Egger on Open-Source Insurance

Open Source Risk Management, the first and only vendor-neutral provider of open-source risk mitigation and coordinated legal defense services, recently certified the Linux kernel as free of source code that could provide a basis for meritorious copyright infringement claims. After a six-month proces...

Sun Java Desktop System, Release 2

Sun Microsystems announced today the second release of the Sun Java Desktop System, with new integrated desktop management and auto-update features as well as a free one-year developer tools subscription, which the company values at $645. Sun also announced that nine new independent software vendors...

SGI Pushes ‘Big Data’ with 10 Gigabit Ethernet

Reinforcing its strategy of squarely targeting the high-performance computing market, Silicon Graphics today announced that it will offer 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity across its product lines of servers, workstations, graphics systems and storage technologies. SGI is offering the new PCI-X adapt...

Napster 2.0 Goes Live in the UK Today

Napster UK, a subsidiary of Roxio, has announced that the Napster 2.0 online music service went live to music fans across the United Kingdom today with what the company is calling "the UK's largest online music catalog." UK residents can download the new Napster 2.0 music service for free at www.nap...

BEA Plans Open-Source Project To Promote Java

BEA Systems, an application-infrastructure software company, today announced plans to create an open-source project called "Beehive." Project Beehive is designed to be what the company is calling the "industry's first open-source foundation" for building service-oriented architecture (SOA) and enter...

New York College To Open OSDL Linux Research Site

New York's Marist College has joined Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) and will offer mainframe data-center computing resources -- through OSDL -- for Linux developers. The new center is one of only three OSDL-affiliated research facilities in the world. The other OSDL labs are located in Beaverto...

ARM Announces Integrated Multiprocessor Core

ARM, a provider of embedded RISC processors, today announced at the Embedded Processor Forum the availability of a new processor called the MPCore, which has been developed as part of the company's ongoing partnership with NEC Electronics. The MPCore synthesizable multiprocessor, based on the compan...

Sony Pushes New Strategies at E3

Sony announced today details from the presentation given this morning by Kaz Hirai, president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America, at the 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Hirai's presentation highlighted the company's announcements and focused in particular on new d...

Sasser Worm Prompts New Security Strategies

Computer virus attacks are up dramatically from 2,400 in 1995 to more than 80,000 in 2002. It seems that almost every week, there's a new, threatening virus. Now the Sasser worm -- which could in fact be a clone, at least in its effects, of last year's MSBlaster and Slammer worms -- is said to have ...

Sun and Capgemini Launch RFID System

Sun Microsystems and Capgemini yesterday announced the launch of a jointly developed Radio Frequency Identification system. The system is designed to help enable retail and consumer packaged-goods companies to comply with RFID mandates issued by a growing number of retailers, such as Wal-Mart, Targe...

Microsoft Upgrades Antispam Capabilities for MSN Users

Microsoft and IronPort Systems today announced what the companies are calling "initial success" with the new Bonded Sender Program, IronPort's legitimate e-mail sender program designed to reduce the deluge of unwanted e-mail sent to Microsoft customers. For the past five months, Microsoft has worked...

PayPal Releases Web Services APIs for Developers

PayPal yesterday introduced PayPal Web Services, a set of application programming interfaces (APIs) that the company hopes developers will use to build code that will integrate the PayPal platform into other e-commerce systems. PayPal Web Services, based on open standards and currently in beta, cons...

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iRiver President Jonathan Sasse on Creating the iPod Killer

According to most analyst estimates, the iPod has the largest market share among all portable digital media players. But if any company can take on Apple in the media-player space, it is iRiver, a company that has been setting the high-mark standard for media-format compatibility. To hear about the ...

Supercomputing and Visualization: SGI Moves Forward

Silicon Graphics recently completed the third quarter of its fiscal year 2004 with what the company says is "continued momentum" for its products introduced throughout the past year: the SGI Altix family of servers, SGI InfiniteStorage products, Silicon Graphics Onyx4 UltimateVision systems and Sili...

Open Park Launches Free WiFi on Capitol Hill

The Open Park Project, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, launched the first public outdoor wireless Internet hotspot in the nation's capital today. The free service provides coverage in front of the Supreme Court, the Library of Congress and the Capitol Visitors Center site. The Capitol Hill hotsp...

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