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Developers Get a Whiff of Adobe’s Fresh AIR

Adobe Systems has released the beta version of its new runtime software, Adobe Integrated Runtime -- formerly called "Apollo." The software allows Web-native applications to run just like desktop programs. The new tool and Adobe's next version of its Flex development environment -- called "Moxie" an...

HTC’s New Phone Provides Touching Experience

HTC has launched a Windows Mobile smartphone with a touch screen interface strikingly similar in concept to Apple's upcoming iPhone. The new phone, dubbed the "HTC Touch," is a multimedia handheld system with an animated 3-D user interface called "TouchFLO" that allows users to move through on-scree...

Intel Targets Gamers With High-Def Friendly Chipsets

Intel unveiled its 3 Series chipset family designed for playing high-definition media and for supporting the company's 45nm Penryn processors due later this year. The highly anticipated chipsets, formerly codenamed "Bearlake," were presented at the Computex Taipei trade show in Taiwan. The first chi...

Microsoft Cuts Another Open Source Deal

Microsoft and Linux distributor Xandros announced a broad agreement on Monday based on several technical and intellectual property commitments aimed at extending the software giant's relationship with commercial open source vendors. The technology-sharing agreement with the Linux distributor marks t...

YouTubers Get Permission to Rummage Through EMI Music Library

Online search giant Google and EMI Music agreed to let users of Google's YouTube video-sharing site access music and clips produced by EMI artists. The London-based publisher contracts popular recording artists including Coldplay, Norah Jones and David Bowie. EMI will now work with Google to develop...

Google Gears Up to Be a Player Offline

Google has created new Web software that runs both online and offline, allowing users to work just about anywhere -- even in places with spotty or no Internet connections. The new open source technology for creating offline Web applications, Google Gears, is a browser plug-in that will let people ru...

Google Maps Get Street Smart

Google's mapping technology is zooming down from its overhead views and placing users on the street with the freedom to check out restaurants and landmarks and even home in on bus stops or street signs to make travel plans. The "street view" feature in Google Maps provides panoramic, 360-degree stre...

Zune Scrolling Up to 1 Million Target

Microsoft garnered a lot of buzz this week after reports broke the software giant had shipped its 1 millionth Zune -- putting it ahead of a company goal set shortly after it launched its MP3 player in November. However, those reports apparently were jumping the gun. Microsoft exec Robbie Bach was er...

Sony Makes Paper-Thin Video Screen

Sony has developed a display screen so thin it can bend like a piece of paper while at the same time showing full-color video. In the continuing race to shrink the size of gadgets while increasing the amount of cutting-edge technology crammed inside, Sony has topped its competitors with the release ...

Dell’s Linux PC Shop Opens for Business

Following weeks of anticipation, open source software fans can now buy three Dell computers preloaded with Linux. The machines -- the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops, and the Inspiron E1505n notebook -- have factory-installed Ubuntu 7.04 Linux operating systems. Although the move is expected t...

US House Moves to Squelch Spyware

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed an antispyware bill that would impose specific penalties for scammers accessing computers without authorization while attempting to commit other federal crimes. The bill, sponsored by both Democrats and Republicans, would make the fraudulent use of spywar...

Cisco to Buy Video Surveillance Firm BroadWare

Cisco Systems said Tuesday it will purchase privately held BroadWare Technologies, a provider of IP-based video surveillance software, for an undisclosed amount. Although Cisco is much better known as a leading maker of routers and switches that provide the backbone for directing traffic over Intern...

Dell Reveals Preloaded Ubuntu Linux Due Date

Dell reportedly will launch three models of its much anticipated laptop and desktop computers loaded with Ubuntu Linux this Thursday. Although the company has refused to provide any details, blogger Jeremy Garcia -- a Linux advocate who runs the Web site Linuxquestions.org -- released an e-mail from...

Internet Censorship on the Rise Worldwide

While the Internet is widely considered one of the most democratizing tools in history, there still remain countries where the free flow of information over the World Wide Web is restricted. In fact, at least 25 countries block Web sites for political, social or other reasons, with governments contr...

Gartner: Software Users Must Fight for Open Source

Gartner is suggesting vendors figure out a consistent definition of open source to ease confusion among many buyers. An underlying current of confusion reigns among open source users, and the ongoing squabble among vendors has not helped reconciled an inherent incompatibility, according to Gartner. ...

Microsoft Delivers New Generation of Workplace Cell Phones

Microsoft will literally place its stamp on a new wave of qualified mobile phones that are designed to be compatible with its main communications products. The software giant unveiled 15 phones made by a variety of vendors including Samsung, LG-Nortel, NEC, Plantronics, Asus, GN, Polycon, Tatung and...

AMD Banking on New Chip ‘Phenom’

Advanced Micro Devices has unveiled plans to replace its Athlon processor line with a new quad-core chip for desktop PCs in an effort to keep pace with chief rival Intel. AMD will launch its quad-core desktop processors under the name "Phenom" later this year, shortly after the company unveils its q...

Microsoft Strips Down Windows Virtualization Software

Microsoft has decided to slash several key features from its Windows Server virtualization software, code-named "Viridian," in an effort to meet quality goals and a release deadline. The new hypervisor-based virtualization technology, available as part of Windows Server "Longhorn," will ship without...

Sun May Release OpenSolaris Under GPL

Sun Microsystems is considering the possibility of releasing OpenSolaris, the open source version of its Solaris operating system, under the latest version of the GNU GPL, the primary free software license. Up to now, OpenSolaris has been offered only under the Common Development and Distribution Li...

Intel Gives Centrino Flash With ‘Santa Rosa’ Makeover

Chip maker Intel is set to launch an overhaul of its Centrino laptop platform -- the first to use flash memory chips, which should mean faster performance and longer battery life. The latest Centrino, dubbed "Santa Rosa," is the fourth generation of the company's successful laptop platform brand tha...

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