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Tibco Goes Open Source With Ajax Toolkit

Business integration and process management software company Tibco Software has released a beta version of Tibco General Interface 3.2, an Ajax Rich Internet Application toolkit. Tibco General Interface includes an open source licensing option with support for Firefox 1.5. The open source license al...

Mandriva Launches New Distro With 3D Desktop

Mandriva has launched a new distribution of its operating system, Mandriva Linux 2007. The new version has a desktop with both AIGLX and Xgl 3D technologies, which allow the average 2D desktop -- Windows 98, Windows XP, KDE or GNOME, for example -- to display 3D characteristics. Mandriva Linux 2007 ...

Sun Creates Advisory Board to Spur OpenSPARC Development

Sun Microsystems on Monday announced the creation of an independent OpenSPARC Community Advisory Board. The board is chartered with setting the direction for the OpenSPARC community, which fosters the creation of tools and derivative chip designs based on Sun's UltraSPARC T1 processor. OpenSPARC now...

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Mandriva Linux 2007 Adds Gaming to Its Mix

TransGaming, a developer of software portability products for the electronic entertainment industry, announced Thursday that the company's Cedega portability engine will be incorporated into Mandriva Linux 2007. The integration of Cedega within the Mandriva Linux 2007 installer will allow users of t...

Latest Firefox Version Plugs 7 Security Holes

The Mozilla Foundation patches seven security flaws with version 1.5.0.7 of its Firefox browser. Four of them, rated "critical," would allow attackers to install software on vulnerable computers. The critical problems include a JavaScript error that could permit remote execution of code and a vuln...

Eclipse Foundation OKs Aperi Storage Management Project

The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal development platform, has approved the creation of the Aperi Storage Management Framework Project. The Aperi Project, which was proposed in June, will give customers more choices for deploying open-storag...

Grisoft Launches Beta of New AVG Internet Security Suite

Grisoft, the supplier of AVG security software, has released the public beta version of AVG Internet Security 7.5, its new anti-malware security suite. In addition to the new security suite, public beta versions for the entire AVG 7.5 computer security portfolio are available, including new and upda...

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Solectron Wins Sun Microsystems Puerto Rico Contract

Solectron, a provider of electronics manufacturing and integrated supply chain services, won a multi-year contract from Sun Microsystems for its legacy StorageTek product line. As part of the agreement, Sun will transfer to Solectron the operations at its StorageTek manufacturing facility in Puerto ...

IBM to Offer Eclipse Customer Support, Resources

Reinforcing the company's strategy around open source business models, IBM announced new resources designed to help software development teams build Eclipse-based, vendor neutral development environments. Additionally, IBM is unveiling a new customer support program -- IBM Rational Elite Support for...

Sun Open Sources Java Mobile Edition Development Tools

Sun Microsystems announced this week the availability of source code for its NetBeans Mobility Pack and NetBeans Mobility Pack for CDC, which will be released under the OSI-compliant Common Development and Distribution License. The tools are intended to simplify and speed the creation of applicatio...

IBM, TCS Team on Linux-Based Cross-Domain Guards

Trusted Computer Solutions, a supplier of security and information-sharing applications for government and industry, has partnered with IBM to launch the TCS SecureOffice suite of cross-domain guards based on Linux. The suite is the first to feature such guards running at the Linux operating system ...

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Collax Releases Business Server Suite for Linux

Collax has announced the launch of Collax Business Server, a suite of open source applications for security, networking and communications. Collax Business Server is a Linux-based solution available as a free software license for up to five non-commercial users. It can be scaled for use in small to...

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EnterpriseDB Announces Advanced Server Upgrade

Open source database provider EnterpriseDB announced Tuesday the release of EnterpriseDB Advanced Server 8.1 Release 2, an enterprise-class relational database management system that runs applications written for Oracle databases. This latest release of the product features automated migration of da...

Verio Unveils Linux Virtual Private Server

Verio, a provider of hosting and managed services, announced Monday the development of Virtual Private Server, a hosted service running Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4. The offering, which will be available in the fourth quarter 2006, will mark Verio's first attempt to fully support VPS services ...

IBM Gives Health Records Tech to Open Source Community

IBM has announced another contribution to the open source community: software technology that supports the exchange of healthcare information. The move is "a major step in the drive toward a national electronic medical records system," the company said. The software, donated to the Eclipse Foundatio...

Zenoss Secures $4.8 Million in Venture Funding

Zenoss, an open source IT operations management software developer, said this week that it has closed a US$4.8 million financing round, led by Boulder Ventures and Intersouth Partners. Zenoss said it will use the capital to further product development expand infrastructure and support for its user c...

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Company to Preview Linux Platform for Mobile Phones

A la Mobile on Monday said a demo version of its Convergent Linux platform -- a complete and configurable open source operating system for mobile phones -- is available for preview. Convergent Linux is the first mobile OS platform that can enable a single software stack in binary form to move across...

OSDL to Host LinuxWorld Event Devoted to Healthcare IT

Open Source Development Labs is planning to host the first-ever Healthcare Day at LinuxWorld San Francisco on August 15, the Beaverton, Ore.-based firm announced this week. The event was developed in response to an expected increase in healthcare IT spending in the near term and the growing role of ...

VA Software Offers Free Version of SourceForge Enterprise Edition

VA Software announced last week the availability of a free, full-feature version of its collaborative software development platform, SourceForge Enterprise Edition. The download includes a perpetual, no-cost license for 15 users. Built on the Java 2 Enterprise Edition J2EE platform, SFEE provides de...

Sun Signs On With OpenAJAX Alliance and Dojo Foundation

Sun Microsystems will continue its ongoing investment in open source and the AJAX application model by joining the OpenAJAX Alliance and Dojo Foundation, the company said. Sun intends to drive open standards for AJAX programming and increase interoperability across AJAX technologies through its part...

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