Content tagged with Software
posted in June 2007
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GPLv.3: 'A Great Improvement'
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
After an unprecedented drafting process, users can modify the free software on their personal and household devices and extend compatibility with other free software licenses.
Visa Gets More Personal With Data
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
Visa plans to roll out new, highly customized incentive and reward programs based on more detailed consumer information, including data on purchases, buying habits, and retailer loyalty.
GPLv3 Emerges After Long Debate, Opposition Muted
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
One of the early adopters of GPL 3 will be the Samba Server project, which supplies file translation code between Linux and Windows.
Can Microsoft Office Front-End Your Business Processes?
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
Microsoft is set to kick off an Office-for-business-processes strategy, focusing on composite apps called Office Business Applications, or OBAs, starting next month.
E-Mail Attacks Target Business Executives
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
Top-level business executives, including CEOs, presidents, CIOs, and CFOs, are being directly targeted by e-mails containing malicious Trojans.
White House Sets Single Security Configuration For Windows Computers
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
A White House mandate to conform to one security configuration on Windows XP and Windows Vista systems should "radically reduce" vulnerabilities.
Mobile WiMax Commercial Launch Planned For Northeast Region In August
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
Horizon Wi-Fi, a well-financed startup, has installed towers in nine Northeast cities and is testing the service in each city with initial users.
The Enterprise Content Management - SOA Divide
Commentary  |  6/29/2007  | 
In the content management world, I sense something of a backlash brewing against SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), but I wonder how real it is. With most Fortune 2000 firms already way down the SOA path, there seems to be no turning back. At the enterprise architecture level, there is no Plan B. So the issue for me is not whether SOA is the way forward for ECM, but rather how seriously some of the ECM vendors are embracing it.
IBM Introduces Corporate Search Product
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
The upgraded version of OmniFind Enterprise Edition indexes more than 30 types of enterprise content and 200 file types.
Get Ready For A Hacker Smackdown
News  |  6/29/2007  | 
A showdown is brewing between two sets of security researchers over whether virtualization-based rootkits are detectable in a system or not.
Ajax Tools May Power Web Apps For iPhone
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
The developer blogger community is speculating that a handful of Ajax tools may emerge as the only entry for third parties to the iPhone, via the Safari browser window.
LogMeIn To Launch Remote Support Software For Smartphones
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
A preview is available next month initially for the Palm Treo 700w/wx.
Making Work More Like EVE Online
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
IBM ponders how enterprises can be rewired to be more like games, particularly massively multiplayer online games like fantasy-themed World of Warcraft.
Windows Vista Makes Limited Impact On PC Sales, Analysts Reveal
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
Unless Microsoft became much more aggressive in its marketing efforts, Vista's market impact was not expected to change in the future, Gartner reports.
IBM Turns To Microsoft For Midmarket Cluster Server
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
The two companies partner to offer smaller companies high-performance computer hardware and software.
Nasscom Points To Small Indian Companies As Potential H-1B Visa Abusers
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
The organization, which represents large Indian outsourcing firms, says companies involved in fraud or abuse should "be dealt with in the strictest possible manner," and it offered to help in that regard.
Verizon Wireless Tries To Counter iPhone Frenzy With Store Stunt
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
Verizon said its stores and kiosks will stay open until 9 p.m. Friday so customers can 'test drive' and purchase any of its 18 multimedia music devices.
Webroot Offers Tips For Keeping Kids Safe Online
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
Security company offers parents safety tips, along with a free handbook with a glossary of terms and ideas for keeping children safe online.
Google Offers Cash For Gadgets
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
The catch is that the cash is available only to those with gadgets already garnering 250,000 page views per week or more.
'Push' E-Mail Service For iPhone Pops Up
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
Visto's Mobile product includes support for Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Domino.
The iPhone's Achilles' Heel: AT&T's Slow Edge Network
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
The Edge network can be painfully slow; it generally operates at between 75 and 135 Kbps.
Get Real About Marketing Performance Management
Commentary  |  6/28/2007  | 
Nick Sharp, a VP and general manager at WebTrends, recently wrote a piece for entitled "Web Analytics is dead!" The gist of the article is that Web marketers should not look at Web analytics data in a vacuum, but rather, use it to drive campaigns and solutions. No disagreement with the premise... but then I came across the term term "Marketing Performance Management." What is MPM exactly?
HP Pretexting Charges Dismissed
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
A judge dismissed all remaining charges at a hearing Thursday morning, during which defendants presented proof that they had completed community service they agreed to in March.
Linspire's Michael Robertson: Why I Love MP3 Music Lockers But Hate DRM
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
The and Linspire founder talks about his current ventures AnywhereCD and SIPphone, and why he thinks the Symbian-powered Nokia platform beats the iPhone hands down.
Don't Get Greedy: Only Two iPhones To A Customer
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
Apple says customers buying the iPhone through one of its 164 retail stores in the U.S. will be limited to two on a first come, first served basis.
Final Version Of GPLv3 To Be Released Friday
News  |  6/28/2007  | 
The new version of the General Public License comes after 18 months of drafts, meetings, feedback, disagreements, and revisions.
GM, Boeing Faced Uphill Battle To Reach Global Identity Management
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
Managers from two multinational companies share their tips on connecting employees, parts suppliers, other business partners, and outsourced software developers.
Google Helps Nonprofits Conquer Google Earth
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
The project also includes online forums to enhance communications and connect interested users of Google Earth with experienced developers.
Microsoft Ports Main Web Site To Windows Server 2008
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
Web security firm Netcraft says has been switched to the former Longhorn, still in beta.
ISYS Enterprise Search Is Integrated In Microsoft's SharePoint
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
The search vendor says users can take full advantage of ISYS:web 8 features without leaving their SharePoint portals.
PacificNet To Sell TiVo In China
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
TiVo products and services would be distributed in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and other major cities through PacificNet's subsidiary iMobile.
Microsoft Plans E-Mail, IM, Blog, And Photo Sharing Suite
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
The common theme for the Windows Live suite is that all of its apps combine a rich Windows client application with Internet services that add power to those apps.
IT Workforce Transformation Shakes Up Insurance Firm For The Better
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
U.K.-based Norwich Union called on IBM to help define job roles and assess the skills, talents, and training needed to reshape the company's IT organization.
Google And Yahoo Add Photo Features
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
The two search engines upgrade their respective online photo services to give consumers a more integrated experience.
Enterprise 2.0 Won't Fix 'Broken E-mail Culture'
Commentary  |  6/27/2007  | 
I'm still thinking about last week's Enterprise 2.0 conference in Boston, which ranks as the most exciting and thought-provoking event I've attended thus far this year... Blogs, wikis, text messaging, presence awareness and all things social networking received a lot of attention... but rich Internet applications, Ajax, mashups, SOA, SaaS and composite applications are also a big part of the Enterprise 2.0 mix.
MIT Researchers' Computer Model Pinpoints Multiple Genes In Disease Process
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
The computer model called NetworKIN pores through existing research data to pinpoint protein networks that control cellular function.
Universities, Businesses Agree On Guidelines For IP, Shared Research
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
Team announces a new set of guidelines that will continue to encourage research sharing, while adding licensing terms and conditions.
Trojan Horse Hidden In 'Yes & No' Animated Video
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
Sophos reports that a malware writer is taking advantage of a popular animation that people have been e-mailing to friends for years.
Two Plead Guilty To Selling $6 Million Of Counterfeit Software On eBay
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
Each defendant faces up to five years in prison, a fine of $250,000, and three years of supervised release. They're slated to be sentenced in November.
ThinkFree Finds An Office Software 'Sweet Spot' Between Microsoft And Google
News  |  6/27/2007  | 
ThinkFree is picking up some Microsoft Office users who don't want to move to Microsoft Office 2007, says ThinkFree chief executive T. J. Kang.
Are You Ready for (Google) Location Intelligence?
Commentary  |  6/27/2007  | 
Google is offering its mapping capabilities as a potential source of enterprise-class business intelligence in the area of location intelligence. Google has made its Google Maps for the Enterprise available at a low cost while providing telephone and e-mail support. The challenge for you is to decide whether this offering can meet your enterprise needs.
Meet The People Waiting In Line For An iPhone
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
A small group of people began forming a line in New York City on Monday to ensure they'll be among the first to get their hands on an Apple iPhone.
IBM Makeover Pursues Personalization In Revamped Site
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
The company used fundamental techniques for improving the navigation of what is sometimes viewed as an opaque, 3 million page site.
Senate Resuscitates Immigration Reform Bill For Debate
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
The controversial bill seems to have something that pleases and angers just about everyone.
Apple Security Update Patches Safari 3 Beta
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
The download fixes remote code execution bugs and other flaws in both its Safari Web browser beta and Mac OS X.
Composite Software Bolsters Scalability, Virtualization
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
Clustering option supports location-independent data services strategies by meeting demanding service-level agreements and backup-and-recovery requirements.
RFID Gets Boost In Europe From Retail Giant's Deployment
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
Metro Group ranks as the fourth-largest retailer in the world, with about 270,000 employees and 2,400 outlets in 30 countries.
European Regulators Pick Nokia's DVB-H Mobile TV Standard
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
The decision, which may require additional approvals, strengthens the move to the Digital Video Broadcast-Handheld standard, which also has strong support in the U.S.
'Bandido' Software Pirate Sentenced To 51 Months
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
The feds called Hew Raymond Griffiths one of the most notorious leaders of the underground Internet piracy community. His extradition was one of the first for an intellectual property offense.
Tech Vendors Publish BPEL4People Spec
News  |  6/26/2007  | 
A group of technology vendors published a specification that extends business process execution language to incorporate human interactions. BPEL is an executable modeling language for building processes within an SOA.
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