Laurie Sullivan

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posted in July 2006

Wind River Donates Code To Eclipse Projects

Wind River Systems will donate more than 300,000 lines of code to four Eclipse Foundation projects, supporting the growth of an open-standard development framework that will benefit both embedded and desktop software makers.

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Vendors Ramp SOA Standards Efforts

An alliance including BEA Systems, IBM, Oracle, and SAP this week gave a progress report about its goals. The group aims to develop a common programming model geared toward SOA, a method to create and manage IT systems through reusable software code, and business processes for companies looking to deploy Web services.

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Accenture Unveils $450 Million SOA Initiative

That money will be used in part to fund a new service-oriented architecture lab, which will focus on accelerating the development of custom applications in specific industries, beginning with health care and financial services.

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Mining For Data In Blogs

As the market evolves, it's become increasingly important for publishers to understand if an RSS can draw more traffic than the actual Web site, for instance, and what type of information in the feed is too much. New tools can help.

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Yahoo, Microsoft Test IM Interoperability

Users of Windows Live Messenger and Yahoo Messenger will be able to IM each other in a limited test phase, designed to ensure that the networks can handle the combined accounts of approximately 350 million worldwide.

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U.S., U.K. Tag RFID For Scrutiny, Regulation

In the U.S., an RFID caucus of government and industry representative was launched today, while on the other side of the Atlantic, 31 global organizations have formed an RFID consortium and secured more than $7.5 million in funding from an EU agency.

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House Votes Yes On Internet Gambling Ban

The bill would eliminate many forms of Internet gambling and target middlemen such as Internet service providers, banks, and credit card companies that process payments and send money to the offshore Web sites.

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SOA Repository Locates Processes

Fujitsu Computer Systems and Software AG jointly release a metadata repository that lets different divisions within an organization share service-oriented architecture-based services.

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New Technology Preserves HD DVD Quality

As HD DVD entertainment systems for the home begin to roll out, Thomson's Film Grain Technology aims to improve the visual quality of compressed movies by making it look like the "grain" of the movie is still there.

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