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 Larry Greenemeier

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posted in March 2005

Serial Entrepreneur Strikes Again With Open Source

3/15/2005
"Is there a place for open-source software at my company?" It's one of the most important questions that IT executives have been asking themselves over the past few years. The answer depends, among other things, on your company's level of comfort with open source and your ability to integrate open-source applications with existing proprietary apps. The above question has also helped open source drift into the crosshairs of the IT consulting market. But unlike the technologies that created the l

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Law, Order, And Technology In 2005

3/14/2005
By the time May flowers begin to bloom in San Francisco, the city's Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) police department can expect an upgrade to the wireless handheld technology that helps its 191 officers patrol the region's 43 rail stations and 104 miles of tracks. Central to the upgrade is a geographic mapping application that integrates with the BART dispatch system to deliver via wireless handhelds key logistical information to officers, including train-station schematics, track milepo

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Microsoft Pushes Patent Reform

3/10/2005
Improved cooperation among patent offices worldwide and allowing interested parties to question patent applications under review are among Microsoft executives' suggestions.

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Tech Development Based On Red, White, And Blue, Not Just Green

3/9/2005
Over the past 58 years of its existence, the Central Intelligence Agency's information-gathering needs have played a role in the development of some significant technology, including the U-2 and SR71 spy aircraft, Corona surveillance satellites, and even the Internet. Despite what promises to be some ego-bruising restructuring within the U.S. intelligence community to accommodate the new National Intelligence Authority, the agency has its sights set on a number of emerging technologies it hopes

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National Security Agency Opens Up

3/3/2005
Right about now, the National Security Agency is feeling pretty good about its decision to use open source as the medium through which the agency is evangelizing improved security technology. NSA's SELinux technology is gaining traction and the agency, like many other areas of the government, is realizing that it needs to team with industry to meet tomorrow's technology challenges.

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