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Articles by Larry Greenemeier
posted in November 2004
The Homeland Security Department is making progress on its 'network of networks' for information sharing, moving into the testing and accreditation phase.
The introduction of information technology will speed aid in the event of disasters such as forest fires, mudslides, and chemical spills.
Just when it seemed that the 9/11 Commission had fired up government reform, politics is again taking center stage. Congress, with a little help from members of the Bush administration apparently, has failed to advance a key 9/11 Commission recommendation that would establish an independent National Intelligence Authority headed by a national intelligence director. While this would appear to deal a major blow to the ideal of a unified intelligence community better equipped than the current one t
Novell reports a $31 million profit for the year, crediting the turnaround to its expanded Linux strategy.
The Transportation Security Administration Monday set a hard deadline of Nov. 23 for U.S. airlines to provide passenger name record data so TSA can test its Secure Flight passenger pre-screening application.
The federal TSA agency wants the data to test latest anti-terrorism screening system
Desktop 9 competes head-on with Windows but has a long way to go to displace it
VeriSign's management contract for the domain expires next summer and several companies are ready to compete for it
SourceForge Enterprise Edition lets scientists and developers at the Navy's weather center collaborate within the safety of a firewall.
Solutions Sharing Network provides public-sector groups with database repository and portal front end, hosted in single IT environment.
Dell will install cluster-management software from Platform Computing on its new PowerEdge servers.
Dell is putting cluster-management software from Platform Computing on its new PowerEdge server.
Desktop 9 includes Novell's edition of OpenOffice.org office productivity suite, the Mozilla Firefox Web browser, Evolution software for collaborating with Windows, and Zenworks Linux Management.
Competitons such as IBM's Linux Scholar Challenge encourage college-age developers from around the world to apply their programming skills.
IBM's Linux Scholar Challenge is one of a few programs to drum up enthusiasm among students worldwide in Linux and open-source software.
CBS News on Tuesday night showed viewers new on-air maps that could display exit-poll data down to the county level and crunch voting patterns by demographics. The technology worked so well that the network plans to use it in future broadcasts.
While the package-delivery company uses Linux and Apache, it's careful about the software it allows its employees to use.
As the controversy over open-source software drags on, I thought it might be helpful to take a step back and explain what open source is and how it works. Open source programming is much more organized than its name and image convey. The open source community actually consists of hundreds of thousands of programmers worldwide who sign up to work on different projects. Their ideas and their own coding prowess are their passports to any project. If the project has already been established, the pro