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Articles by Paul McDougall
posted in June 2007
It would take a person with a calculator 83 million years to perform the number of calculations that New York Blue can handle in a single second, according to IBM.
Charles P. Thacker played a "central role in the creation of the personal computer and the development of networked computer systems."
Under the deal, EDS wins the right to bid for specific projects on the federal Networx Enterprise initiative. EDS did not state the amount of revenue it expects the work to generate.
Research group GoalEurope reported a 47% increase in sales of Ukrainian IT services last year.
Users who sign up to beta test the new software, which will support up to 10 PCs, gaming consoles, or other digital devices, can also enter a contest to develop add-ons to the product.
The applications can help researchers sift through mountains of data around complex immune and viral genetic information gathered from populations of infected individuals.
Last week, SCO reported a second-quarter loss of $1.1 million on revenue of $6 million.
The company said its Informix Data Server 11, code-named "Cheetah," offers hands-free administration along with a range of advanced features.
Linus Torvalds prefers the current license to GPLv3, which could be good news for Microsoft and Tivo.
Engineers have been bypassing open source software -- such as the Linux operating system -- due to confusion over its classification.
Under a deal with LG Electronics, Microsoft will forgo any Linux-related patent claims and in return gain access to certain intellectual property produced by LG.
Adobe has said its upgrade decisions have more to do with having finite developer resources and that it has no anti-Microsoft agenda.
Developers will be able to use the .Net Micro Framework to create applications for the Blackfin processor using familiar tools such as Visual Studio.
The move settles a dispute over statements IBM made about its first-quarter earnings in 2005 that the SEC claimed were misleading.
The airline believes new features found in Vista -- such as an improved internal search function -- will make its workers more efficient and productive.
Xandros CEO Andreas Typaldos says his company's deal with Microsoft will help increase Linux adoption rates.
Cincinnati-based Engyro's products include components that allow users to connect applications built by a range of developers.
At Tech Ed, the company invoked an iconic 80s movie to help show that the software maker needs to focus on building good products instead of vaguely defined "visions."
Under the deal, Microsoft and Xandros will collaborate on several commercial and technological fronts with an eye to improving interoperability.
The new claims, contained in an amended compliant filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco, are in addition to Oracle's original allegations against its German rival.
A group of inventors maintain that Microsoft misled them during negotiations to purchase intellectual property related to interactive television.
Under Linux's GPLv3, expected this summer, TiVo would no longer be able to implement measures it says are essential to protecting copyrighted material.