Search

Results 41-60 of 84 for Kirk L. Kroeker.

SGI Launches Initiative To Improve Linux Visualization

Silicon Graphics this week launched an initiative that will bring the company's graphics technology to computers running Linux. The initiative consists of two elements: SGI's collaboration with various open-source graphics projects, including Chromium, and SGI's release of a tool kit for developers....

Beyond File Sharing: An Interview with Sharman Networks CTO Phil Morle

The legal and social debate over the legitimacy of peer-to-peer (P2P) applications has made headlines since the days of Napster and Hotline -- and continues to be a major issue today. While there are certainly other hotspots in the tech industry, the P2P debate serves as a focal point for some of th...

PRODUCT REVIEW

Alienware’s Area-51m: A Future-Proof Laptop Arrives

In the past, mobile computers could not begin to approach the processing power of desktop machines. When you bought a new laptop, you had to be happy with the graphics processor, CPU and other fixed-system components. While the Alienware Area-51m does have some drawbacks -- including a fairly high p...

SGI Intros Low-Cost Linux Server to Technical-Computing Market

Silicon Graphics has been struggling to regain its dominance in the high-performance technical-computing market. Now, with the release of SGI Altix 350, a new Intel Itanium 2 and 64-bit Linux OS-based server, SGI is trying to make a major impact on the landscape of the $2.6 billion midrange segment ...

Gates Details Vision of ‘Seamless Computing’ at CES

In his keynote address at the 2004 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this week, Microsoft chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates expanded on the company's vision for "seamless computing," demonstrating software designed to deliver unified digital experiences and ma...

PRODUCT REVIEW

ATI Radeon 9800 XT Graphics Card Reviewed

While the ATI Radeon 9800 XT produces frame rates comparable to the Nvidia GeForce FX 5950 chipset in many of today's most popular benchmarks, the Radeon delivers -- on average -- higher frame rates in many of the most popular 3D-intensive applications released in the past year. Stating this fact is...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

The Future of Computer Graphics: An Interview with Nvidia’s Mark Daly

After recently building a new system with one of the latest Nvidia cards powering the graphics, I poked around Nvidia's demos to see if I could push the new card to its limits. After installing a few of the demos designed to showcase Nvidia power, I was blown away. In the interest of hearing from th...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

The State of Software Security: An Interview with ISS Founder and CTO Chris Klaus

Chris Klaus, the founder and chief technology officer of Internet Security Systems, was recently appointed to cochair the National Common Criteria Task Force. The task force will examine ways to improve "common criteria," a set of standards developed by a coalition of nations to help ensure that sof...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Network Security Evolves: An Interview with CA’s Ian Hameroff

Computer Associates announced this week at Comdex that it will offer a free one-year subscription to its eTrust EZ Armor antivirus and firewall desktop security suite. TechNewsWorld turned to Ian Hameroff, Security Strategist and Director of Research and Response at Computer Associates, to talk abou...

Gates Envisions New Era of Seamless Computing

In his 20th annual Comdex Las Vegas keynote address, Microsoft chairman and chief software architect Bill Gates outlined the company's vision for seamless computing, a framework for software innovation that the company hopes will address many of the fundamental issues computer users face today. In h...

Red Hat Moves Away, Xandros Steps In

In the wake of Red Hat's recent announcement about abandoning the desktop market in favor of the enterprise, several companies have quickly stepped in to proclaim support for Linux on the desktop. Most recently, Xandros not only proclaimed support for Linux on the desktop, but also released Xandros ...

Microsoft Releases Systems Management Server 2003

Microsoft has launched Systems Management Server 2003 at the Microsoft IT Forum 2003 in Copenhagen, Denmark. For those unfamiliar with the software, Systems Management Server 2003 -- which technically is change-management software designed specifically for Windows -- automates patch deployment, appl...

RealNetworks Teams with Intel on Music Service

Not to be ignored in the wake of several big online music announcements made over the course of the past few weeks, RealNetworks has announced a partnership with Intel that could help move RealNetworks' on-demand music service -- called Rhapsody -- from the office into the living room. While Apple's...

Napster Returns to Campus with Penn State Partnership

The original Napster software emerged and blossomed on university campuses, so it seems only appropriate that one of Roxio's first strategic steps with Napster 2.0 would be to return to the university -- this time with a legal system that will provide music to students and faculty at Penn State Univ...

MontaVista Linux To Support Intel’s Next-Gen Wireless Processor

In a move that highlights the accelerated adoption of Linux into the consumer electronics marketplace, MontaVista Software has announced that its Linux Consumer Electronics Edition (CEE) now supports the recently unveiled next-generation Intel processor for wireless devices, code-named Bulverde. The...

Borland Unveils ‘Unified Development Environment’ for Java

As part of its 20th anniversary celebration, Borland has announced Enterprise Studio 7 for Java, an application lifecycle management system designed to help unify development teams and speed creation of business applications. The company's new software brings together three products into one unified...

Microsoft Gives Voice to Mobile Devices

Microsoft has released its first voice-control software for Pocket PC devices that run the latest version of the Windows Mobile operating system. While there are many third-party applications available to control Pocket PC devices by voice command, Microsoft hopes its own Voice Command software will...

ARM Joins Consumer Electronics Linux Forum

ARM, one of the largest developers of embedded systems, has announced its membership in the Consumer Electronics Linux Forum. Established in June, CELF is an industry group focused on advancing Linux as an open-source platform for consumer electronics devices such as handheld computers and other aud...

Torvalds and Morton Release Linux Kernel 2.6

The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), a global consortium of technology companies dedicated to accelerating adoption of Linux, has announced the release of a new 2.6 Linux test kernel from Linux creator Linus Torvalds and 2.6 kernel maintainer Andrew Morton. The kernel is ready for enterprise tes...

Dell Debuts Portable Music Player

Dell has introduced the Dell Digital Jukebox -- or the Dell DJ -- and announced details of a partnership with MusicMatch to provide customers with an easy, legal way to download favorite songs and albums. As the next step in the company's overall strategy of moving into other markets -- especially c...

Which most influences your decision to accept a LinkedIn invite from a stranger?
Loading ... Loading ...

TechNewsWorld Channels