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Maker of Low Power Linux Clusters Inks $21M Funding Deal

SiCortex, which bills itself as the first company to engineer a cluster computer from the silicon up, announced that it has closed a US$21 million round of funding, led by Chevron Technology Ventures through its venture capital arm, CTTV Investments. Boston, Mass.-based SiCortex, which is gearing up...

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Red Hat, Agilysys Seal Open Source Services Deal

Agilysys and Red Hat announced Thursday that they have signed an enterprise reseller agreement to deliver Red Hat open source solutions to Agilysys customers. The agreement authorizes Agilysys Enterprise Solutions Group as a Red Hat Advanced Business Partner, and will enable the two organizations to...

SCO Ships HipCheck Mobile Monitoring Application

The SCO Group on Thursday announced the availability of HipCheck, the latest offering from the company's Me Inc. mobile services division. HipCheck is a mobile administration solution designed to monitor and manage Unix and Windows systems through Windows Mobile phones. The application combines syst...

Tibco Goes Open Source With Ajax Toolkit

Business integration and process management software company Tibco Software has released a beta version of Tibco General Interface 3.2, an Ajax Rich Internet Application toolkit. Tibco General Interface includes an open source licensing option with support for Firefox 1.5. The open source license al...

Mandriva Launches New Distro With 3D Desktop

Mandriva has launched a new distribution of its operating system, Mandriva Linux 2007. The new version has a desktop with both AIGLX and Xgl 3D technologies, which allow the average 2D desktop -- Windows 98, Windows XP, KDE or GNOME, for example -- to display 3D characteristics. Mandriva Linux 2007 ...

Sun Creates Advisory Board to Spur OpenSPARC Development

Sun Microsystems on Monday announced the creation of an independent OpenSPARC Community Advisory Board. The board is chartered with setting the direction for the OpenSPARC community, which fosters the creation of tools and derivative chip designs based on Sun's UltraSPARC T1 processor. OpenSPARC now...

Intel Introduces New Mobile Platform for Healthcare

Louis Burns, vice president and general manager of Intel's digital health group, on Wednesday demonstrated a mobile point-of-care platform designed specifically to help the healthcare industry deliver better services at lower cost. Intel's mobile clinical assistant platform -- the outcome of hospita...

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Mandriva Linux 2007 Adds Gaming to Its Mix

TransGaming, a developer of software portability products for the electronic entertainment industry, announced Thursday that the company's Cedega portability engine will be incorporated into Mandriva Linux 2007. The integration of Cedega within the Mandriva Linux 2007 installer will allow users of t...

Latest Firefox Version Plugs 7 Security Holes

The Mozilla Foundation patches seven security flaws with version 1.5.0.7 of its Firefox browser. Four of them, rated "critical," would allow attackers to install software on vulnerable computers. The critical problems include a JavaScript error that could permit remote execution of code and a vuln...

Eclipse Foundation OKs Aperi Storage Management Project

The Eclipse Foundation, an open source community committed to the implementation of a universal development platform, has approved the creation of the Aperi Storage Management Framework Project. The Aperi Project, which was proposed in June, will give customers more choices for deploying open-storag...

Grisoft Launches Beta of New AVG Internet Security Suite

Grisoft, the supplier of AVG security software, has released the public beta version of AVG Internet Security 7.5, its new anti-malware security suite. In addition to the new security suite, public beta versions for the entire AVG 7.5 computer security portfolio are available, including new and upda...

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Solectron Wins Sun Microsystems Puerto Rico Contract

Solectron, a provider of electronics manufacturing and integrated supply chain services, won a multi-year contract from Sun Microsystems for its legacy StorageTek product line. As part of the agreement, Sun will transfer to Solectron the operations at its StorageTek manufacturing facility in Puerto ...

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Spotlight on Security: Protecting Your Data

With security breaches occurring at an alarming rate and becoming ever more severe, companies are wrestling with the question of how much security is enough to protect their customers' privacy and their own legal positions. A carefully planned security strategy is essential for firms to ensure thei...

IBM to Offer Eclipse Customer Support, Resources

Reinforcing the company's strategy around open source business models, IBM announced new resources designed to help software development teams build Eclipse-based, vendor neutral development environments. Additionally, IBM is unveiling a new customer support program -- IBM Rational Elite Support for...

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Wiki Your Way to a Well-Planned Trip

Nice or Marseille? Grand hotel or quaint B&B? Riverside picnic or quiet village bistro? When you're planning a trip, you're sure to have questions, and for many, that means turning to friends, books, travel agents and, of course, the Internet. Wiki technology, the collaborative authoring system ...

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Wells Fargo Deploys RSS Tools

Sunnyvale, Calif.-based KnowNow, a provider of publish-and-subscribe information services, announced Monday the deployment of two KnowNow systems at financial services company Wells Fargo. The on-site KnowNow Material Event Notification service allows Wells Fargo business managers to continuously wa...

Sun Open Sources Java Mobile Edition Development Tools

Sun Microsystems announced this week the availability of source code for its NetBeans Mobility Pack and NetBeans Mobility Pack for CDC, which will be released under the OSI-compliant Common Development and Distribution License. The tools are intended to simplify and speed the creation of applicatio...

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Nintendo Splashing DS Lite Game Players With Color

Nintendo has announced that it will be tapping the rainbow to bring two new colors to its DS Lite line of gaming hardware. Onyx and Coral Pink will join Polar White as available colors for the company's DS Lite players starting September 13. "The new colors just add another element of fun, allowing...

IBM, TCS Team on Linux-Based Cross-Domain Guards

Trusted Computer Solutions, a supplier of security and information-sharing applications for government and industry, has partnered with IBM to launch the TCS SecureOffice suite of cross-domain guards based on Linux. The suite is the first to feature such guards running at the Linux operating system ...

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Collax Releases Business Server Suite for Linux

Collax has announced the launch of Collax Business Server, a suite of open source applications for security, networking and communications. Collax Business Server is a Linux-based solution available as a free software license for up to five non-commercial users. It can be scaled for use in small to...

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