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IBM Providing Online Resource Center for Developers
December 6, 2004
In a move to woo independent software vendors (ISVs) to develop open solutions tailored to vertical industries using IBM hardware, IBM today announced resources available from its new Virtual Innovation Center for Hardware. This online information portal is designed to help IBM business partners more quickly build, port and deploy solutions.
Bose Introduces Digital Music System for iPod
September 16, 2004
Bose today introduced its SoundDock digital music system, designed to deliver superior audio performance for Apple's iPod and iPod mini. The new speaker system lets iPod users access, control and listen to their stored music with the ease of dock and play -- no headphones, cables or adaptors are required.
iMac G5: Has Apple Lost Its Design Edge?
September 10, 2004
I live the digital lifestyle in my home, with over eight networked computers, a wireless hub that allows me to work from the backyard and over eight remote controls just for the television. We also have very modern taste in furniture with lots of glass, stainless steel and leather. We could certainly integrate the new iMac G5 with its clean design into our living room.
Apple's New iMac: Breaking Design Barriers
September 3, 2004
Apple today announced the new G5 iMac to a roaring 7,000-strong crowd attending the keynote address at the Apple Expo in Paris, delivered by Phillip Schiller, Apple senior vice president for Worldwide Product Marketing. Proving the rumor mill true, Apple is again seeking to break design barriers and continue to distinguish itself from competitors in the PC market.
Apple Announces New iMac That Breaks Design Barriers
August 31, 2004
Apple today announced the new G5 iMac to a roaring 7,000-strong crowd attending the keynote address at the Apple Expo in Paris, delivered by Phillip Schiller, Apple senior vice president for Worldwide Product Marketing. Proving the rumor mill true, Apple is again seeking to break design barriers and continue to distinguish itself from competitors in the PC market.
Apple Paris Expo Might Hold Surprises
August 30, 2004
The Apple Expo 2004 will open its doors tomorrow in Paris amid the buzz that an expected new G5 iMac might be released at the show. The buzz is partly due to a delay in the release of the G5 iMac. Traditionally Apple has held back on impending product releases, but after experiencing shortages in supply on overwhelming demand for the iPod Mini, the company broke stride and discussed the iMac delays in a July earnings conference call.
iMac Rumors Swirl on Eve of Apple Expo
August 30, 2004
The spies snooped and the rumor mills turned, but Apple remained mum on the eve of Apple Expo 2004, set to open in Paris tomorrow. Most speculation centered on the design of the new G5 iMac. Last month Apple announced that the new iMac would be released in September.
First Boot Feels Like Bringing Life to Inanimate
August 19, 2004
Across my six desktops I have KMail with 10 or more drafts awaiting my closing thoughts; Mozilla with a half dozen tabs offering interfaces to various server-side databases; YDL.net; one or two Web sites where I am conducting research for current customer projects; and, of course, a minimum of two terminal emulators on my laptop that keep me connected to our primary Web server and local file access.
Apple Releases Motion and Production Suite
August 11, 2004
Apple announced two new products, Motion and Production Suite, on Tuesday in Los Angeles. According to Rob Schoeben, an Apple vice president, Production Suite allows users "to build stunning motion graphics in Motion [and] transfer them seamlessly to Final Cut Pro."
CDIA's Bob Daniels on Digital Imaging Trends
June 25, 2004
Some people assume digital film got its start with Finding Nemo, considering how often that film is cited -- and rightly so -- as a firestarter for change in the industry. But creative professionals have been gravitating toward digitization for years -- and now, academia is catching up to them.
Adobe's Q2 Earnings Jump 70 Percent
June 18, 2004
Imaging software giant Adobe Systems saw a 70 percent increase in net income in its fiscal second quarter 2004, which ended June 5th. The company reported revenues of US$410.1 million compared to $320.1 million in the second quarter of 2003, and a net income of $109.4 million for the quarter compared to $64.2 million during the same period last year.
Adobe's Tricia Gellman: Seeing Beyond the Printed Page
June 18, 2004
From the first version of Photoshop to its latest Creative Suite of digital-design applications, Adobe continues to provide the Mac with the tools creative professionals rely on to get their work done. To get the skinny on how the two companies have collaborated in the past and how close they are now, MacNewsWorld chatted with Tricia Gellman, Adobe group manager of product marketing for creative professional products.
Mac Design Expo Puts iLife Front and Center
June 2, 2004
The second annual Mac Design Conference kicked off Tuesday in Chicago with a keynote from Jim Heeger, senior vice president of creative professional products at Adobe. But despite its professional focus, the conference is putting Apple's consumer-oriented iLife suite of digital-creation products front and center of its program, with several sessions covering tips and techniques for the pro user.
Tokyo's Turbolinux Upgrades OS for Home PC Users
April 28, 2004
Tokyo-based Turbolinux this week disclosed that it has developed a new Linux operating system for home PC users -- Turbolinux 10F. Turbolinux is said to be the best-selling Linux distributor in the Asia-Pacific region. "Japanese consumers are moving in large numbers to Linux," said Koichi Yano, president of Turbolinux.
Forgent Sues 31 Companies for JPEG Royalties
April 23, 2004
Forgent Networks announced today that its subsidiary, Compression Labs, has initiated litigation against 31 companies for infringement of United States Patent No. 4,698,672 -- the so-called '672 compression patent -- in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.
Microsoft Releases Unified Gaming Development Platform
March 25, 2004
Microsoft unveiled a new software development environment this week that the Redmond, Washington-based company claims will remove the chains that have shackled developers to creating different versions of one gaming title. Microsoft said the platform will deliver breakthrough games without higher cost or complexity through "interchangeable, interoperable software tools and technologies."
Adobe's Geoff Baum on Merging Paper and Electronic Docs
March 16, 2004
With half a billion copies of its Reader document software in use, Adobe has shown its strength in the digital dimension. Following the release of its new forms-processing software that uses 2D barcode technology, Adobe senior product manager Geoff Baum talked with TechNewsWorld about what the technology will mean for the future of paper forms in the digital world.
SGI Scales Linux to 256 Processors, Plans for 512
March 10, 2004
Silicon Graphics on Wednesday touted as a breakthrough and industry first its achievement of support for as many as 256 Intel Itanium 2 processors with a single instance of the Linux operating system. SGI also said it will meet increasing demand for Altix systems by scaling Linux to 512-processor support in a single system image by the end of this year.
Microsoft Wins Round in Eolas-UC Patent Decision
March 9, 2004
After a rough start to the year, with serious security problems and European antitrust regulators aiming to separate Windows from the company's media player, Microsoft got a win this week as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected the patent claims of Eolas and the University of California.
Saving Your Web Site from the Search Abyss
February 5, 2004
In the world of e-commerce, SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is vital. A top position in a major search engine is defined as a citation on the first page or two of results. On the other hand, a site stuck in a low position is lost in an abyss. Here are a few tips for staying afloat amid the sea of results.
Red Hat Moves Away, Xandros Steps In
November 12, 2003
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 released Xandros Desktop 2.0, a Linux-based distribution with a graphical interface that the company has stressed is easy to use and simple to install.
Web Developers' Dilemma: Text vs. GUI
September 17, 2003
Web developers differ in their approach to site creation and maintenance, and Web development programs have evolved to reflect this dichotomy: Some offer graphical user interfaces, while others are geared toward users who prefer hand-coding HTML. Which tools are best? The answer may depend on the state of an industry that is constantly in flux.
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