SYS-CON Events has announced the first "iTVcon Internet TV Conference & Expo,
to be held in New York. Calls for papers, delegate registration, and
information about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities can be found at the
conference website, www.itvcon.com.
SavaJe Technologies has announced the appointment of for PalmSource executive
Lamar Potts as Senior Vice President of Business Development. SaveJe the
developer of an open, Java-based operating system for mobile phones.
Talk continues to reverberate from Sun Microsystems’ back-to-back
announcement that it will open-source its Solaris OS and that it will also
certain elements of its chip design.
FOSS.in was held in Bangalore, from November 29th to December 2nd this year.
Microsoft has hired former Wal-Mart executive Kevin Turner to be the
company’s new COO.
AOL has acquired the online storage company Xdrive.
Sun Microsystems COO Jonathan Schwartz says the company has implemented a
very simple way to measure quality
JBoss CEO Dr. Marc Fleury says he doesn’t have to work anymore.
Symantec has identified six different strains of the Zotob virus, which has
been propogating rapidly throughout the media world.
BEA Systems has announced what it calls significant milestones in the
company’s open-source efforts, including code release milestones for
Apache Beehive, Apache XMLBeans and the Eclipse Web Tools Platform (WTP).
Whizlabs Software has launched the Sun Certified Developer for Java 2
Platform (SCJP) 5.0 Certification Exam Simulator.
John Dvorak told SYS-CON.TV that he believes the future of open source is
Microsoft's Virtual Server 2005 Service Pack 1 is now called Virtual Server
2005 R2, due to significant enhancements that take it beyond the scope of a
normal service pack.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.2-million grant to
researchers at the Penn State School of Information Sciences and Technology
(IST) and the University of Kansas to enhance and improve the CiteSeer
academic search engine.
VitalStream will support newly launched Macromedia Flash 8 Player.