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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. ... (more)

SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast: Top Ten Predictions; AJAX Seminar Set for New York

It's time for the Top 10 predictions of 2006. SYS-CON Publishing Director Jeremy Geelan spoke with several industry leaders to get their fearless predictions for the new year. Meanwhile, SYS-CON' Real-World AJAX Seminar is set to be held at the Marriott Marquis in New York on March 13. ... (more)

SYS-CON.TV Viewed More Than Comedy Central with Half Million Streams in December

SYS-CON Media announced today the viewer statistics for SYS-CON.TV as 531,610 streams for the month of December up from 485,388 viewers in November 2005. Introduced 12 months ago, SYS-CON.TV has been one of the pioneers of Internet TV, together with Amazon's Short Videos, another Flash video-based original Internet TV programming service that also debuted around the same time, a year ago. As of December 2005, SYS-CON.TV has one of the highest Internet TV viewerships for original programming anywhere on the Internet. According to the LA Times, "During its best week, in early Dece... (more)

SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast - July 28, 2005

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SYS-CON i-Technology Podcast - August 3, 2005

Open-source icon Richard Stallman says that the recent showdown in the European Parliament over software trademarks “has implications far beyond the software field.” The Vista Software Alliance has said that Microsoft’s choice of the word Vista for the latest version of its Windows operating system is “an affront to the people who take care of our nation's veterans.” Keynote speakers for the inaugural EclipseWorld conference have been announced. The conference is being produced by BZ Media and will be held August 29-31 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New... (more)