Will Google be subverting Microsoft’s market dominance? This is the
question of the hour within the entire technology industry, large parts of
which are gathered in Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show.
Larry Page is expected to make an announcement of a $200 PC that may run an
operating system developed by Google, at his keynote speech on Friday,
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates spoke at the CES show earlier, touting some new
photo-editing tools, a retooled media player, and features of the upcoming,
long-awaited Microsoft Windows Vista, formerly known as Longhorn. He also
metaphorically boxed company CEO Steve Ballmer in an Xbox game that featured
heavyweight greats Muhammad Ali and Smokin’ Joe Frazier.
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SYS-CON Media has posted several documents pertaining to a presentation given
by Michael Lynn at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas last week.
Firefox browser developer Mozilla has formed a wholly-owned subsidiary known
as The Mozilla Corporation as a way to generate profitibility from its
open-source development activities.
Time Warner is paying $2.4 billion to settle a shareholder lawsuit that had
alleged that the company improperly reported revenues between 1999 and 2002
Apache Derby 10.1.1.0 has been released.
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.
Sun Microsystems has announced its Open Media Commons initiative.
Parasoft says that its WebKing 5 can now automatically perform "hacker like"
LinuxIT has developed a new strategic partnership with Arkeia Corporation to
deliver backup and data recovery solutions.
Adobe has added four new royalty-free image collections available through
Adobe Stock Photos.