Thursday, February 19, 2004Microsoft takes Lindows.com battle to Canada Microsoft Corp. has moved its legal fight against Lindows.com Inc. north as it began proceedings against the firm in a Canadian court.
Tuesday, February 10, 2004Mozilla unleashes Firefox and Thunderbird The Mozilla Foundation this week released previews of its new Web browser, Mozilla Firefox 0.8, and a new e-mail application targeted at the enterpise, Mozilla Thunderbird 0.5.
Wednesday, February 04, 2004J2SE to get a makeover with 1.5 upgrade Sun Microsystems Inc. has released a beta version of the next release of Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE), a set of specifications used to develop Java applications primarily for desktop computers.
Wednesday, January 21, 2004Microsoft still pursuing Java market share Microsoft Corp. issued a beta release of version 3.0 of the Java Language Conversion Assistant (JLCA) tool this week — a move that one industry analyst said is an attempt for Microsoft to gain market share for .Net.
Monday, December 15, 2003New Microsoft unit will focus on core of Windows Microsoft Corp. is creating a new central engineering division that will work on the core of the Windows OS the company said Monday.
Thursday, December 04, 2003IBM, SuSE open new software integration centre IBM Corp. and SuSE Linux on Thursday announced the opening of a new software integration centre in Toronto, which will support customers and better enable the integration of SuSE Linux with IBM offerings, according to the companies.
Wednesday, November 26, 2003IDC: Worldwide server growth higher than expected Showing two per cent revenue growth in the third quarter of 2003, the worldwide server market grew faster than expected, according to some figures released on Wednesday by IDC.
Thursday, November 06, 2003IBM adds collaboration tools to Lotus Notes Users of IBM Corp.’s Lotus Notes now have the option to add a little more collaboration to their workday as Big Blue on Wednesday released one new Lotus Workplace product, and added new features to three others. This, the company said, will allow users to add capabilities such as e-mail, instant messaging (IM), and Web conferencing to business apps and portals.
Monday, November 03, 2003Borland stands tall on profitability Borland Systems Inc. executives trumpeted the company's profitability, cross-platform support, and integration capabilities during an opening keynote session at the BorCon conference in San Jose on Sunday evening.
Monday, October 27, 2003Red Hat pins enterprise hopes on Ingram Micro Red Hat Inc. is expecting to get greater penetration into the Australian enterprise market thanks to a distribution agreement struck with market heavyweight Ingram Micro Inc.
Monday, October 20, 2003Dell exec sees gloomy future for Unix Dell Inc.'s second-in-command says not only is Dell looking forward to the day when IT is a commodity, it's banking on it.
Friday, October 17, 2003Sun talks new computing, pricing model Sun Microsystems Inc. took the wraps off its Project Orion initiative last month, rebranding its family of software infrastructure solutions under the Java Enterprise System.
Monday, October 06, 2003News Briefs
Wednesday, September 10, 2003Oracle says grid software can save money Upgrading to Oracle Corp.'s grid-based software actually can save money by providing for system uniformity, an Oracle official stressed during a panel session at the OracleWorld conference in San Francisco last week.
Thursday, September 04, 2003IBM to lead creation of global film database More than 100 years of motion pictures, TV broadcasts and other images, now scattered in museums and collections around the globe, have never been catalogued in one massive worldwide database.
Wednesday, August 13, 2003BMC moves on Linux; adds Sybase, SQL Server tools BMC Software Inc. has entered the enterprise Linux arena with a series of new products.
Tuesday, August 05, 2003LINUXWORLD : SCO unveils Linux licensing scheme One day after being sued by Linux vendor Red Hat Inc. for "unfair and deceptive actions" relating to its claims about intellectual property violations in the Linux source code, The SCO Group Inc. Tuesday told Unix users exactly what it would cost to bring their systems out of the sights of SCO's lawyers.
Thursday, July 24, 2003NetWare 6.5 to ship in August Novell Inc. this week said its NetWare 6.5 upgrade will ship Aug. 15 through resellers.
Wednesday, July 23, 2003SCO fuels Web services play with acquisition The SCO Group Inc. has found time amid its litigation efforts to make an acquisition, snapping up software startup Vultus Inc. in a move to bolster its ambitions in the Web services arena.
Friday, July 18, 2003Finding IT strategies with a strong ROI Rob Black is a consultant with the firm GSI Group and a member of both the national and Toronto boards of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS). He shared his opinions as a CIPS board member.
Wednesday, July 16, 2003German government publishes open source guidelines Federal agencies, state and local governments, and other public-sector administrations in Germany interested in migrating their computer systems to open source software, particularly the Linux operating system, can now turn to a set of guidelines for support.
Tuesday, July 15, 2003Test version of Linux 2.6 released The new version of Linux is finally here, in beta form at least. A test version of the much-anticipated version 2.6 of the Linux kernel was released by Linux's creator, Linus Torvalds on Monday.
Friday, July 11, 2003SCO ramps up attack on IBM Lays claim to AIX revenue, but several Canadian Unix enthusiasts say they aren't worried.
Tuesday, July 08, 2003Linux vendor serves MySQL in a box Pogo Linux Inc. and MySQL AB have partnered to deliver an open-source database appliance running MySQL on Linux in a bid to deliver an alternative to expensive products based on proprietary database software, the companies said Monday.
Tuesday, July 08, 2003Study: High growth for open source in Germany Germany is poised to see sales of open source software and services grow substantially over the next few years, particularly in the public sector, according to a new report published Tuesday.