Sony Online inks deal to boost Oracle open-source

Sony Online inks deal to boost Oracle open-source

Sony Online Entertainment Inc. has signed a deal to use database software from EnterpriseDB Corp. in a vote of confidence...

March 20th, 2006 James Niccolai

Opening up about open source

Opening up about open source

Tim Bray is director of Web technologies at Sun Microsystems, but is perhaps best known as a co-inventor of XML....

March 16th, 2006 Paul Krill

It’s official: Office 12 to become Office 2007

It’s official: Office 12 to become Office 2007

Microsoft Corp. is set to unveil on Thursday its long-awaited branding, packaging and pricing for the next version of Office,...

February 16th, 2006 Elizabeth Montalbano

Hosted virtualization awaits a hardware push

Hosted virtualization awaits a hardware push

2005 was a training year for the x86 virtualization race just around the corner, or rather, the quarter. At present,...

January 2nd, 2006 Tom Yager

IBM Power for researchers, academia

IBM Power for researchers, academia

IBM Corp. announced plans to provide free access for researchers and educational institutions to the specifications for its PowerPC 405...

December 15th, 2005 China Martens

Visto sues Microsoft over wireless e-mail patents

Visto sues Microsoft over wireless e-mail patents

Visto Corp. has filed a lawsuit against Microsoft Corp., accusing it of improper use of patented Visto technologies in Microsoft's...

December 15th, 2005 James Niccolai and Tom Krazit

Microsoft’s CRM update set to sail

Microsoft’s CRM update set to sail

Microsoft Corp. plans to begin shipping Microsoft Dynamics CRM (customer relationship management) 3.0 on Tuesday, finally releasing to customers the...

December 6th, 2005 Stacy Cowley

Microsoft maps plans for 64-bit computing

Microsoft maps plans for 64-bit computing

Microsoft Corp. fleshed out its road map for transitioning customers to 64-bit computing and unveiled updates to several of its...

November 16th, 2005 Jeremy Kirk

Virtualization roils traditional licensing models

Virtualization roils traditional licensing models

VMware and Microsoft are separately attempting to wipe out two layers of uncertainty clouding server virtualization. VMware recently revealed details...

November 10th, 2005 Neil McCallister