In a press release today, Sun Microsystems announced it will deliver on demand network services to convert documents from native proprietary formats such as Microsoft Office into the Open Document Format (ODF), the industry standard file format. Sun will also deliver a service to convert text files to podcasts/audio files for playback at a later date.
I know I have at least one fan that will enjoy watching this streaming video of my threat scenario presentation at the recent Systems Munich Conference.Everyone else who wants to get an update on some scary stuff may want to watch it as well.
Trying to take a more active role in open-source programming, Red Hat is expanding its R&D efforts on the operating system.
Analysts say Redmond's push into services is needed--but it risks rendering obsolete the company's ultra-profitable way of doing things.
After a flaw was found in a decade-old algorithm used to create and verify digital signatures in e-mail and on the Web, the U.S. government is trying to find a solution.
No IT or business leader can afford to be pushed around by their inbox. These simple steps will automatically lighten your burden of incoming email.
To make 802.11 happen under Linux with Linksys, you need an access card that works with Linux.
The search giant risks the wrath of the book publishing industry as it resumes its strategy of scanning 'the libraries of the world', with a new focus on out-of-print titles
Or taxpayers will end up footing the clean-up bill again...
Contactless payment on trains and buses...
Microsoft just announced its new Web-based Windows and 'software as a service' strategies. After first announcing the Xbox 360 will be released on Nov 22 in North America, Gates talked about their new "Live" brand (thanks Mike from TechCrunch for the news - he has pictures too).
Gates showed off two new cloud-based part of its overall architecture: Windows Live and Office Live.
A decade or so ago, I was excited about Java. The promise of Java as a language was that it would make applets, servlets, and other Internet programming tasks easier.
Another HTC Universal-based Pocket PC/phone with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 3G support, i-mate's JASJAR is available without an operator contract and could appeal to users with existing GPRS or 3G SIMs who are attracted by its flexible clamshell design.
The purpose of the Interviewing Guidelines Policy is to provide an outline for conducting useful and appropriate interviews with potential new hires, both from a proper methodology perspective and...
The cost of integrating the proposed ID card into the rest of government could be over five times higher than official estimates
In opening the event today, Bill Gates said that every five years Microsoft looks at its strategy and makes big bets--1990 was Windows, the Web in 1995 and Web Services .Net in 2000.
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