IBM Research says it will demonstrate a new prototype optical transceiver chipset that "is fast enough to reduce the download time for a typical high definition feature-length film to a single second compared to 30 minutes or more over the best available connectivity today." That's saying something.
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Can two Oracle alumni hit bring e-procurement applications to the midmarket? Coupa, a Foster City, Calif.
Notable headlines: Intel to produce chips in China. IBM: Researchers demonstrate fastest optical chipset.
Zimbra, one of the early Web 2.0 collaboration suites, is announcing offline support for its on demand collaboration suite (see Read/WriteWeb and Techcrunch) tomorrow.
Print's dead; newspapers are toast; Dave Winer has some good suggestions to revamp journalism education and bloggers can't get enough of the San Francisco Chronicle's woes. It's a debate--as someone who could be considered professional trained journalist--that frankly tires me out.
At the Under the Radar event showcasing Office 2.0 (Work 2.
During an afternoon session at the Under the Radar "Why Office 2.0 Matters" conference, several productivity applications were demoed that could properly be called Office 2.
Dale Olds reports on his blog that Novell presented an Open Source Identity Selector (OSIS) on OS X and Linux that supports the same InfoCards as Windows CardSpace today at Brainshare. Pat Felsted has a screenshot of the OSIS.
Not a whole lot of chatter in SAP's response to Oracle's lawsuit. In a statement just released, SAP said:SAP will not comment other than to make it clear to our customers, prospects, investors, employees and partners that SAP will aggressively defend against the claims made by Oracle in the lawsuit.
At the Under the Radar event, Tungle introduced a beta version what it describes as a peer-to-peer meeting coordinator. Users with different calendaring solutions can coordinate meetings independent of application or platform, according to the company.