Adobe said Monday that chief operating officer Shantanu Narayen will become the company's CEO effective Dec. 1.
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Microsoft launched its second generation Zune amid decent reviews, a good bit of press and even a few personalized devices. But the MP3 game is a marathon not a sprint.
Updated below: At Oracle OpenWorld today, the company announced its own server virtualization software that the company claims is three times more efficient than existing x86 and x86-64 VM products from other vendors. Oracle's VM is based on open source software ( Xen hypervisor technology) and includes a Web-based management console.
Oracle has taken over the Moscone Center and cordoned off streets this week in San Francisco for the annual gathering of its tribe. Last night CEO Larry Ellison celebrated the 30th anniversary of the company he founded, with "Saturday Night Live" member Darrell Hammond doing an Ellison imitation.
The Open Handset Alliance, a group that includes Google, Motorola, Sprint, T-Mobile and others, on Monday released the Android software development kit (SDK).The alliance notes that the Android SDK is an "early look" designed to allow developers to provide feedback about the platform (see statement).
There has been some handwringing over the Mozilla's Foundation $66.8 million in revenue in 2006 and how most of it comes from Google.
We've added a few more blogs to our user submission experiment: Zero Day and Chipland.For background, we opened up some of our blogs for user submitted blog posts on Nov.
Remember that last independent business intelligence company, Cognos? It's now a part of IBM's software unit.
Intel has rolled out a new lineup of 16 server and high-end PC processors that sport a new transistor design that saves energy, eliminates lead and halogen materials.These chips were expected and Intel delivered right on schedule.
Notable headlines:Phil Wainewright: Oracle goes for the CRM jugular. Dennis Howlett: @oow: on following Oracle OpenWorld.