Intuit said Wednesday it will allow QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions to operate on Linux servers. For Intuit, the move is a bit of a milestone--QuickBooks is the first of its products work on open source software.
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It took a while for AMD's Operton chip to grab share from Intel's Xeon. The lead was lost in a quarter, according to a research report from Jon Peddie Research.
On today's podcast:Mary Jo Foley clarifies her previous post on how Leopard looks like Vista.The Life without Google experiment continues with Kartoo.
Can you get used to a search engine that has a creepy little mascot whose eyes follow you around as you click on icons?If so maybe Kartoo is for you.
Notable headlines:Torvalds: Solaris could nudge Linux to GPL 3.Ryan Naraine: 'Critical' Vista, IE 7 patches highlight MS security updates.
Yesterday, as can be seen from the video, we captured a part of eBay's senior director of Disruptive Innovation Max Mancini's keynote address at eBay's Developer Conference in Boston. eBay made a series of announcements regarding new APIs and developer tools.
InformationWeek is reporting that contrary to prior reports, a version of ZFS will be included in Mac OS X 10.5, Leopard.
Marc Andreessen discovered blogging recently and is becoming a blogging sensation faster than he became the poster child for Web 1.0 with Netscape.
A who's who list of Silicon Valley titans are joining forces to set aggressive goals to cut computer energy consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The group, collectively called the Climate Savers Computing Initiative, consists of Intel, AMD, Google, EDS, EMC, Dell, HP, IBM, Lenovo and Microsoft to name a few.
Google is taking heat again for a decision to store a customer's results for 18 months, but some perspective is missing. Data retention goes way beyond Google.