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Indexing reality with Earthmine

Earthmine has come up with the notion of "indexing reality." At DEMOfall 07, the company previewed its technology, which gathers, analyzes and communicates location-based information, the flow of data from the street to the Web.

September 25, 2007 by Dan Farber


Propel prioritizes bandwidth usage

Propel Software introduced its PBM (Personal Bandwidth Manager) at DEMOfall 07. The software download automatically prioritzes network traffic on a computer.

September 25, 2007 by Dan Farber


Facebook IM on deck?

Facebook may be getting instant messaging.Sam Sethi at blognation UK says he was given a sneak preview of a new Facebook IM client that will go beta on Friday.

September 25, 2007 by


Fusion-io: An enterprise SAN in your hand

At DEMOfall 07, Fusion-io introduced the next big thing in storage, a NAND flash PCI Express card with up to 640 gigabytes that offers performance at DRAM bandwidth, a thousand times faster than a disk drive, according to David Flynn, CTO and co-founder of the company. "The ioDrive collapses an enterprise SAN to a PCI Express card," he said.

September 25, 2007 by Dan Farber


Amazon launches DRM-free MP3 store

Amazon on Tuesday launched a beta of its DRM-free music store with two million songs available. The effort is the latest in several milestones pointing to the death of digital rights management software for music.

September 25, 2007 by