The Open Source Initiative -- the organization whose seal of approval counts most on software licenses that say they're open source -- has got its fair share of challenges ahead of it. According to a report by News.
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With all the focus on dual- and multicore...
We have it on tape: Windows platform Vice President Jim Allchin announced at the Intel Developer Forum...
Today, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was awarded honory knighthood by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Gates will be in rare company, joining the likes of Web founder Tim Berners-Lee, Hollywood icon Steven Spielberg, former New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani, entertainer Bob Hope and musician Bob Geldof.
Craig Barrett gave his last Intel Developer Conference keynote, as he heads off into semi-retirement. In May, the 65-year-old Barrett becomes Chairman of the Board, succeeding Andy Grove, and 54-year-old Paul Otellini takes the CEO slot.
While I track trends in the Web services space, I have to admit that I'm normally not a follower at the API level as this or that company opens up its systems to public developer access. When I saw today's news that Yahoo's Jerry Yang was going to announce that Yahoo is embracing Web services by offering up APIs to its search engine, my first reaction was to yawn.
A Customer interaction hub (CIH) is an integrated system that supports the customer touchpoints, such as pre-sales portals, customer service, and even warranty work, in a coordinated way.
John Carroll thinks that anyone with a valid license should have access to Microsoft's SQL Server source code. Rather than a polemic against proprietary software, John makes a practical argument and commends Microsoft's steps to release more source code...
Jason Kottke, a blogger who recently ditched his day job to post full-time, did a quick calculation to see what browsers people are using to visit his site.