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JVM - Unlimited Compilations

The classic JVM programming language for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Programming language is a perfect tool for studying, complex...

November 25, 2014 by Dmitry Kovba

The Future Of... Solar Cells

High oil prices and the BP spill are just two real reminders of how energy dependent we truly are, but tomorrow's solar technology promises cleaner power at lower costs. ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das visits Stanford University where researchers have developed PETE, a new way to squeeze more energy from the sun.

January 10, 2011 by

Remember that energy efficiency is a moving target

If corporate call centers can use a "follow the sun" strategy -- where calls are handled 24x7 by shifting where they are answered to different regions of the world, why can't data centers use a "follow the moon" philosophy to shift workloads to places where electricity costs are lowest at a given point in time.That's one idea being contemplated by Harkeeret Singh, global head of energy and sustainable technology for Thompson Reuters.

June 1, 2010 by

Java Programming Language with Reference

A classic Java 6 programming language with reference for iPad and iPhone. Programming language is a perfect tool for complex math calculation,...

October 27, 2012 by Yauheni Shauchenka

Virgin moves IT staff into Optus

After five years operating separate information technology departments, Virgin Mobile Australia has decided to move a large chunk of its operations to Optus' Macquarie Park campus, and has acquired some Oracle Sun kit.

March 30, 2010 by

SipFone

SipFone is a softphone developed by Sysun Technologies. It allows its users to register on a VoIP system. You just have to enter your...

July 22, 2011 by Sysun Technologies

Future cloud apps won't need humans

Lew Tucker, vice president and chief technology officer of cloud computing at Sun Microsystems, foresees applications that are entirely self-sufficient. Humans will be able to set boundaries, of course, but will no longer be needed to turn servers, or anything else for that matter, physically on or off.

August 14, 2009 by

Future cloud apps won’t need humans

Lew Tucker, vice president and chief technology officer of cloud computing at Sun Microsystems, foresees applications that are entirely self-sufficient. Humans will be able to set boundaries, of course, but will no longer be needed to turn servers, or anything else for that matter, physically on or off. It is important, he says, that these applications be unified and driven by a compatible set of protocols in order to create a global cloud of clouds.

August 13, 2009 by

Virtualization hype cycle

I've got hundreds of megabytes of presentation files from suppliers offering products or services targeting some one or more areas of virtualization technology. They promise the sun and the stars and sometimes only end up delivering the moon.

July 27, 2009 by

Thinking about ROCK

A technology is only as good as what you can achieve with it - and in thinking about some unique Sun technologies - CMT, HTM, Dtrace, and the CMT package management hardware - it occurs to me that that these can be combined to beat some very serious infrastructure security issues.

July 24, 2009 by

Will there be a digital Pearl Harbor?

Will there be one major catastrophe, or just smaller disasters? Panelists discuss what security issues we should be watching out for, where the threat might come from, and the difficulties in predicting the unpredictable. Panelists include: Whitfield Diffie, vice president and chief security officer for Sun Microsystems; Ronald Rivest, Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT; Adi Shamir, professor of computer science at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel; and Bruce Schneier, chief security technology officer for BT Counterpane. Moderating the panel is Ari Juels, chief scientist and director of RSA Laboratories.

April 22, 2009 by

HP surprised by Oracle's Sun purchase

In a time when the modern IT executive stays almost locked to a Blackberry it is hard to catch them by a surprising bit of news. All the more gratifying then to catch out a few of them at the Technology@Work event in Berlin on Monday, with the news that Oracle was buying Sun.

April 21, 2009 by

Oracle to Buy Sun - View from the Virtual World

If Oracle's acquisition of Sun actually becomes a market reality, it will most certainly change the dynamics of the market for servers, operating systems, development tools, database management systems, applications and, of course, virtualization technology. Let's take a dark view of the possibilities in each area.

April 20, 2009 by

Should Apple takeover Sun?

IBM's fizzled purchase of Sun Microsystems is showing signs of being on-again, off-again, as reports say Sun is still waving a flag in Big Blue's direction. However, some Apple fans want Cupertino to buyout the enterprise technology maker.

April 16, 2009 by

Sling will compete in crowded field as founders move on

The Krikorian brothers and other top execs at Sling Media deserve to take some time off - soak up some sun in Maui or maybe take an extended cruise.  Not only did they create some of the most revolutionary television technology since TiVo, they also got out just in time - right before that place shifting concept gets shadowed by networking technology.

January 12, 2009 by

The future? Man falls in love with robot

In the not exactly business technology department an inventor has created the love of his life--a female robot.According to the UK Sun, Le Trung, 33, has created Aiko--a female robot with "with a stunning 32, 23, 33 figure, shiny hair and delicate features.

December 10, 2008 by

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