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Google/OpenSocial's engineering director unplugged

ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind interviews Google/OpenSocial's director of engineering, David Glazer, at Bebo's launch event in San Francisco. In this video, Glazer talks about how the interoperability between Bebo and FaceBook could demonstrate why a standard like OpenSocial makes sense. He also describes "Shindig," the first open-source implementation of the OpenSocial framework.

December 13, 2007

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Kim Polese: From Sun to SpikeSource

In a Super Techies interview, Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource talks to ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about her career in Silicon Valley. Polese discusses her early work at Sun Microsystems as the original Java product manager, her success at systems management company Marimba, and her current role overseeing SpikeSource, a provider of open-source business applications.

December 5, 2007

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Dell and Sun partner on Solaris

At Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco, Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz and Dell CEO Michael Dell share the stage to announce that Sun's open-source operating system, Solaris, will be shipping on Dell servers.

November 14, 2007

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OpenLaszlo: Neutral ground for online developers

Laszlo Systems' OpenLaszlo environment makes it possible forInternet application coders to develop their applications once and runthem on any of the top rich-media platforms. The downside: it's using anoutdated open-source license whose terms are widely acknowledged asoverreaching.

November 8, 2007

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Plat'Home's Linux server fits in your palm

On the floor of Interop New York 2007, ZDNet Executive Editor David Berlind stops by the Plat'Home booth to take a closer look at its new--and small--Linux servers. With no moving parts, the OpenBlock S266 and the OpenMicroServer can operate in places where there is little room as well as little tolerance for machines that produce excessive heat.

October 30, 2007

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