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Ubuntu for Android arrives: pictures

February 21, 2012 by in Mobility

Ubuntu for Android arrives: pictures

Canonical has revealed the latest component of its mobile strategy for the Ubuntu operating system, unveiling what it is calling "Ubuntu for Android". This is a hybrid mobile/desktop platform that the company hopes will enable a smartphone to become your sole computing device.

February 21, 2008 by in Open Source

Marc Canter: The master of multimedia speaks

In this Super Techies interview, larger-than-life techie Marc Canter talks with ZDNet's Editor in Chief Dan Farber about his career as a multimedia pioneer. Canter discusses his first job as a music programmer for video games; designing the multimedia authoring tools Shockwave and Director; and his current role as CEO of Broadband Mechanics, makers of open-source social networks.

December 13, 2007 by in Open Source

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 5, 2007 by in Enterprise Software

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.

November 14, 2007 by in Oracle

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.

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