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Can AMD break the Intel code of silence?

Can AMD break the Intel code of silence?

By the time you read this, you will have most certainly heard that AMD is suing Intel.  According to the complaint that AMD filed with the US District Court in Delaware, AMD is accusing Intel of engaging in behavior that violates US antitrust law and is seeking both injunctive relief and an as-of-yet undetermined amount of loss-related and punitive damages.

June 28, 2005 by in Processors

Reducing the cost of health care

Reducing the cost of health care

At the May meeting of the National Association of State CIOs, HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt had some bad news about Medicaid:"Medicaid expenditures will exceed public education expenditures for the first time this year. If health care begins to push out all other priorities, it throws off the economic equation.

June 28, 2005 by in Enterprise Software

BEA heads further down open source, Eclipse paths

BEA heads further down open source, Eclipse paths

Like every other major software vendor that wants a piece of the Java action, or has a piece of the Java action to protect, BEA is another company that’s looking to manage its presence in an increasingly open source world while hoping to preserve the once lush pastures of the old and tired commercial software model.

June 27, 2005 by in Open Source

IBM and Sun coming to terms on Java and Solaris 10

IBM and Sun coming to terms on Java and Solaris 10

I knew something was up this morning at JavaOne when I saw Java founder James Gosling schmoozing with Robert LeBlanc, IBM general manager for WebSphere. Also present was Rod Smith, vice president of emerging technologies at IBM and an advocate of open sourcing Java.

June 27, 2005 by in Open Source

The Supremes Rule Against Grokster

The Supremes Rule Against Grokster

The Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision this morning, ruled that "One who distributes a device with the object of promoting its use to infringe copyright ... is liable for the resulting acts of infringement by third parties using the device, regardless of the device's lawful uses.

June 27, 2005 by in Legal

Preview of Sun's JavaOne announcements for Monday

Preview of Sun's JavaOne announcements for Monday

Sun is conducting daily previews of the announcements it will be making on each day of the JavaOne 2005 conference being held in San Francisco.   The audio version of the conference call is available as an MP3 that can be downloaded or, if you’re already subscribed to ZDNet’s IT Matters series of audio podcasts, it will show up on your system or MP3 player automatically.

June 27, 2005 by in Open Source

Rich Client Platform is Eclipse's JavaOne headline act

Rich Client Platform is Eclipse's JavaOne headline act

Later today, the Eclipse Foundation -- the organization responsible for the oversight of the Eclipse integrated development environment (an IDE for deploying Java applications) is expected to make a series of announcements according to the organization's vice president of marketing Ian Skerrett.

June 26, 2005 by in Developer

SOA tool bundle is Sybase's first major Eclipse foray

SOA tool bundle is Sybase's first major Eclipse foray

Looking to catch a ride on the Eclipse train -- a train that appears to be taking off and going right past its rival NetBeans  -- Sybase is, at JavaOne, introducing an integrated bundle of tools called WorkSpace that will plug into the Eclipse integrated development environment (IDE).

June 26, 2005 by in Developer

Oracle to set SOA techs free at JavaOne

Oracle to set SOA techs free at JavaOne

For several years now, Oracle, with its own Java-based J2EE application server and integrated development environment  (JDeveloper), has been trying to play in the same league as Java application server heavyweights IBM and BEA.

June 24, 2005 by in Oracle

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