Paula Rooney

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Paula Rooney has covered the software and technology industry for more than 20 years, starting with semiconductor design and mini-computer systems at EDN News and later focused on PC software companies including Microsoft, Lotus, Oracle, Red Hat, Novell and other open source and commercial software companies for CRN and PCWeek. She received a silver award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 2005 for her profile on Linus Torvalds and edited and co-authored "Partnering With Microsoft," a book about Microsoft's channel published by CMP Publishing in 2004. Rooney graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. In her off time, she enjoys scuba diving, sailing, sun worshipping, running, reading, surfing (the net) and hanging out with her family. She resides on the shores of Scituate, Massachusetts.

Paula Rooney owns no stock in the companies that she covers. She holds a 401K that is managed by Morgan Stanley.

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Android Design V2 features stencils

Android Design V2 features stencils

As the iPad and Windows 8 are readied for market, Google is doing what it can to jumpstart Android development for tablets (and smartphones). Today, Google launched Android Design 2 UI frameworks for developers.

February 29, 2012 by in Hardware

Google: Android 4.0 to be open sourced in "coming weeks"

Google: Android 4.0 to be open sourced in "coming weeks"

Google will make its Android 4.0 dubbed "Ice Cream Sandwich" available to the open source community in the coming weeks and is designed to fuel Google's big push in both the smartphone and tablet war against Apple. Google's planned purchase of Motorola's Mobility unit -- the most successful Android smartphone and tablet supplier -- will also likely help if it ultimately musters government approval

November 2, 2011 by in Hardware

Citrix launches OpenStack-based cloud platform

Citrix launches OpenStack-based cloud platform

Citrix announced this week its OpenStack-based cloud platform including a Citrix-certified version of OpenStack and a cloud optimized version of XenServer, enhancements to its HDX technology for cloud environments as well as two new Netscaler-branded products dubbed Cloud Gateway and Cloud Bridge

May 27, 2011 by in Hardware

Firefox 4 now available

Firefox 4 now available

The Mozilla team this morning officially released the public version of Firefox 4.Version 4 desktop release features a redesigned user interface, new JavaScript engine, hardware acceleration, new synchronization capabilities and up to date support for important web technologies such as HTML5 and WebGL.

March 21, 2011 by in Hardware

Novell anoints Baracus open source cloud management tool

Novell anoints Baracus open source cloud management tool

Novell announced today the release of and support for an open source project called Baracus that provides a boot and build management system for cloud needs.The multiplatform cloud management tool is described as a network based boot manager, power controller and provisioning engine for thousands of hosts and virtual machines.

November 14, 2010 by in Hardware