VMware is looking at the healthcare industry as one of the key areas as it looked to grow its VMware View virtualized desktop environment. Several hospitals say theyve been able to save money, reduce power consumption and make it easier for doctors and nurses to get around by using VMware View.
From coast-to-coast, state legislatures are proposing bills that possibly violate federal law or create new ways to single out the Internet for discriminatory treatment or taxation. - From
California to Connecticut states are conjuring up laws that would
impact the Internet in more bad ways than good, according to the
advocacy group NetChoice. To highlight what it considers bad laws in
the making, NetChoice created iAWFUL (Internet Advocates Watchlist For Ugly Laws) and June ...
Opera has long been one of the most innovative browsers on the Web, introducing many of the features such as tabbed browsing now found in other browsers. While the beta of Opera 10 may not appear to be as innovative as some past versions, it does include several new features that will probably be found in competing browsers in years to come: a very good tabbed browsing interface, improvements to the innovative Speed Dial tab launch and features to boost browser performance on slow connections. - ...
IBM will launch this month a social-networking site for its 100,000 partners worldwide to let them exchange ideas, showcase their expertise and market focus, share best practices and collaborate on deals. The site, called PartnerWorld Communities, will let partners create home pages and profiles, publish blogs, participate in discussion forums, collaborate with wikis, share Web-site links, and subscribe to syndicated feeds.
The European Commission is asking PC makers and software rivals if Microsoft has been pressuring them in connection with the ongoing antitrust case concerning Web browsers, one company said Tuesday. The Commission, Europe's top competition regulator, has sent around a questionnaire concerning its preferred remedy for restoring fair competition in the browser market.
Developers of the open source Mono Project, which enables Microsoft .Net applications to run on Linux, Unix, and the Macintosh, have released Mono Tools for Visual Studio to a limited number of developers.In a Web posting Monday, the Mono team described the release as a closed preview cycle. The first release integrates four pieces of functionality into Visual Studio:
Compuware has refreshed one of its flagship products after launching a major new version of its Vantage management tool.
OSCON 2009 is just around the corner, this year in San Jose, California. When I spoke at the Silicon Valley Linux Users Group last night, they asked me for a few highlights. It's tough to pick from over 200 sessions, all the best-of-the-best out of 800 submissions (and there were at least 100 more I wish I could have fit...
The Google team yesterday announced the release of Linux and Mac OS X versions of its Chrome browser.