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In late September, after selecting Netscape 7.0 to be the default Internet suite in LindowsOS 2.0, Lindows.com CEO Michael Robertson couldn't stop raving about it and its parent AOL. "To millions of people," he said, "AOL IS the Internet." Robertson got so excited at the thought of reaching out to AOL's 35 million subscribers with his $199 system that he even dreamed up an "AOL Computer" powered by Netscape and LindowsOS. AOL promptly responded that there was no such things as an AOL Computer and that Lindows was misleading people into thinking Lindows had a relationship with AOL. The snub notwithstanding, Lindows continued to talk up LindowsOS' support of AOL and Netscape. Fast forward to May - Robertson now says Lindows.com is dropping the Netscape browser, e-mail and instant messenger from the upcoming 4.0 rev of LindowsOS. "Any good company reassesses their pr... (more)

SuSE Gets its Fourth CEO in 16 Months

SuSE Linux named its fourth CEO in 16 months on Monday, replacing Gerhard Burtscher, who joined the company last December to turn the place around. Burtscher, who is described as a turnaround specialist, replaced SuSE CFO Johannes Nussbickel, who in turn had taken over from ousted CEO and co-founder Roland Dyroff five months before when SuSE also laid off 10% of its staff. Dyroff, who was supposed to be more of technologist, had been at the helm since the year after the company got started. SuSE's latest chief executive and chairman of its executive board is Richard Seibt, a long-time IBM vet with some presumably interesting credentials and useful IBM contacts who for the last four years has been connected with United Internet AG, a premium ISP, where he held operational responsibility for several affiliates and the company's internationalization. He officially take... (more)

So Is Chrome The Fastest Or What?

There have been a number of timed and anecdotal speed tests performed on Google Chrome over the last couple of days. My personal testing: Chrome is the fastest browser I have ever used. More structured TechCrunch testing showed similar results: It’s fast. Here are what others came up with: CNET agrees, but their approach was biased towards Google. Chrome came out way ahead in a suite of Javascript benchmark tests. The only problem is that Google hosts the tests and flat out says they tuned their V8 Javascript engine around them. The test does show Chrome coming out way ahead of other browsers (for me, Chrome had a score of 403 v. IE7’s 18). Try it out for yourself. And also try the SunSpider Javascript benchmark test as well. Firefox’s new build, which runs the TraceMonkey engine, comes in marginally faster than Chrome there. Today Yahoo’s Zimbra team also publis... (more)

PixelPipe Releases Personal Media Syndication Service

Given the rising popularity of social media services, it’s not uncommon for someone to have their photos scattered across a handful of sites, like Facebook, Flickr, or a personal blog. Unfortunately, adding new media to these services can be a pain - most people find themselves picking and choosing where to upload their photos rather than taking the time to create new albums across all of their online presences. San Francisco-based PixelPipe is looking to solve this problem by offering a personal syndication service that is akin to a Ping.fm for media. After entering credentials for any of the site’s 50+ supported services, PixelPipe will automatically distribute any new audio files or images to all of your profiles. You can also choose to group these services by tags, so you can be more selective (for example, I could use a tag to upload a set of images to Pownce... (more)

3Par + Netapp = Inserv Good Idea!

3Par's storage combined with Netapp's file serving functionality.  All managed as a single pool of storage resources. Yes, its easy to see how this would be attractive to customers. More efficiency for storage managers.  To me, this multi-vendor approach to unified storage makes a lot more sense than single sourced unified storage.  Unified storage should not be defined as single source, but as consolidated management. You want to take advantage of product synergies without limitations imposed by a single vendor. This move is similar to one that EqualLogic made a short time ago when it worked with Microsoft Partner AMS Storage to combine EqualLogic iSCSI storage in a solution sold by AMS featuring Microsoft's Storage Server, This solution features file and block storage all managed as a single pool of storage resources. Its not hyperbole, we have customers that are a... (more)

Ubuntu Kylin downloaded more than 1.3 million times in China

With major companies including HP, Dell and Lenovo selling computers with Ubuntu pre-installed in its own stores and electronic retailers in the country with much success, China is an important growth area for Canonical on the desktop. Recent figures released by Canonical show that Ubuntu Kylin, an officially-supported Chinese version of Ubuntu (which features the […] The post Ubuntu Kylin downloaded more than 1.3 million times in China appeared first on eUKhost Official Blog. ... (more)

ABBYY Unveils FineReader Engine 11 OCR SDK

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software and services, today announced the release of FineReader Engine 11, the newest edition of its optical character recognition (OCR) software development kit (SDK).  ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 introduces various enhancements including an API for automatic document classification; a new business card recognition capability; extended PDF export, enhanced image preprocessing, improved Word and Excel export; and native 64 bit and easier Java integration. The industry-leading SDK delivers high accuracy OCR for more than 200 languages including improved recognition of Arabic. It is available for the Windows, Linux and Mac platforms. "ABBYY has long been committed to pushing the envelope on OCR performance and accuracy, and FineReader Engin... (more)

FREE Enterprise Portal Released for Microsoft, Novell, Redhat, and Other Linux Distributions

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumen Software, a leader in Portal technology, announced the release of their Lumenation v6.0 Portal with unlimited User Licensing. The Portal can be downloaded from the company's website, http://www.lumensoftware.com/. Organizations can immediately begin providing key information to users appropriately based upon who the user is and what role they play in the organization regardless of the underlying OS (Microsoft, Mac, Linux, Unix). *(LOGO: Send2Press.com/mediadesk/logo-lumen_72dpi.jpg) "We are very pleased to provide organizations worldwide with the first truly roles based Portal environment which encompasses exactly what users need, the ability to access key information anytime and from anywhere," commented Tad Gordon, CEO of Lumen Software. "The Company's goal is to provide Businesses, Education, (K-12 and Higher Educa... (more)

Marten Mickos Joins Benchmark Capital as Entrepreneur-in-Residence

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Benchmark Capital, an early-stage technology venture capital firm, today announced that Marten Mickos has joined the company as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence. Mickos was previously CEO of MySQL AB, a company he led for seven years until it was acquired by Sun Microsystems for $1 billion in February 2008. Benchmark was a lead venture investor in MySQL, and Benchmark general partner Kevin Harvey served as chairman of the company's board. "Joining Benchmark is a natural move for me. We share a people-centric philosophy and a commitment to big ideas," said Mickos. "I look forward to engaging with brilliant and passionate entrepreneurs and company founders, and to helping build massive new businesses." "Marten's success in building MySQL from a small start-up into one of the world's largest open source companies speaks ... (more)

Trusted Computer Solutions’ Security Blanket Added to the Department of the U.S. Navy’s Application and Database Management (DADMS) List

Trusted Computer Solutions, Inc. (TCS), a leading developer of cross domain and cyber security solutions, today announced that Security Blanket, the company’s award-winning automated lock down solution, has been added to the Department of Navy's Application and Database Management System (DADMS) list. The DADMS is the authoritative list of software applications for use within the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps. Each application on the DADMS list has been examined and put into compliance with the Navy’s application reduction initiative. Security Blanket is a menu driven solution with an easy-to-use interface that allows administrators to run predefined profiles that automate industry-standard best practices for hardening Linux and Solaris. The product is also available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 operating systems running on IBM System z hardware. Alternatively,... (more)

NewMarket (NWMT) Announces 2009 Financial Performance Highlights Webcast Review Friday, April 2nd

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/10 -- NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) CEO Bruce Noller plans to present the Company's financial performance highlights for 2009 in an on-demand Webcast scheduled for release Friday, April 2, 2010. NewMarket is a fully-reporting public company with an upcoming requirement to publish its financial results for 2009. Company management has recently announced expecting its upcoming report to reflect a substantial improvement year-over-year in net income and to reflect positive revenue results compared to 2008. A link to the on-demand Webcast will be published to the NewMarket website upon release and sent to the corporate opt-in email database. Sign Up to Receive Regular NewMarket Updates NewMarket sends regular Company updates to its opt-in, permission-based email database. Interested investors can easily, safely and quic... (more)

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