The next release will be 1.2-rc1, which will mark the beginning of the code freeze. This should result in a 1.2 final sometime in June.”
For comparison, Sun bought MySQL for $1 billion
SAP AG (NYSE: SAP), the world’s biggest maker of business-management software, has closed a deal to acquire Sybase Inc. (NYSE: SY) for approximately $5.8 billion
So “this fall” you will finally be able to ship that corporate blog out to the cloud, along with the rest of your in-house IT stuff.
For example, coworkers will be able to publish their organization’s blog on Blogger, share project images with Picasa Web Albums, track industry news in Google Reader, advertise online with AdWords and much more, all without switching back and forth between multiple accounts. While these additional applications won’t initially be covered by the core suite’s support and service level agreement, this change will open up the spectrum of Google’s functionality to businesses, schools and organizations using Google Apps and we’ll evaluate future support options.
Get the latest from Microsoft and Ubuntu working an playing we with Mac OS X.
Apple has streamlined the process of dual booting Windows on your Mac, but when it comes to Linux, Boot Camp isn’t so friendly. Here’s how to triple-boot your Mac with OS X, Windows 7, and the shiny new Ubuntu 10.04.
Here is the post for you. This is about the most exhaustive coverage I’ve seen, complete with links to other sources, that doesn’t require tensor calculus to understand.
I will do a lot of “not pretending” in this article. I won’t pretend I actually understand what memristors are or how they will change everything. But since the purpose of this blog is to explore scalability issues, I think it’s worth taking a sip or two of the memristor kool-aid and see where it might take us.
So here it is. Google asking a court to rule on whether or not the link economy is only piracy disguised.
Google has taken the rare step of asking a California judge to declare that by linking to copyright-infringing works on Rapidshare, the search giant is not facilitating the illegal distribution of copyrighted songs.
Adobe? I’m shocked. Shocked to find out that there is a video streaming monopoly going on here.
Your Flash video is ready. Hit “play” sir.
Oh, thank you. Have the Justice Department investigate the usual suspects, Apple, Google, Microsoft.
Well its sounds plausible, and it is attributed to Bloomberg. But I still remember the recent round of corporate back-stabbing and finger-pointing we saw when the FCC was dragged into the rejection of the Google Voice App.
An Adobe complaint is the main cause behind reported federal interest in antitrust charges against Apple, according to Bloomberg sources. Apple recently changed the rules for developers, forbidding the use of third-party tools in the creation of iPhone and iPad apps. In doing so, Adobe’s complaint is said to suggest, Apple has actively interfered with companies’ ability to compete.