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posted in January 2006
The acquisition becomes official as major competitor SAP prepares a software-as-services announcement due this week.
Holographic-based security systems are being used even though the products involved won't be available publicly for some months.
If the company does announce what observers are expecting this week, SAP will go head–to-head with Salesforce.com, a leader in the CRM software-as-a-service market.
Nokia on Tuesday said it would release the source code for its Python for S60 Platform to the open-source community on SourceForge.net, in an effort to spur application development for the Symbian OS-based mobile software.
Data mining and probabilistic risk assessment will help improve safety, experts say.
Radiation monitors, RFID, non-intrusion detection systems, and biometric ID cards are just some of the tools being used to protect U.S. ports from attack.
Super Bowl XL fever is spreading to the Internet. Online ticket sales are sizzling, and servers are cranking overtime at gaming sites.
Among this week's financial results: Microsoft's enterprise applications division posted an operating profit of $10 million vs. a loss of $17 million for the same quarter in the prior year.
Jeffrey Brett Goodin, 45, allegedly sent thousands of e-mails to AOL users claiming he was an employee from the Internet service provider's billing department.
Over a third of the parents who responded introduced their children to gaming, and 66% believe they're creating closer family ties as a result.
The two research units are designed to propel Microsoft in emerging technologies, and help compete against Yahoo and Google.
What started with a simple loan of the movie between friends has ended in the possibility of one-year prison sentences for seven Los Angeles Star Wars fans.
Dumbfind.com offers a two-box search engine approach, combining traditional keywords with topics or categories to better match the searcher's intent.
The library hopes the technology will reduce theft while allowing patrons to check out books and other media.
A frustrating online shopping experience can negatively impact consumers' opinion of a business overall, and the spillover can impact brick and mortar stores as well, according to a national consumer web survey.
Internet Protocol version 6 promises to deliver connectivity features in Windows Vista not possible with today's Internet Protocol version 4.
Parents picking up children at Freehold Borough School District will need to submit to an iris scan before being allowed entrance.
For the first time at the festival more than half of the short films, known as "shorts," will run online. It's a milestone for an industry that's been reluctant to release its wares on the Web before making them available in theatres.
In a project the company's been working on since 2003, EMI has digitized the 311,000 recordings that have been mastered through its 100-year history. The goal is to distribute and share the music globally.
The backward-compatible single-layer technology will read CD and DVD formats. Samsung expects to launch it in March.
OnStar, the provider of vehicle GPS systems, plans to increase its applications' speed and processing times by using a service-oriented architecture to remove redundant code and insert a business layer.
Intel and other components costing Apple $845, according to a teardown analysis by iSuppli of an iMac with a suggested retail price of $1,299.
Confirmed registered users for the auction site at the end of the quarter rose 33% compared to the same time a year ago, but the company issued caution about its upcoming year-end financials.
IT execs are upbeat about current conditions but are less sure about the immediate future, a new Forrester survey says, and expect 2006 tech spending to fall short of last year's.
TDtv, as the service is called, lets operators deliver up to 50 channels of TV for standard mobile phones.
AnimationMentor.com has invested nearly $1 million to build a social network for students to learn about character animation from working artists at Pixar, Disney, Industrial Light & Magic, and other companies.
Using EDI, the company will be able to know when products are on their way from suppliers.
Podtrac, a company that connects advertisers with podcasters, will hold an online advertising auction to determine ad rates for the podcasting market.
The services are designed to help retailers with point-of-sale systems, Webcasting, and pharmaceutical and health-care logistics.
The plan, set to launch in March, will enable companies to comply with retail and Department of Defense RFID mandates.
Three men who were charged in December for allegedly pirating video games and installing them on modified Xbox consoles have been formally indicted.
The kiosk-based package offers help for different types of wine drinkers--from the completely clueless to the connoisseur.
Driven by security concerns, PierPass Inc. has developed a program at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to improve the check-in process for trucks and drivers entering the terminals.
Content management developer iUpload has integrated with NetSuite's on-demand business application and is working to provide access to Microsoft Corp.'s CRM and SharePoint products.
America Online is enticing sports fans to log on with a variety of online promotions.
As the company reorganizes, it will continue to push Mendocino, software to allow users to access SAP enterprise applications through the Microsoft Office desktop, especially to smaller customers.
In December, Pfizer began putting radio frequency identification tags on all Viagra shipments in the United States; some 5 million counterfeit pills were seized last year.
The online music & radio unit of Clear Channel Communications will launch a test version of a video-on -demand service for 16 of its radio-station Web sites.
IPv6, the latest version of the Internet Protocol, expands the address space, and offers improved security, quality of service, digital rights management and mobile communications features.
Cable, satellite and telecommunication carriers are poised to enter the home this year through IP-based television (IPTV) with a long list of digital services from basic VoIP to entertainment, news, movies, and sports.
Several companies have separately developed thin conductive materials that manufacturers can sew into shirts, pants, jackets, and other consumer products to house electronic controls for devices. The materials and garments are being showcased at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
Texas Instruments has revealed that it's the first Wal-Mart supplier to ship the retailer cases and pallets affixed with Gen 2 RFID tags.
Thomson's Technicolor Digital Cinema business on Tuesday said it will install digital cinema initiative-compliant projection equipment into Century Theatres Inc. owned and operated theaters.
SIPfoundry's release 3 supports both Microsoft and Linux E-mail, caller ID, and other features.
The trend toward asset management is being prompted by companies relying more on mobile wireless devices, with less budgeted money to manage it all, a new report says.
This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is expected to showcase how nearly every type of device will connect to the Internet and each other to give consumers more access to data, audio, video, and games.
Queen Elizabeth has bestowed upon London-born Jonathan Ive, chief designer of Apple's iPod, a royal title.