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posted in November 2005
A first stab at the new license will be released by the FSF at a conference it's holding at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in mid-January. The final GPLv3 license is expected by spring 2007.
The guilty verdict of first-degree murder was won in part on evidence based on Google searches found on Robert Petrick's computer.
Coradiant's real-time session monitor is geared to mid-tier firms, especially content providers and financial services concerns.
A tenacious teen is seeking a corporate backer for her attempts to return the late astronaut Virgil "Gus" Grissom's spacesuit to his home state of Indiana.
Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, is backing a new effort to deliver a new online media venture. He confirmed in his blog that he is backing a new media venture but declined to provide details.
Among the depressing conclusions: a company can pay 11 engineers in India for the price of one in the United States. The report was commissioned by Congress and can be downloaded for a fee from the National Academies Press Web site.
While 23% of online consumers surveyed reported an interest in satellite radio, only 6% have it, Jupiter Research says.
GNU founder Richard Stallman wrapped his RFID-equipped badge in aluminum foil at the U.N. World Summit on the Information Society, and found his travel blocked by U.N. security.
Technology from Smart-tek Solutions is being implemented at a poultry farm in an attempt to help stop the spread of the disease.
The virtual supercomputer will test thousands of human immuno-deficiency virus (HIV) mutations against tens of thousands of chemical compounds.
Hewlett-Packard recycled about 140 million pounds of hardware and print cartridges in the past year.
By 2008, the industry is expected to generate $4.26 billion in revenue.
London may soon follow New York's lead with smart closed-circuit television cameras.
Half of the 1,000 respondents said they would feel more secure with biometrics, according to the survey, commissioned by IBM and done by Opinion Research.
Collation, a privately held company, sells software that allows administrators to figure out the impact of potential changes before they occur.
Microsoft is anticipating the biggest game launch ever and entrepreneurs on e-Bay have pre-sold the product at huge markups.
Around 90% of online users have problems completing Internet transactions, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive.
The system, to be delivered early next year, nearly doubles memory bandwidth, according to IBM.
Prosecutors claim a Mac specialist on trial in connection with the killing of his wife did a Google search for the words: "neck snap break" and "hold" before she was killed.
Virtual Compute Corporation will use more than 1 million hours of CPUs on Sun Microsystems' Grid Compute Utility to serve customers in the oil and gas industry.
The rapid development of podcasting, RSS, blogging, and the proliferation of broadband is drawing more and more journalists and advertisers onto the Web.
A California company is marketing its RFID monitoring and surveillance technology as a way to potentially limit the spread of bird flu in Asia.
IBM is partnering with the National Cancer Institute on a grid project for managing biomedical research data, among other projects.
The goal is to help narrow the digital divide: Native American households lag behind the national average for computer access by about 15 percent and are below on Internet access by nearly 20 percent, according to one tribal spokesman.
Computer Associates will provide browser-based scheduling, more flexible resource management and expanded features for global deployments.
Although not every fire can be predicted, IBM uses optimization techniques that consider factors including terrain, climate, and size of previous fires. This helps five federal agencies decide which resources they'll need and at what levels.
CA retains a 20% ownership stake in the company and plans to continue marketing and development.
NYCwireless announced it has made broadband available in 120 housing units in the Bronx, with more to come.
The discovery could lead to faster information delivery and less data traffic congestion in computers and other electronics systems, IBM says.
IT executives and finance managers are working together to meet Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, a new survey says, but want better and more efficient tools to create and manage accounting records.
Military services will cut overall IT growth by about 2.7 percent, mostly by eliminating systems, developing enterprise systems, and using off-the-shelf commercial products, the study says.