CRN Applications and OS News

  • Truth In Marketing
    The word platform is one of the most abused in our industry. It&'s right up there with paradigm or paradigm shift. Or leveraging. Or synergy. But I digress.
  • Asetek VapoChill Micro Keeps PCs Cool, Quiet
    Asetek, a Danish manufacturer of cooling systems, is scouting for locations in California and plans to open an office there within the next three months, according to a company spokesman.
  • IBM strengthens Notes ties with Apple

    IBM To Lay out Notes, WorkPlace OS Plans
    IBM will use its annual Lotusphere conference next week as a stage to demonstrate the latest progress made on its next generation of Lotus Notes/Domino, called Project Hannover, to formally unveil is Workplace OS 2.6 software, and show renewed commitment to supporting Apple's Mac OS 10 and new Intel-based hardware.
  • Software arm to update support for Mac OS X, pledge support for Intel Macs

    IBM To Bless Apple
    IBM is ready to plant a big wet kiss on Apple Computer. At Lotusphere next week, the IBM Software Group is poised to announce Mac OS X support in the latest Notes client.
  • Oracle: 'We're Halfway To Fusion'
    Oracle is well on its way to reaching its promised goal of a unified set of middleware for all Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and eventually Siebel Systems applications. At least, that&'s what Oracle executives say.
  • Oracle Celebrates Half Fusion
    On the first anniversary of the launch of its Fusion project, Oracle proudly proclaims that it's "halfway" toward its goal of integrating a host of technologies and products acquired from PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and others, and marketing what it calls the only standards-based, modular platform.
  • Apple Changes Data-Sending iTunes MiniStore
    Apple has been criticized for gathering personal user information from its iTunes MiniStore. But now the company has added a new feature: a warning telling users that personal data based on the contents of their music libraries is sent to Apple.
  • Unveils Business Web formally launched AppExchange, the on-demand platform and directory it first announced last fall, and Winter '06, the 19th generation of its on-demand CRM solution.
  • Corel Upgrades Flagship Software
    This week, Corel is rolling out major upgrades to its flagship products, WordPerfect 13 and CorelDraw Graphics Suite X3. The new products incorporate a slew of new features, according to the company.
  • Autodesk Names New CEO
    Carl Bass, currently Autodesk's COO, will become president and chief executive of the maker of design and engineering tools.
  • Seeks to pre-empt Lotusphere with migration aids.

    Microsoft Updates Tools To Woo Domino Faithful
    Just days before the annual Lotusphere love fest kicks off, Microsoft unveils updated tools to ease migration from Lotus Notes/Domino to Microsoft's own "collaboration platform."
  • Digital signage technology brings effective, media-rich advertising

    How To Build a Whitebox Digital Sign System
    Digital signage is an inexpensive way to deliver effective, media-rich advertising. It's also a new way for system builders to expand their product and services offerings. Here's how to build it...