CRN Applications and OS News

  • 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.
  • BPICs part of plan for channel partner growth

    IBM Opens More Innovation Shops
    IBM opened its 96th Business Partner Innovation Center last week and plans to add up to 40 more this year as part of its “innovation” strategy to keep solution providers developing new opportunities.
  • Existing CLA will be eliminated, should pave the way for simplification

    Novell Plans Corporate Licensing Overhaul
    Novell plans to move to a new licensing model that could impact partners serving corporate accounts.
  • Microsoft, IBM Execs On Collaboration
    Gurdeep Singh Pall, Corporate Vice President For Microsoft&'S Realtime Collaboration Group, Recently Spoke With CRN Industry Editor Barbara Darrow At Interop In New York. Mike Rhodin, General Manager For Workplace, Portal And Collaboration Software At IBM, Spoke With Darrow Before This Week&'s Lotusphere About Project Hannover And Plans For The Show.
  • Oracle Says Fusion Convergence Is Near
    Oracle is well on its way to its goal of unified middleware for all Oracle, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and Siebel applications. At least, that&'s what Oracle executives say.
  • 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.