CRN Applications and OS News


  • Thomson Rolls Out iPod Competitor
    Becoming the latest to challenge Apple's iPod's stranghold on the market for personal multimedia players, French consumer electronics specialist Thomson announced retail availability in the U.S. of the Lyra X3030 pocket-sized 30-gigabyte personal multimedia recorder from the company's RCA brand.
  • Google Weds Writely, Spreadsheets
    Say good-bye to the Writely brand. Google plans to integrate the online word processor with Google Spreadsheets. The application suite will be called Google Docs and Spreadsheets.
  • CRN Interview: Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian, The First 100 Days
    More than 100 days in office, Novell CEO Ron Hovsepian outlined Novell's challenges and opportunities with Linux and NetWare, the channel, Red Hat, Microsoft and Xen, as well as his goals for moving the company forward, in an interview with CRN.
  • LANDesk Process Manager Goes Mobile
    Network systems management vendor LANDesk Software has added handhelds to the list of devices its Process Manager software can help support.
  • IE 7 May Beat Firefox 2.0 To Market
    Mozilla has released Firefox 2.0 Release Candidate 2 but may be beat in the race to final by Microsoft, which said Internet Explorer 7 would ship in October.
  • TIG Looks To Bring Microsoft Enterprise Software To Midsize VARs
    Solution provider Technology Integration Group (TIG), a Microsoft large account reseller (LAR) and enterprise software advisor (ESA), aims to bring the software giant's enterprise software agreements to midsize businesses by partnering with smaller VARs.
  • Seneca Data Gears Up For Vista
    Though enthused by news of a Windows Vista upgrade coupon, system builder Seneca Data is getting set for a traditional Microsoft operating system rollout.
  • PC TV: Here, There And Everywhere
    System builders in need of an edge to fuel PC sales in the entertainment market need look no further than SageTV's latest, SageTV Version 5 with PlaceShifter, a product that brings TiVo and Slingbox capabilities to the typical PC.
  • Integrators agree: The hot products at this year's expo are the start of a revolutionary move for the home automation market


    CEDIA Abuzz With Trends
    Rich Green has seen the future of home automation and it looks like a Monster.
  • CA Patches Backup Product Vulnerabilities
    Computer Associates has patched four remotely exploitable buffer overflow vulnerabilities in its data backup products that could enable attackers to take control of clients and servers without logging in to the network.
  • With its upcoming Siebel 8 release, Oracle will bring Siebel CRM into Linux realm for the first time.


    Oracle To Bring Siebel CRM To Linux
    When Oracle releases Siebel 8 later this year, the venerable CRM application will, for the first time, run on Linux servers.