The Open Source Applications Foundation has announced a major funding and personnel shakeup, including that Lotus Development founder Mitchell Kapor will begin to phase out his involvement and investment in the nonprofit organization, which he founded in 2001.
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It's been a bit more than two years since Ambuj Goyal launched IBM's Information on Demand strategy, an effort by the company to bring together a virtual menagerie of data management, access and analysis software under a single heading.
In November, Microsoft representatives began to comment that the enterprise search market had reached "a tipping point"; on Tuesday, the company backed up that claim with a bundle of cash, offering to buy enterprise search software company Fast Search And Transfer (FAST) for 6.6 billion Norwegian kroner (US$1.2 billion).
Nearly one-fourth of companies surveyed by ChangeWave Research are now using Web 2.0-social networking software in some form, and another 8 percent intend to do so within the next year.
The Open Document Format saw a marked uptick in use last year across the globe, according to the ODF Alliance's 2007 <a href="http://www.odfalliance.org/resources/AnnualReport2007.pdf">report.</a>
Drained by your commute? Blood-sucking utility bills got you down? Wondering if that tomato in your dinner salad was really organic?
IBM is buying Solid Information Technology, a maker of high-performance databases and a close partner of IBM rival MySQL.
IBM has created a free semantic e-mail search engine aimed at users of the company's Lotus Notes software and Microsoft Outlook.
Robust software sales pushed Oracle's second-quarter net income up 35 percent compared to the same period last year, to US$1.3 billion, or $0.25 per share, the company said Wednesday.
Every good general knows that even the biggest army is useless if you can't get it on the battlefield.
Cognos said Monday that its Cognos 8 Go! Mobile business intelligence software now supports Windows Mobile 6 smartphones, as well as Nokia Eseries and Nseries devices running S60 3rd Edition on Symbian OS.
Cognos executives first approached IBM in the months leading up to IBM's pending US$5 billion deal to buy the company, not the other way around, according to a document Cognos submitted Friday to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sun Microsystems on Monday plans to announce that it will provide support for the OpenOffice.org productivity software suite, citing a wave of momentum behind the open-source project.
The Open Solutions Alliance, a nonprofit group backed by a number of commercial open-source vendors, released a survey on Wednesday that found interoperability is a foremost concern among open-source-software customers.
VMWare said this week that SAP will support its software running on VMWare's ESX Server, in 64-bit Windows and Linux environments.