Azureus-BitTorrent Client Is Best Open Source Application|
The Azureus-BitTorrent Client won the overall most popular open-source software award in SourceForge.net's first annual Community Choice Awards, the developer collaboration site said Thursday.
The winning projects in a variety of other categories were also announced at the LinuxWorld Expo this week. The finalists, which were taken from nearly 250,000 voters, included open source applications ranging from customer relationship management and firewalls to anti-virus and Xbox Media Center innovations.
“SourceForge.net is honored to enable the open source community to recognize the extraordinary contributions projects on the site make to technology today,” Jay Seirmarco, general manager of SourceForge.net, said in a statement.
The collaboration site has nearly 1.3 million registered users and currently hosts almost 117,000 projects, according to SourceForge.net, a subsidiary of VA Software Corp.
Cognos, IBM, Google Expand BI In Enterprise|
Cognos Inc. on Wednesday said it has partnered with IBM and Google to connect their enterprise search engines with its business intelligence software in order to expand its use among corporate workers.
Novell CEO Wants Closer Relationship With Oracle
Novell Chairman and CEO Jack Messman on Wednesday declined to comment on industry buzz about possible acquisition talks with Oracle, but he didn’t deny that he'd like to get friendlier with the database giant.
Web Hosting Company Host Color Adds PHPList to Plans
Shared web hosting provider Host Color (www.hostcolor.com) announced this week it is now offering the popular PHPList open source mailing list software as a pre-installed software to its hosting plans.
Mac Resellers Adding Windows XP
Several Apple resellers are marketing Intel-based Mac desktops and portables with Windows XP pre-installed, but Apple Computer Inc. reiterated that it has no intention of following their lead.
AOL Preparing 'Something' In Social Networking
The blogosphere this week was abuzz on rumors that AOL was close to launching a social network that would take on the popular MySpace.
Online Ad Revenues Soar In 2005
Online ad revenues swelled to $12.5 billion in 2005, a 30 percent jump over the previous year, an industry group said Thursday.
SAP, Microsoft Push Analytics Into Mendocino
SAP AG and Microsoft Corp. will deliver the final beta version for Mendocino on April 28, just two months prior to the scheduled final release.
Oracle Bug Exploit Loose
An exploit that leverages one of the three-dozen vulnerabilities patched Tuesday by Oracle has been spotted in the wild, a security company said Thursday, making patching even more essential.
Copyright crackdown pushes pirates onto the Internet
A long campaign to remove pirated goods from shop fronts in Asia is finally having an impact but the crackdown has also changed the nature of the problem and new outlets are flourishing.
Google and Yahoo results show more room for ad growth
The two top Internet search engine companies proved last week there is still plenty of room for advertising growth, though Google's dominance marks a major advantage over Yahoo, according to analysts.