Technology News Archive - August 26, 2009

SAN DIEGO and LOS ANGELES, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DivX, Inc. (Nasdaq: DIVX), a digital media company, and Film Fresh Inc. today announced that Film Fresh is the first U.S.

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Vivisimo, a leader in enterprise search, today announced that its Velocity Enterprise Search Platform was named "Trend-Setting Product of 2009" by KMWorld Magazine.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK), a world leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has announced the acquisition of certain assets from BOSS International, Inc.

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today the Fareologists at Bing Travel (http://www.bing.com/travel) issued a preliminary outlook for the 2009 holiday travel season, uncovering a holiday season that is distinctly more traveler-friendly than the 2008 season.

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced the new Force.com value-added reseller (VAR) program.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, today announced the release of the Wyse C class, the new standard in compact, high-performance thin clients.

CARY, North Carolina, August 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BluePhoenix Solutions (NASDAQ: BPHX), the leader in value-driven IT legacy modernization solutions, today announced that it has completed a major IT modernization project for Israel Local Authorities Data Processing Center ("LADPC"). This project leads LADPC to the technology frontline, and enables LADPC to present a comprehensive solution while using integration, BPM, portal, and document management tools to shorten development time and improve customer service. LADPC, the IT service bureau for over 200 local municipal authorities in Israel, finished a successful modernization project for a legacy mainframe ADABAS/Natural and COBOL environment to a modern open system environment based on an Oracle database and Java.

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Animoto(R) (http://animoto.com) videos today get a game-changing upgrade: users will now have the ability to easily incorporate video clips alongside their photos to create stunning productions rivaling TV and film.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.