Latest Computing platforms Stories

2011-02-15 07:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mono® Project, an open-source initiative sponsored by Novell, today announced the preview availability of Moonlight(TM) 4, an open source Linux* implementation of Microsoft* Silverlight*. Having delivered Moonlight with full support for all prior version of Silverlight and preview support for Silverlight 4, including support of Microsoft-licensed codecs for Silverlight 3 and 4, today's announcement marks the first time...

2011-01-31 14:26:00

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Computer Lab International (CLI), a leading provider of thin client technology, today announced a new Ubuntu based thin client optimized operating system, adding to CLI's specialized product portfolio. The goal was to develop a highly efficient Linux offering that is simple and flexible, while still providing strong performance. Introduced on the MT2300 / ST6800 series of products from CLI following months of development and user...

2011-01-31 11:47:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- JNBridge, (www.jnbridge.com), the award-winning provider of Java and .NET Framework-based interoperability tools, has been selected by Fairfax Imaging (www.fairfaximaging.com), a leading provider of document and forms management solutions, to integrate its premier .NET-based software product, Quick Modules, with a third-party Java-based Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) system, to meet a customer's rigid deployment schedule. As a leader in...

2010-12-09 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud Application Platform developer GridGain Systems, Inc. today announced a multi-year strategic alliance with system integrator Fitech Laboratories that will extend GridGain's distribution to customers in Japan and China. Fitech Laboratories has the exclusive rights to resell GridGain's flagship software product in those two markets and will also provide necessary support, professional services and training to customers through regional...

2010-12-06 08:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- JNBridge, (www.jnbridge.com), the award-winning provider of interoperability tools that connect the Java and .NET frameworks, has released a new version 2.1 of its JMS Adapters for .NET and for BizTalk Server. JNBridge's JMS Adapters enable enterprises to quickly and easily connect JMS infrastructures with BizTalk Server or other .NET applications, resulting in lower costs and reduced deployment times. The latest releases incorporate several...

2010-11-29 14:44:54

Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM have invented a way to update computer systems packaged in virtual machines in a computer "cloud" "“ even when those programs are offline. The new cloud computing patch tool developed by NC State and IBM is called Nuwa and protects virtual machines (VMs) from cyber-attacks by ensuring that they always receive important security upgrades. In addition, the researchers have determined that offline application of security patches is...

2010-11-16 08:00:00

OTTAWA, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- QNX Software Systems today announced that MTA SpA has chosen the QNX® Neutrino® Realtime Operating System (RTOS) as the software platform for MTA's next-generation in-car infotainment systems. The new systems will include digital instrument clusters and multimedia consoles for high-performance automobiles. The first production models are scheduled for deployment in early 2011. Founded in 1954, MTA is an...

2010-11-16 00:00:46

StarNet enhances its iLIVEx X11 emulator for iPad with the ability to automatically display the Firefox web browser. Now users can run flash video on iPads. New Orleans, LA (Vocus) November 15, 2010 StarNet Communications of Sunnyvale, California, a leading developer of X11 connectivity solutions, announces iLIVEx 1.1, a fast, secure and fault-tolerant X server for the Apple iPad that is now pre-configured to display the popular Firefox web browser full screen. The iLIVEx/Firefox...

2010-11-04 11:33:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- JNBridge, (www.jnbridge.com), the leading provider of interoperability tools that connect the Java and .NET Frameworks, today announced that JNBridgePro received a Readers Choice Merit Award in the Visual Studio Magazine (VSM) 18th Annual Readers Choice Awards. The 2010 winners are chosen by the readers of VSM and honor the best Visual Studio-related tools available in the market today. JNBridgePro was selected by readers for a Merit Award for...

2010-10-19 08:37:00

DETROIT, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- SAE Convergence 2010, Booth #717 -- QNX Software Systems Co., the leading provider of operating systems and middleware for the automotive infotainment market, today announced that it will demonstrate its latest mobile connectivity technologies in a new concept car at SAE Convergence 2010. The car, a specially modified Chevrolet Corvette, will showcase QNX Software Systems' vision for the fully connected automobile -- a vision that encompasses...

Latest Computing platforms Reference Libraries

2013-03-16 00:00:00

Java, a programming language originally developed by James Gosling, was developed at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Much of its syntax is derived from C and C++ but with a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. The applications are normally compiled to bytecode that can run on any Java Virtual Machine regardless of computer architecture. Java, designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, is a concurrent, class-based, object oriented language. It is...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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