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2008-11-06 12:00:10

Phoenix Technologies, a provider of core systems software, has formed a partnership with Opera Software to develop the fast-loading Opera Browser optimized for the HyperSpace platform that will deliver instant-on access to the internet for mobile PCs. Phoenix HyperSpace is a virtual computing environment that can host instant-on applications and secure computing services that can run independently of Windows while the operating system boots up, is running or shuts down, said Phoenix. The...

2008-11-05 09:00:07

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. , the global leader in core systems software, today announced a partnership with Opera Software ASA (OBX: OPERA) to develop the fast-loading Opera Browser optimized for the HyperSpace platform that will deliver instant-on access to the Internet for mobile PCs. Phoenix HyperSpace is a unique, virtual computing environment that can host instant-on applications and specialized, secure computing services that can run...

2008-10-29 09:00:10

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Phoenix Technologies Ltd. , the global leader in core systems firmware, today announced it will offer Corel(R) LinDVD(R) Linux-based playback software to develop a break-through DVD player for mobile PCs, capable of running independently from Windows Vista(TM) even when Windows is operating. The solution will be built on the Phoenix HyperSpace(TM) platform, a secure, virtual environment that can host instant-on PC applications that are...

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2006-01-05 20:20:00

LAS VEGAS -- Tick. Tick. Tick. The dreaded waiting period for a computer to boot up is all too familiar. Even the pilot on my flight to Las Vegas this week told passengers they would have to wait for a few minutes - "like how your computer has to boot up at home" - as he restarted the engine before takeoff. But airplanes aside, time-weary consumers who increasingly rely on laptops, PCs and other electronic devices to watch movies or listen to music are demanding immediate gratification....


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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