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2008-10-28 06:00:15

REDMOND, Wash. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp., the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions, and Akamai Technologies Inc., the leader in powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, today announced plans to enable high-definition (HD) quality experiences on PCs. Akamai will release a beta version of a new service, powered by Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Silverlight, to deliver rich Internet...

2008-09-12 00:00:08

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This week at the IBC2008 conference held at the Amsterdam RAI conference center, Microsoft Corp. will showcase the advanced media platform technologies and partner ecosystem that enable organizations to create, manage, deliver and monetize an endless variety of engaging digital entertainment experiences. Microsoft and its partners provide solutions to support the full content life cycle, including content creation and management,...

2008-08-29 15:00:27

Privacyware, a provider of security data analytics software, has partnered with PC Stars, a distributor of enterprise software and services to deliver web application security to China corporate market. Under the partnership, PC Stars will distribute Privacyware's full line of security software offerings but will initially feature Privacyware's IIS Web Application Firewall and Host Intrusion Prevention solution, ThreatSentry, to address the global rise in SQL Injection, cross-site scripting...

Word of the Day
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'