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Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4   TurboHercules, a privately held company headquartered in Paris filed a formal complaint today against IBM with the European Commission(EC)’s Directorate General for Competition (DG COMP) in Brussels. The company was formed in 2009 to offer a commercial solution based on the Hercules open-source project. . TurboHercules claims that Big Blue is tying IBM’s mainframe OS with its own hardware depriving clients of the right to use Hercules , an open-source mainframe emulator developed in Europe and maintained by a global volunteer community over the past 10 years. Roger Bowler, the original developer of the Hercules open-source project and the Chairman of TurboHercules said , ”TurboHercules decided to file its complaint after it became apparent to the company that IBM's efforts to protect its m... (more)

Nokia Announces First Symbian^3 Phone

Nokia has launched a new device, Nokia N8 powered by the Symbian^3 (S^3) platform. Symbian is a non-profit org that develops the open source mobile software platform based on Symbian OS and is actively backed by by Nokia, NTT DOCOMO, Sony Ericsson, Fujitsy, Samsung among others . In February, at the Mobile World Congress, Symbian announced that it was 100% open source. This will be the first phone to run on the latest version of the Symbian platform. The Nokia N8 will showcase all the advances in the S^3 platform and will also be the first smart phone to incorporate Dolby Digital ... (more)

Microsoft Revamps Controversial Windows 7USB/DVD Tool

Microsoft Developer Microsoft has redone the Windows 7 USB/DVD tool that it pulled down sometime back after it was widely discussed that the tool contained code which violated the GNU General Public License. The source code in question came from ImageMaster, a tool that is used for reading and writing disk images. Microsoft called the violation an unintentional mistake, and took full responsibility for the infringement even though the code had been supplied by a third party. Now Microsoft has finally released the tool again under version 2 of the GNU General Public License (GPLv... (more)

Mozilla Might Be Ready to Step Out of Google’s Shadow

Firefox Session at Cloud Expo Mozilla has been going toe to toe with Microsoft on the browser front standing solidly behind the European Union‘s stance against the software giant over monopoly abuse for tying the Internet Explorer browser to the Windows operating system. Mozilla, is also rapidly digging a hole in Internet Explorer‘s dominating market share. So it just does not make any sense that Mozilla would now promote Microsoft for anything. Or does it? It has been widely reported today that Mozilla's Director of Community Development Asa Dotzler stated in his personal blog... (more)

Enterprise BI: Snaplogic and Mindtouch Team Up

BI at Cloud Expo Sophisticated and advanced analytics tools that can strategically aggregate relevant data is key to the success of every business. The right solution can be challenging to find considering that we grab information from a multitude of platforms today – enterprise, web, social networks, SAAS, you name it.. Snaplogic and Mindtouch have decided to combine their respective offerings in a package that they call Business Application Integrations (BAI) which they say will work out cheaper to meet enterprise integration requirements for medium sized businesses. SnapLogic... (more)