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Symbian lays out mobile OS roadmap

Symbian Foundation, responsible for development of the Symbian mobile OS, is readying its Symbian^3 and Symbian^4 versions of the platform, with version 3 likely to be feature-complete next month, a Symbian blogger said this week.

Cerf urges standards for cloud computing

Vint Cerf, a co-designer of the Internet's TCP/IP protocols and considered a father of the Internet itself, emphasized the need for data portability standards for cloud computing during an appearance on Thursday evening.

Y2K: 10 years later

It's hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the dreaded Millennium Bug put fear into the hearts of technology specialists, software developers, business executives, and legal departments everywhere.

Business process modeling spec set for 2010 adoption

The OMG (Object Management Group) expects to have a final version of the BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation) 2.0  specification, featuring capabilities such as collaborative process modeling, adopted in mid-2010, OMG said on Friday.

Adobe Flash's security woes: How to protect yourself

Adobe's Flash Player software is on 99 percent of Internet-connected desktops, offering up multimedia and video capabilities on a multitude of popular Web sites such as YouTube. But the Adobe Flash platform has been beset by a rash of security proble...

Google bolsters Web Elements capability

Google expanded its Google Web Elements mechanism for embedding Google products onto a Web site this week, adding three Web Elements and other enhancements, according to the Google Code Blog.

Sun offers enterprise Java technologies but silence on Oracle

Sun Microsystems officials introduced on Thursday Sun's upgrades to three Java-based technologies, including the company's latest implementation of enterprise Java. But they were silent on the elephant in the room: How the company's efforts might be ...

Sun to shed light on latest Java technologies

Sun Microsystems, which has been pretty much silent in recent months while awaiting its merger with Oracle, will open up on Thursday about the latest developments in its Java technologies.

Java EE 6 receives approval

Java Platform Enterprise Edition (EE) 6, featuring a capability for function-based profiles, has been approved by the official Java standards body, with an implementation of the specification to follow from Sun Microsystems in about two weeks.

Why developers like SharePoint 2010

SharePoint 2010, the newly announced upgrade to Microsoft's popular Web and collaboration platform, is receiving a thumbs-up from developers pleased with the product's capabilities, including its use of Visual Studio as a tool for building SharePoint...

Apache readies Tomcat Java servlet container upgrade

The Apache Software Foundation for open source projects is readying an upgrade to its Tomcat Java servlet container, with improvements eyed in areas such as scalability and security, Apache personnel said on Wednesday afternoon.

Microsoft buys bridge between Java and .Net developers

Microsoft plans to acquire technology that has enabled Microsoft's TFS (Team Foundation Server) software to be an ALM (application lifecycle management) server for different software development platforms. The company will purchase Teamprise-related ...

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