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Compuware will be offering a preview of Uniface 9, the latest version of its development environment, during its annual Uniface users conference, CU2004, which is being held this year on December 6 - 7, at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Attendees will not only get to preview Uniface 9, they will be doing a good turn for wildlife. Ten percent of the CU2004 registration and sponsorship fees will go to the World Wide Fund for Nature, helping build a bright future for inhabitants and animals in Malaysian Borneo. The theme for the event, Compuware announced, is "Building a Bright Future." To this end, other new products and proven business solutions will be unveiled, and a wealth of information and networking opportunities to Uniface users globally. Irene Dawson, senior vice president of Compuware, said, "This year's annual Uniface user confe... (more)

OptimaNumerics Supports Sun's Solaris 10

OptimaNumerics, a Belfast, UK-based company known for its high-performance technical and scientific computing software, has announced OptimaNumerics Libraries for Sun Solaris 10 systems, "providing customers with the most advanced mathematical software tools in the industry, according to company CEO Dr. Kenneth Tan. Benchmark results of OptimaNumerics Libraries show significant performance improvements, with components delivering over solutions more than twice as fast as competitive products, Tan said.  "The proven unparalleled performance of OptimaNumerics Libraries gives resear... (more)

DocSoft's Gary Reasons Discusses New Search Tool - Element

Gary Reasons of DocSoft visited SYS-CON headquarters for an exclusive SYS-CON.TV interview to talk about one ofthe latest product releases from DocSoft, element, an XML search platform and an appliance that you can use to search XML data. SYS-CON.TV: Welcome to SYS-CON.TV. We’re joined today by Gary Reasons, who’s a senior program manager for DocSoft. Hello and welcome. GARY: Thanks. SYS-CON.TV: You stopped by today to enlighten us about a new product you are releasing, but first tell us a little bit about your company. GARY: DocSoft is a company that was started in 1999 ... (more)

Hollywood Studios Suing P2P Users, Again

The legality of P2P file sharing is once again being challenged by a group of Hollywood studios. This week, they filed a broad-based civil lawsuit against people who trade illegally copied films and TV shows on the internet. The suit's chief complaint concerns lost revenue the studios assert P2P file sharing is responsible for. The studios claim they lose $3.5 billion worldwide in annual revenues from sales of illegally copied movies exchanged over the internet and black market. The plaintiffs are seeking to impose $150,000 penalties, per download, to anyone who downloads protecte... (more)

Intel Joins Microsoft and TiVo to Deliver TV Mobility This Summer

The Travel Industry Association (TIA) predicts a record-breaking 328 million trips will be taken from June to August , and  this year will be able to have TiVo ToGo, a program being developed to run on Windows Mobile-based Portable Media Centers, and certain Smartphones and PocketPCs. The systems all include Intel Mobile Media Technology as well. Select American Airlines customers will be among the first to try out the latest summer travel technology with free Portable Media Centers loaded with TiVo content via a chartered flight on June 8, 2005, hosted by American Airlines, TiV... (more)