Adobe Monday announced the availability of its Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) cross-operating system for taking rich Internet applications (RIA) to the desktop.
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Bungee Labs has released a new version of its web application development and hosting service and announced that it has opened its public beta program to all developers.
US recruitment website NotchUp.com has upped the ante in the hiring stakes by allowing potential candidates to calculate a price for which they will agree to interview with prospective employers.
IT managers and CIOs in large companies who have actively resisted embracing Web 2.0 technologies like wikis, RSS, blogs and social networks will probably begin adding them to their priority lists in 2008, according to a report released last month by Forrester Research.
Facebook Inc. has made a move to allow applications created on its site to run on other Web sites.
The volatile users at social news ranking site Digg.com Thursday launched a new revolt against the site, protesting a new algorithm that would let a more diverse set of users determine which stories reach the top of its rankings.
Adobe Systems is set to launch its Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) next month, which promises to transform rich Internet Applications to desktop applications that can run locally or online. Adobe, best known for its appeal to designers with technologies like Flash, has set its sights for AIR on the corporate enterprise. Mike Downey, group manager for evangelism in Adobe's platform unit, discussed the new runtime technology and the company's plans for it in an interview with Computerworld.
IBM Monday opened its Jazz.net open-source community to anyone who wants to provide feedback on the technology, which is intended to help improve collaboration among software development teams.
Online traffic to YouTube and other online video sites doubled last year compared with 2006, as almost half of adult online users say they visited such sites, according to a research report released Wednesday.
Google may have plans to expand its search engine beyond static text.
Google Inc. over the weekend quietly announced Google Profiles, which provide a way for users of various Google products like Google Maps and Google Reader to offer information about themselves to other users.
Adobe Systems Inc. announced on Thursday plans to release to open source selected technologies in its LiveCycle Data Services suite of development tools. The technologies are used by developers to boost the data transfer capabilities and performance of rich Internet applications (RIA).
IBM has rolled out a suite of performance management software designed to ensure that business intelligence applications that support critical company operations like call centre support perform adequately.
Some users fear that IBM's proposed US$5 billion (NZ$6.56 billion) acquisition of Cognos, announced last week, could force sites running non-IBM database systems to significantly change long-term technology spending plans.
For those who have gotten lost, delayed or just plain frustrated on a trip due to a mistaken marker on Google Maps, the company has unveiled a potential solution.