Stephen Shankland of CNET News.com reports that, in a sign of how strategic Linux has become, AMD and Intel are angling to lure open-source programmers to their future chip designs. Shankland writes . . . (more…)
Archive for August, 2001
Michael Kanellos reports from the Intel Developer Forum in San Jose, CA; special to ZDNet . . . (more…)
By Stephen Shankland; special to ZDNet News . . .
Linux developers must take some of the time they now devote to programming and put it toward boosting open-source software in education, Red Hat Chief Executive Matthew Szulik said Thursday. (more…)
A column by David Berlind, Editorial Director of ZDNet's Tech Update . . .
This month may mark birthdays for Windows 95 and XP, but cake and champagne are in short supply over in Redmond. The past summer has been nothing but turmoil for Microsoft, and there doesn't seem to be an end in sight. (more…)
[Updated Aug. 31, 2001; 6:15am PDT] Here are four interesting CNET News.com video clips from this week's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo in San Francisco . . .
- Open source and commercial challenges — Apache founder Brian Behlendorf and Linux kernel founder Linus Torvalds talk about issues pertaining to the commercialization of Linux and how companies can both make money and compete… (more…)
Seoul, Korea — (press release excerpt) — Mizi Research has a contract to supply its Embedded Linux operating system, Linuette, to CIIT for use as the operating system within a newly developed multimedia PDA. (more…)
Paris, France — (press release excerpt) — MontaVista Software is sponsoring four half-day seminars for embedded software developers in Europe. The seminars, entitled “Moving from a Proprietary RTOS to Embedded Linux,” will be held in Munich, Germany, on Tuesday, October 9; in Paris, France, on Wednesday, October 10; in London, UK, on Thursday, October 11; and in Eindhoven, Netherlands, on Friday,… (more…)
San Francisco; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — IDG World Expo has announced the winners of awards recognizing achievements by the open source community at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, held this week in San Francisco. The awards included the $25,000 IDG/Linus Torvalds Community Award, the Open Source Product Excellence Awards, and the OSDL Enterprise Achievement Award. (more…)
Bangalore, India & Santa Clara, CA — (press release excerpt) — Wipro Limited and Lineo Inc. have announced a worldwide strategic partnership to achieve a common goal of jointly addressing business opportunities based on Linux technology. The alliance is Wipro's first global strategic partnership to cover the specific embedded space, and the first strategic alliance being entered by Lineo with a… (more…)
Austin, TX — (press release excerpt) – TUXIA today announced that it has been selected by Intel to adapt TUXIA's embedded Linux software suite, TASTE (TUXIA Appliance Synthesis Technology), for a new consumer media gateway reference platform now being developed by Intel. Intel's and TUXIA's new joint initiative will give original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) an integrated solution that provides high… (more…)
Zaltbommel, Netherlands — (press release excerpt) — ACTIVE Exhibitions Europe today announced the call for papers for the first Embedded Linux Expo & Conference Europe (ELEC) scheduled for Monday November 26th to Thursday November 29th, 2001. The event is scheduled to take place in Milan, Italy. (more…)
A report written and published by Siemens AG's Automation and Drives Division validates Windows CE 3.0 as a real-time OS. The report “Accessing Windows CE 3.0 Real-Time Capabilities” evaluates Windows CE 3.0 features, measures real-time properties such as performance and latency and provides real time programming hints. (more…)
Glasgow, Scotland — (press release excerpt) — Picsel Technologies announced Tuesday that it is porting the Picsel ePAGE Graphic Document Engine to the Intel StrongARM SA-1110 applications processor and the Intel XScale microarchitecture. ePAGE allows users to view and manipulate any type of file or media object on consumer electronics devices such as smart phones, PDA's, games consoles, set-top boxes… (more…)
San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — in light of the growing appearance of PDAs and other types of handheld computers running Linux, there has been an increased demand for embedded office programs for Linux. Accordingly, HancomLinux, Inc. (headquartered in Seoul, Korea) has announced Embedded HancomOffice. (more…)
The first Embedded Linux Journal “Hack Embedded Linux for Fun and Prizes” contest has come to a close. The winners (and their websites) are . . .
San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — Lineo Inc. today announced the availability of the Lineo Embedix GPL Compliance Toolset. The GPL (General Public License) Compliance Tooolset, expected to ship in September, 2001, gives OEMs and embedded developers the confidence to combine the benefits of both open source and proprietary software in the same embedded solution. (more…)
San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — Lineo Inc. today announced that Motorola, Inc. Broadband Communications Sector has selected Lineo's Embedix Digital Media core as the initial Linux operating system software for its (more…)
San Francisco, CA; LinuxWorld — (press release excerpt) — TUXIA, Inc. demonstrated a Linux-based Internet media gateway and interactive TV reference design featuring FOCUS Enhancements, Inc.' FS460 chip and technology from Intel and Sigma Designs at the Linux World Expo in San Francisco. (more…)
Taiwan — (press release excerpt) — software vendor TUXIA and chipmaker Rise announced that they are collaborating to bring embedded Linux solutions to the emerging Thin Client and Information Appliance (IA) market. As part of the alliance, TUXIA will port its embedded Linux software suite, TASTE (TUXIA Appliance Synthesis Technology), to Rise's x86-compatible system-on-chip processors. (more…)