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posted in November 2004
Express Logic RTOS ported to Altera's Nios II
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11/30/2004   Post a comment
The ThreadX real-time operating system has been ported to Altera's Nios II soft-core processor.
IBM, HP remain top server suppliers, says IDC
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11/24/2004   Post a comment
Global revenue from server sales grew 5.5 percent year-over-year to $11.5 billion in the third quarter of 2004, with IBM and Hewlett-Packard remaining the leading suppliers, according to the latest figures from market research firm IDC.
Nucleus RTOS to support the Renesas SH4AL-DSP
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11/24/2004   Post a comment
The SH4AL-DSP serves as the core of the SH-Mobile3, which was created by Renesas for high-end mobile phones.
Torvalds, open-source pioneers take on EU patent issue
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11/23/2004   Post a comment
A group of open-source software pioneers, led by Linux developer Linus Torvalds, has issued an appeal to the EU Council to block the legalization of software patents because they are "deceptive, dangerous, and democratically illegitimate."
On the Trail in an XC90
Automotive DesignLine Blog  
11/23/2004   Post a comment
I looked down over the edge and saw the rusted hulk of a car at least 50 years old that never was recovered.
Microsoft lands huge Air Force contract
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11/22/2004   Post a comment
The U.S. Air Force has awarded a multiyear contract that calls for Microsoft Corp. to consolidate 38 software license agreements and tighten security features.
NTT DoCoMo chooses Linux for next-gen phones
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11/19/2004   Post a comment
MontaVista Software Inc. has announced that its MontaVista Linux has been chosen as the operating system for three new Foma third-generation (3G) mobile phones from NTT DoCoMo.
Sun's 'Mustang': open, but not open source
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11/18/2004   Post a comment
Sun Microsystems is releasing early source code snapshots of its next desktop Java release, aiming to get more outside programmers involved in the development process.
Esmertec, ARM collaborate on Java for wireless, embedded devices
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11/17/2004   Post a comment
Esmertec, a Swiss provider of software solutions for mobile phones and embedded devices, has announced it would provide ARM Ltd. with software support for the ARM Jazelle technology, to use in its Jbed Advanced family of Java solutions, according to an announcement at the European ARM Technology Congress in Paris.
DoD wary about supercomputer benchmarks
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11/10/2004   Post a comment
Charles J. Holland Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Science and Technology, said at SC2004 here that paying attention to the Top500 list of the world's fastest supercomputers is misleading for evaluating high-performance computing platforms for DoD.
Well-endowed Pentium M cPCI boards scream with fast I/O
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11/9/2004   Post a comment
Here's news of a CompactPCI single-board computer line that marries ultra-fast Pentium M microprocessors with gobs of I/O. The I/O line-up includes Ultra-160 SCSI, dual EIDE ATA100, dual Serial ATA150 interfaces, and four Gigabit Ethernet channels, to name a few. eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn tells why this board is an I/O powerhouse.


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Larry Desjardin
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