GNOME 3.0 – The next generation desktop has arrived

GNOME’s new desktop takes elegance to a new level. GNOME’ve swept away the clutter and made a simple and easy-to-use desktop, and GNOME’ve made this the most beautiful GNOME desktop ever, with a new visual theme, a refined new font and carefully crafted animations. The Activities Overview is the portal to all your computing activities.(…)

Some of the New Gmail tweaks

Auto-save contacts setting: Most people like that Gmail automatically saves every email address you send messages to; it can help recover forgotten addresses of former teachers, bosses, and people you contacted once but never thought you’d need to contact again. For some people, though, this feature can cause too much contacts clutter. Today, we’re rolling out(…)

Cisco Launches First Product Manufactured in Russia

Cisco today announced its first product manufactured in Russia.  The product, a virtual private network (VPN) hardware solution, will be manufactured for Cisco under license using a high-technology, multitiered supply chain of local Russian partners. Today’s announcement is part of the multiyear commitment Cisco made last June to support Russia’s technology innovation agenda. “Cisco aggressively(…)

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache Cassandra 0.7

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of nearly 150 Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache Cassandra v0.7, the highly-scalable, second generation Open Source distributed database. “Apache Cassandra is a key component in cloud computing and other applications that deal with massive amounts of data and high query volumes,”(…)

Apache Lucene 3.1 available

The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Lucene 3.1. This release contains numerous bug fixes, optimizations, and improvements, some of which are highlighted below. The release is available for immediate download at http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/lucene/java (see note below). See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of details. Lucene(…)

Apache Solr 3.1 available

The Lucene PMC is pleased to announce the release of Apache Solr 3.1. This release contains numerous bug fixes, optimizations, and improvements, some of which are highlighted below. The release is available for immediate download at http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.cgi/lucene/solr (see note below). See the CHANGES.txt file included with the release for a full list of details as(…)

Oracle Announces Oracle Enterprise Gateway 11g

To help enterprises secure their service-oriented architecture (SOA) deployments on-premise, across domain boundaries or in the cloud, Oracle today announced the Oracle Enterprise Gateway. Oracle Enterprise Gateway, a key component of Oracle Fusion Middleware 11g, secures, accelerates, integrates and routes XML, Web Services and other types of data in a simple, easy-to-use manner to help significantly lower(…)

What Is Tungsten Replicator?

The Tungsten Replicator provides open source database-neutral master/slave replication. Master/slave replication is a highly flexible technology that can solve a wide variety of problems including the following: Availability – Failing over to a slave database if your master database dies Performance Scaling – Spreading reads across many copies of data Data Protection – Preventing data(…)

HP Research Identifies Web Exploit Toolkits as Top Cybercrime Weapon

HP today published its 2010 Top Cyber Security Risks Report, identifying a significant increase in the volume of organized cybercrime targeting data centers and networks, which can lead to financial and data loss. While there were more attacks recorded in 2010, the number of discovered vulnerabilities remained relatively stable, but high. The new report indicates(…)

Gmail Motion – A new way to communicate – control Gmail with your body

Google, introduce  first attempts at next generation human computer interaction: Gmail Motion. Gmail Motion allows you to control Gmail — composing and replying to messages — using your body. To use Gmail Motion, you’ll need a computer with a built-in webcam. Once you enable Gmail Motion from the Settings page, Gmail will enable your webcam when(…)

HP ePrint-enabled Printers First to Support Google Cloud Print

HP today announced that Google Cloud Print users can print directly to any HP ePrint-enabled printer from any Google Cloud Print supported app on any computer or smartphone. HP’s portfolio of web-connected and cloud-aware printers for home and business are the first to support Google Cloud Print out of the box. The combination of Google(…)

Google Introducing the +1 Button

Google announced on the Google Webmaster Central blog that they will start introducing a +1 button to Google Search and as a button for websites. Google +1 seems awfully similar to Facebook Like. It enabling you to share recommendations with the world right in Google’s search results. It’s called +1 – the digital shorthand for(…)