San Francisco Chronicle: 3 Tech Titans to Fund Lab
Dec 15, 2005, 19:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Yi)
"Google Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Sun Microsystems are teaming
up to donate $7.5 million for a new computer science lab at UC
Berkeley in an effort that they hope will make it easier for
Internet entrepreneurs to test their ideas.
"The goal of the lab is to design a software architecture that
could do much of that work automatically, potentially cutting costs
dramatically, he said. The work will be done in an open source
programming environment, meaning the code developed will be
available for all to see and use..."