Developer Linux News for Jun 29, 2000
LinuxPR: A new Big Band takes on "Big Information"
(Jun 29, 2000, 19:56)
"The "Jazz" platform is a Java-based zooming user interface
(ZUI) development toolkit. Applications implemented in Jazz can
easily zoom, pan, and transform graphical and text objects
organized into a scenegraph of hierarchical cameras, nodes and
LinuxDevices.com: MiniGUI project founder joins Bluepoint Linux R&D Center (Jun 29, 2000, 19:30)
"Under the Wei's direction, the Bluepoint Beijing Research and
Development Center is developing an embedded Internet browser and
an embedded graphical user interface library."
PRNewswire: Spyglass to Deliver Internet Enabling Technology for TiVo's Personal TV Service (Jun 29, 2000, 19:17)
"Spyglass Professional Services, a strategic Internet consulting
group focused on planning, designing and implementing Internet
solutions for interactive television, will work to port Spyglass
Device Mosaic to the Linux operating system and assist in the
integration of the technology with TiVo's Linux-based
SJ Mercury: Ellison defends snooping on Microsoft as 'public service' (Jun 29, 2000, 18:32)
``We're helping Microsoft with its full disclosure problem,''
said Ellison, who said Oracle's investigation was a ``civic
CNET News.com: Opera Software puts its browser update onstage (Jun 29, 2000, 18:14)
"Opera... spent a year and a half building it, rewriting crucial
parts of the code from scratch... to make the browser more useful
in a world increasingly populated by non-PC browsing devices and
Web pages written to accommodate them."
Corel.com: Corel Photo-Paint for Linux: [Free] Download Now Available! (Jun 29, 2000, 15:42)
"Combining graphics software expertise with revolutionary Linux
Trolltech.com: Qt Designer: ...Cross-platform GUI Builder for the Qt Application Framework (Jun 29, 2000, 15:28)
"...a visual development tool for the award-winning Qt
application framework. This new product will be called Qt Designer,
and it will be showcased for the first time at the LinuxTag 2000
PC World: Ellison Launches $199 Appliance [NIC] (Jun 29, 2000, 14:05)
"Low-cost computers [running Linux] from a company established
earlier this year by Oracle will go on sale to consumers July 4,
Oracle's chairman and chief executive officer said here on
BW: ZOOM Introduces PCI Modem with On-Board Controller (Jun 29, 2000, 13:08)
"The Zoom/FaxModem 56K PCI Plus supports Windows 95, 98, 2000,
NT 4.0, and Linux. "This is an excellent product for the growing
Linux market," said Terry Manning, Zoom's Vice-President of Sales
and Marketing. "The Model 2920 also provides enhanced system
performance for system integrators, Value Added Resellers, and
32BitsOnline: Brooktrout Embraces Linux (Jun 29, 2000, 06:34)
"Brooktrout announced that it is now supporting Linux across its
complete range of network and Internet hardware products."
LinuxPR: MontaVista Targets pSOS Installed Base
(Jun 29, 2000, 06:07)
"Hard Hat Linux supports popular first generation RTOS with
shortest open source path to embedded Linux."
LinuxPR: Antei Offers Services and Solutions Based on Open Source (Jun 29, 2000, 05:55)
"Anteil provides a basic open source application at no charge,
saving its customers the cost of licensing fees, which can be as
much as 30 percent of a CRM implementation."
AbiWord Weekly News for June 28, 2000 (Jun 29, 2000, 05:08)
"This week we had 13 new patches checked into the tree, from 7
Canada.com/CP: Troubled Corel receives $30 million in bailout financing (Jun 29, 2000, 01:50)
"The company's fiscal health also depends on whether its
ambitious financing plans pan out. ... If the second share offer
doesn't come through, the company could find itself in another cash
crunch later this year."
ZDNet: Berst Alert: APIs: Microsoft's Hidden Full Nelson (Jun 29, 2000, 00:40)
"Windows APIs may become irrelevant before long. Microsoft has
correctly realized that the focus is shifting away from the desktop
PC. But beware. Windows APIs could soon be replaced by an
equivalent stranglehold from Redmond."