Supercomputer Expert Joins Microsoft

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In what will be his first job in the commercial sector, veteran supercomputer research Daniel Reed, former director of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, chief architect of...

Paypal CEO joins RuneScape Developers

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Jagex Ltd, the developer of popular online MMORPG RuneScape, announced that Geoff Iddison, the former European CEO of PayPal, has joined the company as CEO. Iddison has extensive experience in leading international e-commerce-based businesses. Iddison...

Disney Joins the Social Networking Club

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Social networking, a phenomenon which has experienced enormous growth since MySpace brought it into the mainstream, apparently has become so profitable that even Disney, mastermind behind animated classics such as Snow White and the Seven...

Samsung joins 1.8-inch 64GB SSD club

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64GB 2.5- and 1.8-inch SSDs (Solid State Drives) will soon become the norm in ultra portable computers giving faster operation and longer battery life thanks to manufacturers like Samsung, SanDisk and others – are hard...

Nokia's Wibree joins Bluetooth

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Ultra-low power is being added to the features of short-range Bluetooth technology. The ultra low-power Wibree technology developed by Nokia Corp. will become part of the Bluetooth specification under an agreement reached by the Wibree...

Big Ten Joins Google Book Project

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As part of Google Incorporated's book-scanning project , twelve major universities will digitize select collections in each of their libraries (up to 10 million volumes) with the goal to create a shared digital repository that...

Microsoft joins AJAX alliance

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Microsoft Corporation has joined the OpenAjax Alliance, a group focused on accelerating the use of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML technologies. Microsoft said it agreed to join the alliance to work with other vendors to evolve...

Princeton joins Google Library Project

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Google gives the impression they could not care less about the proclaimed copyright violations by the opponents of the company's Library Project. Instead, the search giant just bounces back with yet another deal. Google never...

Supercomputer joins fight against AIDS

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AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis should be the ones scared for a change. In South Africa, a supercomputer costing $1 million was donated by Intel and is now dedicated to scientific research for these diseases. Installed...

Sony joins laptop battery recall list

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On Tuesday, Sony said it would recall 60,000 of its notebook computer batteries in Japan, adding its own name to the list of PC makers recalling Sony-made batteries. Sony's move, which was expected, comes a...

Google CEO Joins Apple Board of Directors

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In a press release, Apple announced that Dr. Eric Schmidt was named to Apple's Board of Directors today. Dr. Schmidt has a long resume, including current positions as CEO of Google, as a member of...

Apple Joins CalDAV Organization

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Apple has joined the Calendaring and Scheduling Consortium(CalDAV). This follows the company's revelation that Mail 3.0 will support the open standard for enabling electronic calendar access via WebDAV. Organization members include open-source foundations,...

Former Microsoft and THQ exec joins Instinct Technology

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Instinct Technology has announced the appointment of Mike Gamble, a former Microsoft and THQ executive, to the role of business development director. Gamble will be responsible for overseeing the company's flagship product, the Instinct Studio...

Queen Joins iPod Enthusiasts

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Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly joined millions of iPod users today – as she approved the purchase of a six gigabyte silver iPod mini. The iPod mini was purchased by a royal staffer for...

Oblix Joins Oracle

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In an open letter to Oblix customers, Rick Simmons, Vice President of Oblix inc. announced plans that the company would be merging with Oracle. "The union of our two companies will provide an...

Batman Begins film cast joins game

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Multiplatform movie tie-in will feature likenesses of Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes, and Oscar nominee Morgan Freeman. Electronic Arts' latest movie-based game loaded up on voice talent today. Batman Begins,...

Yahoo! Joins Desktop Search Market

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Yahoo! has become the latest search giant to jump into the desktop search market. It has this morning unveiled its new program which it hopes will allow it compete in the growing war for scanning...

Bill Gates joins Berkshire Hathaway's board

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Bill Gates joined the board of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investment company yesterday, formalizing the relationship between two bridge buddies who happen to be the richest men in the world. Buffett is considered a major...

Thomson Joins Microsoft-Time Warner Deal

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French technology company Thomson SA said Monday it was joining Microsoft Corp. and Time Warner Inc.'s proposed venture to make anti-piracy software, a move that could relieve European Union concerns about the pending deal. In...

PlayFirst gets funding; joins online game fray

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Three industry veterans, as well as two VC firms with experience in enterprise software, networking and communications technology, are putting $5 million on the line starting today, betting that a new business model in the...

Nokia joins with SD Card format

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The Inquirer is reporting that mobile manufacturer Nokia could be planning an imminent implementation of SD technology across its mobile phone range. Secure Digital (SD) technology is a data storage technology, allowing easy storage and...

Oracle joins Microsoft developer program

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Microsoft on Thursday said that Oracle has pledged to make its database software work better with Microsoft's development tools. The companies said that Oracle has joined Microsoft's Visual Studio partner program and...

Ryan Palacio Joins Sigil (PC)

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Sigil Games Online announced today that one of the original designers of EverQuest, Ryan Palacio, has accepted the position of Senior Game Designer to begin work immediately on Sigil's massively multiplayer game Vanguard: Saga of...

Pokemon joins Gameboy Advance Video Lineup

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Nintendo announces that its Pokémon TV show is the latest to join the lineup for Majesco's Game Boy Advance Video range. Nintendo has today announced that its Pokémon television show is coming...

Linksys joins the "enhanced" 802.11G club

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Thanks xStainDx. New Linksys Wireless-G Products with SpeedBooster Provide Enhanced Performance by up to 35% and Compatibility with other 802.11b/g Products Linksys®, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc., and the leading global manufacturer...

Australia joins global spam battle

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Two Australian government agencies have joined an international campaign aimed at persuading companies to close open relays and proxies, in a bid to reduce the amount of spam. The Australian Competition and Consumer...

Novell joins Linux consortium

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Novell Tuesday furthered its Linux initiative by joining the Open Source Development Labs, a consortium of companies that are accelerating Linux adoption.Novell will participate in the Data Center Linux working group, which is focused on...

Sun cluster guru joins MS in brain drain

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A few bombs have dropped within Sun Microsystems' software division, as employees have departed to potentially greener pastures. The most prestigious name is Dr. Yousef Khalidi, distinguished engineer and chief technical officer for N1 products...

Connecticut joins Oracle fracas

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Connecticut's attorney general announced Wednesday that he plans to file an antitrust lawsuit against Oracle, seeking to defeat the company's proposed buyout of rival PeopleSoft. State leaders said in a statement that Oracle's...

Yahoo joins Neowin (in using PHP)

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Many thanks to nathanintu who posted this item in BPN ;) Yahoo! has switched to open-sourced scripting language PHP, for its backend. The California based company chose PHP in...

Al Gore joins Apple's board

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thanks xStainDx Apple Computer on Wednesday named former Vice President Al Gore to its board of directors. In a statement, CEO Steve Jobs noted that Gore is an avid Mac...

West Virginia joins fight against Microsoft

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Thanks to Tony Fernando for mailing us in. WASHINGTON--West Virginia's attorney general said on Monday that the state will join Massachusetts in appealing a judge's decision to endorse a settlement of the...

Dell joins in "Hunt AMD" lark

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While the British parliament dithers like a Southpaw McDither™ over whether or when to stop people wearing red jackets hunting foxes with dogs, Dell has decided to indulge in a similar sport, judging from ads...

Palm joins OS X supporters

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Palm announced this week the availability of a beta, or trial, version of Palm Desktop software 4.0 for the Mac. The new version is Palm's first created for Apple Computer's Mac OS X, the groundbreaking...

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