Neowin News Feed for: Joins Neowin News Feed for: Joins en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Supercomputer Expert Joins Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 12 Nov 2007 23:21:16 +0000 MySpace Joins Google's Social Network Partner Platform <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>For more than a year, Google and MySpace have been working together to give the world's largest social network access to the Internet search leader's platform that allows outside developers to write programs for social... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 01 Nov 2007 22:13:39 +0000 Paypal CEO joins RuneScape Developers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 24 Oct 2007 22:56:32 +0000 Disney Joins the Social Networking Club <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 03 Aug 2007 00:00:18 +0000 Peter Moore Leaves Microsoft, Joins Electronic Arts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Peter Moore, the head of Microsoft's gaming business, is leaving to join game maker Electronic Arts. For the past four years Mr Moore has been the public face of Microsoft's Xbox and PC gaming business,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 20 Jul 2007 02:45:36 +0000 Samsung joins 1.8-inch 64GB SSD club <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 &ndash; are hard... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 26 Jun 2007 21:10:51 +0000 Nokia's Wibree joins Bluetooth <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 12 Jun 2007 20:08:57 +0000 Big Ten Joins Google Book Project <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 06 Jun 2007 19:50:40 +0000 Ask joins Google, Microsoft, Yahoo in Sitemaps Autodiscovery <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a blog entry by Infrastructure Product Manager Vivek Pathak, has joined Google, Microsoft Live Search and Yahoo! in supporting the autodiscovery of Sitemaps. The new open-format autodiscovery allows webmasters to specify the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 11 Apr 2007 20:39:22 +0000 Microsoft joins AJAX alliance <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Mar 2007 20:32:45 +0000 Princeton joins Google Library Project <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 05 Feb 2007 23:46:06 +0000 Google Joins Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Project <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has joined a group of nineteen universities and national labs that are building the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). Scheduled to begin operations in 2013, the 8.4-meter LSST will be able to survey the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 06 Jan 2007 20:45:43 +0000 Supercomputer joins fight against AIDS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 13 Dec 2006 11:26:56 +0000 Sony joins laptop battery recall list <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 17 Oct 2006 13:50:53 +0000 Ex-Microsoft Security Strategist Joins Mozilla <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Former Microsoft security strategist Window Snyder is joining Mozilla to lead the company's effort to protect its range of desktop applications from malicious hacker attacks. Snyder, who was responsible for security sign-off for Microsoft's Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 07 Sep 2006 08:35:27 +0000 Google CEO Joins Apple Board of Directors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 29 Aug 2006 23:27:43 +0000 Apple Joins CalDAV Organization <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 09 Aug 2006 21:11:00 +0000 Former Microsoft and THQ exec joins Instinct Technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 09 Jun 2006 08:39:50 +0000 Queen Joins iPod Enthusiasts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly joined millions of iPod users today &ndash; as she approved the purchase of a six gigabyte silver iPod mini. The iPod mini was purchased by a royal staffer for... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 17 Jun 2005 22:32:14 +0000 Nokia joins the Linux patent alliance <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nokia has put the full weight of its patent portfolio behind the Linux open source operating system. In a legally binding document posted on its website Nokia pledged not to enforce any of its patents... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Thu, 26 May 2005 15:44:00 +0000 Oblix Joins Oracle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In an open letter to Oblix customers, Rick Simmons, Vice President of Oblix inc. announced plans that the company would be merging with Oracle. &quot;The union of our two companies will provide an... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 29 Mar 2005 11:09:11 +0000 Final Fantasy creator joins Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>[I]Thanks to AV0X for the heads up. REDMOND, Wash. &mdash; Feb. 24, 2005 &mdash; Microsoft Corp. today announced that Hironobu Sakaguchi, video game legend and president of Mistwalker game studio, has joined with... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Fri, 25 Feb 2005 09:18:02 +0000 Batman Begins film cast joins game <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Sun, 13 Feb 2005 12:56:03 +0000 Second Key Mozilla Developer Joins Google <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Another key Mozilla Developer, Darin Fisher, announced today that he has joined Google inc. Ben Goodger, on Monday, announced that he had joined Google Inc but pledged to continue work on the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 26 Jan 2005 15:57:37 +0000 Mozilla Firefox Lead Engineer Joins Google <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ben Goodger, Lead Engineer for the popular browser Firefox has announced that he is no longer paid by Mozilla, and has joined Google. In a posting on his blog, Ben noted his role... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 24 Jan 2005 19:45:23 +0000 Yahoo! Joins Desktop Search Market <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 11 Jan 2005 11:48:33 +0000 Bill Gates joins Berkshire Hathaway's board <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 15 Dec 2004 16:28:02 +0000 Thomson Joins Microsoft-Time Warner Deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 22 Nov 2004 15:33:26 +0000 PlayFirst gets funding; joins online game fray <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 27 Sep 2004 22:25:20 +0000 Nokia joins with SD Card format <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 14 Sep 2004 17:34:57 +0000 Neowin Joins Microsoft Community Partnership Program <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In our continuing efforts to support our membership &amp; help them better engage with Microsoft, we have become an official MS Expertzone community. More about the Community Partnership Program: Microsoft is... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 24 May 2004 09:56:55 +0000 Oracle joins Microsoft developer program <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 20 May 2004 22:42:21 +0000 Ryan Palacio Joins Sigil (PC) <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 17 May 2004 04:46:20 +0000 Pokemon joins Gameboy Advance Video Lineup <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Apr 2004 20:51:09 +0000 Linksys joins the "enhanced" 802.11G club <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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&reg;, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc., and the leading global manufacturer... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 16 Mar 2004 10:07:42 +0000 Australia joins global spam battle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 31 Jan 2004 13:48:22 +0000 Coca-Cola joins with Musicmatch in marketing venture <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Coca-Cola said on Wednesday it has teamed up with online music company Musicmatch Inc. to promote its Sprite brand, marking the latest alliance between a major beverage maker and an online music service. Specific details... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 29 Jan 2004 23:08:28 +0000 Microsoft Joins METRO Group Future Store Initiative <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Smarter Retailing Solutions to Enhance Store Operations, Worker Productivity And Shopper Satisfaction Are Launched at NRF Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has joined the Future Store Initiative, international retailer METRO Group's... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 12 Jan 2004 12:43:00 +0000 Novell joins Linux consortium <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 10 Dec 2003 16:31:12 +0000 Sun cluster guru joins MS in brain drain <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 10 Oct 2003 22:36:29 +0000