Stories by Paul Krill

  • PC vendors eye Java

    PC vendors are considering licensing Java to get it to customers, according to a Sun Microsystems official.

  • Sun broadens Linux backing

    Sun Microsystems will adopt commonly known Linux distributions for deployment on a range of Intel-based systems it is planning and will no longer offer its Sun Linux distribution.

  • Sun, WebMethods win WS-I election

    Sun Microsystems and webMethods have won coveted seats on the board of directors of the Web Services Interoperability Organisation (WS-I), which is developing profiles and recommended practices for using Web services to integrate systems.

  • WS-I to vote on Sun's fate

    A consequential joust for power in Web services standards development will unfold this week with Sun Microsystems making a bid for one of two board seats being added to The Web Services Interoperability Organisation.

  • Are developers programmers or engineers?

    Software project management suffers from confusion over project goals, developers working without supervision, and even from developers being miscast as engineers, said panelists during a keynote session at the VSLive show.

  • HP touts Compaq integration efforts

    The merger of Hewlett-Packard and Compaq Computer has enabled the combined company to leverage the strengths of the respective pre-merger companies, HP CEO Carly Fiorina said.

  • Sun joins Web Services Interoperability Organisation

    Sun Microsystems, which had been shut out of the Web Services Interoperability Organisation (WS-I) board and thus had refused to join the organisation, is joining WS-I as a contributing member and intends to run for the group's policy-making board in March 2003.

  • Macromedia to extend Flash to app servers

    Macromedia is set to extend Macromedia Flash Remoting MX to .Net and Java application servers, enabling Internet application development for these platforms based on Macromedia's technology.

  • Intel to boost Xeon processors

    Intel plans to introduce 2.6GHz and 2.8GHz versions of its Xeon server chip, for dual and single-processor applications such as Web hosting, security and streaming media, the chip maker announced at the Intel Development Forum this week.