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Proposal: free software in the Spanish administration.
Hispalinux, the Spanish Internauts Association, and Esquerra Republicana
de Catalunya have given a
proposed law to governmental representatives which would promote the
use of free software in the Spanish administration. A partial English
translation of the proposal is available via
Red Hat Opens Major Engineering and R&D Facility in Massachusetts.
In an unusual bit of expansion in the current business environment, Red
Hat has issued
a press release stating that it has opened a new research and
development facility in Massachusetts, and 50 new jobs have been created.
"The facility will work on developing high-performance computing
products, enhanced enterprise capabilities for Red Hat's line of Advanced
Server products, 64-bit technologies and other projects as part of Red
Hat's expanding efforts in open source enterprise computing."
Caldera announces results, layoffs.
Caldera International has put out a
press release lowering its projected second quarter revenue to a
little over $15 million (the estimate had been $16-18 million). The
problem is the economy, of course. Also in the PR is the announcement
that the company will lay off 15% of its staff - about 73 people.
Finally, CTO Drew Spencer has left the company.
IBM Delivers Open Platform for Business Partners.
IBM has announced a new business platform
based on Linux, DB2, WebSphere, and its xSeries servers.
Opera 6.0 released.
Opera Software has announced the release
of version 6.0 of the Opera web browser for Linux. See the release notes for a list
of new features.
Linux Stock Index for May 10 to May 14, 2002.
LSI at closing on May 10, 2002 ... 24.25
LSI at closing on May 14, 2002 ... 25.76
The high for the week was 25.76
The low for the week was 24.25
Open Source Products
Proprietary Products for Linux
Embedded Linux Products
Products With Linux Versions
- Epic Games (RALEIGH, N.C.):
Epic Games Named to the Red Herring 100; Recognized by 'Red Herring' Editors for Innovation and Business Strategy.
- Green Hills Software Inc. (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.):
Green Hills Software Announces MULTI 3.5 Development Environment And Optimizing Compilers For MIPS32 and MIPS64-Based Processors.
- Incentia Design Systems, Inc. (SANTA CLARA, Calif):
Incentia Announces Physical Synthesis Solution With Unified Timing Analyzer for Multi-Million-Gate Designs; DesignCraft Pro Addresses Timing Closure, Capacity, Turnaround Time.
- Meeting Maker, Inc. (WALTHAM, Mass.):
Meeting Maker Launches Comprehensive, Scalable and Extensible Collaborative Scheduling Platform.
Meetingmaker 7.1 includes new features including Linux server, Web calendar publishing, LDAP and administrative APIs, SSL security, and Palm synchronization.
- NMS Communications (FRAMINGHAM, Mass.):
NMS Communications Unveils High-Density Media Server Platform for Next-Generation Enhanced Services.
- Precise Software Solutions (SAN DIEGO):
Precise Highlights Support for IBM's DB2 Database Enterprise Extended Edition -EEE- With Precise/Indepth for DB2 UDB Version 2.0.
- Quest Software (SAN DIEGO):
Quest Software Delivers Common Tool Suite for Mainframe and Distributed Platforms of IBM's DB2.
- Spatial Corp. and Tech Soft America (WESTMINSTER, Colo. & ALAMEDA, Calif.):
Spatial and Tech Soft America Announce FREE HOOPS 3D Part Viewer for ACIS; Part Viewer Enables Advanced Viewing of ACIS Part Files.
- Synplicity (SUNNYVALE, Calif.):
Synplicity Strengthens Synplify ASIC Software for High-Performance SoC Designs.
- VCON (COLUMBUS, Ohio and AUSTIN, Texas):
STARBAK and VCON Join Forces to Provide Comprehensive Video, Streaming, and Conferencing Solutions Over IP.
- Verisity (MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.):
Verisity Announces Specman Elite Version 4; Version 4 Speeds Performance and Enhances Coverage-Driven Verification.
- Verplex (MILPITAS, Calif.):
Verplex Formal Verification Gets Physical With Complete SOC Flow; Verifies Essential Logic Blocks for SOC Design From RTL to LVS.
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Section Editor: Rebecca Sobol.
May 16, 2002