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Sun Releases GlassFish Portfolio Enhancements; Includes LAMP and Portal Technology

Sun Microsystems, Inc. announced several technology updates to the Sun GlassFish Portfolio, the most complete, open source, high-performance Web application platform. The GlassFish Portfolio is comprised of leading open source technologies, including OpenESB, OpenMQ, Liferay Portal, Sun GlassFish Web Stack and GlassFish – the industry’s most downloaded application server. Additionally, Sun announced early access of GlassFish v3 containing a full preview of the forthcoming Java Platform Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6) specification. To purchase the Sun GlassFish Portfolio, visit: http://www.sun.com/glassfish. Developers can download and start using Java EE 6 today at: http://www.sun.com/software/products/glassfishv3_prelude/.

“Sun offers virtually the most comprehensive software infrastructure solutions for creating and deploying secure and scalable Web and enterprise applications. With GlassFish Portfolio, Sun brings additional simplicity and lower TCO to customers by delivering the highest-scaling and best price-performance application platform. Plus, the early access of GlassFish v3 offers developers a head-start on working with all of the new features of the upcoming Java EE 6 specification, including capabilities for profiles, pruning, extensibility and ease of development,” said Karen Tegan Padir, vice president, MySQL and Software Infrastructure at Sun.
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Posted by on June 10, 2009 in Sun Microsystems

 

Qualcomm Introduces Single-Chip 802.11n Wireless LAN Solution for Handsets and Mobile Devices

Qualcomm Incorporated, a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, recently introduced the WCN1312™ – a single-chip, high-performance 802.11n-compliant wireless local-area networking (WLAN) solution for handsets and mobile devices. This highly integrated device supports data rates of up to 72 Mbps – significantly higher than previous 802.11a, b, and g Wi-Fi solutions – for a better user experience while downloading data, watching streaming video or surfing the Internet.

“As demand increases for wireless LAN connectivity in handsets and other mobile devices, carriers are migrating to higher-performance, more integrated solutions,” said Mike Concannon, senior vice president of Connectivity and Wireless Modules for Qualcomm CDMA Technologies. “The new WCN1312 solution gives our customers an extremely compact 802.11n solution with leading-edge performance and full system-level integration with other Qualcomm chipsets, which minimizes design time and reduces manufacturers’ time-to-market.”
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Posted by on June 10, 2009 in Qualcomm

 

Gigabyte Introduces Next Generation AMD AM3 “Dragon” Motherboard

GIGABYTE, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards was pleased to announce the release of the GA-MA790FXT-UD5P, the brand’s first AMD Dragon Platform qualified motherboard fitted with next generation AMD AM3 Phenom II processor support, in the Philippines last May 30, 2009.

Sporting the new AMD AM3 socket, the GIGABYTE GA-MA790FXT-UD5P allows users to elevate their rig beyond standard limits with the help of support for the highest performing ever 45nm AMD Phenom II processors. Featuring HyperTransport 3.0 and integrated DDR3 memory controller, the GA-MA&90FXT-UD5P is the first motherboard to reach memory speeds of up to 1666+MHz (OC) for blazing fast memory access for today’s latest applications and games with greater energy efficiency. Built with top-notch high-performance engineering, it also features the highest quality 8+2 CPU VRM power phase design, able to handle the power demands from 140W CPUs with ease.
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Posted by on June 10, 2009 in AsianTech

 

BenQ Projectors Lead in Central and Eastern Europe, Win Top 3 in Latin America

With a wide array of innovative product offerings and successful marketing strategies, BenQ Corporation’s projectors are gaining strong momentum in the emerging markets especially in Latin America*1, Central and Eastern Europe.

According to market researcher Futuresource Consulting, BenQ’s projector market share rose to 15.9% in Latin America in the first three months of the year, up from 11.1% of the same period a year ago. The expansion in share is remarkable considering the total market size was down 15% the same time. BenQ was ranked No. 2 in Brazil and Mexico, with a share of 17.94% and 23% respectively, the figures show.
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Posted by on June 9, 2009 in BenQ

 

Sun Achieves Major Milestone with New Release of OpenSolaris

“Building on a strong tradition of enterprise computing, OpenSolaris 2009.06 delivers advanced networking capabilities, world-record performance and best-in-class virtualization features built directly into the operating system,” said John Fowler, executive vice president, Systems at Sun. “This preview of the next generation of Solaris demonstrates Sun has the leading platform designed for the latest hardware technologies that power scalable and secure multi-threaded applications in a virtualized and networked world.”
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Posted by on June 9, 2009 in Sun Microsystems

 

Microsoft, CICT drive interoperability with programs that foster local innovation

In celebration of National ICT Month, the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) is rolling out activities that promote and strengthen the competitiveness of the Philippine ICT industry. Among these include the announcement of a new partnership that will improve operations and enhance the quality of solutions developed in the Microsoft Open Source Interoperability Lab.

The CICT partnered with We are I.T. Philippines, Inc. (Wit) to enable the interoperability lab with satellite-based Internet connectivity.

Wit is a provider of turnkey satellite communications services to organizations in Asia and the Pacific.
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Posted by on June 7, 2009 in Microsoft

 

Slim and Sophisticated Beauty in LG’s New Scarlet

A sophisticated home is created when fashion meets function, with the perfect harmony of stylish design and smart technology. But too often, premium technology can mean sacrificing the graceful elegance of a home’s décor. Nowhere is this more evident than the big black monster of the living room: the television.

The Scarlet Series: Design Ethos

By exploring decoration outdoors and collaborating in teams, LG has worked continually to develop stylish designs that compliment the advanced features of LCD TVs. A wide range of colors and silhouettes were considered, but the main goal was to incorporate advanced technology and still maintain a glamorous appearance, bringing a beautiful sense of style and sophistication to every product made at LG.
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Posted by on June 7, 2009 in LG Electronics