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Adobe’s Apollo Offers Intriguing Marketing Capabilities

Today Adobe unveiled the alpha release of Apollo which Adobe’s Mike Downey describes as a “cross operating system runtime that allows users to install desktop applications built using web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript and Flash.” In layman’s terms, Apollo enables web developers to create applications for your computer using the web technology they already know and work in.

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CompAmerica Announces AX5, a Free “Windows-Like” Operating System

CompAmerica (http://www.compamerica.com) announces a free operating system option for its PCs that it claims “bears a reasonable resemblance” to Microsoft Windows XP and can cohabitate with Microsoft Windows XP on the same PC. (PRWEB via PR Web Direct) December 13, 2005 — CompAmerica (http://www.compamerica.com) announced a free operating system, called: “AX5,” which it says “very much resembles Microsoft Windows XP ®.” The new operating system includes a graphical user interface that CompAmerica claims very much resembles it’s Windows ® counterpart.

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Apple Introduces iTunes for Windows

Apple Introduces iTunes for Windows By David Worthington and Nate Mook, BetaNews October 16th, 2003, 7:27 PM Hell has frozen over, according to Apple. The iTunes Music Store made its official Windows debut Thursday in a grand opening furnished with promotions galore. The pomp and circumstance surrounding Apple’s move into Windows territory exceeds even the […]

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Japan Develops faster Fibre Optics technology

[quote][b]Japan’s NTT Develops Faster Optic-Fibre Technology[/b] Sun June 8, 2003 10:50 PM ET TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp said on Monday it had developed technology that drastically raises optic-fibre communication speeds for homes and offices. The new technology will increase communication speeds tenfold to one gigabyte per second, from around 100 […]

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