According to ReadWriteWeb, French Government’s public finance department will switch 130 000 PCs from IBM Lotus Notes and Microsoft Office to Mozilla’s Thunderbird as well as Lightning Calendar.
The following move will help then save money and better manage licenses.
01net said: The decision to go with Mozilla came after the Directorate General of Public Finance (DGPF) merged with the Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) and the Directorate General of Public Accountancy (DGCP). Each has their own email and licenses for Lotus Notes and Microsoft Outlook.
Thanks to Nox for news tip.
This is a guest post by Dwarka Rao from Review Unit, a blog with tech reviews and latest news.
Parents are aware of the ugly side of the Internet, so it is their obvious responsibility and worry to allow their kids to make the best of Internet in order to learn things in the safest environment. You cannot always keep an eye on the activities of your children while they are on Internet. This requirement has evolved in the form of kid browser. Continue Reading
Yesterday, Adobe has unveiled the next release version of their Flash Player software: 10.1 Beta.
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 not only includes various bug fixes and enchantments, but also a bunch of new features:
Flash Player 10.1 is the first runtime release of the Open Screen Project that enables uncompromised Web browsing of expressive applications, content and video across devices.
Support for new platforms
Flash Player 10.1 will be available for a broad range of mobile devices, including smartphones, netbooks and other Internet-connected devices. Continue Reading
Cube Defense is a simple tower based defense game, discovered by our reader Nox. Just like in similar games, you have to build towers and defend yourself. Author recommends running it on latest WebKit nightly builds, as WebGL might run slow in other web browsers.
- Jetpack 0.6 dishes up two major APIs for Firefox add-on coders
- Yes, A Beta Version Of Chrome For Mac Is Just Weeks Away
- Opera Mobile 10 beta for S60 phones, updated version available
- Opera Mini Server Upgrade to 4.14.938
- WebGL Musical Solar System
- Statistics: The world stands on its head
- The future of games is in your web browser
- Mastering Lynx (Open Source Text Browser) for Search Engine Optimization
Thanks to Nox for links.
Today, Opera Software has revealed their Q3 2009 financial results.
Decline in revenue
• Total revenue down vs 3Q08 due to lower shipments and NRE
More than 75% of revenue from licenses
• 10 new customers since 3Q08
Opera Desktop: Continue Reading
Today, on Friday 13th, Opera Software has released RC build of Opera 10.10.
As far as new features go, Opera Unite is the only one, so far.
While waiting for official RC changelog, feel free to see some of the changes in the following post.
Yesterday, Mozilla Foundations has released one more beta of Firefox 3.6 web browser. Sometime later, “Beta 2 Revision 2” appeared as well.
Since the very first Beta, they managed to squash over 190 bugs, resulting various improvements for users, web and add-on developers. Also, this update includes a “mechanism” which prevents incompatible software from crashing Firefox.
Thanks to Justin Stepp for news tip.
Yesterday Apple has released Safari 4.0.4 web browser. Besides fixing 7 security vulnerabilities, the following version also offers performance and stability improvements. Therefore, it’s recommended to update your browser as soon as possible.
- Improved Full History Search performance for users with a large number of history items
- Stability improvements for 3rd-party plug-ins, the search field and Yahoo! Mail
- Security fixes