MySQL 5 will be released next month. The lastest test release has taken place two weeks ago. If the team behind MySQL does not find bugs, the commercial version will be released in November.
Google has announced that they are going to use google.org as a central place for their philanthropic activities. The intent is that they fill the search machine with information about charity organizations where Google is to participate.
Apple presented at last the iPod video. The fifth generation of this device has a familiar look. But it has a somewhat bigger screen then its predecessor. The new iPod has a 2.5” screen of 320x240 with 260000 colors.
Mike Chambers reports on his blog that;
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Ebay will take over the pay service of Verisign and integrate it with they are own pay pal service. Pay Pal, for so far the largest pay service can grow larger when they take of eBay’s transactions.
Flash had the most successful launch of Flash in history and they're already working on the next version. It's too early to give away much information on the release, Mike Downey says.
The codename for the version 9.0 release of the Flash authoring tool is: "BLAZE".
An American Company called Tactiva has created a new import machine for computers. Users have the ability to control the computer with hand movement on a pressure sensitive plate.
Yahoo launched a new podcast service on Monday that offers streaming audio on the Web and features user reviews and other information about the programming.
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Autodesk announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Alias, a privately held developer of 3D graphics technology, for $182 million in cash.