Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.
Glaskowsky returns again, briefly, to the 9/11 terror attacks.
VMware and its competitors are helping to drive demand in market expected to more than double its current level in four years, according to an IDC report.
Nonprofit behind antispam blacklist is hit with multimillion-dollar judgment, but the order may not be enforceable.
The Geek in Review: 11/7 - 11/11
Security Update 2005-007 1.1 (#7): More AirPort connectivity issues, solutions
NightFire has raised an $11.7 million fourth round of funding, led by U.S. Venture Partners. Previous investors Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates and Roda Group also participated in this latest round. Oakland, Calif.-based NightFire has raised a total of $47.9 million. The company develops software designed to automate the process for ordering broadband services.
Storactive grabs $11.7 million...GorillaPark snags $21 million...Urban Entertainment gets $5.5 million.
Storactive has received an $11.7 million ninth round of funding, led by Moore Capital and Mellon Ventures. Marina Del Rey, Calif.-based Storactive said it may increase its round by $2.3 million because of investor interest. The company has raised a total of $18 million. Storactive's software allows companies to continuously replicate, manage and recover data and applications on wired and wireless devices. The company also named Tony Bautista chief executive and president, and Don Flanagan to the post of chairman. Both previously helped build Seagate Software, which was purchased by Veritas in 1999 in a deal valued at $3.1 billion.
Although its market share fell last quarter while Apple's share rose, Samsung retains the crown for the world's leading smartphone vendor, says research firm IDC.