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Open-source Lucene threatens Microsoft, Google enterprise search

As the open-source search project Lucene grows in credibility and commercialization, it poses a clear and present danger to the proprietary search businesses of Microsoft, Google, Autonomy, and more.

By July 16, 2009


LinkedIn and MySpace upgrade search with open-source Lucene

Lucene is the latest open-source project to become popular with Web developers.

By November 25, 2008


Lucid Imagination conjures up $6 million

The company, which aims to commercialize the popular Lucene open-source enterprise search technology, attracts a Series A round of venture financing.

By January 27, 2009


The difficulty inherent in managing an open-source community

Want to contribute to an open-source community? It's not for the impatient...

By September 11, 2008


CIA invests in open-source enterprise search

In-Q-Tel invests in open-source enterprise search vendor Lucid Imagination. It's good to see government users supporting the projects they use.

By June 22, 2009


Oracle releases 'buggy' Java SE7

Developers are reporting that the version contains bugs that could cause a Java Virtual Machines to crash or affect applications. SE7 is the first milestone since Oracle bought Java's creator, Sun.

By July 29, 2011


Open source a "sign of management failure"

Wouldn't it be fair to call "management failure" whenever people do not spend time writing open-source software, given their own dependence on it?

By April 29, 2008


ITDatabase aims to make tech PR a smarter place

ITDatabase is a new company designed to help tech PR people get smarter about the authors they target.

By May 4, 2009


Open source: The new patent regime

Open source has a way of making the intellectual property regime much more efficient, and much less complacent.

By November 12, 2008


IBM BigSheets to preserve fleeting Web data

Big Blue's new analytics software project will help extract, annotate, and visually analyze terabytes of Web information. Among its early adopters: the British Library.

By February 24, 2010