Friday, May 26, 2006

May 26, 2006

Enterprise software developer Hummingbird Ltd. said on Friday that it agreed to be purchased by holding company Symphony Technology Group in a deal valued at US$465 million.

The company reported a $4.9 million profit in its second quarter, driven by winning new customers and expanding deals with existing customers. Hummingbird competes with other ECM developers including Interwoven Inc., IBM Corp., EMC Corp. and FileNet Corp.
Provided the transaction is approved by shareholders and regulators, the acquisition is expected to close in July.
Symphony Technology Group owns several companies including Information Resources Inc. and Gers Inc.

Friday, May 12, 2006


Gates looking trying to get cheap computers to the masses leaving no one out of the technology era.

Sun Microsystems with initiative to have Java preloaded on millions of new pc systems - even second and third tier manufacturers.