DWDM Presents Bright Future for Networking
For Immediate Release
Kirsten Skedd, Marketing Manager
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: (480) 609-4534
Doug McEuen, Industry Analyst - Voice & Data Service
Email: email@example.com; Phone: (480) 609-4555
DWDM Presents Bright Future for Networking
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 27, 2000 - The days when a business, be it big or
small, will require a phone network for voice applications alone are
fleeting, according to Cahners In-Stat Group. Given this, the high-tech
market research firm sees optical networks as the solution for the New World
business strategy. Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) systems are the
required, capacity-enabling applications for these optical networks, and as
the Internet Service Provider (ISP)-driven, e-commerce economy continues to
expand, DWDM market revenue is projected to hit $21.5 billion in 2004.
In 1999, the DWDM systems market revenue was $4 billion, all of which was
attributed to long haul applications. However, according to Doug McEuen,...
* XMetaL 2.0 is now Shipping
* Award-winning XML content creation solution
* XML content easily created for e-publishing, knowledge management and
* Endorsement quotes from USAtoday.com, Extensibility and Vignette
SoftQuad Delivers Advanced
XML Authoring Solution
Now Shipping XMetaL 2.0, upgrade to award-winning XML content creation
New York, NY - DevCon - June 26, 2000 - SoftQuad Software, Ltd. (OTC BB:
SXML), the internationally-recognized developer of XML-enabling technologies
and commerce solutions for e-business, today announced they are now shipping
XMetaL 2.0, a major upgrade to XMetaL, the premier enabling technology for
XML-based content applications in e-publishing, e-commerce and knowledge
"XMetaL 2.0 takes XML content creation to an even higher level, while
maintaining its easy-to-use interface, with enhanced editing features,
support for even more advanced XML constructs and new customization and...
Package Tracker 2.5.2 & eMail Alert! 1.6.1
June 26, 2000
Package Tracker 2.5.2 has been posted to our website. It insures
compatibility with DHL and Federal Express by offering improved carrier
plugins to support these sources.
eMail Alert! 1.6.1 has also been posted. It fixes a bug where some buttons
would not always move along when a window was resized, and also offers
improved text handling for message viewing.
Intelli Innovations, Inc.
Funnel Web 4 and Funnel Web Enterprise
****** June 28, 2000
***** Funnel Web 4 and Funnel Web Enterprise now available ********
Active Concepts, the leading provider of powerful, multi-platform,
e-business intelligence solutions today released the newest version of its
flagship product, Funnel Web and Funnel Web Enterprise. Funnel Web is
available for download from http://www.activeconcepts.com/download.html
New features of Funnel Web 4.0 include: Incremental analysis, new generation
GUI, PDF output, glossary, multi-site log retrieval, and support for virtual
domains and streaming media analysis, including support for Apple's
QuickTime Streaming media server. Further information on Funnel Web 4.0 is
available from Active Concepts Web site at http://www.activeconcepts.com
Funnel Web 4.0 is available for MacOS 7.6 or above, Windows 95/98/NT/2000,
MacOS. Funnel Web Enterprise has a retail price of $1199 U.S. and and Funnel
Web 4.0 $399. Upgrades to version 4.0 are free to anyone who purchased after
January 1, 2000.
Developer Central & Net Innovators Return to Macworld...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DEVELOPER CENTRAL AND NET INNOVATORS SPECIAL INTEREST AREAS RETURN TO
MACWORLD CONFERENCE & EXPO IN NEW YORK, JULY 18-21, 2000
NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- June 27, 2000 -- Xplain Custom Services and Macworld Conference & Expo are pleased to announce two technical special interest areas at Macworld Conference & Expo/New York. Developer Central, sponsored by Apple Developer Connection and MacTech Magazine, makes its return catering to the Macintosh programmer and developer community and Net Innovators will showcase technologies for web developers and network administrators.
Macworld Conference & Expo, July 18-21, 2000, (Expo starts on the 19th) is hosting both special interest areas on the main floor (level three) of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Developer Central is located at booth 1655 and right next to Developer Central, is Net Innovators at booth 1854. The special interest areas are located in Hall 3B of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center...
The VR Worx v2.0
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - VR Toolbox, Inc.
VR TOOLBOX, INC. ANNOUNCES VERSION 2.0 OF "THE VR WORX", IS NOW SHIPPING.
Pittsburgh, PA, July 26, 2000 -- VR Toolbox, Inc. officially announces the
shipping of The VR Worx v2.0, effective immediately. The VR Worx is VR
Toolbox's award-winning suite of authoring tools for QuickTime VR, and the
new version, 2.0, is now available for both Macintosh and Windows
platforms. The VR Worx 2.0 has more features and greater functionality than
any other QTVR authoring tool on the market. It creates panoramic movies,
object movies and multi-node scenes (a.k.a. virtual tours), all in the
The engineers for VR Toolbox have developed new features and built new
capabilities into The VR Worx 2.0, based on feedback received from beta
testers and users alike. The resulting additions to the product are
practical, time saving, efficient and cutting edge in nature. Among the new
features found in The VR Worx 2.0 are:
Ability to generate an Object...
Evergreen FireWire CDRW Drive
Evergreen Adds IEEE 1394 CDRW Drive to fireLINE Family Lineup;
PC and Mac Users Can Produce Multimedia CDs in Minutes,
Using Portable, External CDRW Drive
CORVALLIS, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 26, 2000--Evergreen
Technologies, Inc., a leader in PC performance upgrades since 1989,
today added a fifth product--the IEEE 1394 CDRW Drive--to its new
fireLINE(TM) product family.
(Evergreen's fireLINE products are developed using the new IEEE
1394 -- or FireWire(TM) -- high-speed data communication standard.)
Evergreen's portable, external CDRW drive enables PC and Mac users to
produce their own multimedia CDs in minutes, using the drive's write,
read, erase and rewrite capabilities. It is "hot-swappable"-- meaning
it can be plugged into a system which is already running-- and
performs all the functions of a CD-ROM drive, CD-R and audio CD
player. The fireLINE CDRW is compact (L 10", W 6", H 2"), and connects
instantly into any industry standard IEEE 1394...
Market Report on Internet Design & Development
NEWS -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW MARKET REPORT IS INDUSTRY'S FIRST BASELINE STUDY ON INTERNET DESIGN &
-- The average Web designer/developer is 30 years old, has a college
education, and was hired right out of college (or shortly thereafter);
-- While other creative markets are experiencing difficulty attracting
qualified employees, this is not the case in the Web design and development
-- "Internet Design & Development" is available from TrendWatch. For more
information contact Dr. Joe Webb at 401-568-9899 or Mr. Jim Whittington at
415-380-8561, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HARRISVILLE, RI -- June 26, 2000 -- With hundreds of business Websites
popping up daily, ever wonder who's creating all these sites? Who's behind
the Internet design, development and production scenes, paving the way of
the information highway?
The recently published TrendWatch report, "Internet Design & Development
Winter 2000" (the first in a new...
Deneba Internet Graphics Server 2.0
News From Deneba Software
Curtis Christensen / Public Relations Coordinator
(305) 596-5644, ext. 134 email@example.com
For Immediate Release
Deneba Internet Graphics Server 2.0 Ships
Access, View and Proof Graphic Files via World Wide Web
Miami, FL - Deneba Software today released version 2.0 of the Deneba
Internet Graphics Server, which has been updated to take advantage of key
new features and technologies available in Canvas 7. With the
enhancements, DIGS 2.0 allows you to use a web browser to retrieve and view
Canvas graphics assets that are stored in DIGS-managed directories (on a
Windows NT4 or 2000 server) faster than ever. A single-connection, one
user license of the Canvas-compatible version of DIGS is available for free
to all current Canvas 7 registered users. An additional five-connection
license is available for $995.95; additional file format filters sold
DIGS provides many workflow advantages for people that need to collaborate
and share graphical...
nAAme.com Launches $20 Domain Name Registration Service
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
nAAme.Com Launches $20 Domain Name Registration Service and Free Domain Parking
Houston, TX -- June 26, 2000 /Xpress Press/ -- nAAme.com, a service owned by Parava Networks, today announced an ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) accredited Domain name registration service for both businesses and individuals.
ICANN is the non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the operational stability of the Internet, by coordinating the assignment of Domain names and IP addresses. A Domain name is the Internet address that all companies need in order to have a professional web site or email address. The primary services that nAAme.com provides are Domain name registration and free Domain parking.
"The service that we (Parava Networks through nAAme.com) provide is exactly what Network Solutions and Register.com provide," said Patricio Valdes, President and CEO of Parava Networks. "We cater to the growing needs of webmasters and web hosting...
Tonos Selects QDesign to Provide Superior Audio
For Immediate Release:
Middleberg + Associates
Tonos Selects QDesign to Provide Superior Audio Compression Technology for
Culver City, CA and Vancouver, BC, Canada June 26, 2000 Tonos, Inc.
(www.tonos.com), the first online music insiders network, today announced
that they are licensing audio compression technology from QDesign
Corporation, the leading provider of advanced digital audio technologies for
the new media, broadcast and Internet delivery markets.
Tonos is employing QDesigns audio compression technology for use in its
newly launched Tonocorder. The Tonocorder, created via a strategic
partnership with Emagic, is Tonos Click-Sing-Send application, whereby
Internet users with microphones attached to their computers can record, mix
and create their own custom music and vocal tracks directly on the Tonos Web
site (www.tonos.com), and then submit...
Be & Gemplus to Define and Deliver Smart Card-Based...
BE AND GEMPLUS TEAM TO DEFINE AND DELIVER SMART CARD-BASED FOUNDATION
FOR NEXT-GENERATION INTERNET APPLIANCES
New BeIA Software Platform to Incorporate Gemplus Smart Card Readers;
To Deliver Security and Mobility to Today's Internet Appliances
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 26, 2000 - Gemplus, the world's leading
provider of smart card solutions, and Be Incorporated (NASDAQ: BEOS),
the platform innovator that enables rich media and Web experiences on
Internet appliances and personal computers, today announced support
for Gemplus' GemCoreTM smart card reader technology for BeIA, Be's
software platform for Internet appliances. This implementation of an
integrated BeIA commerce solution allows any Internet appliance
vendor to easily offer smart card services to their customers. As a
result, users of these next-generation devices will be able to
seamlessly extend their Internet information or entertainment
experiences to include secure shopping.
Internet appliances represent the next...
Powerful Ada language stripped down to basics
ADA ESSENTIALS: OVERVIEW, EXAMPLES & GLOSSARY
by Bard Crawford ISBN 1-55212-371-5
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: author at 781-862-3613 (email at firstname.lastname@example.org)
ADA ESSENTIALS: OVERVIEW, EXAMPLES & GLOSSARY explains the Ada language,
often called "the most powerful and reliable programming language on
earth and in space."
This new book adopts the point of view that an Ada program is like a set
of Lego blocks snapped together. Example programs are depicted
graphically, showing the relationships between the various software
modules. A unique glossary/index makes it easy for readers to find
explanations and examples of language features.
Dr. Crawford has filled a much-needed niche with this compact work.
Though there are already a number of large texts covering Ada in a
comprehensive way, ADA ESSENTIALS is the first compact text that focuses
strictly on the basics.
It is designed for programmers who are experienced in one or more...
HTML Creator 2.1
Subject: [ANN] HTML Creator 2.1
From: Aram Kudurshian (email@example.com)
JUNE 23, 2000 - HTML Creator 2.1, an advanced but easy to use HTML editor
has been released by Aram Kudurshian (firstname.lastname@example.org -
http://www.htmlcreator.net/). HTML Creator 2.1, a free update to the widely
popular and used HTML editor is aimed at the novice, intermediate, or
professional webmaster with it simple to use assistants and powerful
--- General Description ---
HTML Creator 2.1 is a HTML editor with many built in assistants and extras.
By using the assistants, clean cut HTML is generated saving you time and
hassle of writing it yourself. For the professional webmaster, tools like
shortcuts and a powerful find & replace system help you on the way to
create beautiful web sites.
--- New in version 2.1 ---
* An HTML toolbar is available which give you quicker and easier access to
the more than 40 assistants available.
* A powerful Find & Replace system has been added to help you make those...
June MacTech includes FREE SuSE Linux CD!
FREE SuSE LINUX CD IN MACTECH MAGAZINE!
SuSE first to bring Enterprise level Linux to the Apple PowerPC platform
Oakland and Westlake Village, California -- June 23, 2000 -- SuSE Linux AG
and MacTech Magazine announced today that a free distribution CD of SuSE
Linux for the Apple PowerPC is included in the June 2000 issue of MacTech
Magazine. The issue not only contains this amazing CD, but extensive
coverage on Home Automation.
This CD is a fully working distribution of Linux on the 2.2.14 kernel, with
SuSE's powerful installation tool as well as other open-source software.
"SuSE is very excited to be introducing the first fully engineered version
of Linux for the Apple PowerPC," comments Dirk Hohndel, CTO of SuSE Linux.
"This release utilizes our knowledge, successes, and technologies from our
existing distributions. The user can look forward to a simple installation
and a user-friendly configuration at the end of the setup." The CD does not
expire and can be distributed freely.
JAVA ftp client
Pine Island Software releases the first browser-based Java ftp client using
the MacOS Runtime for Java - MRJ 2.x
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - Jun 20, 2000 - Pine Island Software has started shipping
the production release of the new Browser-based Java ftp client -
SendFile.NET. Unlike many other Browser-based file transfer products,
SendFile.NET does NOT require ANY software components to reside on the
client's Macintosh desktop! This new ftp client has already been installed
at over 100 "early adapter" Beehive site license accounts (mostly printing
and prepress) with great success!
KEY FEATURES :
SendFile.NET has many of the same features as the other Beehive ftp forms
* SendFile.NET has html forms support for order forms, job tickets etc.;
* SendFile.NET has built-in Beehive "On-the-Fly" file compression;
* SendFile.NET supports encrypted ftp site keys for login security;
* SendFile.NET can use the Beehive ftp manager to automate file and forms
Vicomsoft launches RapidCache
Vicomsoft launches RapidCache, a high-performance web caching server with
browser based administration, Java graphical administrator feedback and a
flexible offline library.
Available immediately, the RapidCache Server uses concurrent caching and
delivery to provide outstanding performance in the delivery of web pages to
users browsers. RapidCache follows industry standards to complement
existing Internet connection solutions that do not include caching.
The unique offline cache library provides easy access to cached content and
includes advanced features such as searching, locking and graphical browser
displays of content.
RapidCache administration is browser based providing extensive flexibility
in cross platform environments. Real-time performance feedback is shown in
a range of Java driven dynamic displays.
RapidCache Server can be purchased exclusively online, at introductory
prices from $149.
For more information, free trial software and online ordering, see:
Classic Menu 2.0
Subject: Classic Menu 2.0 for OS X
From: Gideon Greenspan (email@example.com)
Following a huge response to version 1.0, Sig Software is proud to announce
the release of Classic Menu 2.0 for Mac OS X.
Classic Menu now brings the entire Mac OS menubar back to Mac OS X. It
provides both an Apple menu on the left of the menu bar and a Process menu
on the right. These menus are available within all programs while the
Classic Menu application is running.
In version 2.0, the Apple menu also contains icons and multiple dynamic
sub-menus to show folder contents up to 5 levels deep. Other new features
are detailed on the Classic Menu web site at:
Classic Menu requires Developer Preview 4 of Mac OS X and is $10 shareware.
We are also considering various ways of giving third-party developers the
ability to create system-wide menus on Mac OS X using Classic Menu
technology. Interested parties should email firstname.lastname@example.org with
details of their requirements...
For immediate release
MacPopUp 2.0 Released
New version popular cross-platform Instant Messenger provides users with
the new features.
June 20, 2000 - Today Kanex Group Inc. unveiled a significant upgrade of
its flagship application. MacPopUp is a program that allows Mac users to
exchange instant messages with other users on any local area network (LAN).
With MacPopUp, you can send and receive messages from different operating
systems such as Mac OS, Windows 95/98, Windows NT/2000, Windows for
Workgroups, Linux and other UNIX OSes.
The new MacPopUp 2.0 contains several new and enhanced features, including:
* Improved User List - We have dramatically improved the function that
automatically locates recipients available on the network. Now you can see
not only computers, which you can exchange messages with, but also MacPopUp
determines the messenger type of the available users i.e. if it is MacPopUp
for Mac, MacPopUp for Windows or any other compatible client. The
Proxim Acquires Farallon
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Proxim Acquires Farallon, A Leading Developer of Plug-and-Play Networking
Solutions for Macs and PCs
Acquisition to Strengthen Proxims Position in Home Networking and
Education Markets and to Expand Macintosh Compatibility
SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 19, 2000 Proxim Inc., (NASDAQ: PROX), the leader
in wirefree broadband networking, announced today that it has acquired
privately held Farallon Communications, Inc. of San Leandro, California, a
leading developer of plug-and-play networking solutions for Macintoshes and
PCs. Through this acquisition, Proxim will strengthen its offerings for the
home networking, small business, publishing and education markets.
Farallons line of networking products for PCs and Macs will complement
Proxims PC-based wirefree networking solutions.
In addition to extending Proxims overall penetration in key sectors
including the home, small office, public and private enterprise and
broadband service provider markets, Farallon expands Proxims...
Register.com and NameProtect.com Join Forces
Register.com and NameProtect.com Launch Trademark Guardian a New Corporate
Service to Combat Cybersquatting
State-of-the-art brand monitoring service allows individuals and companies
to manage their online identity easily and efficiently
New York, NY - June 19, 20000 - Register.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCOM) and Name
Protect.com today announced the launch of Trademark Guardiana, a trademark
monitoring service that allows companies to protect their brands worldwide.
Trademark Guardian provides brand-holders with monthly alerts of
potentially conflicting trademark and domain name activity from relevant
sources around the world. With a Trademark Guardian subscription, clients
receive early notification of potential threats to their brand through an
easy to read, html-based report prepared monthly by a trademark research
Each report includes information on potentially conflicting activity,
including pending trademark applications from the US and Canada and new
domain name registrations...
MGI 1.6 Complete with Web Based Email Capabilities
For Immediate Release
Raleigh, North Carolina 19 June 2000
MGI 1.6 RELEASED COMPLETE WITH WEB-BASED EMAIL CAPABILITIES
PagePlanet Software, Inc. is proud to announce the latest release of its
product, Modular Gateway Interface (MGI) version 1.6, now complete with
web-based email along with email-to-database-to-web integration. MGI (a
plug-in to ACI's award winning web server for the Macintosh, WebSTAR) is a
program that adds a host of functionality to any web site. Features include
forms processing, E-commerce, math functions, conditionals, database
integration, and much more. MGI contains over 70 individual functions which
can be combined in any number of ways allowing for tens of thousands of
different solutions to back-end integration of its features on a web site.
MGI's new feature, mgiPOP, dramatically extends those functions to a whole
"Almost every business recently surveyed indicated that email was the most
important internet application driving e-commerce...
Graphing Calculator 2.7
From: Ron Avitzur (avitzur@PacificT.com)
Subject: Press Release: Graphing Calculator 2.7
Graphing Calculator 2.7 for Macintosh is now ready.
New features include:
Ability to change the 3D background color
Ability to define functions and variables symbolically
Ability to copy and paste formulas as plain text
Equations now line-break and scroll
1st order ordinary differential equations in 2 dimensions
Correct handling of fractional powers
Piecewise defined functions
Div, grad, and curl, vector dot, and cross products
Symbolic summation notation
Visit (http://www.PacificT.com/NewIn27.html) for details.
Pacific Tech (http://www.PacificT.com)
REAL Control Strip 1.0
Intelli Innovations, Inc. releases REAL Control Strip 1.0 - dynamic control
strip module creation for REALbasic developers.
Raleigh, NC - June 17th, 2000 - Intelli Innovations, Inc. today announced
the initial release of REAL Control Strip, a tool that allows REALbasic
developers to create dynamic control strip modules for bundling with their
Using Apple Events, customized control strip modules can work with
REALbasic applications to perform specific tasks. Using the included
developer classes, an application can dynamically modify the contents of
it's control strip while running to enhance the user experience.
Several applications already use REAL Control Strip with their
applications. Intelli Innovations uses REAL Control Strip modules in it's
business software line, including Package Tracker, PowerPrompter, eMail
Alert!, and Server Sentinel.
MacDICT 1.3.9 also currently ships with a REAL Control Strip module. "REAL
Control Strip's easy configuration process made...
Web Server 4D 3.2 Ships
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MDG Computer Services, Inc.
231 Faircroft Road
Bartlett, IL 60103-1363
MDG Ships WS4D/eCommerce 3.2 , Web Server 4D 3.2 , WS4D/Developer 3.2 and
WS4D/Developer eCommerce 3.2
Bartlett, IL June 16, 2000 -- MDG Computer Services, Inc, a leading
developer of web and eCommerce tools for Macintosh and Windows, announced
today that it shipped version 3.2 of Web Server 4d and WS4D/eCommerce, its
a single application that includes a full featured web server, shopping
carts, storefronts, credit authorization, virtual domains, and database
WS4D/eCommerce 3.2 is a free upgrade for anyone running Web Server 4D
3.0/3.1.1 or WS4D/eCommerce 3.0/3.1.1
What's New With Version 3.2?
* Added Product Actions - Sending Email/Adding Realms after Order
* Auto Creating of PDF for Confirmed/Approved Orders
* Added Auto Printing of completed Orders (manual printing...
Report Writer 2.0 Preview
From: "Aaron L. Bratcher" (email@example.com)
Subject: [ANN] Report Writer 2.0 Preview Available
Formerly called the REALbasic Report Writer, the Report Writer is a general
report writing tool that supports a wide variety of databases.
REALbasic developers will be able to print reports from their projects.
A preview is available: http://homepage.mac.com/aaronbratcher/realbasic
Cost will be $US 129.95
Supports a wide variety of databases
Password protection to keep others from editing your reports
Data Grouping supported
Live Preview - make a change in the template and once the preview window is
brought to the front, it will reflect changes made in the edit window
Princeton Graphic Systems: 36" CRT
PRINCETON TOPS OFF MULTIMEDIA DISPLAY LINE WITH 36" MODEL
INFOCOMM - Anaheim, CA. (June 15, 2000) - Princeton Graphic Systems,
manufacturer of multiple award-winning HDTV monitors, computer and
convergence displays, introduces the ARCADIA T-series AR3.6T multimedia
display. The 4:3 direct-view 36" CRT completes Princeton's line of
versatile, high-performan ce, HDTV-ready, NTSC TV receiver and XGA computer
monitors. In applications such as conference rooms, home theaters and
classrooms where performance, size, value and versatility are important,
these displays support NTSC video, 480p (DTV), 1080i and 720p HDTV formats
as well as VGA, SVGA and XGA (1024 x 768) graphics from PC and Macintosh
computer sources. The AR3.6T is scheduled to begin shipping immediately
with a suggested retail price of $3,299.00.
The Arcadia T-series 36" viewable display will feature a phosphor stripe
pitch of 0.90mm yielding superb rendition of DTV and computer signals with
clarity, detail and color accuracy...
Smith Micro Introduces a New Mac Retail Product That Allows Small Business
to Begin Selling Online Today The Next Generation eCommerce Solution for
San Francisco Smith Micro Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMSI), a developer and
marketer of Internet and communications software, today announced the
introduction of WebCatalog Builder for the Mac, a new retail eCommerce
software program that allows small business users to easily design and
establish an online store.
"WebCatalog Builder was developed to help small businesses accommodate the
increasing demands required to build Internet storefronts," said Chris
Lippincott, General Manager of Smith Micro Softwares Internet Solutions
Division. "We understand that small businesses want to focus on building
their business, and may not have the time or ability to become webmaster,
so we designed WebCatalog Builder to be an easy-to-use solution to quickly
and accurately get their products to market".
WebCatalog Builder offers everything...
HotFax MessageCenter PRO
SMITH MICRO SOFTWARE, iNC. INTRODUCES HOTFAX MESSAGECENTER PRO FOR THE
The Easiest Way to Make Any Small Office Sound BIG
ALISO VIEJO, CA Smith Micro Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMSI), a worldwide
developer and marketer of communications software, today announced the
introduction of HotFax MessageCenter PRO, voice messaging and fax software
for the Macintosh. Innovative software solutions like HotFax MessageCenter
PRO continue to support Apple's strong appeal to the consumer and small
HotFax MessageCenter PRO is a complete voice mail solution that turns any
Macintosh into a powerful communications center with features that go way
beyond the capabilities of the conventional telephone and answering
machine. Easy to set-up and even easier-to-use, it helps you manage
telephone calls and voice messages with multiple voice mailboxes and fax on
demand capabilities. The software comes complete with over 120 prerecorded
greetings or the ability to easily customize...
HELIOS ships EtherShare 2.6 loaded with new, performance-enhancing features
Hannover, Germany- June 15, 2000- Supporting more AppleShare servers
worldwide than any other UNIX-based server software, HELIOS Software GmbH
(Nexpo Booth #1339), a leading provider of network and prepress software,
announced it is now shipping EtherShare 2.6.
Major features of EtherShare 2.6 include high performance UNIX
implementation of AppleTalk networking including support for routing,
AppleShare IP, advanced spooling and print support, and PostScript Type 1 &
3 font server for all printers and UNIX Text to PostScript printing.
Significant new features to EtherShare 2.6 include: Unicode/UTF-8 volumes
that enable different clients to see the same file names; remote EtherShare
Admin over TCP and AppleTalk; non-blocking EtherShare Admin; fast Print
Preview over TCP/IP using Fast Ethernet; Desktop Tools including Unicode
support for: UNIX "cp, mv, rmdir, mkdir, touch, chmod, chown, chgrp and ls.
June 14, 2000. San Jose, CA.
4D Inc. releases 4D v6.5.6
4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension RAD/RDBMS Environment and WebSTAR
Server Suite 4.2, announced today that 4D version 6.5.6 has been released
and is now available from the 4D, Inc. web site. 4D Version 6.5.6 is an
important maintenance release and which improves upon earlier 4D v6.5.x
"We provide the quality tools businesses require to succeed," said Brendan
Coveney, President, 4D, Inc. "4Dv6.5.6 reinforces that commitment by
continuing to supply the stability, power, and flexibility 4D users are
Current 4D v6.5.x owners can download the update free of charge. The update
can be downloaded from the 4D, Inc. web site at:
About 4D, Inc.
Located in San Jose, California, 4D, Inc. is the US distributor of 4th
Dimension and the 4D family of products, which has set the relational
database standard for over fifteen years. 4D, Inc., formerly ACI US, Inc.,
4D 6.5 Companion Book/CD
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Automated Solutions Group Announces 4D 6.5 Companion Book/CD
Huntington Beach, CA - June 13, 2000: Automated Solutions Group today
announced the release of 4D 6.5 Companion.
The 4D 6.5 Companion is the long awaited second volume in a series of books
for 4D programmers. The first book, the popular Programming 4th Dimension:
The Ultimate Guide, is a complete guide to 4D programming, discussing
program features through 4D v6. The 4D 6.5 Companion complements
Programming 4th Dimension enhancing the reader's knowledge of the newest
version of 4D. The new 4D 6.5 Companion includes sections on:
- Design Environment and Development Process Improvements
- Language Improvements
- Improved User Interface Tools
- Improved Performance
- New and Improved Set and Selection Tools
- New and Improved Web and Internet Tools
For a complete listing of the table of contents, please visit our website at
The cross platform CD...
Document Express v.3.0
DOCUMENT EXPRESS ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF DOCUMENT EXPRESS 3.0
La Jolla, California - June 13, 2000
Document Express announced today a new version of Document Express Pro, the
forms-to-database solution for website owners and Internet professionals.
Document Express Pro 3.0 is the result of much consultation with Document
Express users around the world, and contains major enhancements to
interface design and overall software performance. Document Express Pro 3.0
software contains new features that extend its capabilities to a wider
range of applications. A new Webforms at Work demo website highlights uses
of Document Express Pro, including samples of sign-up forms, conference
registration forms, team and workgroup solutions along with samples of
simple E-commerce and opt-in permission based marketing.
"At Document Express, we constantly listen to our customers and updated
Document Express Pro to include many of the features they need most," said
Mark Teixeira, Document Express, President...
Server Sentinel 1.0.2
Subject: [Intelli PR] Server Sentinel 1.0.2.
June 13th, 2000
Intelli Innovations, Inc. today released Server Sentinel 1.0.2. This update
is free for all users.
Server Sentinel 1.0.2 now includes Sentinel MicroServer, a new server agent
designed for keeping client machines up and running (as opposed to only
keeping server computers running). The update also adds a new easy access
control strip module, and includes enhanced visual alerts of task failures
in the Observation Deck window.
The update is available on our website at http://www.intellisw.com/sentinel/
Intelli Innovations, Inc.
Apple and RealNetworks Announce Internet Streaming Collaboration
Apple and RealNetworks Announce Internet Streaming Collaboration
NEW YORK-June 12, 2000-Apple and RealNetworks, Inc. today announced that
RealNetworks has licensed Apple Intellectual Property for streaming digital
video and audio over the Internet in the QuickTime format, and that the
two companies have also agreed to support the principles of the "Ask, Tell,
Help" initiative. RealNetworks also announced that its RealServer 8 now
supports the delivery of Apple's QuickTime-based content to Apple's
QuickTime players and is immediately available for download at
"We heartily welcome RealNetworks to the QuickTime Streaming Server
community," said Steve Jobs, Apple's CEO. "Apple's open-source QuickTime
Streaming Server has already been licensed by IBM, Sun, SGI, Akamai and
many others, helping to provide great content to the more than 50 million
QuickTime players that have been distributed worldwide."
"RealServer is already the...
For Immediate Release
June 12, 2000
SCOTTS VALLEY, CALIF. -- Stone Table Software is pleased to announce the
release of Z-Write 1.1 for Macintosh, a free update to its revolutionary
writing tool for creative writers and researchers.
In addition to bugs fixes, Z-Write 1.1 offers dozens of significant new
features and enhancements.
New is the ability to include hypertextual links between Sections, a method
for inserting one Section into another during export or printing,
auto-expansion of glossary items, more keyboard navigational commands, the
ability to hide the Section List for an expanded typing area, an import
folder command which translates an entire folder of text files into a
single Z-Write document, new text conversion features, and more preference
Many existing features of Z-Write have been enhanced, such as the revamped
Rearrange Sections dialog, which now allows users to move more than one
Section at a time, and HTML Export, which is now five times faster, offers...
Tribeworks today posted a new update for iShell, it's popular multimedia
authoring environment. iShell 1.2.1 can be downloaded for free from the
Tribeworks website: http://www.tribeworks.com!
The highly anticipated iShell 2 is in Beta and is seeded to our Full Members.
To learn more about Full Membership, visit:
What's New in iShell 1.2.1 ~
Features enhancements added in 1.2.1 include:
Reload option for the Switch command;
The iShell Runtime is easier to customize for large/small projects;
2 button mouse support for Mac.
Bug fixes in iShell 1.2.1:
A bug that would corrupt iShell documents in the prior
software release has been fixed.
Several crashing bugs involving Scrollers, Movies, Fields,
RTF Text, QT Effects, Launch URL, Full Screen mode,
Printing and Screensavers were fixed.
Please visit the Free Member area of the Tribeworks site to learn more
about iShell 1.2.1, and to obtain the v1.2.1 Release Notes and the...
From: Jay Van Vark (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Subject: WebCatalog 4.0 has been released!
We are proud to announce the release WebCatalog 4.0. We are very excited
about the power and flexibility that this release brings!
WebCatalog 4.0 has lots of new features including:
~ Build an unlimited number of sophisticated eCommerce web sites
right from your browser.
~ Integrated order management that includes support for major payment
~ Free extensions for Dreamweaver ease custom WebDNA development.
~ Upload product graphics and more right from your browser.
~ Automatically indexes your web site for maximum search engine exposure.
~ Open integration including support for Java and other technologies.
~ High speed internal database included as well as industry standard
~ True multi-platform support including Windows, Mac, Solaris, Linux
WebCatalog 4.0 has lots of new contexts including:
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Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev
MACROMEDIA SHIPS DREAMWEAVER ULTRADEV
Industry Leaders Praise Cross-Server Web Application Development Environment
JavaOne 2000 Conference San Francisco, California June 7, 2000 Macromedia,
Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR), a leading provider of solutions for compelling and
effective Web sites, today shipped Macromedia Dreamweaver UltraDev, the
visual solution for rapid Web application development. Dreamweaver UltraDev
is the first application to allow visual creation of data-driven Web
applications across industry leading server technologies, such as Sun
Microsystems JavaServer Pages (JSP), Microsoft Active Server Pages (ASP),
and Allaire ColdFusion Markup Language (CFML).
The following industry vendors announced support for Dreamweaver UltraDev:
IBM, Sun, ATG, Allaire, BroadVision, BlueMartini, Cache/Intersystems,
Documentum, and WebGain.
"Dreamweaver UltraDev will empower developers to work more efficiently when
creating Web applications across their choice of databases, application
Stuffit InstallerMaker 6.5.2:USB Support
ALADDIN SHIPS INSTALLERMAKER 6.5.2 FOR PUBLIC RELEASE, INSTALLATION AND
DATA DISTRIBUTION SOFTWARE OFFERS NEW USB SOFTWARE LOCATOR SUPPORT
StuffIt InstallerMaker 6.5.2 Supports The Installation Of USB Drivers On
Mac OS 9 Through Apple Software Locator
Watsonville, CA - June 7, 2000 - Aladdin Systems, Inc., a wholly owned
subsidiary of Aladdin Systems Holdings, Inc. (OTC NQB: ALHI) today
announced that the private release of StuffIt InstallerMaker(tm), version
6.5.2, is now available as golden master to the public at large. The latest
version of InstallerMaker takes advantage of the USB Software Locator in
Mac OS(9) 9 which provides for automatic installation of USB drivers.
Aladdin continues to work closely with Apple to ensure complete
compatibility with the much-anticipated Mac OS X. InstallerMaker will
support the creation of Mac OS X installers. A free, one-year license of
InstallerMare 6.5.2 is available to USB developers, as announced at Apple's
Worldwide Developer's Conference...
Register.com Launches Free URL Forwarding Services
Register.com Launches Free URL Forwarding Services
New Free URL forwarding service allows customers to register a customized
name and have it point it to any Internet site at no extra cost
New York, NY - June 7, 2000 - Register.com, Inc. (Nasdaq: RCOM) today
announced the launch of its new free URL forwarding service, allowing
register.com customers to point their domain names to existing sites on the
Internet for free. Through URL forwarding, customers can drive traffic to
Web sites by registering personalized names, such as www.mybrand.com, and
have that name bring Web users to any site on the Internet, such as
www.bargainisp.com/mybrand. As part of the free service, a register.com
navigation bar is inserted in a frame at the bottom of the forwarded site
Customers can use register.com's free URL Forwarding services in the
To forward their domain name to an existing Web site hosted by an Internet
Service Provider (ISP);
To forward their domain name to any free...
Chronos Personal and Group Organizer 3.04
PARK CITY, UTAH - June 7, 2000 -- Chronos L.C. today announced the release
of Personal Organizer 3.04 and Group Organizer 3.04. These two products are
the official successors to the award-winning Consultant and Office
Consultant personal information managers, respectively.
Personal & Group Organizer 3.0.4 expand their industry-leading Palm
Synchronization features by adding support for the popular DateBk4 program
from Pimlico Software. DateBk4 replaces the standard DateBook application
that comes on every PalmOS device. Unlike the standard program, DateBk4
allows users to enter a category for each appointment they create on their
PalmPilot or Visor.
Only in Personal & Group Organizer 3.0.4 can one find all of these
* Full synchronization of all built-in Palm applications-including the Memo
* The ability to select individual Organizer categories to synchronize.
Users no longer have to transfer EVERYTHING from their desktop...
Bink Video Codec for Mac
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
RAD RELEASES BINK VIDEO FOR MACINTOSH
Kirkland, Washington - May 29, 2000 - RAD Game Tools today announced the
release of Bink Video for the Macintosh platform. Bink Video is a
high-performance video codec (compressor/decompressor) for video games and
demanding multimedia applications. Bink has been shipping on the PC
platform for 1 years and has been used in over 400 games since, including
"Diablo II", "Final Fantasy VIII", "Tomb Raider: The Last Revelation," and
"Vampire: The Masquerade."
Bink is a "better-than-MPEG-II" class codec - it compresses better than
MPEG-II at up to three times the playback speed. It is a hybrid
block-transform and wavelet codec that can encode video using 16 different
compression techniques (wavelet, DCT, motion compensation, a variety of
vector quantizers, Smacker-style, and more). With all of these techniques
in one codec, Bink can handle almost any type of video. Bink also has a
built-in psycho-acoustic based audio codec that is...
Adobe SVG Viewer
Adobe Announces Availability of the Adobe SVG Viewer
Scalable Vector Graphics Viewer Enables SVG Rendering on the Web,Viewer
Shipping with Adobe Illustrator 9.0 and Available on Adobe.com
San Jose, Calif., (June 6, 2000) (Nasdaq:ADBE)-Building on its commitment
to support the next generation of web design and development, Adobe Systems
Incorporated today announced the immediate availability of the Adobe
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) Viewer, a browser extension that enables
current versions of popular web browsers such as Microsoft Internet
Explorer and Netscape Navigator to render SVG. The Adobe SVG Viewer is
included with Adobe Illustrator 9.0 software, which began shipping June
2, and is also available for download from Adobe's web site at:
SVG is the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) emerging, open language for
describing two-dimensional graphics in Extensible Markup Language (XML).
Because it expresses vector graphics in XML and is compatible...
Type/Creator Database v2000.5
Ilan Szekely announces the 21st update to Type/Creator Database. Current
version is v2000.5 and is shareware.
Type/Creator Database v2000.5 includes 33,630 entries in 2 files. About
3300 of these entries also include the PC equivalent extension.
The database is a self contained program that can sort and search the
information at blazing speed.
A free demo version includes about half of the entries and no PC codes.
At the same time the (free) Duplicates TCDB 1.1 was also released. It
includes over 500 codes that have at least one "partner" - a situation that
can cause "conflicts".
Also in the package
PC Exchange TCDB 1.1 (free)
PC Extension Codes Database 1.1 (free)
All using the same interface and database engine.
Visit the TCDB site at (http://tcdb.tripod.com/)
Due to the large size of the database the "database engine" reached its
limit... Therefore it was divided into 2 parts. INITs and all the others. I
plan that the next version will be a totally new program.
OPEN DOOR NETWORKS SHIPS DOORSTOP PERSONAL FIREWALL 2.0 NEW RELEASE
FEATURES DETAILED ACCESS ANALYSIS AND ADVICE
ASHLAND, OR. -- June 6, 2000 -- Open Door Networks Inc. today announced
that it was shipping version 2.0 of its DoorStop Firewall, Personal
Edition. This major new release of Open Door's personal firewall for
Macintosh provides users with detailed information and advice about access
attempts to their Macs while continuing to advance the ease of use for
which the product is known. DoorStop 2.0 also provides advanced features
such as a Control Strip module, self-test window and User Datagram Protocol
The DoorStop personal firewall helps users increase the security of their
Internet-connected system by letting them block, either selectively or
globally, access attempts to their machines from the Internet. DoorStop
Personal is specifically designed for Macintosh users on cable modem, DSL
and other full-time Internet connections. DoorStop Personal 2.0, a free...
iTools for Linux
iTools for Linux
A suite of tools to dramatically simplify Apache configuration & maintenance
Santa Barbara, CA, June 6, 2000. Tenon Intersystems is introducing a suite
of internet tools for Linux. Building upon their award-winning Macintosh
networking software, Tenon is extending its networking expertise to Linux -
making Linux as easy to use for web service as a Macintosh. Tenon's iTools
extends and enhances Linux 's networking performance, efficiency,
ease-of-use, and functionality with a family of tools essential to serious,
commercial content delivery and eCommerce.
iTools complements and extends the open source software that is included
with Linux, and makes it very easy for webmasters to set up and support
sophisticated network servers.
iTools is based on open source implementations of Apache, DNS, FTP, and
sendmail, created and maintained by software developers worldwide. Using
the Linux open source internet software as a point-of-departure, Tenon's
iTools extends the...
InputWidget, DrawWidget & QD3Viewer for REALbasic
Essence Software is proud to annonce the release of InputWidget 1.0 and
InputWidget is a plugin for REALbasic that allows developers to receive
input in their applications from devices such as joysticks and gamepads.
DrawWidget is a plugin for REALbasic that allows developers control over
the monitor's display & bit depth, as well as support for effects such as
Both plugins are priced at $50 for a standard license, and $30 for an
Essence Software is proud to announce the release of QD3DViewer 3.0 for
QD3DViewer 3.0 is a plugin for REALbasic 2 that enables developers to
provide an interactive 3D view of 3DMF geometry in their applications.
QD3DViewer 3.0 is a major upgrade over the previous version of QD3DViewer
for REALbasic. It provides complete programmatic control over the camera &
rendering parameters, support for...
CPLAT version 2.6
ksoft is pleased to announce the latest version of CPLAT (version 2.6), a
low-cost cross-platform framework for MacOS and Windows development.
This latest version adds improvements and fixes some bugs. In addition
CPLAT has been carbonized and supports the latest Carbon SDK
In addition the CPLAT RADTool adds improved support for importing
PowerPlant resources (PPob, text traits, strings, icons, pictures, etc) to
aid in porting your PowerPlant application to CPLAT on Windows.
CPLAT is an easy-to-use full-featured (not just a thin layer over the
underlying OS) modern C++ (STL, exception handling) framework for MacOS
development including support for the lastest MacOS technologies including
AppearanceManager, proxy icons and window path popups and icon services (32
bit icons), and Windows applications for Windows 95/98/NT.
CPLAT also includes a RADTool / Resource Editor for importing / creating /
editing the resources your application uses including, menus, icons,...
AltaVista's Free Access service
For Immediate Release
ALTAVISTA TO BRING FREE INTERNET ACCESS TO MACINTOSH USERS IN NORTH AMERICA
Popular Free Internet Service Now Available to 2.3 Million Macintosh
Households Source: Odyssey HomeFront January 2000 survey
PALO ALTO, Calif., June 5, 2000?AltaVista Company, the premier knowledge
resource on the Internet and a majority-owned operating company of CMGI,
Inc. (Nasdaq: CMGI), today expanded its Free Internet Access program to
include support for Macintosh computers. Beginning today, Macintosh users
in the United States and Canada can begin saving money with AltaVista's
Free Access service, which currently has more than 2.5 million registered
users. AltaVista Free Access is a high-quality dial-up service available
for download in North America at: www.microav.com.
"This new service will continue to put pressure on the obsolete practice of
paying for dial-up access and introduces AltaVista Free Access to the
Macintosh community as the leading Internet brand to offer such a...