Press for Software, Systems and Services

From a Twitter client for World of Warcraft to a natural language processing system for the clinical health care community, open source projects have the answer to an increasing range of development challenges, according to Black Duck Software, which today announced its 2009 open source 'Rookies of the Year' list.

The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) and e-commerce services leader PFSweb, Inc. (Nasdaq: PFSW) will begin piloting an online store this month. Named the eStore, the online shopping site will be owned and operated by PFSweb and exclusively feature P&G products to consumers in the U.S. The eStore is planned to launch this spring, following a pilot of the site with 5,000 consumers that will begin in the coming weeks.

Shattering growth records for Q4 and 2009 overall, Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, today announced a record Q4 and 2009 performance that saw the company achieve a 37 percent year-over-year growth in bookings for the year.

The readers of Elearning! magazine have awarded OutStart Inc. two Best of Elearning! awards for OutStart LCMS and Hot Lava Mobile, respectively. After receiving more than 1,700 online ballots from readers who nominated an array of products as the best, Elearning! magazine's staff tallied the results and OutStart won for its work during the past year in the following categories: "Best Enterprise LCMS" and "Best Mobile Learning."