Roost, Inc., the most comprehensive search engine for finding your perfect home, today announced the launch of its service in eleven new markets including the metropolitan areas of Albuquerque, NM; Birmingham, AL; Charleston, SC; Columbus, OH; Honolulu, HI; Kansas City, MO; Knoxville, TN; Madison, WI; Memphis, TN; Palm Springs, CA and San Antonio, TX. Local home buyers in these new markets now have access to the most accurate and up-to-date listings of single-family homes, foreclosures, new construction and for sale by owner properties on the Web, and local real estate agents and brokers can use the Roost platform to connect with home seekers.
QuickPlay Media, the premier provider of solutions that manage the business of mobile video, today announced the findings of its latest quarterly consumption analysis. The results—aggregate usage statistics from 17 representative QuickPlay-powered services, including two which launched in the second quarter of 2009—revealed an increase in the average number of downloads per user and total number of live TV, video and audio streams consumed.
Open source software (OSS) has garnered interest from commercial software developers and enterprise IT managers as a way to cut costs, increase efficiency and speed time-to-market, but many remain unsure how to integrate and manage open source deployed in their applications and systems.
Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, has reviewed thousands of successful OSS deployments and developed a five-point checklist that can be used by software companies, where concerns about intellectual property and licensing risk can inhibit OSS adoption, and enterprise IT executives, where risk to infrastructure and operations are obstacles to deployment of OSS code.