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Actuate revs its business with version 10

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| In a week that saw open-source ERP vendor Openbravo pull in its millionth
| download and SugarCRM taking it to Salesforce at its DreamForce Conference,
| it seems that momentum is growing for open-source applications.
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http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-10085955-16.html

Actuate 10 Extends Open Source BIRT for Any Deployment

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| Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: ACTU), the leader in delivering Rich Internet
| Applications Without Limits™, today announced the impending release of
| Actuate 10, the latest iteration of its flagship product line. Actuate 10
| extends Eclipse BIRT (Business Intelligence and Reporting Tools) to deliver
| rich, highly interactive enterprise and customer-facing information
| applications.
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http://www.sourcewire.com/releases/r...hp?relid=43126


Recent:

Actuate Integrates Open Source, Courts BI Developers

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| Actuate also entered into the open source market in 2005 with BIRT (BI and
| Reporting Tools) contribution to Eclipse and their open source BIRT
| community. Actuate has bet that the use of open source will be a key
| component for their future and starting point for developers, where at some
| point will purchase support, services and then the more robust commercial
| products.
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http://www.intelligententerprise.com...e_integra.html


Brief: Microsoft's BI general manager leaving

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| Microsoft Corp. announced today that Bill Baker, a Microsoft distinguished
| engineer and general manager of business intelligence applications for the
| Microsoft Office Business Platform team, is leaving the company.
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http://www.computerworld.com/action/...icleId=9111688
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