There is a call for papers out for Extreme Markup Languages 2005, which will be held August 1-5 in Montreal. And this is cool. Mulberry Technologies has a site with the papers from the past four Extreme Markup Languages conferences.
Google Inc. announced the availability of the Google Mini, a search appliance that enables small-to-medium businesses to access and manage their information using Google search. The Google Mini is an integrated hardware/software search appliance that indexes all content within a company’s intranet or public website so users can search that content as they can on Google.com. The Google Mini searches up to 50,000 documents and comes with one year of support, software updates, and hardware replacement coverage. It can be purchased online, directly from the Google Store, for $4,995 with a credit card or purchase order. Google also announced enhancements to the Google Search Appliance, a product designed for larger enterprises. New improvements to the Google Search Appliance include: database search, localized administration, third-party content feed API, enhanced secure content access, and SNMP monitoring. www.google.com/enterprise