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May 16, 2011  5:30 PM

Surprise? Open source users/vendors say open source is big



Posted by: badarrow
Acquia, Barbara Darrow, Drupal, Linux, Microsoft, North Bridge Venture Partners, Open source applications, Open Source Business Conference

It’s not surprising that a survey of open source-oriented users and vendors queried on open source adoption found that open source software is going mainstream. The fact that the survey was sponsored by a VC firm noted for backing open source companies, further stacks the deck.

November 22, 2010  2:55 PM

Novell sells to Attachmate, but Microsoft gets some pieces too



Posted by: badarrow
Attachmate, Barbara Darrow, Enterprise Linux, Microsoft, Novell

The long wait is over. Novell Inc., on the block for nearly a year after an unsolicited offer from Elliott Partners, is


October 12, 2010  12:49 PM

The Linux Foundation survey results go against the grain for Linux migrations



Posted by: Ryan Arsenault
Linux, Linux migration, UNIX, Windows

Survey results announced today by

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March 3, 2010  7:13 PM

What does Novell buyout offer mean for open source?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Linux, Microsoft, Novell, open source, SUSE/Novell

Hedge Fund Elliott Associates LP, which holds an 8.5% stake in Novell, offered to buy the rest of the company for about $1.8 billion on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. This...


February 25, 2010  4:51 PM

Microsoft includes Linux patents in licensing deal with Amazon



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Amazon, Intellectual Property, Linux, Microsoft, patents

So, Microsoft again is showing the world that it "owns" Linux. At least that's how it seems to anyone looking at the details of the recent cross-licensing patent deal that Amazon and...


January 22, 2010  12:47 AM

Linux on mobile: Does Windows really have a chance?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Android, Linux, Linux Foundation, Microsoft, Mobile devices, Moblin, Windows mobile

Jim Zemlin, President of the Linux Foundation, came out swinging in a blog post about Microsoft's Robbie Bach's prediction that


November 11, 2009  7:10 PM

Novell and Microsoft pact reaches third year mark



Posted by: Leah Rosin
interoperability, Microsoft, Novell, open source, Red Hat, SUSE Linux, Virtualization

This post was contributed to by Pam Derringer, News Writer On the third anniversary of the 2006 Microsoft-Novell pact,...


October 26, 2009  4:08 PM

Can Ubuntu Linux become a Windows killer?



Posted by: ITKE
Canonical, Firefox, Linux, Linux desktop, netbooks, Novell, open source, Red Hat, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, Windows 7

There have been a number of articles written recently talking about Windows 7 being a Linux killer.


March 5, 2009  10:16 PM

Software company unifies rival OSes, benefits war victims



Posted by: Jbeltran
Likewise Software, Linux, Mac, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Windows, open source, UNIX

This blog post was written by Bridget Botelho, a news writer. When I get pitches from companies that are rife with marketing bull, I am quick to hit delete. But when Likewise Software sent me this goofy press...

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February 27, 2009  5:14 PM

Is Microsoft suit against TomTom first shot in Linux war?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
IP, Linux, Microsoft, open source, patents, TomTom

Is Microsoft's suit filed against GPS device maker TomTom the first shot in a larger Linux war? That was the question being asked yesterday after news spread that Microsoft had filed a...

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