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Canonical's withdrawal of funding to the Kubuntu project apparently is not very important to the company's owner, Mark Shuttleworth.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 12 January 2012 10:38

Dell picks SUSE for Linux cloud offering

Dell has chosen SUSE as the first Linux distribution available on its Dell Cloud with VMware vCloud Datacenter Service.

Published in Cloud Computing
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 12:18

SUSE has its head in the cloud

SUSE, the company that creates and markets the oldest commercial GNU/Linux distribution, is making its first major initiative as a private company, releasing an early development version of its cloud infrastructure solution which is powered by the open source OpenStack.

Published in Cloud Computing
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:59

More proof of Oracle's disinterest in open source


More evidence - if any was needed - of Oracle's disinterest in the open source assets it acquired from Sun Microsystems has come to light with the news that the driver for VirtualBox has been declared as "tainted crap" by Linux kernel developers.

Published in Open Sauce

According to Frost and Sullivan the price Google is paying for Motorola Mobility was simply based on the price per patent, using a previous significant patent portfolio sale as a benchmark and took no account of the value of the mobile phone business. Far-fetched? Maybe but F&S has a remarkable 'coincidence' to support this.

Published in Deals
Thursday, 28 July 2011 11:43

Microsoft renews Novell deal

Microsoft has announced that its patent-licensing deal with Novell, which expires in November this year, will be renewed for a further four years.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 14 June 2011 12:33

LibreOffice shows the strengths of FOSS

When free and open source software projects fork, it is often the case that the child turns out to be much worse than the parent.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 02 June 2011 15:56

IBM backs OpenOffice.org @ Apache

IBM will actively support the revamped OpenOffice.org project following its move to the Apache Software Foundation.

Published in Open Source
Wednesday, 04 May 2011 12:40

Novell begins sacking staff

Under its new owner, Attachmate, Novell has begun sacking staff, with reports saying that 700 to 800 are being given pink slips.

Published in Open Source

Planning a move to Office 365? Quest Software says it can help.

Novell ceased to exist as a public entity at the end of trading in the US on Wednesday as the sale of the company to Attachmate Corporation was closed.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 21 April 2011 11:53

Novell sale: DoJ strictures on Microsoft

The US Department of Justice has announced that Microsoft will not be able to keep patents it planned to buy from Novell as part of a consortium.

Published in Open Source
Saturday, 12 March 2011 10:31

Novell sale delayed by patent concerns

The completion of Novell's sale to Attachmate has been delayed until April 12, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 07 March 2011 11:11

Red Hat bid to undercut Oracle, Novell

Red Hat has decided to release its kernel source with all patches pre-applied to make it difficult for its competitors to lure away its customers.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 07 March 2011 09:54

Novell reports first quarter loss

Novell has had a less than stellar first quarter following the stitching up of a sale to Attachmate Corporation late last year, reporting a decline in revenue and a net loss.

Published in Open Source
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Friday, 04 March 2011 11:58

Is Red Hat violating the GPL?

Right from the time it was set up in the early 1990s, Red Hat has always been some kind of a beacon to the GNU/Linux community.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 17 February 2011 08:57

Canonical bid to profit from Mono app fails

A bid by Canonical to profit from the inclusion of the Mono-dependent music player Banshee in its next Ubuntu release has failed.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 02 December 2010 11:18

Red Hat top corporate kernel contributor

Red Hat continues to hold its lead as the main corporate contributor to the development of the Linux kernel, according to the annual Linux Foundation report on kernel development which has just been released.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 25 November 2010 10:28

Novell says UNIX IP not sold

Novell has announced that its intellectual property pertaining to UNIX remains with the company after its sale to Attachmate Corporation.

Published in Open Source
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 13:34

Microsoft buys insurance from Novell

Microsoft has done so well out of the Novell sale that I wouldn't be surprised to find out some months down the line that the whole deal was planned and packaged in Redmond.

Published in Open Sauce




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