Displaying items by tag: Novell

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
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 10:33

Novell to be acquired by Attachmate

Announced overnight, Novell is to be acquired by Attachmate Corporation for $US2.2b.

Published in Listed Tech
Wednesday, 17 November 2010 15:56

New state senior directors at CA Technologies

CA Technologies has appointed two of its executives to state senior director roles.

Published in People Moves

Last week, Miguel de Icaza, a vice-president at Novell, announced the release of version 2.8 of Mono, a project he set up to create an open source clone of Microsoft's .NET development environment.

Published in Open Sauce

Over the past few days, there has been speculation that Novell's GNU/Linux business will soon be bought by VMware, the company that is partially owned by EMC Corporation and makes virtualisation products.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 16 September 2010 11:41

Is Novell about to be broken up and sold?

Rumours are abounding that following a rejected buyout offer in March, Novell is about to be broken into two parts and sold separately.

Published in Listed Tech
Tuesday, 07 September 2010 10:43

Google plans open source Wave in a Box

Google has announced plans to release a working and workable subset of its now defunct Google Wave project as the open source Wave in a Box.

Published in Open Source




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