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  • The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere

    Mark Shuttleworth's recent closure of Ubuntu Linux bug No. 1 ("Microsoft has a majority market share") placed a meaningful, if somewhat controversial, exclamation point on how far Linux has come since Linus Torvalds rolled out the first version of the OS in 1991 as a pet project.

  • The future of Linux: Evolving everywhere

    Mark Shuttleworth's recent closure of Ubuntu Linux bug No. 1 ("Microsoft has a majority market share") placed a meaningful, if somewhat controversial, exclamation point on how far Linux has come since Linus Torvalds rolled out the first version of the OS in 1991 as a pet project.

  • Attachmate will retain Novell Unix patents

    Novell has clarified that Attachmate will retain Novell's Unix copyrights.

  • Microsoft buys up 882 Novell patents

    Attachmate's purchase of Novell will allow the company to work with vendors such as IBM and Microsoft.

  • SCO auctions off UNIX assets

    SCO says that it hopes to protect UNIX system V customers by having another company manage the software.

  • SCO appeals Unix patent ruling in Novell case

    Following a final ruling from a judge in the US District Court for the District of Utah in June, SCO Group on Wednesday filed an appeal in its long-running legal battle with Novell.

  • Novell vs SCO: Judge rules for Novell

    It's not the first time onlookers have declared that the long-running legal dispute between Novell and SCO is over, but many are saying that a Thursday judgement favouring Novell on all counts is the end of the road.

  • SCO loses Unix patent battle to Novell

    A jury in the US sided with Novell in its long-running legal dispute with SCO.

  • SCO Group fires CEO McBride

    Unix software vendor SCO, struggling through bankruptcy and a Unix copyright trial involving Novell, has fired President and CEO Darl McBride.

  • Appeal decision means new legal battle over Unix

    A new legal battle over Unix copyright looms, following a shock US appeal court decision in favour of SCO's claim that it owns the Unix copyright.

Latest Features

  • HP shows us how not to do it, again

    HP management has not been good to the company over the last few years. One would have to do a lot of searching to find a management team that has so thoroughly messed up in the court of public opinion.

  • Sorting through rubble after Microsoft's Linux patent bombshell

    As the open source community digs out from the patent assertion bombshell dropped by Microsoft last week, the situation appears more complex than simple bullying and heavy-handed legal threats.

  • Ghost in the machine

    The story of the ghost server that almost crashed a network - and what its discovery said about the need to document and scan your LAN.

  • Infosec: The threat from cyber extortion

    Criminal gangs are increasingly using the Internet as a tool to extort money from businesses.

  • It's raining code!

    The options for using open source have never been greater, and you owe it to yourself -- and your company -- to take a closer look.

  • Q&A: Nelson Pratt, OSDL Marketing Director

    When the OSDL's marketing director Nelson Pratt landed in London this week, we grabbed the chance to get the latest scuttlebutt.

  • Whatever happened to SCO?

    Once big, loud and proud, SCO has laid itself low in cash, sales and esteem. How did SCO get into this mess, and can it extract itself?

  • Critics say IBM patent giveaway is not enough

    IBM's decision to release access to 500 software patents to the open source commmunity looks like an endorsement of the open philosophy, but some critics say that IBM hasn't gone far enough.

  • Who's responsible for DoS attacks?

    We ask Thomas Arthur of Arbor Networks for his views on where they come from and whether you can - or should - rely on your service provider to stop them.

  • SCO: From software vendor to free-falling litigation machine

    Few now believe that SCO's main commitment is to improving its primary product? Instead, what's looming is the debt, poor sales, disaffected employees and a crippled company culture.






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