Novell to Give Customers the Data Center Functionality and Quality They Demand With Greater Flexibility at a Lower Cost at the Heart of the Enterprise
Novell to Resell and Support PolyServe Matrix Server Worldwide
Novell's SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 9 First Linux Distribution to Complete Evaluation Assurance Level EAL4+
The Open Source Consortium (OSC) has set up a taskforce to investigate the implications for open source technology of a change in European patent law and to provide a cohesive response to the current debate.
TimeSys Launches First Carrier Grade Linux 2.0 Upgrade Program
Within the last hour, CNET News.com has revealed that Microsoft will release a beta of Internet Explorer 7 this Summer. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates announced the new browser version at the RSA Conference 2005 in San Francisco.
Some hackers in Florence and other Italian cities are busy these days putting together Carovana X, an Italian-led initiative to help some Senegal communities. The members of this project are raising funds, assembling used computers, refurbishing them with Linux, and also collecting medical equipment and other first-necessity items. Besides Linux, the list already includes one ambulance and 26 hospital beds.
Microsoft has denied threatening to take jobs away from Denmark if the Danish government supported the software patent directive.
Open-source software company MySQL has revamped its pricing and licensing practices in an effort to make its database more attractive to corporate customers.
Ask Jeeves is considering working with the Mozilla Foundation and contributing to the Mozilla project. Tuoc Luong, Ask Jeeves' executive vice president of technology, and Jim Lanzone, senior vice president of search properties, met with the Foundation late last month. Three possible areas of collaboration were discussed: Ask Jeeves Desktop Search, Mozilla Firefox and XUL. On the Ask Jeeves Blog, Luong has outlined the various possibilities.
At the annual LinuxWorld Conference& Expo this week, top-tier vendors in the Linux space will roll out a raft of enterprise products, with a few vendors laying out road maps for pushing their open source strategies higher in the enterprise.
digikam and kde-look.org are teaming up to have a contest for the best new superimpose templates to be included in digikam's next release!
PCLinuxOS is without a doubt one of the cleaner and easier to use Linux Distributions available today. Based on Mandrake, with development led by Texstar, it continues to be a Live CD distribution that often finds it's way as a permanent solution for many desktop workstations. The latest release is looked at by a GUILinux Team Member. Read the full review Here.
Everyone knew the worst kept secret of LinuxWorld: that Red Hat would be introducing its latest server Linux. What wasn't expected was that Red Hat would use the announcement to attack Sun and Solaris.
The innovative intellectual property software firm announced at LinuxWorld that it has signed SAS as a customer and has improved its program by adding support for proprietary and commercial source code.
A second start-up has begun selling software aimed at making sure open-source and proprietary software don't intermingle.
Top Linux seller Red Hat on Tuesday announced the latest version of its premium Linux software, leapfrogging rival Novell and expanding an effort to coax customers away from Sun Microsystems.
What if we scrap the old systems of using SMTP and IMAP/POP for sending / retrieving email completely. What if we used RSS to read email and secure HTTPS to send (and also read) emails? I'm temporarily calling this "SMiRQ Mail" (short for Syndicated Messaging and Relayed Queueing).
Three years after Linux creator Linus Torvalds began using BitKeeper to manage the Linux kernel source tree, debates have continued to spring up on the Linux kernel mailing list. A BitKeeper press release from nearly a year ago claims that the move has resulted in doubling the pace of Linux kernel development, a claim examined in a later two part interview on NewsForge from last May, including comments from Linus and Larry McVoy. In spite of this significant boost in productivity, there remains a group who vehemently oppose Linus' choice to use BitKeeper.
Symbio Technologies, an innovator in server-centric diskless thin client computer systems, today introduced the Symbiont Boot Appliance™ (SBA), which takes the place of far-more-expensive boot servers for diskless thin client workstations and networks.