FOR THOSE who have been waiting patiently for official (Tier 1) support for the Centrino chipset under Linux, help is finally on the way from Intel and IBM. Last week, IBM and Intel announced their first Linux-based and the latest mobile workstation offering.
Sony is first to put PDF in car gadget; Linux-powered cell phones and other consumer devices may follow.
Hewlett-Packard has signed an agreement to sell Sendmail's e-mail software, the latest move by the longtime Microsoft ally to also woo open-source players.
With SCO's Linux suit casting a shadow over some corporate Open Source plans, software asset toolmaker LogicLibrary is making it easier to put IT mangers, developers and even lawyers on the same page, when it comes to tracking and managing Open Source license compliance.
Ziff Davis - The open-source project is set to unleash Firefox 0.9, its last features-based release before the standalone browser reaches its 1.0 milestone.
We now have two distinct classes of Linux users whose interests are not the same, and perhaps we have more than that if we want to talk about people who think of software in political rather than pragmatic terms. Can these factions work together, or will tensions between them eventually kill the free software and open source movements?
We are proud to announce the Debian AMD64 port is ready for inclusion in Sid.
Microsoft kicked off the first of its seminars "to help customers better understand the debate surrounding Microsoft and Open Source software" with an all-day conference in London yesterday. The latest strand in Microsoft's "Get the Facts" counter-offensive against Linux will tour Britain this summer.
United States Patent number 6,748,468, granted June 8, 2004, is for "A Caps Lock notification method, system, mechanism, algorithm, and computer program product." Say what? Haven't I had something like that on my computer for years? Isn't it already part of KDE and other common desktops?
The hottest technology for implementing mobile services is the Wireless Application Protocol (WAP). This article discusses the advantages of working with the open source gateway for WAP, which performs the protocol conversion between a Web server and a mobile phone.
More companies are using the threat of Linux when negotiating deals with Microsoft, one of the company's senior executives has admitted.