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SCO Group Claims IBM Destroyed Evidence

As part of its appeal against a decision by a district court judge, SCO has filed a claim purporting that IBM destroyed certain software code, thus making it impossible for the Utah-based company to detail how IBM had infringed its Unix code. Last year IBM asked the court to limit the scope of SCO'...

SCO Group Launches Legal Information Site

After much ado last fall followed by a false start, the SCO Group has finally launched its legal information site to counter the popular Growklaw.net site. SCO had originally said last October the site would use the domain name Prosco.net, but is instead located at

OPINION

Should Discord Be in Your Incident Response Toolbox?

Cybersecurity incident response teams have choices when it comes to communication tools: Microsoft Teams, Slack, Zoom and numerous others. Some require a subscription or commercial license -- others are free. Some are niche tools specifically designed for incident response. Some are generic busines...

Cisco, IBM Bet Big on OpenStack

OpenStack, a free and open source cloud controller package that has been struggling to gain acceptance in the enterprise, took a giant stride forward when IBM and Cisco opened up their wallets last week. IBM announced it would buy hosted OpenStack private cloud provider Blue Box Cloud. Cisco announc...

New IoT Group to Get Devices Talking Among Themselves

Half a dozen companies this week launched the Open Interconnect Consortium to define the connectivity requirements and improve the interoperability of some 200 billion devices expected to make up the Internet of Things by 2020. The consortium will focus on defining a common communications framework ...

The Ghost of SCO Dogs IBM Again

Like Carrie, whose hand emerged from the grave to grab Sue by the ankle in Sue's nightmare, SCO has reemerged from its grave to revive its lawsuit against IBM, 10 years after the case was first filed. A court has granted SCO's motion for reconsideration and reopening the case. The case had several t...

The Ghost of SCO Dogs IBM Again

Like Carrie, whose hand emerged from the grave to grab Sue by the ankle in Sue's nightmare, SCO has reemerged from its grave to revive its lawsuit against IBM, 10 years after the case was first filed. A court has granted SCO's motion for reconsideration and reopening the case. The case had several t...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Kona’s Scott DeFusco: Open Source Advocate in a Closed Source Firm

Kona, an innovative social networking platform for businesses and organizations, was launched in late 2012. It grew out of a vision developer Scott DeFusco had for a way to solve communications issues shared in peoples' business and social lives. DeFusco and Kona cofounder Jeff Eckerle developed the...

OPINION

Heeding the Lessons of SCO, or Not

We recently saw what is being described as the ending of the seven-year-old SCO contract and intellectual property dispute that dragged Linux through the mud before it propelled the open source OS into much broader enterprise use and credibility. You'd think the lessons of SCO would be a shining exa...

Cisco Floats Business-Minded Android Tablet

Cisco on Tuesday unveiled the Cisco Cius, an Android-powered tablet that targets business users. Billed as a "mobile collaboration business tablet," the Cius delivers virtual desktop integration with access from anywhere to the full range of Cisco collaboration and communication applications, includ...

LINUX BLOG SAFARI

On SCO, Linux and What Will Happen When the exFAT Lady Sings

Well it's been over a week since the landmark ruling came down in the Novell v. SCO case, but the reverberations are still being felt throughout the blogosphere. The post-ruling ruminations just keep coming. Linux Girl was down at the Tipsy Tux Tavern when the news broke, so she had plenty of opport...

LINUX BLOG SAFARI

SCO Wins, Sony Switches to Linux, Pigs Take to the Skies

Well, it's April Fool's Day once again, and that means it's time to have some fun with recent news from the world of FOSS. For example: Did you hear the SCO Group won its six-year case against Novell? Ha! That's because it didn't -- thank goodness. And what about Sony's decision to make its PlaySta...

Novell Scoops Up the Marbles, SCO Goes Home

After six years of battle, a federal jury has ruled that Novell owns the rights to the Unix operating system. In 2003, the SCO Group began campaigning to get Linux users to pay it license fees, arguing that unspecified SCO intellectual property had been improperly included in Linux. SCO filed suit ...

SCO Tosses McBride Overboard, Continues Flying Lawsuit Flag

Unix software firm SCO Group announced a corporate restructuring plan Monday to sever ties with CEO Darl McBride and reduced the company's workforce. The restructuring was designed by the firm's Chapter 11 bankruptcy trustee, Edward Cahn. These moves and other corporate adjustments will help the com...

Free Software Foundation Hauls Cisco to Court for Open Source License Violations

The Free Software Foundation filed a lawsuit against Cisco Systems on Thursday, alleging the networking giant is in violation of numerous open source licenses. The suit was filed in the U.S. District Court of Manhattan by the Boston-based nonprofit open source software group. The FSF claims that sev...

Cisco Stirs Up AXP Interest With Dev Contest

Cisco Systems announced on Tuesday the extension of its Application Extension Platform as well as a contest for developers to provide new applications. The Cisco AXP is an open, Linux-based hardware module for the Cisco Integrated Services Router. Its Linux-based integration environment comes with a...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Alfresco CEO John Powell on the Value of Free

Is it possible to make money by giving something away for free? John Powell, CEO of Alfresco Software, believes that the open source software market is worth $60 billion. The value doesn't accrue from the revenue that it generates. Rather, that value is rooted in the cost savings for his customers. ...

SCO’s Plan to Rise From the Ashes Flickers Out

SCO, the company everyone in the Unix and Linux worlds loves to hate, has lost its latest angel investor. Private equity firm Steven Norris Capital Partners had filed a memorandum of understanding tentatively offering $5 million in stock and a $95 million loan the long-moribund SCO would use to pay ...

SCO Gets $100M Valentine

The SCO Group, a software technology and mobile services firm that focuses on Unix-based solutions -- but is perhaps best for its high-profile lawsuits against Novell and IBM -- has announced a $100 million cash infusion from Stephen Norris Capital Partners that promises to yank the small Utah-based...

TECH BLOG

SCO Gets $100 Million, Lives to Die Another Day

Here I was all ready to post my thoughts on user interfaces and ease of use, when news surfaced that the SCO Group has received an investment of $100 million to take it private. The company once claimed to own the rights to Unix and then proceeded to sue IBM and Novell for infringing its intellectua...

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