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Microsoft Cuts Another Open Source Deal

Microsoft and Linux distributor Xandros announced a broad agreement on Monday based on several technical and intellectual property commitments aimed at extending the software giant's relationship with commercial open source vendors. The technology-sharing agreement with the Linux distributor marks t...

Google Gears Up to Be a Player Offline

Google has created new Web software that runs both online and offline, allowing users to work just about anywhere -- even in places with spotty or no Internet connections. The new open source technology for creating offline Web applications, Google Gears, is a browser plug-in that will let people ru...

Dell’s Linux PC Shop Opens for Business

Following weeks of anticipation, open source software fans can now buy three Dell computers preloaded with Linux. The machines -- the XPS 410n and Dimension E520n desktops, and the Inspiron E1505n notebook -- have factory-installed Ubuntu 7.04 Linux operating systems. Although the move is expected t...

Dell Reveals Preloaded Ubuntu Linux Due Date

Dell reportedly will launch three models of its much anticipated laptop and desktop computers loaded with Ubuntu Linux this Thursday. Although the company has refused to provide any details, blogger Jeremy Garcia -- a Linux advocate who runs the Web site Linuxquestions.org -- released an e-mail from...

Gartner: Software Users Must Fight for Open Source

Gartner is suggesting vendors figure out a consistent definition of open source to ease confusion among many buyers. An underlying current of confusion reigns among open source users, and the ongoing squabble among vendors has not helped reconciled an inherent incompatibility, according to Gartner. ...

Sun May Release OpenSolaris Under GPL

Sun Microsystems is considering the possibility of releasing OpenSolaris, the open source version of its Solaris operating system, under the latest version of the GNU GPL, the primary free software license. Up to now, OpenSolaris has been offered only under the Common Development and Distribution Li...

Red Hat to Acquire Middleware Software Firm

Red Hat continues to enhance its line of middleware products with its agreement to acquire information management software firm MetaMatrix. Once the transaction is complete in approximately 60 days, MetaMatrix will be folded into Red Hat's JBoss division, said Tim Yeaton, senior vice president of en...

Sun, Fujitsu Alliance Yields Six New Sparc Enterprise Servers

Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu have released the Sparc Enterprise Server line, six new servers designed to address a growing demand for increased computing power and energy efficiency. The companies introduced the T1000 and T2000 entry-level servers that run on the Sun-designed UltraSparc T1 processor...

Latest GPL Draft Aims to Sink Microsoft-Novell Pact

Months after it planned to release the third discussion draft of the GNU General Public License Version 3, the Free Software Foundation has finally posted a draft on its Web site. GPLv3 is the first upgrade of the document in 16 years, when Version 2 was released. GPLv3 is a direct response to sever...

New AMD DASH Tools Diagnose PCs Remotely

Advanced Micro Devices is set to release open source interoperability testing and development tools to help vendors build solutions for DASH, or Desktop and Mobile Architecture for System Hardware, a new Web service-based desktop and mobile PC management standard. The DASH initiative is geared towar...

Debian Founder Finds Spot in Sun

Sun Microsystems on Monday named Ian Murdock -- the founder of the Debian version of Linux -- its new chief operating platforms officer in charge of working with Linux and the newly open source Solaris, according to a company blog. Murdock, who has held various posts involving the open source operat...

Oracle Opens Up to Eclipse Foundation

Oracle has joined the board of the Eclipse Foundation, an open source consortium, and says it will donate its Java persistence framework, Oracle TopLink, to help grow the new Eclipse Persistence Platform Project. The Eclipse software is already widely used for writing applications in Java and other ...

Red Hat, Exadel Team on JBoss Developer Tools

Red Hat and Exadel announced a partnership on Monday that will bring Eclipse-based developer tools to Red Hat's JBoss suite of middleware. The tools, which are geared toward developing service-oriented architecture and Web 2.0 applications, will be made available as open source under the auspices of...

Conservapedia: Far Righter Than Wikipedia

In its relatively short life online, reference Web site Wikipedia has endured numerous shots from corners ranging from the generally staid Encyclopedia Britannica to a former aide of the late Robert F. Kennedy. Now it's lined up in the sites of a new foe -- a group of high school students wit...

JasperSoft, MySQL Partner Up

Open source database vendor MySQL and business intelligence software provider JasperSoft are teaming up in a joint reselling agreement to deliver solutions for the burgeoning ISV/OEM market. The two companies announced the availability of Jasper for MySQL: OEM Edition, a suite of operational reporti...

IBM Hesitant About Approving Oracle Linux

IBM is offering no guarantees that its Linux-based applications are compatible with Oracle's new version of the Linux operating system. As a result, users of the recently released Oracle Enterprise Linux OS who have problems integrating IBM applications will have to call on Oracle -- or sort out the...

Open Source Guru Bashes Red Hat’s Fedora

Eric Raymond, a key figure behind the Red Hat Linux distribution, has sparked a storm of controversy by shifting his allegiance to the rival open source platform Ubuntu. The influential developer and cofounder of the Open Source Initiative used a popular Linux mailing list as his platform this week ...

Flaw Found in Snort Intrusion Detection Product

A new vulnerability in Snort, an open source intrusion-detection system, enables hackers to inject hostile code into exposed systems. Sourcefire, the company behind the Snort package, said hackers could remotely gain control of systems running the software and execute malicious code, as well as gain...

Red Hat Joins Microsoft Interoperability Group

Open source solutions provider Red Hat has joined the Interop Vendor Alliance in an effort to make its products more interoperable with Microsoft's extensive environment. The move makes Red Hat the latest in a growing line of Linux distributors cozying up with Redmond by joining the alliance -- a gr...

IBM Unveils Linux Server Consolidation Systems

IBM unveiled three new offerings this week designed to consolidate Web-tier Linux servers in increasingly complicated IT environments. The new offerings, a trio of machines running Linux or IBM's AIX Unix operating system, will help businesses consolidate more than 1.6 million Linux servers that are...

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