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Top 10 Software Stories Of 2010

In any year, there are winners and losers, those that successfully rode--or shaped--the tide, and those smashed by the waves of change. As virtual battles raged on Xboxes, Kinects, and other platforms, software developers waged war over market share and steadily loosening budget dollars. Eagerly awaited new products and beta versions made their debuts, jockeying for position and sales. The past year was, of course, no exception. In the rapid-paced world of social media, granddaddy MySpace all-bu
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Having lost its lawsuit against Novell and IBM, SCO Group in September announced it would try to sell-off most of its Unix business, following bankruptcy court approval of the deal. In 2004, SCO sued Novell, claiming Novell owed it millions of dollars. The vendor also tried to add IBM to the mix, saying that SCO had rights to Unix code that had been used in open source code. The jury's ruling in favor of Novell was widely viewed as a ruling for open source. SCO filed an appeal.

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SCO Group To Sell Unix Business

Novell Wins Unix Case Against SCO

SCO Terminates CEO Darl McBride

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