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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek, having joined the publication in 2003. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in November 2006

Microsoft Sits On Linux Dilemma Of Its Own Making

11/17/2006
When Microsoft signed a patent agreement with Novell, owner of SuSE Linux, it thrust itself onto the horns of a dilemma. It seemed to be saying that Linux contains patent exposures. If you're a Linux user, Microsoft may sue you for using its intellectual property, unless you use SuSE.

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Oracle To Red Hat: With Friends Like Us, You Won't Be Needing Enemies

11/3/2006
In a brief eight-day period, two of the software industry's behemoths, which agree on little else, seemed to agree on one thing: Something needs to be done to slow the growth of Red Hat. It's almost as if they're miffed that Red Hat didn't have the good sense to remain a third-world supplier of raw materials, the way they intended.

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