Look back at ten of the most infamous and notorious tech industry frauds, flops, and foibles from individuals to products, ideas to entire companies.
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Under CEO Darl McBride, SCO filed lawsuits claiming ownership over Unix and, by extension, Linux. SCO said it inherited the rights to Unix/Linux through its purchase of The Santa Cruz Operation, and it forged ahead with a "bet the company strategy" that saw it take on heavyweights like IBM, Novell, and end users at DaimlerChrysler and Autozone. But a judge in 2007 ruled that Novell owned the copyrights to Unix. SCO filed for bankruptcy that same year, and McBride was terminated in 2009.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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