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Articles by Paula Rooney
posted in December 2003
As it lays the groundwork for a potential copyright infringement case against Linux, SCO has sent cease-and-desist letters to select Fortune 1000 companies charging them with illegally using more than 65 SCO-owned Application Binary Interfaces (ABIs) without permission.
Sun's software chief blasted Microsoft and its decision to pull the plug on all products that use the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine on December 23.
Just days after storage heavyweight EMC bought VMware, Red Hat has acquired a Linux storage infrastructure vendor for $31 million in stock.
After a three year effort, the kernel was signed off by Linux creator and OSDL Fellow Linus Torvalds and kernel maintainer Andrew Morton on Thursday.
The new version of the KDE desktop includes quick installation, drag and drop capabilities, and better integration with Windows.
IBM won a significant legal victory on Friday after a Utah judge forced The SCO Group to show within 30 days the Linux code that it claims infringes on its Unix ownership rights.
As SCO prepares to sue a major Linux user, CEO Darl McBride describes the General Public License as a violation of the U.S. Constitution and American copyright law.
Microsoft is aiming to fend off threats from Linux in particular, open source software in general, and European regulators.