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Articles by Paula Rooney
posted in December 2004
Even as Microsoft works to avoid product delays for its Software Assurance customers in 2005, more planned features in future products may end up on cutting floor, some worry.
Boutique services company MozSource now offers e-mail technical support services for the Mozilla Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client.
RealNetworks, Novell and Samba praised the European Commission for forcing Microsoft to offer Windows without Media Player, but worry about conditions Microsoft will impose on its server communciation protocols.
Startups learn how to survive and prosper in the open-source jungle: Do one thing, and do it well.
Microsoft on Thursday said it acquired Giant Company Software, a New York-based antispyware vendor, and signed a cross-licensing deal with CAD software vendor AutoDesk.
Novell is lighting a fire under its desktop plans to face off against Microsoft's next generation of Windows in 2006.
Sun and Microsoft say they're warming to each other. But their anti-Linux interop efforts are still more talk than action.
Eight months after signing their historic pact, Microsoft and Sun have not yet delivered on identity server and Active directory integration but they pledge additional interoperatibility between N1 and DSI and storage services and browser-based authentication.
A consortium including major Linux vendors unveil an open-source alternative to VMwarre and Virtual Server. Windows support, however, is still on the project's "to do" list.