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An intelligent move

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cbronline.com: Novell’s latest CEO has got the company back on an even keel, but can his bold new strategy help it return to growth?

Will Novell Sell Before BrainShare?

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thevarguy.com: Novell’s board of directors is facing a pair of symbolic deadlines: The VAR Guy thinks Novell will need to somehow address the pending private equity takeover bid by Elliott Associates before the BrainShare conference starts March 21 in Salt Lake City, Utah and before Red Hat announces quarterly results on March 24.

openSUSE Weekly News, Issue 113 is out

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Issue #113 of openSUSE Weekly News is now out.

Are these the last days of Novell?

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  • Are these the last days of Novell as we know it?
  • Why Microsoft Can’t Afford To Let Novell Die

Is Novell worth $2 billion?

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  • Is Novell worth $2 billion?
  • Elliott Associates and Novell: Just a Game of Cat and Mouse

Elliot Associates' worrisome Novell plans

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  • Elliot Associates' worrisome Novell plans
  • Novell Jumps 29% on Buyout Offer
  • Vulture Fund Elliott Swoops Towards Novell

Should Novell Go Private?

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  • Should Novell Go Private?
  • Novell's buyout and its effect on the industry

Announcing Connect!

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stick.gk2.sk/blog: During the last openSUSE Conference we had a brainstorming meeting about social aspects of our community. We felt that openSUSE is missing something similar than Ubuntu Launchpad or Fedora Community. I created connect.opensuse.org.

Hedge Fund Offers to Buy Novell

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  • Hedge Fund Offers to Buy Novell
  • Hedge fund Elliott Associates offers $1 billion for Novell
  • Elliott offers to take Novell private for $2 bln
  • Novell Soars on Takeover Offer

Novell president's pay goes down to $5.7m

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computerworlduk.com: Novell president and CEO Ron Hovsepian's total compensation fell 17% in 2009, amid declining annual revenue and a wider net loss.

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Events: openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017, GStreamer Conference 2017, FSFE Assembly During 34C3

  • openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 in Tokyo
  • GStreamer Conference 2017 Videos
    Taking place this weekend in Prague has been the 8th annual GStreamer Conference, which is preceding next week's Linux Foundation Embedded Linux Conference Europe.
  • Call for sessions at the FSFE assembly during 34C3
    With the CCC moving from Hamburg to Leipzig, there are not only logistic changes to be done but also some organisational changes. We are still figuring out the details, but in the context of this call, one of the major changes will be the loss of free available rooms to book for self-organised sessions. Instead, assemblies that match with each other are asked to cluster around 1 of several stages and use that as a common stage for self-organized sessions together. To make the most of this situation, the FSFE will for the first time not join the Noisy Square this year but form a new neighbourhood with other freedom fighting NGOs – in particular with our friends from European Digital Rights. However, at this point of time, we do not yet have more information about the concrete or final arrangements.

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