Though Microsoft might disagree, open source software in many cases can be a real cost saver. It can also save your neck. Literally.
Counterfeiters sometimes bribe their way into advance screenings, so their work can hit the black market before the movies are released in theaters. This is part of a broader scheme the movie industry says robbed it of an estimated US$18 billion in global revenue in 2005.
Red Hat Chairman, CEO and President Matthew Szulik said his ability to find well-qualified candidates in the United States who also embrace the open-source movement's entrepreneurial values and culture of innovation is extremely limited.
Former head of M$ development is serving up competition in the form of Web-based applications a la Google or Yahoo!, states may open source parts of code.
What’s the reward for failure in Waltham these days? If you’re Jack Messman, who was ousted yesterday as boss of local software company Novell, it’s not too shabby. Several million dollars, in fact.
I had to spend 9 hours in Miami, waiting for a connecting flight. So, I decided that I would pay $7.95 for a “day pass” for the Wifi connection. I asked: "You use Microsoft servers, don’t you?" This sad story becomes worse.
Microsoft is coming -- this much virtualisation market leader VMware knows. But the company, led by Diane Greene, seems to know exactly how to stave off the software giant. But is it enough?
Why should Linux--as a technology, as a community--give a darn about anything Microsoft does? The story of Gates' retirement, as big as it was, wasn't about Linux or open source at all. And, try as many in the mainstream media wanted to make this about Linux, they really could not make a valid connection.
While the federal government looks into software than can convert paper data into electronic form, some state governments see open-source software as the wave of the future, said Dennis Wells, deputy chief information officer for the Office of Information Services at the Oregon Department of Human Resources.
The SCO Group Inc.'s net loss for the fiscal second quarter more than doubled from a year ago, hampered by litigation expenses that totaled nearly $3.8 million in the quarter.