It's Final: SCO Loses, Novell Wins

Nov 21, 2008

After five years of litigation between SCO and Novell, the final judgment from the U.S. District Court in Utah is that the rights to Unix belong to Novell. SCO, which is already financially stressed, owes Novell around 2.5 million dollars.

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Mitchell Baker: Mozilla Defies Current Crisis

Nov 20, 2008

The Mozilla Foundation has published its audited financial statements and tax form for 2007. Chairperson Mitchell Baker uses the event to review Mozilla's performance and despite the current financial turmoil, sees good prospects for the future.

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VIA Partners with OpenChrome Video Driver Project

Nov 20, 2008

Taiwanese firm VIA Technologies, specializing in chipsets and the x86 platform, has gone into a cooperative agreement with the OpenChrome video driver project to help in their development effort.

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Patent Dispute Forces Openmoko Housecleaning

Nov 18, 2008

The Openmoko project, developers of an open source mobile phone platform, has recently pulled its download site offline due to a patent dispute.

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Debian: 14 Seconds to Boot

Nov 14, 2008

An article from the Debian-Administration.org community describes how to boot up Debian much faster on an Asus Eee 901. Its author, Phil Endecott, claims to do it within 14 seconds using his method.

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Debian Lenny on Android Phones

Nov 12, 2008

Thanks to a hack a few days ago, BusyBox has been running on the T-Mobile G1 mobile phones with Google's Android platform. Now Jay Freeman, alias saurik, goes a step further: in his blog he describes how to install Debian Lenny by way of root access on the device.

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Fixstars Adopts Yellow Dog Linux

Nov 12, 2008

Japanese company Fixstars Corporation, specializing in Cell/B.E. technology, has acquired Terra Software Solutions to add Yellow Dog Linux to its portfolio.

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VMware Plans Virtualization for Mobile Phones

Nov 11, 2008

The virtualization specialist adopted the know-how for the product through its acquisition of Trango Virtual Processors

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