Spanish Government to Hand Schools Over to Microsoft?

Apr 30, 2009

It's not the first time Microsoft has tried to wrestle away market share from free software using shady tactics. Suddenly, Microsoft seems to have discovered that education is strategic for their enterprise and they are pouring resources into cornering the market... at least in areas where Linux has the lead.

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NetBSD 5.0 Better on Multi-CPU Systems

Apr 30, 2009

The NetBSD project has released version 5.0 of its free UNIX derivative. The release above all improves performance and scalability on multiprocessor and multicore systems.

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Big Losses at Sun as Sales Fall

Apr 29, 2009

Following the announcement of the takeover by Oracle, Sun Microsystems' latest financial report shows a drastic drop in sales and a huge rise in company losses.

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Webconverger 4.7 with Firewall and Adobe Reader

Apr 27, 2009

Webconverger, a Linux distro to drive web kiosk systems, is now available in version 4.7. Some updates improve its security.

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Previews of MySQL 5.4 and MySQL Cluster 7.0

Apr 22, 2009

Sun Microsystems is previewing its upcoming MySQL 5.4 and MySQL Cluster 7.0 database products.

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VMware Presents vSphere Cloud OS

Apr 22, 2009

Heralded as a leap into the new era, vSphere 4.0, which was introduced April 21 as the successor to VMware's Virtual Infrastructure 3.x, is at least a logical step in the right direction upon a more sober assessment: through consolidation and automation based on an infrastructure of virtual components, a solution to satisfy turnkey IT services.

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Open Business Intelligence from Infobright and Jaspersoft

Apr 21, 2009

The Infobright and Jaspersoft firms have combined their open source software into an integrated data warehousing and business intelligence solution.

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Glibc 2.10 Brings Numerous Enhancements

Apr 20, 2009

Developer Ulrich Drepper has provided a preview of the upcoming version 2.10 of the free GNU C library glibc.

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