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'Operation Open Gates' a hoax says OSDL

Reports are circulating on the Web about a project called "Operation Open Gates," which is a consortium to be announced on January 25th by the Open Source Development labs (OSDL). As first reported on LinuxBusinessWeek last Friday, OSDL, IBM and Intel are to purportedly "rewrite the components in the Linux kernel that, it has been alleged, tread on other people's IP - or at least the 27 Microsoft patents that Linux supposedly infringes.

January 18, 2005 by Chris Jablonski


NFL to offer time-shifted broadcasts of games has inked a deal with the National Football League to make MP3-based recordings of its games available to NFL fans that want to listen to time-shifted broadcasts of their favorite games on an MP3-capable device (computer, iPod, cell phones, handhelds, etc.

January 18, 2005 by David Berlind


Schwartz to IBM: Don't lock us out

In Sun President Jonathan Schwartz's latest blog entry, he used the medium to castigate IBM for standing in the way of Solaris 10 deployments in large financial services companies: But what's been really interesting is noticing who's not necessarily been so supportive of helping us drive more opportunity with our financial services customers: IBM.

January 14, 2005 by ZDNet