In their bid to sway users over to their way of thinking when it comes to *nix-based destkops, especially for businesses, Novell and Sun have been pulling out the management card.
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Scripting News publisher and RSS shaker-and-mover Dave Winer diplomatically bit...
Just last week, in what I figured to be a foreshadowing of some sort of Sun Ray announcement (Sun Rays are Sun's thin client), Sun president and COO Jonathan Schwartz blogged about ARPU economics and how they'd drive the cost of a PC down to zero.
The ugly intellectual property rights to...
CNET News.com has a story that puts a tidy bow on research coming from several sources that points...
Dell's PR today sent us some screen shots from the hysterical Tech Force video shown during Michael Dell's keynote (Video) at Oracle OpenWorld. It was described as a Dell training video to show how to work with Oracle as a sales team.
Former State of Utah CIO Phillip Windley says that, by raising the bar on what states can...
Although PeopleSoft placed the call to Oracle on Friday night, it was by no means your ordinary, everyday $26.50 deal.
According to The Register, LG, which is not only the world's fifth largest handset manufacturer, but also the number one provider of 3G phones, is the first major phone manufacturer to buck tradition by going with SavaJe's pure Java-based handset operating system. Exactly three years ago today, after seeing how the company had packed J2SE (the desktop version of the Java Runtime Enviroment) into a Compaq iPaq, I wrote about SavaJe.
Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Sprint and Nextel were in merger talks. Now USAToday.