Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.

Paula Rooney

Paula Rooney is a Boston-based writer who has followed the tech industry for more than two decades.

Latest Posts

Addition by subtraction for Google and Sun

If Office revenues decline, a lot of fuel goes out of Microsoft's stock price, which makes it easier for both Google and Sun to take Microsoft on elsewhere. Google and Sun benefit hugely if Microsoft's revenues just don't go up as quickly.

October 4, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn


A trusted Linux milestone

Fedora users will have the security capabilities while the feds are still evaluating it, and their implementations could easily beat that of the feds to market, assuming code works as advertised.

September 28, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn


Marc Fleury's best day ever

He gave me a t-shirt, inspired by the movie Napoleon Dynamite. "Vote for JBoss," it reads, then on the back, "and all your wildest dreams will come true."

September 27, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

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What slows Linux most?

Patching is far more complex in the Linux world than in Windows, because systems and what they run are far more diverse. But it's worth someone's business plan.

September 25, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn