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

Martin Fink

The most provocative comments at LinuxWorld this week were those of Martin Fink,vice president of Linux for Hewlett-Packard.Here is the short version.

February 16, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments

Is Hula a good idea?

I have a confession to make: I hate "groupware." Well, maybe "hate" is too strong a word, but lord knows I don't enjoy it.

February 16, 2005 by Joe Brockmeier

Comments

It's a wonderful program

Novell's donation of the Hula Project to the community reminds me of one of my favorite copyright stories, that of the movie It's a Wonderful Life(right, from Amazon.Com).

February 16, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments

Boston tea party

Our reporters went to Boston for a nice quiet LinuxWorld and Comdex broke out. Just a few highlights:Novell CEO Jack Messmansaid he hasconvinced CIOs that "open source and Linux in particular is the center of the enterprise.

February 15, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments

Dan Bricklin to the rescue

Dan Bricklin has been a hero to me for some time. Now, if you're trying to get open source into your enterprise, he can be a hero to you, too.

February 15, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments

Does desktop Linux matter?

I have a lot of great correspondents in our TalkBack section. Among the best, and most persistent, is Cho Ok-Hyeong.

February 14, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments

Branding mobile Linux

Following up on last week's announcement with Samsung, Montavista Software has begun banging the drum for a brand -- Mobilinux.They are not calling it that.

February 14, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments

Linux mobile reference design

Samsung has led a consortium to production of a reference design for a Linux-based broadband mobile phone. It's designed for UMTS/Edge networks and features a Samsung processor, an Infineon modem chip, and the Montavista Linux kernel.

February 11, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments

SCO suit dying

The SCO-IBM suit is not over, yet. But it may never get to trial.

February 9, 2005 by Dana Blankenhorn

Comments