Meet Filr, described by Novell reps as a challenger for Dropbox (and by extension likely Box, Google Drive, Microsoft SkyDrive, and more).
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Conversation with Pete Manca, CEO of Egenera, about the why Egenera acquired Fort Technologies
A U.S. federal judge has finally laid to rest a long-running suit against Microsoft --- brought by Novell --- over alleged antitrust behavior.
In the Linux Foundation's latest list of who contributes the most to building Linux, we find, besides the usual suspects -- Red Hat, Intel, and Novell -- Microsoft.
Novell ZENworks Application Virtualization 9 simplifying application installation, delivery and management
Novell hopes its ZENworks Application Virtualization 9 will make it easier for organizations to migrate from Windows XP to Windows 7 as well as install, deliver and update applications. The company faces strong challenges from Microsoft, Citrix, VMware, Intel and AppZero, however.
There are plenty of Microsoft employees on Twitter answering questions and sharing links, including senior figures like Brad Smith and Frank Shaw responding directly, for example to Google's arguments about the Novell patent purchases.But the Microsoft blogs are the 'official' place to get detailed information; sometimes prepared and checked by the lawyers, more often posted directly by the developers working on the technology.
Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates may take the stand this week in an ongoing Novell vs. Microsoft antitrust case involving events that happened in the mid-1990s. Yawn.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and a panel of Senators have agreed to disagree over whether the search giant favours its own properties over competitors during his US Senate grilling overnight, recalling ghosts of hearings past and citing Microsoft as a cautionary internet tale.
Apple and Microsoft thought that the Nortel and Novell patents were worth more than Google did, so they paid more for them. Now Google whines about it on its official blog? Sounds like sour grapes.
The Linux-Windows server interoperability pact, originally struck between Microsoft and Novell five years ago, will now run until the start of 2016
Microsoft and SUSE announced they are extending the 2006 Microsoft-Novell Linux patent-protection agreement, and that Microsoft is buying $100 million worth of SUSE Linux Enterprise certificates for its customers.
The hybrid cloud service is designed to save small businesses money by utilising a pay-as-you-go software scheme
A federal appeals court this week agreed to hear Novell's appeal of a longstanding antitrust case involving Microsoft and WordPerfect.
The company's $2.2bn takeover of Novell has gone through, after regulators gave their approval to the sale of Novell's patents to a consortium featuring Microsoft, Apple, EMC and Oracle
Novell has just announced that Attachmate has acquired the company and it has licensed it patent portfolio to the Microsoft-headed CPTN Holdings.
German and US regulators have given their approval to the creation of a consortium, featuring Microsoft, EMC, Apple and Oracle, that will buy hundreds of open-source patents from Novell.On Wednesday, the Bundeskartellamt (Federal Cartel Office, or FCO) said it had cleared the creation of CPTN Holdings, which will buy 882 patents from Novell.
This is not the deal Microsoft wanted, but it's what the Department of Justice insisted on.
Microsoft and other members of the CPTN Holdings group that is attempting to acquire more than 800 Novell patents are altering their original agreements to head off potential antitrust concerns, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on April 20.
Novell's sale of hundreds of open-source patents to a consortium featuring Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and EMC has become more likely to go through, as the US Department of Justice has failed to block the sale.The antitrust division of the Department of Justice (DoJ) had made Novell and the consortium, CPTN Holdings, agree to not carry the sale through until 12 April, so the DoJ could review the sale.
Novell has unveiled Mono for Android, a toolset that will let developers create .NET and C# applications for Google's Linux-based mobile operating system using Microsoft Visual Studio.
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