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LSE's Linux trading platform hit by glitches

The London Stock Exchange's migration to a new Linux-based trading platform has been dogged by problems, affecting brokers for third parties, who do not provide advice.On Thursday, Selftrade told ZDNet UK it has been experiencing problems in displaying correct prices for certain London Stock Exchange (LSE) shares.

February 17, 2011 by

LSE migrates to Millennium Exchange trading platform

The London Stock Exchange has completed a move to a Linux-based trading platform for its UK cash markets.The SUSE Enterprise Linux platform, called Millennium Exchange, runs on commodity Intel hardware and has been designed to reduce trading latency, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announced on Monday.

February 14, 2011 by

Nokia could drop Symbian for Maemo on N-series

Nokia could drop Symbian for the Maemo Linux operating system on its flagship N-series handsets by 2012, according to Maemo marketing staff.A report published on Wednesday on The Really Mobile Project quotes Maemo staff from an event last night in London.

November 18, 2009 by

Will Microsoft promise split the open source movement

The split is over whether Microsoft's promise on C# and the CLI extends to Mono and whether the Mono version of .Net should be accepted as a standard part of Linux. If it is, then Microsoft may be embraced as an "open core" vendor like other enterprise open source companies.

July 6, 2009 by

Will Stallman C# warning fall flat?

Stallman's fear is that Microsoft will use its software patents to force open source C# implementations, and applications, underground. Any move toward bringing C#, which Microsoft developed and Mono, which Microsoft supports, into the center of the Linux community must therefore be resisted.

June 29, 2009 by

Mainsoft gives latest .NET developers a means to deploy widely without knowing Java

Mainsoft is offering a pragmatic approach to gaining a wide choice of deployment environments, including C/C++. The approach helps open C# developers to Java, and vice versa. It extends the utility of Visual Studio. And if provides flexibility in both runtime and design time. There's a portals-specific benefit too in that developers can attach back to portals in many environments: mainframes, Unix, Linux, and Windows.

June 6, 2007 by

Motorola joins Eclipse, proposes mobile Linux project

Motorola announced this week it was investing in Eclipse by joining as a Strategic Developer Member. As part of this commitment, Motorola will hold a seat on the Board of Directors, participate in various councils of the Eclipse Foundation, and dedicate a number of developers to working on Eclipse projects. They also proposed a new project called Tools for Mobile Linux, which will provide frameworks and tools for developing C++ applications that run on mobile devices.

June 23, 2006 by

Microsoft: No Office on Linux 'at this time'

Microsoft has no plans to tweak its Office productivity suite for Linux anytime soon, despite the growing popularity of open source on the desktop, according to a company executive.Speaking at the LinuxWorld conference in London on Wednesday, Nick McGrath, Microsoft's head of platform strategy, said that the software maker had no intention of porting Office to any of the Linux desktop distributions.

October 5, 2005 by

Lloyd's may offer open-source indemnity

Lloyd's of London, the oldest insurance organisation in the world, may soon underwrite open-source software against claims of intellectual property infringement.The insurance would be available through brokers to companies and organisations worried about being sued over their use of open-source software such as Linux by companies that might claim it infringes their intellectual property rights.

August 15, 2005 by

Is Microsoft taking dead aim at Linux?

C. Marc Wagner: Microsoft's recent string of legal settlements are not only helping the company shed its bully image; they're also clearing Redmond's decks for an all-out assault on Linux.

November 9, 2004 by

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