President of Gree Electric Appliances Inc, the world's largest residential air-conditioner manufacturer, has slammed Xiaomi and another Chinese home appliance maker Midea Group as 'two swindlers together', after the latter two companies teamed up for a $200 million smart-home push.
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Verizon Wireless joins the Ubuntu Carrier Advisory Group. This move sets Verizon up to be the first carrier to bring the Ubuntu-Linux based smartphone to the US.
A decade ago, SCO attacked Linux but it hadn't counted on running into a paralegal turned legal journalist named Pamela Jones and her Website Groklaw.
Hispalinux has released the details of its complaint to the EC over Windows 8's UEFO Secure Boot, and says getting rid of it is just too complex for the average user.
A Linux user group filed a complaint with the European Commission alleging Microsoft's UEFI practices violate antitrust laws. Does the complaint have legs?
Spanish Linux group Hispalinux has filed a competition complaint with the European Commission over the implementation of UEFI Secure Boot for Windows 8.
The Automotive Grade Linux Group is to use Tizen to develop a reference platform that auto manufacturers can use for in-car systems.
Linux founder Linus Torvalds, the founder and lead developer of Linux, has always been a man of few words and yesterday at LinuxCon 2012 he was no different. Still, the Linux creator hailed advances the kernel has made in the way of ARM support and power management, its progress on the cell phone front, and the fact that the kernel group has maintained its independence from manufacturers
SCO, the company that started the Linux lawsuit madness, is now in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, but the Linux intellectual property FUD lives on.
Oracle's case is as dead now as when it began. Like SCO with its insane attacks against IBM and Linux, Oracle doesn't have a leg to stand on in its Google litigation.
The Open Invention Network, a Linux patent protection consortium, is expanding its defense to related open-source programs such as KVM, Git, OpenJDK, and WebKit. Mobile Linux distributions like Android, MeeGo, and webOS will also soon be expressly protected.
Plans to enable a secure boot on Windows 8 machines have drawn the ire of Linux Australia's membership and has them considering action.
As is our custom, our merry band of Windows-focused bloggers is covering today's opening keynote address at Microsoft's BUILD conference in Anaheim.Our group includes my ZDNet colleague Mary Jo Foley, Kip Kniskern, Rafael Rivera, Paul Thurrott, Tom Warren, and Long Zheng.
The Pre 3 will launch in the UK before the end of August, HP has confirmed.The device — the second Pre since HP's purchase of Palm, which was completed in July, 2010 — will launch in the UK before the end of August, Paul Hunter, general manager of the Personal Systems Group at HP in the UK, told ZDNet UK on Tuesday.
Frontline Systems wasn't actively looking for a major investor or acquirer when Japanese group NTT Communications came knocking on its door, according to the Australian IT services group's chief executive Steve Murphy. However, NTT's decision to take a 70 per cent stake in Frontline makes "perfect sense" for both.
SCO, the anti-Linux, litigation zombie that would not die is finally dead, but it's Unix operating systems: SCO OpenServer and UnixWare will live on.
Groklaw, the be-all and end-all of SCO lawsuit sites, will soon no longer be publishing new stories. Why? Because SCO's last dying efforts against Linux have come to nothing, and so Groklaw's mission is complete.
Paul Graham, the founder of the Y Combinator venture capital group, has given a 10-minute interview to Bloomberg about backing startups. Towards the end, he says he's worried about another "era of monoculture" where software developers concentrate on a single 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.
Linux Australia president John Ferlito has called for calm over the Office Open XML document conflict sparked by the Federal Government's peak technology policy group AGIMO and its recently released Common Operating Environment policy.
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