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November 10, 2009 by

New tool aids .Net developers in writing Linux, Mac OS X apps

Not all .Net developers are writing Windows apps. Some (besides Miguel de Icaza and his merry band of Mono folks) may be interested in writing Linux, Unix and Mac OS X apps, too. On November 10, Novell rolled out the final version of a new Visual Studio add-on aimed at these developers.

November 25, 2007 by

Vista still struggling as Linux finds its feet

Almost a year on from the release of Microsoft's Windows Vista, only 13 percent of companies say they expect to move all desktops to the operating system, according to a survey released this week. Furthermore, adoption of Linux continues to gather pace, with a particular emphasis on the desktop emerging.

August 23, 2006 by

CTO of antivirus firm prefers Mac, Unix

The CTO of the third biggest antivirus firm revealed to me this week that an Apple Powerbook loaded with Unix is his "platform of choice".During an interview with Dave Rand, CTO of Trend Micro, I asked him about threats directed at the Mac platform, especially seeing as Apple is gaining market share in the US and is likely, over time, to do the same on a global basis.

September 8, 2005 by

Mac community must wake up to security

Apple Macintosh users believe they are immune from security problems and need to wake up to the potential of attack -- before they are rudely awoken by a destructive piece of malware.At the University of Otago in New Zealand, where around 40 percent of the computers are Apple Macintosh systems, IT security manager Mark Borrie has been educating his OS X users in security best-practices.

June 12, 2003

Apple in court dispute over Unix

As legal battles heat up over who owns the rights to the operating system, the company that claims ownership of the Unix name says Apple is infringing its trademark.

January 9, 2003 by

Apple to build browser into OS X

Macworld: Apple will integrate its new open-source browser, Safari, into Mac OS X. There is also the promise of an X11 windowing system that would enable Macs run Unix and Linux apps

August 30, 2000 by

64-Bit Unix Confusion

Big Blue is trying to put a happy face on its 64-bit Unix strategy. But many people still are hopping mad over how IBM is handling the morphing of Project Monterey into AIX 5L, an upcoming operating system that's supposed to run Linux, SCO UnixWare and IBM AIX apps.


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