Paula Rooney


Paula Rooney has covered the software and technology industry for more than 20 years, starting with semiconductor design and mini-computer systems at EDN News and later focused on PC software companies including Microsoft, Lotus, Oracle, Red Hat, Novell and other open source and commercial software companies for CRN and PCWeek. She received a silver award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors in 2005 for her profile on Linus Torvalds and edited and co-authored "Partnering With Microsoft," a book about Microsoft's channel published by CMP Publishing in 2004. Rooney graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in 1997. In her off time, she enjoys scuba diving, sailing, sun worshipping, running, reading, surfing (the net) and hanging out with her family. She resides on the shores of Scituate, Massachusetts.

Paula Rooney owns no stock in the companies that she covers. She holds a 401K that is managed by Morgan Stanley.

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Google offers Cauliflower Vest for enterprises using MacOSX Lion Server

Google offers Cauliflower Vest for enterprises using MacOSX Lion Server

Google engineers released its Cauliflower Vest project under an open source license Wednesday. The tool, aimed at MAC OSX Lion Server administrators, is an end-to-end Mac OSX FileVault 2 full disk encryption solution for the enterprise. Google maintains the out-of-the-box FileVault 2 solution in the Mac OSX Lion Server is aimed at consumers and lacks enterprise features.

February 23, 2012 by in Google

Google: Android, MeeGo don't have to fight

Google: Android, MeeGo don't have to fight

Google open source chief Chris DiBona said he's not in the killing business and expects that Android, MeeGo and other open source cell phone operating systems to play nicely together in the sandbox."MeeGo doesn't have to lose for Android to be great and Android doesn't have to lose for MeeGo to be great," DiBona told hundreds who gathered in San Francisco for the Linux Foundation's :Linux Collaboration summit.

April 15, 2010 by in Google