Articles By Matthew Broersma

Developer fixes 33-year-old Unix bug

Developer fixes 33-year-old Unix bug

An OpenBSD developer has discovered and fixed a bug in the software that has been traced back to an AT&T...

July 9th, 2008 Matthew Broersma
MessageLabs secures managed e-mail backup

MessageLabs secures managed e-mail backup

MessageLabs, best known as a provider of e-mail security services, last week introduced a managed e-mail backup service that has...

July 7th, 2008 Matthew Broersma
WildPackets intros 10G Ethernet data recorder

WildPackets intros 10G Ethernet data recorder

WildPackets has introduced a highly extensible data recorder for 10 Gigabit (10Gig) Ethernet networks, the latest sign that 10Gig networks...

June 29th, 2008 Matthew Broersma
Skype found guilty of GPL violations

Skype found guilty of GPL violations

Skype has been found guilty of violating the GNU General Public License (GPL) by a Munich, Germany regional court, a...

July 26th, 2007 Matthew Broersma
Microsoft and open source company duel over IP telephony

Microsoft and open source company duel over IP telephony

Things are getting tense in the business telephony world. Microsoft is heading for a face-off with the increasingly influential open...

March 25th, 2007 Matthew Broersma
Open-source guru knocks Fedora

Open-source guru knocks Fedora

Eric Raymond, influential developer and co-founder of the Open Source Initiative, has delivered a public rebuke to Red Hat's Fedora...

February 22nd, 2007 Matthew Broersma
PC makers agree to boost Vista hardware security

PC makers agree to boost Vista hardware security

Microsoft has won agreement with PC makers to add a fundamental change at the BIOS level to improve security in...

December 13th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
EC report ‘a mockery’ say antipatent protestors

EC report ‘a mockery’ say antipatent protestors

A European Commission report into intellectual property issues in the IT industry has been criticized by patent campaigners as a...

November 28th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Microsoft wrongly labels Google’s Gmail as virus

Microsoft wrongly labels Google’s Gmail as virus

Microsoft's fledgling consumer anti-virus service, Windows Live OneCare, wrongly identified Google's Gmail service as a virus infection last week, Microsoft...

November 15th, 2006 Matthew Broersma
Samba won’t dance to Microsoft-Novell beat

Samba won’t dance to Microsoft-Novell beat

Samba developers have slammed the Microsoft-Novell deal reached earlier this month, calling it "unacceptable" and warning that it may cause...

November 14th, 2006 Matthew Broersma