Open source apps stack risk user lock-in, experts contend

Open source apps stack risk user lock-in, experts contend

Vendors are scrambling to offer open source application stacks as an alternative to integrated sets of proprietary applications that have...

December 7th, 2006 Eric Lai

Australian Unix user organization in trouble

Australian Unix user organization in trouble

AUUG, the Australian users organization for Unix, Linux and open source professionals, is facing one of the toughest challenges in...

September 14th, 2006 Rodney Gedda

Torvalds still no fan of governing license

Torvalds still no fan of governing license

Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, remains unimpressed with a proposed update to the license that governs the open source...

August 17th, 2006 China Martens

The economics of open-source software

The economics of open-source software

New business models have formed around open-source software, threatening the old ways of making money in the IT industry. At...

April 27th, 2006 David Senf

Microsoft to license code to avoid EU fines

Microsoft to license code to avoid EU fines

Microsoft Corp. has agreed to license the source code for communications protocols in its Windows server software in a bid...

January 25th, 2006 Simon Taylor

Open-source groups back India’s free software program

Open-source groups back India’s free software program

Open-source groups in India are assisting the Indian government's program to distribute productivity software for free in the country, even...

November 17th, 2005 John Ribeiro

Search finds new holes in open source tool

Search finds new holes in open source tool

A close investigation of a common open source tool has uncovered more critical security holes in software used by developers...

June 9th, 2004 Paul Roberts

Red Hat ends free download support

Red Hat ends free download support

November arrived along with a slew of changes in the Linux community, including Novell Inc.'s acquisition of SuSE AG, an...

November 28th, 2003 Rebecca Reid

EU software patent opponents turn up lobbying

EU software patent opponents turn up lobbying

Opponents of a proposed European law on software patents have overhauled their lobbying efforts in a last ditch attempt to...

September 15th, 2003 Paul Meller