Microsoft gives Apache cash to promote open source

Microsoft gives Apache cash to promote open source

Microsoft on Friday expanded its support for the open-source community by giving money to the Apache Software Foundation, the first...

July 24th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

Adobe releases runtime code to Linux developers

Adobe releases runtime code to Linux developers

San Jose, Calif.-based Adobe Systems Inc.’s announcement that it has made available the pre-release alpha version of its Adobe Integrated...

April 1st, 2008 Kathleen Lau

Microsoft trying to get code open-source certified

Microsoft trying to get code open-source certified

After months of antagonizing the open-source community, Microsoft Corp. now appears to be trying to engage it by seeking an...

July 29th, 2007 Eric Lai

The dinner guest

The dinner guest

There are no free lunches (or dinners)…except for Linus Torvalds at Jonathan Schwartz's table. The Sun CEOs dinner invitation to...

June 18th, 2007 Joaquim P. Menezes

Users won’t wait for the perfect Vista

Users won’t wait for the perfect Vista

If a vendor doesn’t finish a piece of software to your complete satisfaction, maybe you can shame them into tying...

June 7th, 2007 ComputerWorld Canada staff

Microsoft, Novell say alliance will help Linux in the enterprise

Microsoft, Novell say alliance will help Linux in the enterprise

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEExecutives from Microsoft and Novell defended their controversial business agreement to collaborate and promote integration between Windows...

May 23rd, 2007 Paul F Roberts

Sun offers JavaFX for ‘rich’ mobile, desktop apps

Sun offers JavaFX for ‘rich’ mobile, desktop apps

Facilitating global communication via the “unstoppable force” that is the mobile network, is the driver behind a series of Java-based...

May 8th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

We don’t compete with Open Source, says Microsoft exec

We don’t compete with Open Source, says Microsoft exec

Last week's pact between Microsoft Corp. and Novell Inc. has led to widespread speculation over the long-term impact on the...

November 12th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

SAP is keeping a close eye on open source

SAP is keeping a close eye on open source

The entire concept of making code freely accessible for others to view, use and even modify would appear to clash...

November 7th, 2006 John Blau