Novell’s XGL Desktop

So, we all get that the next version of all operating systems will have some kind of 3D interface. Windows Vista, OSX, and Linux are all vying for that next level of usability. But I've got to say that...

Next Moves for SCO

As the deadline for the SCO vs IBM resolution passed at midnight last night, many are watching to see what their next moves are. There is speculation that SCO could try to request a preliminary injuction against IBM,...
Microsoft Research is putting the final touches on what I would call a "search-engine for your brain". The concept is simple. If Google can index and make every web page in the world searchable, surely your mulit-gigahertz...
After months of pressure from the Linux Community, SCO has unveiled its evidence that is the basis of its legal battle with IBM. Analysts have been shown samples of the allegedly stolen code, and they say that the...

The End of DLL crashes

One of the most common problems with crashing software is that many programs share modules, known as Dynamic Link Libraries (DLL's) to keep their software modular and to save on disk space. With Hard Drive prices dramatically falling...

Sun-set

HP and IBM have taken the top spot from Sun in the Unix Server market, according to a study released today by Gartner. For the last few years, Sun has been suffering as low cost, high powered servers...

SCO Deadline Approaches

When SCO launched it's now infamous lawsuit against IBM on March 7, they gave IBM 100 days to resolve the matter. That 100 day mark puts the deadline at June 13. SCO has said that it has...

SCO Cancels IBM Licence

The 100 day deadline expired on Friday, and today, SCO has revoked IBM's right to use their Unix Operating System, AIX. SCO claims that their action today prevents IBM from selling new licences of AIX, and that all...
In the wake of the huge developments in the SCO / IBM / Linux world, the creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds says that he is not sure about SCO's claim that Linux contains unlicenced Intellectual Property. He is,...

Stutz likes Open Source

David Stutz, a Microsoft executive responsible for Microsoft's Shared Source project, resigned last week. He then went on and posted a "sanitized" version of his resignation letter to the web. In it, he criticizes his former employers for...
Now this is cool. Take a look at Microsoft Surface. When I first saw this site, I thought it was another cool concept like the iPod Packaging or, more recently, the oFone. This isn't a concept (well, not...

Newsbot reads your mind

In a move to curb information overload, MSN Newsbot is set to use implicit customization to help users find news important to them. The idea is similar to Google News, which scans over 4000 news sources, and clusters...

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