IBM confirmed Tuesday that the first silicon prototypes of its mutlithreaded, multicore Power5 microprocessor are up and running in its labs.
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The SCO Group is zero for two in its efforts to prove that its Unix software was illegally copied into the Linux operating system, according to Linux advocate Bruce Perens, who on Wednesday said he traced a second example of SCO's disputed code and that it was lawfully included in Linux.
While The SCO Group's upper management has taken a dim view of Linux's software license, the GPL (GNU General Public License), SCO developers at the company's annual user conference this week expressed dissatisfaction with SCO's public disparagement of the software license.
The first publicly released sample that The SCO Group claims was improperly added to the Linux source code has every right to be in Linux, according to open-source advocate Bruce Perens.
Sun Microsystems will be taking one step backward and two steps forward with its new generation of low-power microprocessors, which the company will unveil during a technical presentation at the Hot Chips symposium in Palo Alto, California, on Tuesday.
A desktop-size supercomputer, new types of computer memory systems, and easier-to-build microprocessors will someday be reality if research being conducted by Sun Microsystems' Sun Labs pans out, according to the head of the company's applied research division.A desktop-size supercomputer, new types of computer memory systems, and easier-to-build microprocessors will someday be reality if research being conducted by Sun Microsystems' Sun Labs pans out, according to the head of the company's applied research division.
The SCO Group Inc. predicted on Thursday that it would book between US$9 million and US$12 million in revenue on Unix licensing deals with technology companies in its next financial quarter.
IBM Corp. no longer has the right to use or distribute the Dynix/ptx operating system it acquired in its 1999 purchase of Sequent Computer Corp., The SCO Group Inc. said on Wednesday.
The role of technology in the enterprise may be changing, but IT still very much matters, Hewlett-Packard Chief Executive Officer Carly Fiorina said Tuesday in a keynote speech at her company's HP World user convention in Atlanta.
Veritas Software and Network Appliance are tightening their relationship to better integrate the two companies' product development, sales and marketing teams, the storage vendors announced Tuesday.
The requirements of the software license that governs the Linux operating system were questioned last Thursday as The SCO Group and Linux advocates offered differing interpretations of the role that the GNU General Public License (GPL) would play in a legal dispute between SCO and IBM.
A rift between the developers of the open source JBoss J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) application server has brought the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) into the J2EE game.
The man who helped engineer IBM's Linux strategy shared his thoughts on the impact of The SCO Group's US$3 billion lawsuit against his company during a keynote address at LinuxWorld Conference and Expo Wednesday.
The greatest threat to Linux may not come from known adversaries like Microsoft and The SCO Group, but rather from its strongest supporters, open-source advocate Bruce Perens said at a press conference at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo Wednesday.
Presenting a vision of cooperation rather than competition between Java and Linux, Sun Executive Vice President of Software Jonathan Schwartz told an audience at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo on Tuesday to worry more about the quality of their code than the software licenses that govern it.