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XenSource releases open-source virtualisation rival

XenSource has released version 3.0 of its Xen virtualisation software, the first major open-source offering to compete with the likes of VMware, Scalent and...
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Nokia Releases Safari Powered Browser

Nokia has completed a new Web browser for Series 60 based Symbian phones, which is built upon the WebCore and JavaScriptCore components of Apple's...
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Oracle Releases Beta of Free Database

The free open source database leader MySQL has some new competition from expensive enterprise database leader Oracle. The company on Monday unveiled a beta...
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Study: E-waste dumping victimizes developing nations

The findings of an investigation into dumping of used electronics equipment in Nigeria came as no surprise to African IT leaders, who say that...
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Oracle to offer free database

Oracle intends to release a free version of its database, a reaction to the growing competitive pressure from low-end open-source databases. The database heavyweight...
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OpenOffice 2.0 Final

OpenOffice.org 2.0 is the productivity suite that individuals, governments, and corporations around the world have been expecting for the last two years. Easy to...
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Oracle buys open-source database firm

Database heavyweight Oracle has acquired Innobase Oy, a privately held Finnish company with close ties to open-source database company MySQL. Terms of the deal,...
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Sun retires one open-source license

Sun Microsystems is recommending that nobody use an open-source license it created, a small step in a broader push to pare back the number...
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Open-source Mambo project faces rift

Backers of Mambo, a content management system used to publish Web sites, are deeply divided over how to govern the open-source project--a split that...
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Sun launches open-source digital rights plan

After years of work, Sun Microsystems has begun trying to rally corporate allies behind a neutral standard for digital rights management, technology that governs...
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Open source patent pool mooted and booted

A new plan by the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) designed to protect open source projects from patent lawsuits has already attracted criticism from...
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HP exec decries spread of open source licences

A Hewlett-Packard executive has urged IBM and Sun Microsystems to abandon their own licenses and back the GNU GPL (General Public License). The existence of...
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The Apache Foundation has released the first version of the open-source Derby database, which also gained support from Sun Microsystems. Apache Derby is a...
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Coding misstep forces new Firefox release

The open-source Firefox browser and Thunderbird e-mail client will be updated for the second time in a week because of code changes that have...
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IBM gives patent access: Other motives seen in open-source boost

IBM Corp. is chipping in to help the open-source software movement that likes nothing more than tweaking the nose...
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Sun Proposes New Open-Source License

Sun Microsystems Inc. has proposed a new open-source license to the Open Source Initiative, but Linus Torvalds and others doubt that it will help...
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Open source community attacks Sun

Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz's claim that his Java Community Process is the only true open source has greatly miffed the open source movement.Eric Raymond,...
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Sun Solaris Open-Source Release Still Undecided

Sun Microsystems expects to publicly debut Solaris 10 on Nov. 15, but its plans to release an open-source version of the Unix operating...
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Novell Warns Against Patent Suits

Subscribing to the theory that the best defense is a good offense, Novell on Tuesday made it clear that any patent litigation against the...
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Microsoft releases third open-source contribution

Microsoft yesterday made its third open-source contribution, as the source code for FlexWiki was released. FlexWiki is an application that allows users to create...
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Red Hat takes Sun to task on open source

A top Red Hat executive has attacked the open-source credentials of its sometime business partner Sun Microsystems.In a Web log posting Thursday, Michael Tiemann,...
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GNOME 2.8 released

The GNOME Foundation today released the latest evolution of its widely used Linux desktop GNOME version 2.8. The new release adds some significant new...
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Big Blue goes open source yet again!

IBM is giving away more than half a million lines of its software code to an open source software group, the lucky things. The code...
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JES added to Open Source candidates from Sun

Sun Microsystems Inc. said this week that it is thinking about offering some of its Java Enterprise System (JES) under an open source license,...
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Indian President wants weapon systems open source

Wow, that's actually kinda scary if you think about it. All that source code out there, and with India being a declared nuclear power...
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