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3Com serves Xircom with patent lawsuit

Author: JT Smith

3Com said last week that it has served Xircom with a patent infringement lawsuit, accusing the rival networking vendor of illegally using patented 3Com technology to make PC Cards, according to this PC World article.

Software AG and SCO join forces with Compaq

Author: JT Smith

Software AG has optimized its Tamino native XML database for UnixWare 7 NonStop Clusters, capturing the performance and scalability benefits of native XML database technology and offering enterprises a quick path to the next generation of electronic business, reports Business Wire.

Crackers close a dot-com

Author: JT Smith

FreeWebStuff.com, Inc., a “get-paid-to-surf” Internet company, is calling it quits unless it attracts an Internet security firm or venture partner that can bring significant anti-cracker, anti-fraud technology to the table, reports Business Wire.

Category:

  • Linux

Digi International announces EtherLite for Linux

Author: JT Smith

Business Wire reports, Digi International announced today that Linux drivers are now available for its EtherLite line of network serial concentrators, enabling powerful serial port connectivity under the popular, versatile Linux operating system.

Open Source site buys web design firm

Author: JT Smith

CNET News reports, the acquisition will provide San Francisco-based CollabNet with employees to create sophisticated Web sites that will host programming contributions of programmers worldwide.

Category:

  • Open Source

FTC unlikely to force AOL to share instant messaging

Author: JT Smith

CNET News reports, while the FTC said it won’t comment on pending antitrust investigations, a high-ranking official confirmed that it’s difficult to apply existing antitrust law to instant messaging because the service is offered free, meaning there’s no commercial market to
regulate.

UnixWare 7.1 version now available

Author: JT Smith

LinuxPR reports, Bynari Inc. and the TradeClient project
announced the availability of TradeServer for UnixWare 7.1 today.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 availabe on IndyBox OLD

Author: JT Smith

IndyBox Systems, the world’s leading manufacturer of Linux computers, has announced the availability of Debian GNU/Linux on its RS2200 server line, reports Linux PR.

Verizon strike nears end, pact with some unions

Author: JT Smith

A 15-day strike by 87,000 workers at U.S. local telephone company Verizon Communications appeared to be nearing an end Monday as the company struck a labor contract agreement Sunday with two-thirds of its unions, reports Reuters.

Category:

  • Linux

Love Bug suspect released

Author: JT Smith

Authorities in the Philippines have dropped all the charges against Onel de Guzman, the man suspected of unleashing the love bug virus earlier this year, reports The Register.