AMD Licenses Rambus Technology

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Fear not readers, this is not an announcement that AMD will be shifting to RDRAM for Socket AM2, so sit back and relax. Advanced Micro Devices has agreed to pay Rambus...

Gearbox licenses Unreal Engine 3

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Gearbox Software announced yesterday that they had entered into a long-term agreement with Epic Games to use the Unreal Engine 3 technology in thier future next-generation Console and PC games. Previously, Gearbox has used the...

HP Calls on IBM, Sun to nix OS Licenses

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To help nudge Linux and open source software further into the enterprise, a vice president at Hewlett-Packard Co yesterday called on rivals IBM Corp and Sun Microsystems Inc to invalidate their open-source software licenses in...

Microsoft Licenses Finjan Security Patents

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Microsoft has invested in security company Finjan Software and licensed its patents that cover ways to protect systems against previously unknown security threats. The deal, announced Wednesday, gives Microsoft a minority share...

Opera Gives Away Educational Licenses

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Opera Software has announced that it will make its popular web browser available free of charge to universities and colleges. Originally, schools had to purchase licenses in bulk at a cost of $1 each. Institutions...

palmOne Licenses Microsoft Exchange Server Synchronization

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palmOne, Inc. today announced that it has licensed Microsoft Corp.'s Exchange Server ActiveSync® protocol to enable the delivery of security-enhanced, wireless and direct synchronization between Microsoft® Exchange Server 2003, part of Windows Server System, and...

Virgin Licenses Scaled Composites Technology

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Scaled Composites, designer and operator of Space Ship One, have announced a deal with Virgin today. Worth ~$20 million, the tie up will see Virgin license Space Ship One technology, and offer flights under the...

BioWare Licenses Unreal Engine 3

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BioWare has sent word that they've signed a license agreement with Epic Games for the Unreal Engine 3. The engine will be used in an unannounced upcoming title, which will feature BioWare's third new intellectual...

Acclaim loses Turok, Baseball licenses

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There was further bad news for troubled publisher Acclaim in its latest round of regulatory disclosure documents, as the company admitted that it has lost the rights to the Turok franchise and Major League Baseball....

Microsoft Offers Free Licenses for Backup Servers

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Microsoft Corp. has begun offering free software licensing for "cold servers" or networking computers that are kept off until they are needed, the world's largest software maker said on Friday. The new feature, part of...

Linux seller licenses Windows Media technology

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Turbolinux, a Japanese seller of the open-source operating system, has bridged a philosophical divide by licensing Microsoft technology for playing digital music and video. Pragmatism led the company to combine products from the...

Samsung licenses PowerVR MBX

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UK system-on-a-chip developer Imagination Technologies will see its PowerVR MBX 3D graphics core used in ARM-based mobile phone and PDA processors made by Samsung. The company today said that ARM had sub-licensed the technology to...

Apple licenses iPod to Hewlett-Packard

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Apple Computer said it would license its leading iPod digital music technology to Hewlett-Packard, the world's second largest computer company, as it seeks to break out from its niche markets. HP will also bundle Apple's...

EU Expands Probe of Microsoft to Software Licenses

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The European Commission widened its probe into Microsoft Corp for anti-competitive practices on Thursday, asking computer hardware makers for details of their licensing deals with the software giant. Competition regulators at the European Union's executive...

SCO licenses Microsoft protocols

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The SCO Group is one of four new licensees for Microsoft's interoperability protocols, we learn from the latest antitrust compliance bulletin. Regular reports are issued to monitor compliance with the Antitrust settlement, specifically "to ensure...

U.S. Unsatisfied with Microsoft Licenses

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Antitrust enforcers at the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday they "remain concerned" about the price Microsoft Corp. plans to charge competitors to view the inner workings of the Windows program under its antitrust settlement...

AT&T Wireless to Trade Licenses

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REDMOND, Wash. - AT&T Wireless has agreed to pay $30.75 million in cash and assign some of its wireless licenses to Chicago-based U.S. Cellular Corp. in a deal covering 15 states, the companies said Monday....

Palm licenses LIM's secret fusion formula

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Palm has followed Handspring and licensed Research in Motion's extraordinary new technique of generating cold fusion energy at room temperature. RIM has "a history of developing breakthrough wireless solutions", and the fusion...

Finding pay dirt in scannable driver's licenses

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Slashdot has a good article and thread going (which comes from the NY Times, yea i know registration required but neowin/neowin works quite well!) on the dangers of people reading the magnetic strip on the...

DivXNetworks licenses MPEG format to Fraunhofer

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In what looks to be a case of selling sand to Saudi Arabia, DivXNetworks Inc said yesterday it has licensed its controversial DivX MPEG-4-based video technology to the Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics (Institut Graphische...

XP Additional Licenses Go On Sale

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Found this over on Wininfo. :) As promised in late August, Microsoft has begun offering Addition Licenses for Windows XP, though only at a slight discount over the normal retail price. The company...

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