Judge Rules: SCO Does Not Own Unix

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The SCO Group, notorious for its legal campagin against Linux users and developers, was dealt a devastating blow last week. A federal judge ruled that Novell, not SCO, owns the copyrights to Unix, effectively cutting...

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Microsoft's delayed Longhorn operating system appears to be taking a page from the Unix management book by curbing user's administration rights. Mike Nash, Microsoft's security business and technology unit corporate vice president, has said Longhorn...

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Several high-profile distributors of the BSD version of the Telnet protocol have rolled out patches for a critical bug that could cause system-hijack attacks. The bug, which was reported by iDefense Inc., is a remotely...

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London-based mi2g Intelligence Unit on Tuesday released a report that says Mac OS X and Berkeley Standard Distribution (BSD) Unix are the "world's safest and most secure 24/7 online computing environments." Linux operating systems offer...

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Last year rumors surfaced that Microsoft was considering including its Services for Unix (SFU) into Longhorn. Today vnunet is reporting that Microsoft is indeed going to include SFU into its next generation OS. Exactly...

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And the Unix system will lay down with the Windows system, and lo, there shall be peace among the vendors. IT folks are hoping for major interoperability improvements between leading server systems as...

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A previously secret licensee of SCO Group's Unix intellectual property has revealed its identity: Unix leader Sun Microsystems. SCO's Unix licensing plan got a major boost of publicity in May when Microsoft announced...

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Microsoft is acquiring the rights to Unix technology from SCO Group, a move that could impact the battle between Windows and Linux in the market for computer operating systems. According to a statement...

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IBM has denied SCO Group's allegations that it misappropriated Unix trade secrets, but Big Blue isn't giving hints about what its eventual strategy will be for battling the lawsuit. In an 18-page filing...

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Hewlett-Packard has cut prices for its midrange Unix servers by about 20 percent, in an attempt to thwart renewed competition from rivals Sun Microsystems and IBM. The price cuts, which HP intends...

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IBM has released a new low-end Unix server, addressing the weakest part of the company's Unix server line. The p610, a two-processor system code-named Colt, has a starting price of $7,495, said Val Rahmani, the...

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