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Microsoft antitrust settlement dollars going largely unclaimed
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12/28/2004   Post a comment
PC software may be leaving more than $1 billion on the table as a deadline for filing in a California class action approaches.
Honeypot Project finds unpatched Linux PCs stay secure online for months
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12/23/2004   Post a comment
The average unpatched Linux system survives for months on the Internet before being hacked, a report recently issued by the Honeypot Project claims.
Japanese wireless operator invests in U.S. Linux vendor
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12/22/2004   Post a comment
Linux as a platform for mobile devices received another boost when Japanese wireless operator NTT DoCoMo announced that it has invested in U.S. Linux vendor MontaVista Software.
EU penalties against Microsoft upheld
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12/22/2004   Post a comment
Microsoft Corp. has lost its appeal of an European Union ruling that it violated European antitrust laws.
EU software patent measure stalls
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12/22/2004   Post a comment
A measure that could allow widespread software patenting in Europe was unexpectedly tabled by the European Union's Council.
Wissenschaftler finden weniger Bugs in Linux
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12/16/2004   Post a comment
Die neueste Linux-Version soll weniger Bugs als der durchschnittliche kommerzielle Code enthalten. Die frohe Botschaft für alle Windows-Skeptiker stammt von Coverity, einem Unternehmen für Code-Analyse aus San Francisco, das von fünf ehemaligen Wissenschaftlern der Stanford University betrieben wird.
Nucleus PPP Software acquires new features
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
Accelerated Technology has upgraded the Nucleus Point-to-Point Protocol software, adding features that complement Nucleus NET software.
Rack-mountable 1U platform slated for development purposes
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12/15/2004   Post a comment
As a supplier of custom embedded systems, WIN Enterprises is now offering a Pentium-equipped rack-mountable 1U-sized development platform. Intended to help you achieve fast time-to-market, WIN's new product can be used for networking, so-called Internet appliance, industrial automation, and point-of-service applications. Significantly, it's priced at less than $600 a pop.
Researchers find fewer bugs in Linux
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12/14/2004   Post a comment
The newest version of Linux sports far fewer bugs than the average commercial code, according to a group of former Stanford University researchers.
Synfora opens research center in India
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12/14/2004   Post a comment
Synfora Inc. (Mountain View, Calif.) has opened a research and development center in India that will develop high-level design solutions for consumer applications.
Cisco et Fujitsu envisagent un partenariat pour développer des routeurs et des commutateurs haut de gamme
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12/8/2004   Post a comment
Cisco Systems et Fujitsu Ltd. ont annoncé le 6 décembre leur intention d’entamer un partenariat pour développer des routeurs et des commutateurs haut de gamme destinés au marché japonais. De son côté, Cisco a également annoncé une plus petite version de son système de routage de cœur d’infrastructure, le CRS-1 (Carrier Routing System-1).


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