IT Management Linux News for Jul 19, 2004
The Hindu Business Line: No "Open and Shut" Case (2004-07-19 23:30:05)
"It takes little to provoke a 'Linux vs Microsoft' debate. This
time around, what sparks an exchange is a presentation critical of
Linux. So who scores...?"
IT Manager's Journal: IT Investor's Journal: Why Novell Needs a Breakout Event (2004-07-19 22:45:52)
"This column last discussed Novell in detail on Feb. 23, 2004.
At the time, I thought the stock price could increase long term but
wanted to hold off buying the stock in the intermediate
EContentMag: A Giant Leap for Academia? Google Ventures into DSpace (2004-07-19 22:00:09)
"DSpace is open-source software designed to assist colleges and
universities in creating, managing, and maintaining digital
Reuters/CNET News: Oracle Counts on Success in China (2004-07-19 20:30:10)
"The world's second-most valuable software firm may cast its net
wider in the Asia-Pacific region, said Oracle President Charles
Phillips, though winning an intensifying battle in China could be
the key for now..."
Update: Microsoft and Lindows Settle Trademark Case (2004-07-19 19:33:33)
"Lindows.com and Microsoft Corp. today jointly announced that a
worldwide settlement has been reached in the trademark infringement
cases between the two companies..." Press release, more details
from CNET News within.
NewsForge: Desktop Linux Making Strides in Financial Services Sector (2004-07-19 16:45:21)
"Linux is finally proving itself on the desktop in the financial
industry, where cost-conscious executives want powerful performance
at an affordable price..."
internetnews.com: J2EE 1.4 OKs Open Source App Server (2004-07-19 13:45:29)
"Officials at JBoss Group announced the certification of its
open source project, JBoss Application Server version 4.0, with
J2EE 1.4 Monday, marking it as the first open source company to
pass the version's extensive compatibility test process..."
SD Times: Freedom of Choice Among Themes at LinuxWorld (2004-07-19 13:00:52)
"Freedom of choice and betting the business on Linux are among
the keynote themes at this year's LinuxWorld Conference & Expo,
taking place Aug. 2-5 at the Moscone Center in San
Enterprise Linux IT: IBM's Results Solid on Services Business (2004-07-19 11:30:19)
"IBM surpassed profit expectations by posting second-quarter net
income of US$1.99 billion, or $1.16 a share; analysts had expected
$1.12. The company also met Wall Street's revenue estimates with
$23.2 billion in sales..."