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IT Management Linux News for Jan 13, 2007

  • Starry Hope: 10 Ways The Nokia N800 Is Better Than Appleā€™s iPhone (2007-01-13 20:30:00)
    "I realize that there are areas where the iPhone will be better than the N800, I just don't think it's worth the extra cost and lack of freedom that comes along with having owning an iPhone."

  • Digital Copyright Canada: Economic impact of open source software in the EU (2007-01-13 12:30:00)
    "Whether your issue is job creation (governments) or job training (schools), it is clear that the legacy proprietary-only (and sometimes platform specific, such as Microsoft) proposals are ill advised."

  • developerWorks: Access z/OS batch jobs from Java (2007-01-13 04:30:00)
    " Learn how to reuse programs while still accessing them from Web. Historically, the mainframe has had a huge capacity of processing high volumes of data in batch by running Job Control Language (JCL) statements that control the execution of programs. In this article, Nagesh Subrahmanyam provides step-by-step instructions on how to use a Java program to submit batch jobs from a z/OS mainframe -- the missing link between the traditional batch processing capability of a mainframe and the flexibility of the Web."

  • InternetNews.com: McBride: SCO is Not Done Yet (2007-01-13 03:00:00)
    "In a letter sent to SCO (Quote) customers, SCO President and CEO Darl McBride assured his customers that the company is still doing all right. In the letter, written in advance of SCO's Jan. 17 fourth-quarter earnings report, McBride assures customers that SCO is not done yet."

  • Linux Watch: Can Java become an important Linux language? (2007-01-13 02:00:00)
    " When you think programming languages and Linux, the languages that tend to come to mind are C, C++, Perl, PHP, Python and, lately, Ruby. But, Java probably doesn't enter your mind at all -- that's because until recently Java was a proprietary language. Sun, however has now liberated Java under the GPLv2 open-source license"