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Oracle Linux 7 released

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Oracle has supported Linux almost from day one. But it wasn’t until 2006, when Larry Ellison got into a disagreement with Red Hat, that Oracle decided it had to have its “own” Linux distribution — a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone, Oracle Linux. It’s eight years later, and Oracle is still copying RHEL with its […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Oracle · Red Hat · Server

SAP supports open source Cloud Foundry and OpenStack for cloud

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Portland, OR: Well, this is surprising. SAP had been pushing forward with bringing its enterprise software suite to the cloud for some time. But no one expected to see SAP really putting its muscle behind the open source cloud and that’s exactly what they’re doing. SAP supports open source Cloud Foundry and OpenStack for cloud. More>

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Tags: Business · Cloud Computing · Development · Infrastructure · Open Source · SAP

UK makes ODF its official documents format standard

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

In 2006 and 2007, there was an enormous documents standards war between Microsoft, with its OpenXML documents format, and the open-source community with its Open Document Format (ODF). In the end, Microsoft, while eventually supporting ODF, won. ODF, while still supported by such popular open-source office suites as LibreOffice and OpenOffice, became something of an after-thought. Until, […]

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Tags: Applications · Business · Legal · Microsoft · Office Software

Apple and Samsung find themselves on the same side in patent fight

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Apple and Samsung fighting the same foe? What’s next? New York Yankee and Boston Red Sox fans singing “Kumbaya” together? Manchester United and Liverpool FC supporters taking up joint knitting lessons? It’s actually just another case of businesses being attacked by the same patent troll. In this case, Luxembourg-based Enterprise Systems Technologies (EST) SARL. This […]

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Tags: Apple · Business · Infrastructure · Legal · Samsung · SmartPhone

Verizon, Netflix continue net neutrality war of words

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments

Last week, Mark Taylor, VP of Content and Media at Level 3, a global tier 1 business and consumer Internet provider, accused Verizon of deliberately slowing down Netflix videos. Those are fighting words! Verizon, Netflix continue net neutrality war of words More >

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Tags: Business · Entertainment · Internet · Netflix · Network · Verizon · Video