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March 6, 2015
by sjvn01
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VMware sued for failure to comply with Linux license

In 2007, top Linux contributor Christoph Hellwig accused VMware of using Linux as the basis for the VMware ESX bare-metal hypervisor, an essential part of VMware’s cloud offerings. Years went by and the Software Freedom Conservancy, a non-profit organization that … Continue reading

February 5, 2015
by sjvn01
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Some patents become less troll friendly

In one small step for patent law interpretation, one giant leap forward for patent sanity, the Department of Justice (DoJ) has agreed to let the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineer (IEEE) new Standard Association (SA) patent policy stand. This … Continue reading