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July 5, 2012
by sjvn01
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Could Oracle ruling lead to used e-book, music sales?

Oracle is on a legal losing streak. First, it lost to Google in its attack on Android. And, now the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), the EU’s equivalent of the U.S. Supreme Court, has ruled against Oracle … Continue reading

July 27, 2011
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu Linux gets serious about business partners

Most people, who like Linux, love Ubuntu. Oh they may object to Ubuntu’s new Unity desktop, but at day’s end, they still use Ubuntu. Technology businesses though have a more jaundiced view of Canonical, Ubuntu’s parent company. Canonical, though, is … Continue reading

April 14, 2009
by sjvn01
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Linux gets reseller friendly

I spent many years covering the reseller and integrator side of technology. These are the businesses that you, as a private person, have probably never heard of, but they’re essential partners for companies that use software and hardware. In short, … Continue reading