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The case for the open-source Goliath

Open source is doing well. But to thrive, commercial open-source software may need a Goliath or two to provide exits and funding for start-ups.

By Nov. 18, 2009


Apple vs Psystar: Goliath wins

Apple's ongoing copyright infringement dispute with Mac clone maker Psystar has all but wrapped up with a big message to clone makers: "Don't even try!"

By Dec. 1, 2009


Facebook, Microsoft: When Goliath fears David

What is that makes market leaders suddenly frightened of much smaller competitors? Is it something they know about their competitors? Or is it something they know about themselves?

By Mar. 28, 2009


David vs Goliath: The 2.0 version

News.com's Charles Cooper says that tech behemoths can write big checks to secure future prosperity, but it's the small start-ups that are doing the more impressive development work.

By Feb. 6, 2008


Odds & Ends: Goliath for iDisk; Peak install glitch?;

Odds & Ends: Goliath for iDisk; Peak install glitch?;

By Mar. 27, 2002


Seth Rogen to helm film on '90s console wars

The star of "This is the End" and "The Green Hornet" will help turn the classic battle between '90s video game giants Sega and Nintendo into a cinematic thriller.

By Feb. 24, 2014


Living with the Leon: Taking the Leon to the Limit

I've not kept my love for our Seat Leon secret, and neither has anyone else who's driven it. It's a real pleasure to chuck about, but lately I've been wondering what it's actually capable of when the rules of the road are relinquished for a damp runway. In Essex.

By Dec. 8, 2013


Ford races to create standard for connected cars

Cars are getting smarter, but they're also getting fragmented, with each manufacturer offering a separate setup for smartphone connectivity. Here's an update on how Ford is trying to bring the industry together.

By Nov. 26, 2013


Apple had a map mishap? Nokia must mock it

Apple maps leading drivers onto an Alaskan airport taxiway is too much for Nokia's mocking tweeters to resist.

By Sep. 26, 2013