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​More change for Mozilla as top Firefox exec departs

Johnathan Nightingale, Mozilla's vice president of Firefox, is leaving. Firefox is stronger now after a tough 2014, he says, but his departure means more unsettled times for the browser maker.

By February 18, 2015


Corporate VCs still have love for the Golden State

The venture capital arms of corporations favor investing in California, where tech businesses received $657 million from corporate VCs in the first quarter, according to a new report.

By June 28, 2012


The open-source license landscape is changing

There is an ongoing shift toward open-source licenses that are more permissive, reflecting an increased emphasis on building communities rather than protecting against free-riders.

By June 17, 2011


Mozilla jumps into Node.js server project

Right now, the server software uses the JavaScript engine from Google's Chrome. Mozilla is transplanting Firefox's into Node.js.

By April 19, 2011


Oracle apparently shuts doors on OpenSolaris

According to a leaked memo, Oracle will release Solaris source code only after its versions of the OS ship, a move that cuts off the OpenSolaris project.

By August 16, 2010


Intel an investor in storage firm for Apple users

Chipmaker says it has invested in seven new companies through its global investment arm.

By November 17, 2009


Joyent offers workgroups a new way to work

Joyent offers workgroups a new way to work

By August 25, 2006


Avoiding lock-in in the cloud

Cloud computing has many benefits, but the risk of being locked-in to a single vendors' platform is very real.

By June 30, 2008


Is Google's BigTable too private?

During a panel discussion at the Structure conference, the issues of lock-in and standards for Google's cloud-computing platform fire up some open-infrastructure conversation.

By June 25, 2008