The two second-tier Linux companies will adopt common Linux software and engineering. Alas, this idea doesn't have a great history of success.
Software giant announces a deal in which TomTom will pay for coverage related to mapping and file-management patents that Microsoft claimed were infringed by the Linux kernel.
Open source has traditionally not had much of a foothold in Japan. Or has it?
As part of a new interoperability strategy, software maker says it won't take legal action against those who develop open-source products, CNET News.com has learned.
With critical ISO vote on ratification of Office Open XML looming, company maintains it has users' best interests at heart.
Company finally gets Vista out the door. It also spends a bundle on acquisitions and looks ahead to the "computing cloud."
The software maker signs a pact with Japan's Kyocera Mita, allowing the company to use Microsoft patents for its line of printers, copiers and multifunction peripherals.
After seeing Windows wedge its way into a deal with the Nigerian government, Mandriva's chief criticizes Microsoft's competitive tactics.
Microsoft signs another deal with open source's riffraff.
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