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Xandros instant-on platform: Who needs it?

Linux vendor will make a pre-boot operating system for Windows boxes.

By March 2, 2009


Linspire + Xandros = Anything of value?

Linspire and Xandros are apparently tying the knot. It's doubtful that two negatives can make a positive.

By July 1, 2008


Linspire getting swallowed by Xandros

Linspire, the company that once raised Microsoft's ire with its Linux-based Lindows operating system, is being swallowed by Xandros, another Linux company.

By July 1, 2008


Linux seller Xandros acquires Scalix server software

Scalix will become an independent subsidiary of Xandros, a Linux specialist trying to expand its product range.

By July 18, 2007


RealNetworks to build all-in-one media support into Linux Netbooks

RealPlayer on Linux Netbooks has become a reality thanks to a new licensing agreement, and maybe Ubuntu Netbooks will become a little more media-savvy.

By June 2, 2009


Microsoft inks another Linux-related IP license deal

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.

By November 13, 2007


Red Hat discussed patents with Microsoft...this is news?

Red Hat talked patents with Microsoft, yes. But Red Hat wasn't/isn't buying, and won't until the terms of the talks change.

By June 28, 2007


Conspiracy theory: A tricky standards game for Microsoft? (Rik van Riel)

Microsoft's patent agreements with Linux distributors may have less to do with patents than with Office "standards," suggests Rik van Riel.

By June 18, 2007


One open-source project dies while another is reborn: Linspire vs. Chandler

The undercurrent of Linspire's and Chandler's respective failures is an inability to market to the consumers that would buy their wares.

By August 11, 2008


Microsoft forages for patent deals in the world of the also-rans

Microsoft strikes yet another patent deal with a tired, also ran of a Linux company. When will the winners capitulate?

By June 14, 2007