Tech Industry

Lifts and shifts for open source

roundup Linux specialist MontaVista raises its game in both software and sales, while Munich passes over local favorite Suse Linux.

Linux specialist MontaVista raises its game in both software and sales, while Munich passes over local favorite Suse Linux.

Debian wins Munich Linux deal

Bavarian city passes over Novell's Suse Linux for a high-profile, 14,000-computer installation.
April 28, 2005

MontaVista updating Linux line

Company that sells Linux for unconventional devices brings new software foundation--and more-traditional sales model--to product line.
April 28, 2005

Novell hires top Samba programmer from HP

Software company adds another open-source luminary to its staff. Jeremy Allison says, "These guys know a lot about file sharing."
April 27, 2005

Open wallets for open-source software

VC firms are again embracing open-source companies, and a natural question may be whether some of them have perhaps lost their minds.
The New York Times
April 27, 2005

Fortinet settles GPL violation suit

Security specialist Fortinet agrees to make some of its source code available following accusations that it violated the GPL.
April 26, 2005

previous coverage

Torvalds unveils new Linux control system

Linux founder launches "Git," a new tool for managing the operating system's heart. A dispute had led him to drop the previous system.
April 20, 2005