licenses

Software piracy claims can ruin your business and reward those responsible

There is a highly divisive and costly practice that software companies have inflicted on their customers for nearly a decade. This practice brings with it significant emotional duress, time investment

Microsoft Announces 60M Licenses For Windows 8 Sold, Showing Similar Sales Trajectory To Windows 7

Whether you’re a Microsoft user or not, you have to respect the fact that its install base for operating systems is massive. The company spans plenty of sectors, specifically enterprise, but of

Developers Prefer GPL, Enterprises Prefer Apache

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/gnu-apache.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/03/08/potential-open-source-license-violations-in-android-and-ios-apps/">OpenLo

Potential Open Source License Violations In Android and iOS Apps?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/app-store-licenses.jpg">One of the reasons a lot of big companies shy away from using open source software is because the plethora of ope

Xbox 360 license transfer tool now available, but you can only use it once a year

A lot of people got double-screwed when there were all those 360s failing. Not only did your damn console die, but if you had downloaded content like XBLA games, chances are it wouldn’t be on yo