OpenText pushes acquisitive approach to growth with $6B Micro Focus deal

If the market doesn’t want Micro Focus, why does OpenText? It appears to be a big deal about getting bigger rather than direct synergy with the acquiring company.

Suse is once again an independent company

Open-source infrastructure and application delivery vendor Suse — the company behind one of the oldest Linux distributions — today announced that it is once again an independent company. T

Google Threw A Punch, Microsoft Fires Back With A Missile

Earlier today, <a href="">Google came out swinging</a>. Seemingly sick of being continuously slapped in the face by the p

Attachmate Corporation To Buy Novell For $2.2 Billion

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Attachmate Corporation</a> has agreed to acquire technology giant <a

SCO/Novell suit is over, SCO loses

It is over. The SCO’s long-running lawsuit against Novell over a number of patents involved around Unix copyright. In short, SCO claimed to own Unix even after Novell bought it back near the tur

Novell Rejects Hedge Fund's Offer To Take The Company Private For $2 Billion

<img src="" class="shot2" />New York-based hedge fund <a href="">Elliott Associates L.P.</a> in a <a href="http://w

Remember that SCO court case? It's still alive!

<img src="" /> SCO, the operating system company that has been trying to make a living doing nothing but litigation, is back in the ne

SCO owes Novell $2.54 million for all that trolling

Remember SCO? Yeah, me neither. But the company that once made a name for itself by existing solely to sue people now owes it’s biggest victim, Novell, $2.54 million plus interest. The story bre

Netbooks to increase Linux's visibility, usability

Novell, the company that markets SUSE Linux, an enterprise-oriented commercial Linux distro, has a lot at stake in the coming netbook wars. After all, the little machines are overwhelmingly running va

Supreme Court Clears The Way For Novell To Seek Revenge From Microsoft For Crushing WordPerfect

Microsoft, marked with the scarlet letter “A” (for “antitrust”), is still paying for yesterday’s sins. Today, the Supreme Court ruled that a private antitrust suit brough

Lenovo Has Linux On The Brain, Will Release Laptops With The OS This Year

Lenovo will release laptops that have Linux instead of Windows later this year. I know, I know, this means the end of Microsoft as we know it… hellfire, dark clouds… Reuters, can’t b