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Controlling Interest in Mandriva Sold To Russian Firm; Former Developers Fork Distribution

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Last Friday the newspaper Vedomosti reported that a Russian firm, NGI, has purchased a controlling interest in Mandriva. The Quintura blog published a short ENglish language summary of the article today.

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Novell is Up for Sale, Not Red Hat

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The likelihood of Novell revealing something about a takeover increases because the financial crossroad (quarterly report) arrives within a day

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Compiere Open Source failed?

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Recently, Consona acquired Compiere. Is this a failure of Open Source business model

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Novell Might be Sold This Month

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Novell is looking for buyers and takeover bids may be imminent

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Further thoughts on Mandriva...

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Some good (and a little not-so-good) comments on the previous Mandriva post. I wanted to point out just a few things...

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Mandbuntu 11.0 – Duck À L’orange

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On the heels of the recent news that Mandriva is up for sale comes a whisper of a rumor from an insider source at a large Linux software company.

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Motorola snaps up a mobile OS software firm

http://www.theinquirer.net

Wireless equipment manyfacturer Motorola looks to have snapped up the little known mobile software outfit Azingo. Azingo has a number of mobile oriented products on its books, however one, its Mobile 2.0 operating system is sure to raise eyebrows.

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HP buys Palm

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Palm, and it's Linux based WebOS, are being acquired by HP in a $1.2 billion deal

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What If… Microsoft Bought Novell?

http://www.linux-mag.com

According to the company, Novell would consider being acquired should the right buyer come along. Could that buyer be Microsoft? And what would that mean for SUSE and the Linux ecosystem?

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Novell Rejects Hedge Fund’s Offer

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New York-based hedge fund Elliott Associates L.P. in a letter to Novell’s board of directors dated March 2 offered to purchase the infrastructure software company for a cash price of $5.75 per share, or $1 billion net of the cash on the company’s books.

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Goodbye Novell

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This week on The Linux Action Show! Rumor has it: The Big Novell Purchase was JUST aproved we discuss what this means for Linux!

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Analyst Expects Microsoft Bid to Buy Novell

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Richard Williams from Cross Research believes that Microsoft or even its ally SAP might attempt to buy Novell for approximately $2 billion

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End of an era

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The last chapter of Sun Microsystems has now been written.

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The Great Oracle Experiment

http://www.computerworlduk.com

For the first time, we get to see what happens when a company that has built up an immense global business empire on the basis of its proprietary software takes over some of the most important open source projects around. Does it destroy them through mutual incomprehension? Or is it *changed* by them, moving towards their approaches?

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On Selling Exceptions to the GNU GPL - Stallman Clarifies

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Richard Stallman has clarified his earlier letter regarding MySQL.

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