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Special Partner of Novell Bought Out by Microsoft Partner

http://boycottnovell.com

Provident is bought by Paragon, which "continues to strengthen the Microsoft platform business"

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Sun Buys Innotek

http://www.thesourceshow.org

Sun Microsystems announced today that they are buying Innotek. You can read the announcement here. In case you don't immediately recognize the name Innotek, they are the makers of the VirtualBox virtualization software that many of us have come to know and love. It's a great alternative to VMWare and they have an Open Source edition as well.

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A Giant Bid That Shows How Tired the Giant Is

http://biz.yahoo.com

Oh, how the mighty have fallen... this is Microsoft we’re talking about, and if its proposed acquisition of Yahoo signals anything, it serves as a confirmation that Microsoft’s glory days are in the past.

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Is MySQL's Fate the Future of Open Source?

http://www.linuxjournal.com

It's not every day that the entire technical press goes bonkers over news in the open source world, but that's what happened last week, when Sun announced that it was buying MySQL. Doubtless, the pleasant roundness of the sum involved - $1 billion – helped, as did the fact that most of that was cash. But leaving aside the sense of satisfaction that events in the free software world should be suddenly thrust centre-stage, Sun's move does raise a larger question about the fate of all open source start-ups.

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Nokia Acquires Trolltech

http://trolltech.com

Nokia to acquire Trolltech to accelerate software strategy

Trolltech’s Qt-based technology facilitate application development for multiple platforms and devices
Nokia and Trolltech ASA today announced that they have entered into an agreement that Nokia will make a public voluntary tender offer to acquire Trolltech ...

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