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In 2010, the justices divided over the rules governing patents for business methods, and last year the court limited patents for diagnostic medical tests. Most recently, in June, the court restricted companies' ability to patent human genetic sequences. The Supreme Court has never directly said that software can be patented, although cases in the 1970s and 1980s involved software-related inventions.
SAS will host a forum on Thursday to discuss the threat posed to the U.S. by a lack of students focused on technology skills. SAS CEO Jim Goodnight and Jim Whitehurst, CEO at Red Hat, will reiterate their call for more STEM emphasis in schools. Leading the program will be Gary Beach, publisher emeritus of CIO Magazine and author of the new book "The U.S. Technology Skills Gap." Is the threat real? yes, says Beach, who talks with WRALTechWire about how this "skills gap" is the equivalent to a permanent recession.
SAS will host a forum on Thursday to discuss the threat posed to the U.S. by a lack of students focused on technology skills. Gary Beach, publisher emeritus of CIO Magazine and author of the new book "The U.S. Technology Skills Gap," is coming to SAS to discuss what he sees as a major threat to the U.S. He also says the skills debate is not about immigration. Plus, STEM change begins at home.
Red Hat unveiled its latest OpenStack offerings at the OpenStack Summit in Hong Kong. Read why the company believes it has an edge in this growing market.
Raleigh-based Red Hat is now pushing for use of the OpenStack platform in the data centers of enterprise customers as they seek to build their own private clouds. The Hatters also are stepping up their commitment to the Gluster Community in a bid to further improve cloud technology.
Red Hat's billings, a predictor of future revenue, rose 8 percent from a year earlier to $376 million but still fell short of analyst billings projections. Despite assurances from CEO Jim Whitehurst, investors didn't like the news.
Analysis: Rising enterprise credibility positions Red Hat for increasing profitability in its current fiscal year, says Technology Business Research. WRALTechWire Insiders can access all the details.
Red Hat reports its latest quarterly earnings today, and Wall Street analysts will have plenty of numbers to crunch. But despite what the numbers say, the Hatters are taking pride in their recent entry into the Guinness world of records. The unanswered question, however: Is Guinness now the favorite brew at Red Hat HQ?
How does my startup get acquired? Google, Citrix, Red Hat execs offer tips at Tech Venture conference
Many companies see acquisition as their exit strategy. During a panel at CED's Tech Venture Conference, executives at Google, Citrix and Red Hat offer insight about what they look for in potential deals. WRALTechWire Insiders get the inside story.
Big Blue dedicates a new center in Europe and kicks off expanded "cloud computing" efforts built around its Power-brand servers as part of a beefed-up Linux efforts.
Big Blue executive tells the Wall Street Journal that IBM plans to pour $1 billion into Linux and open source technologies for its "Power" server line. Will the investment give a needed jolt to IBM's server business? Will there be a spillover effect on Red Hat, the global Linux leader?
Jim Whitehurst of Red Hat will serve as vice chairman of the board. Lenovo's Tom Looney also is selected.