Posts tagged “UNIX”

Updated June 14

Premium Lock Hatters of Arabia: Saudi university, Red Hat set up academy; Plus: Top innovator is ....

Red Hat   Red Hat, which recently opened its third Innovation Lab in Europe, is opening a Red Hat Academy in Saudi Arabia. In other news: Red Hat's Innovator of the Year award goes to ...

September 17, 2013

Premium Lock IBM confirms $1 billion in new Linux investments

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.

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Updated September 17, 2013

Premium Lock Reports: IBM to invest $1 billion in Linux server 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?

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Updated April 11, 2011

Premium Lock Linux defender Groklaw shuts down - in victory

Groklaw Pamela Jones, a paralegal who led efforts to combat SCO lawsuits over Linux on the web and with support from UNC-CH's ibiblio, plans to sign off.

Updated June 21, 2010

Premium Lock 'Case closed!’ Lawsuit over Unix declared over; Bilski next

SCO vs. Novell is over After years of litigation in a suit that threatened Linux, open source, Red Hat, IBM and others, SCO’s case against Novell over Unix is tossed. Next big case to watch: Bilski.

Updated March 30, 2010

Premium Lock Novell prevails in lawsuit over Unix copyright ownership

Novell Case has been closely watched by IBM, Linux community including Red Hat, since company suing Novell has charged Linux includes Unix code. SCO says it will continue fight against IBM.

Updated March 27, 2010

Premium Lock As Red Hat and IBM watch, Unix case goes to jury

SCO vs. Novell heads to jury SCO Group is fighting Novell for copyrights in Unix ownership. The case could have implications for Linux operating system.

March 10, 2010

Premium Lock Novell, IBM accused of collaborating to hurt Unix owner, lawyer says

Novell Trial opens in federal court in suit by The SCO Group against Novell. The outcome could have implications for Linux operating system.

July 17, 2009

Premium Lock N.C. IT job market openings drop 7% in June after increase in May

State's IT job market openings fall A ‘slow summer is ahead’ for tech job seekers, says latest IT Job Trends report. Slight improvement is expected this fall. For now, market is ‘stabilized.’

June 23, 2009

Premium Lock IT job market in North Carolina bottoms out in May, report says

IT job openings increase Unlike nation-wide trend, number of information technology job openings across the state show slight increase. However, demand remains far below that of one year ago and little further improvement is expected this summer, SkillProof and NCTA report.

Updated May 18, 2009

Premium Lock 'A Hot Hat' – Analysts add sizzle to Red Hat shares with more takeover talk. Will IBM buy?

Red Hat a hot target In November, Red Hat shares bottomed out at $7.50. Now its shares are nearing $20 as analysts stoke rumor fires of a possible takeover by another firm.

Updated April 23, 2009

Premium Lock North Carolina's IT job market shows some life; Openings up 5.7%

IT jobs increase slightly Raleigh market improves 44 percent. However, NCTA and SkillProof conclude: "It may be so that the job market has bottomed out but employers are unlikely to make more jobs available unless the economy improves."

Updated January 25, 2009

Premium Lock N.C.'s high-tech job sector tightens considerably – openings drop 31%

 Latest IT jobs report from NCTA, SkillProof shows fewer than 1,400 jobs. A year ago, there were three times that many.

Updated December 22, 2008

Premium Lock Earnings results + revenue forecast = Merry Christmas or Grinch for Red Hat

 A new product and some endorsements from analysts certainly help Red Hat stabilize its stock for the short term. But today’s earnings announcement, and especially revenue forecasts into the unknowns of 2009, will carrying even more weight.

Updated December 15, 2008

Premium Lock Information technology job openings plunge 30% in N.C.

 Latest report from N.C. Technology Association, SkillProof finds just over 2,000 IT openings in November, down more than 900 from October. Openings are just barely over half those available a year earlier. Only three of top 15 categories show increase in postings.

Tags: UNIX
September 12, 2008

Premium Lock In an increasingly wireless world, which giant has winning hand?

 Yahoo, Adobe, Google, Nokia, Apple and more show some of their cards at trade show.

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