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Weakening Economy Good for Open Source, Panel Claims

SAN FRANCISCO—Experience has shown a weakening U.S. economy would be good for open source, as a shortage of cash is usually a major catalyst for innovation, particularly around open-source...

Microsoft Issues Hyper-V Release Candidate

Microsoft made the feature-complete Release Candidate for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V available to customers and partners March 19, as the company moves to meets...

HP Preloading Novell`s Desktop Linux on Some Machines

SALT LAKE CITY—Hewlett-Packard will start shipping some of its notebook and desktop computers with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 preinstalled later this year. "We are really excited by this...

Analyst: Microsoft Needs to Train More Partners

As Microsoft gears up for the Feb. 27 launch of Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008—the biggest enterprise launch in the...

Microsoft Releases Virtualization Beta

Microsoft has released a public beta for its hypervisor-based server virtualization technology known as Hyper-V, which will be included in three versions of Windows...

Windows Vista SP1 to Disable Activation Exploits

Microsoft will use the upcoming release of Windows Vista Service Pack 1 to disable the two most widely used exploits of the operating system's...

Microsoft Releases Another SQL Server 2008 CTP

BARCELONA, Spain—Microsoft has released the third Community Technology Preview for SQL Server 2008, which includes new functionality and brings compatibility with Windows Vista and...