The last week saw as set back of sorts for Oracle, as the US patent analysts rejected 17 claims of the 21 infringements claimed by Oracle on one of the seven infringement claims it had filed against Google. However, there are further 122 claims to wade through.
The success story of Open Office took a nosedive when the proprietary software giant Oracle picked up Sun Microsystems and through it OpenOffice. With its donation to non-parent open source incubator such as Apache Software Foundation Oracle has once again broilered itself in more OpenOffice controversies. Is Oracle right in choosing ASF over The Documentation […]
Oracle released VirtualBox 4.0.8, a maintenance release of VirtualBox 4.0. It improves stability and fixes regressions. Important bugs were fixed in this release, for 3D support: fixed GNOME 3 rendering under Ubuntu 11.04 and Fedora 15, Mac OS X hosts: fixed incompatibility with recent Mac OS X versions in 64-bit mode, for more information check […]
Enterprise software for organizations/Enterprises working on Linux is a very defined segment and service providers compete against all odds to undercut and offer ‘support’ to these niche clientele. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) as part of its services for Enterprises develops several Linux Kernels as part of a paid service, complying with GPL’s open source […]
Oracle released VirtualBox 4.0.0 Beta 2 , this is the second Beta release of VirtualBox4.0 in one week, this beta release bring a number of fixes also the following major new features were added: reorganization of VirtualBox into a base package and Extension Packs; New settings/disk ﬁle layout for VM portability.
Oracle announced that VirtualBox4 Beta1 is available, this beta release and not advised to use it in a production machine, this release comes with major changes, New settings/disk file layout for VM portability; see the manual for more information, Open Virtualization Format Archive (OVA) support; see the manual for more information. VMM: support more than […]