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July 2003 The Consumer Electronics World Embraces Linux - CE Linux Forum forms Mandrake Momentum Continues - tally of languages in which Mandrake Linux is supported passes 40 SCO's Treatment of Linux "Akin to Water Torture" Says BusinessWeek -  "Will This Feud Choke the Life Out of Linux?" asks a BusinessWeek writer Morton Joins Torvalds at OSDL - first Linus joins OSDL, now his right hands man does the same MS Shifts Houston to the Linux Front Line - Peter Houston joins MS's Enterprise Management Division Matrix Meets Linux Meets SCO vs IBM - Australian-based network of developerstracks SCO vs IBM issues online Key Features in the Linux 2.6 Kernel Will Favor Enterprise - the 2.6 kernel, says Torvalds, will include a variety of features for enterprise applications - HOT STORY Getting Linux Running on an Xbox? Start Here - a vulnerability within the Xbox dashboard seems ... (more)

The i-Technology Right Stuff

Related Links: Wanted: 19 More of the Top Software People in the World Sung and Unsung i-Technology Heroes Who's Missing from SYS-CON's i-Technology Top Twenty?" Our search for the Twenty Top Software People in the World is nearing completion. In the SYS-CON tradition of empowering readers, we are leaving the final "cut" to you, so here are the top 40 nominations in alphabetical order. Our aim this time round is to whittle this 40 down to our final twenty, not (yet) to arrange those twenty in any order of preference. All you need to do to vote is to go to the Further Details page... (more)

Who Are The All-Time Heroes of i-Technology?

I wonder how many people, as I did, found themselves thrown into confusion by the death last week of Jean Ichbiah (pictured), inventor of Ada.  Learning that the inventor of a computer programming language is already old enough to have lived 66 years (Ichbiah was 66 when he succumbed to brain cancer) is a little like learning that your 11-year-old daughter has grown up and left home or that the first car you ever bought no longer is legal because it runs on gasoline in an age where all automobiles must run on water. How can something as novel, as new, as a computing language possib... (more)

"Thanks, But No Thanks" – AOL Rebuffs Microsoft, Sticks With Google

This is how Google cautioned investors, in an earnings report last month, about the importance of AOL to its financial performance: "If our relationship with America Online were terminated, not renewed or renegotiated on terms less favorable to us, our business could be adversely affected." So it came as a huge relief to the Mountain View, CA-based search Leviathan to learn on Friday that the chief executive of AOL parent company, Time Warner, Dick Parsons, had made a phone call to Microsoft's Chief Executive Steve Ballmer to say that Microsoft's attempt to woo AOL over to its fl... (more)

Is Cloud Safer Than Your Traditional Datacenter?

These days, it seems that every cloud provider claims that cloud is safer than your traditional datacenter. Is it though? In his General Session at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013], McAfee expert Rishi Bhargava will help you explore and address the security challenges and considerations for public cloud (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS). Speaker Bio: Rishi Bhargava is Vice President of Product Management for Datacenter and Server Security group at McAfee, Inc. He is responsible for Product management and strategy for datacenter solution. A visionary and technology ent... (more)