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Bill Gates Testifies in a Billion Dollar WordPerfect Antitrust Lawsuit

Bill Gates: Testifies in Utah $1B WordPrect CaseBill Gates: Testifies in Utah $1B WordPrect CaseMicrosoft’s founder and Chariman Bill Gates returns to the witness stand on Tuesday to defend his company against a $1 billion antitrust lawsuit filed by Utah-based Novell Inc. in 2004.

The Novell in its complainst says Gates duped them into thinking he would include its WordPerfect writing program in …

Google Responds to Microsoft’s Missile: They’re Diverting Attention with a Trick that Failed – MS “Why? BECAUSE they wanted to buy something….to assert against someone else”

The back and forth between Google and Microsoft continued throughout the day today and is really getting interesting. In a blog post yesterday, Google’s Chief Legal Officer David Drummond vents out calling Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, and others using “bogus” patents to try to kill Android.

Drummond went ahead and said …

Microsoft Fires Back with a Missile at Google’s Android Patent Accusations

Yesterday, we reported that Google’s SVP and Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond, lashed out at Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, and others for using “bogus patents” to attack their Android mobile platform.

In our previous day’s coverege, we had objected to Drummond’s language — in his blog post, Drummond noted that …

Android’s Success Yielded A Organized Campaign Against Android Through Bogus Patents by Microsoft, Apple and Others, Google

Google’s Executive VP Eric Schmidt, last month said ‘He doesn’t care about the Android Patent war’, Now, today, David Drummond, Google’s, SVP and Chief Legal Officer made a blog post on Google blog titled “When patents attack Android”.

In the blog post, Drummond said, “Microsoft and Apple have always been at each other’s …

Microsoft and SUSE Renew Four-year $100 Million Interoperability Agreement

Microsoft and SUSE, announced a four-year extension of the groundbreaking agreement struck nearly five years ago between Microsoft and Novell for broad collaboration on Windows and Linux interoperability and support.

This relationship will extend through Jan. 1, 2016, with Microsoft committed to invest $100 million in new SUSE Linux Enterprise certificates for customers …

Scott Guthrie: Power To and For The People [Video]

In the last 15 years at Microsoft Scott Guthrie has been a constant force in the ever-evolving .NET Platform.

“At a certain level, computers are all about giving computational power and resources to the common man. Even though many of you mayn’t remember it, it wasn’t that long ago when computers were tools …

Novell Wins Appeal in 2004 Antitrust Lawsuit Against Microsoft

Novell can proceed with a long-running antitrust lawsuit against Microsoft after an appeals court reversed a lower court’s summary judgment in favor of Microsoft. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit overturned a lower court’s ruling and ruled that Novell can proceed with its antitrust case against the Redmond computer giant, according to …

Microsoft-backed CPTN Altered Novell Patent Acquisition Terms to Address Antitrust Authorities Concerns

Microsoft and other CPTN Holdings LLC owners attempting to acquire more than 800 Novell patents are altering their original agreements to head off potential antitrust concerns, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) on April 20.

Last November, Seattle-based Attachmate Corp. announced plans to buy Novell for $2.2 billion. Microsoft officials …

Novell Mono for Android Enable .Net App Development on Android, iOS Devices

Novell has released Mono for Android, a collection of development tools to enable programmers to use Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2010 to create .Net applications that will run on Android phones and tablets.

With the addition of Mono for Android to its existing Mono development tools, Novell is enabling Microsoft .NET and C# developers …

Webinar: Improved Data Migration Tools to Switch to Google Apps (100% Web)

Customers are switching from legacy systems to Google Apps at an astounding rate.

“To help make it easy for customers to make the switch Google has made several improvements and updates. Our data migration tools for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook now support several additional IMAP servers, including Novell GroupWise, Cyrus, Dovecot and …

Moonlight 4 Preview Now Available, Give Access to Firfox & Chrome Users on Linux

The Mono Project, an open-source initiative sponsored by Novell, announced the preview availability of Moonlight 4, an open source Linux implementation of Silverlight. This release gives Firefox* and Google Chrome* users on Linux access to the latest Silverlight content and enables developers to take advantage of the newest features of Silverlight on all platforms.

Migration Tools for Microsoft Exchange and Outlook for Google Apps for Business and Education Updates

Google today added new versions of data migration tools for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Outlook, available to Google Apps for Business and Education customers.

  • Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Exchange lets admins migrate data for batches of users from Exchange to Apps. The new version features performance improvements and supports several additional …

Novell Joins Microsoft Windows Azure Technology Adoption Program (TAP)

Novell has joined the Microsoft Windows Azure TAP to work together on pre-release non-commercial, internal testing and validation of Novell Cloud Security Service on Windows Azure. The goal is to deliver a consistent access, security and compliance management framework for applications hosted Azure.

With NCSS, developers using Azure will be able to quickly …

‘Novell – not Microsoft – Owns the Copyrights on Unix’, Stated Novell Exec

In a move to quell growing concerns that it has sold Linux out to Microsoft as part of its Attachmate deal — On Wednesday, Novell’s John Dragoon issued a short statement saying that Novell — not Microsoft — owns the copyrights on Unix.

“Novell will continue to own Novell’s Unix copyrights following completion of …

Novell Acquired by Attachmate for $2.2 Billion in Cash

Novell announced that Attachmate Corporation would acquire Novell for $6.10 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion.

At the same time, Novell also says it’s selling “certain intellectual property assets” for $450 million in cash to a consortium of technology companies organized by Microsoft, which has been Novell’s …