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United States District Court Judge Issues Final Judgment Confirming Novell Ownership of UNIX Copyrights and Denying Other SCO Claims

Ian Bruce

June 11, 2010 11:05 am

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Yesterday, United States District Court Judge Ted Stewart issued a Final Judgment regarding the long standing dispute between SCO Group and Novell. As part of the decision, the Court reaffirmed the earlier jury verdict that Novell maintained ownership of important UNIX copyrights, which SCO had asserted to own in its attack on the Linux computer …

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Novell wins federal court case over Linux patents

Ian Bruce

May 1, 2010 6:50 pm

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Novell announced that on Friday a jury in federal court in Marshall, Texas, returned a verdict in favor of Novell, Inc. and Red Hat, in a case alleging patent infringement brought by IP Innovation LLC. IP Innovation argued that the Linux operating system infringed three patents related to the display of multiple desktops and other …

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Novell to appeal court ruling in WordPerfect case

Ian Bruce

April 1, 2010 10:08 am

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On Tuesday March 30th a Baltimore court ruled on an antitrust case filed by Novell against Microsoft. We are disappointed the court concluded that Novell’s damage claim related to the WordPerfect and other application products had been transferred in 1996. As contemplated in the Court’s decision, Novell does intend to seek appellate court review. Novell …

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Decision in the SCO Group vs. Novell Jury trial

Ian Bruce

March 30, 2010 12:41 pm

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Comments:155

Today, the jury in the District Court of Utah trial between SCO Group and Novell issued a verdict. Novell is very pleased with the jury’s decision confirming Novell’s ownership of the Unix copyrights, which SCO had asserted to own in its attack on Linux. Novell remains committed to promoting Linux, including by defending Linux on …

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Novell responds to Elliott Associates unsolicited, conditional proposal

Ian Bruce

March 20, 2010 9:27 am

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Novell today announced that its Board has concluded, after careful consideration, including a review of the proposal with its independent financial and legal advisors, that the unsolicited, conditional proposal from Elliott Associates, L.P. to acquire the Company for $5.75 per share in cash is inadequate and that it undervalues the Company’s franchise and growth prospects. …

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Moonlight 3.0 Preview 2 Ready for Vancouver Olympics

Ian Bruce

February 12, 2010 3:05 pm

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Can’t get to Vancouver for the Winter Games? The Moonlight Team just made it that much easier to watch all the competition right from your desktop, anytime of day, in any part of the world. Starting today, Preview 2 of Moonlight 3.0 will be available to stream the Olympic broadcast live with features including Tivo-like …

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On Google, e-mail security and cloud.

Ian Bruce

January 13, 2010 7:49 pm

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Today’s announcement about Google and China has created thousands of headlines and set the IT industry abuzz. The fact that Google was hacked by cybercriminals is hardly surprising. The fact that these criminals would go after email in the cloud is not surprising, either. After all, e-mail is the most visible, most popular and to …

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Demystifying Cloud Computing: Five Things Every CEO Should Know

Ian Bruce

December 21, 2009 8:22 am

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Everyone is talking about cloud computing these days, but what is it really, and why should chief executives care? Novell president and CEO Ron Hovsepian was asked by Forbes to write a jargon-free column on the business rationale for cloud computing. In the article Ron discusses the differences between public and private clouds, and argues …

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Glassdoor employee survey ranks Novell among Top 50 places to work in the US

Ian Bruce

December 17, 2009 2:32 pm

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Glassdoor.com, a career and workplace community that brings greater transparency to company cultures, compensation and the interview process, have just released the second annual Employees’ Choice Awards, listing the top 50 “Best Places to Work,” according to surveys collected from U.S.-based employees in 2009. For the second year Novell was among the the top 50 …

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Novell Aligns Organization and Executive Team to Focus on Growing Market for Intelligent Workload Management Solutions

Ian Bruce

December 14, 2009 11:14 am

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Novell has just announced a reorganization of its structure and management to better align the business with its strategic objective to become the leader in the emerging Intelligent Workload Management (IWM) market, while continuing to develop world-class collaboration solutions. The changes are designed to streamline the organization and provide a clear focus on markets that …

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