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SUSE Named Bronze Sponsor? of Cloud Expo New York

SYS-CON Events announced today that SUSE, a pioneer in open source software, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo , which will take place on June 10-13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York.

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Microsoft Details Windows Store

Yesterday, Microsoft finally unveiled all the details regarding its Windows Store, which will be the default way to distribute Metro applications on Windows 8. Most of the details are all pretty standard and mirror those of other stores, but there’s one interesting twist that is sure to make a lot of you happy: Microsoft has made special exceptions for open source software.

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Vendors releasing same software on parallel tracks

Plenty of companies sell proprietary software: Microsoft, Apple and Oracle, for example. And many companies, such as Red Hat and IBM, make money by selling support, hosting or consulting for open-source software. But what’s less known is that companies can release their software as open-source while also selling a commercial version of the same product.

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Software War Pits Oracle vs. Google

Now used by more big technology companies, open-source software has become a weapon in corporate warfare. (11 hours ago)

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