Before the end of this month, according to a CNET Report, about 1,000 Linux
users in the US will find an invoice from the SCO Group in their mail -
threatening court action if the users fail to pay. SCO will concentrate on US
corporate Linux users in its first round of billing, but eventually companies
in the UK and Europe will be invoiced as well.
Blake Stowell, director of public relations at SCO, estimates that roughly
2.5 million servers are running Linux based on the 2.4 kernel, and all of the
owners of these servers could face billing from SCO.
"Companies that refuse to pay the invoice may need to have this resolved
through the courts, which we're very willing to do. But our hope is that we
never have to take that step," said Stowell.
"SCO has to protect its copyrights and, if we have to use the courts to
enforce those, we certainly will."
The CNET report obse... (more)
I must confess I am very new to Ulitzer as an online channel of social
communication media. But I am delighted about its raison d'être.
However, I cannot but ask these questions: Is Ulitzer the beginning of a new
trend or the ultimate death of journalism?
Or is it the glorification of e-journalism?
The realization of new journalism practice in the age of Web services and
These series of questions are being answered everyday as the new social media
moguls and barons and baronesses of the Internet Media launched another
online media channel, one after another.
He’s tweeted twice so far, once that his nuts are on fire, and then
promising a phone call to a friend when he hits 100K followers, indicating
that perhaps he hasn’t looked past the “number of followers” portion of
the site, but I have to say that I love his photo…
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This Q/A with Grant Johnson, conducted recently by Drew Neisser, CEO of
Renegade, a NYC-based social media and marketing consultancy, also ran here
on The Drew Blog.
B2B companies for the most part have been playing catch up to their B2C
counterparts in the social media arena. One company that is coming on strong
in this area is Pega, a company that helps other companies be more focused on
their customers via BPM and CRM software solutions. I was delighted to able
to catch up with Grant Johnson, Pega’s CMO as part of the soon to be
released Social Media Fitness Study. (BTW, CMO’... (more)
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Doing useful things with a custon 404 page.
In the age of the Internet, even obscure acronyms and codes have become
commonplace. Take "404", for example. Even Internet newbies associate the
number "404" with that annoying error page that is displayed when searching
for a reliable doggie dentist. In fact, there are even numerous Web sites
dedicated to the "art" of 404 pages
However, for developers and administrators, 404 pages on our own sites are
not regarded as humor, but represent an aggravating inevitability that 404s
do happen.... (more)