Archive for the ‘Xandros’ Category

Microsoft Gives Xandros Linux Users Patent Protection

June 5, 2007

Microsoft, shrugging off licensing moves to prevent it from repeating its controversial patent deal with Novell, has signed a set of broad collaboration agreements with Linux provider Xandros that include an intellectual property assurance under which Microsoft will provide patent covenants for Xandros customers.”

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Microsoft Strikes Another Linux Deal

June 4, 2007

“Microsoft Corp. (MSFT, News) said Monday it will share technology with Linux distributor Xandros Inc., the latest in a string of deals meant to help the patent-protected Windows operating system work more smoothly with open-source programs.Under the terms of the agreement, New York-based Xandros, which makes and distributes open-source desktop and server software, will license server code from Microsoft and develop software tools that work with Microsoft’s systems.”

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