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Microsoft Signs Another Linux Patent Deal (Linux)

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http://linuxbizz.com – Microsoft cut another one of those notorious Linux patent covenants like it did with Novell. This time it’s with Japan’s I-O Data Device Inc, whose customers will now be safe from Microsoft litigation for using I-O Data’s network-attached storage devices and routers, which run Linux. The deal covers other related but unspecified open source software too. Microsoft didn’t say how much it’s … (more here…) Related items Device Or Resource Busy Errors In Linux (Linux Today) More Linux and BSD insight into Intel i830m video from David Gurvich (Linux Today) N. Korea develops operating system with Windows-like GUI, Linux guts (Linux Today) Hypervisor supports Linux guests (Linux Devices) Analysis: How to get Linux to boot in one second (Linux Today) (General)