Thought that Google Wave was dead? Novells rebranded Pulse effort aims to continue the wave federation protocol with new Vibe, based on earlier open source efforts.
on 11/10/2010 – Made popular on 11/10/2010
The Register wonders whether Red Hat might buy Novell: "Red Hat's CEO Jim Whitehurst declined to dismiss the possibility of buying out his company's Linux rival Novell in a meeting with reporters in London today.
Summary: Novell’s Identity Access Management business is also at risk
BASED on what we learned in IRC from people whose job it is to sell/maintain Novell deployments, customers of Novell may soon rush to other companies like Microsoft, just because of the uncertainty around AttachMSFT [sic].
Novell has announced that it has declined a takeover bid from New York-based hedge fund Elliott Associates L.P. saying that the bid "undervalued" the company. The open-source software maker says it is looking at other alternatives to "enhance stockholder value" including looking for other potential buyers. Elliott Associates offered to buy Novell a couple...