Zynga’s revenues for the first quarter of 2013 declined 18% year-over-year to $264 million as the company is in the midst of doing a big pivot onto mobile platforms. The company swung to a profit from a year ago though, with net income of $4 million. Last year, during the same quarter, Zynga earned $321 million in revenue.
Summary: Despite lack of news coverage about Novell’s proprietary software assets, it is worth assessing the impact of AttachMSFT discontinuing parts of it
EWEEK claims that “Novell [Is] Saying Little About Post-Attachmate ZENworks Plans” and this relates to what we wrote a week ago.
It will be at least a week until Novell customers begin to get a clearer idea of what will happe
NOBODY denies that OpenSUSE is going through a tough time. It has a lot to do with Novell, maybe even everything to do with Novell (which is steered by Microsoft to an extent). As Tom Jowitt put it the other week:
Concerns are being raised over the future of the openSUSE.org project, with reports that Novell is pushing for some sort of spin out of the project.
Summary: Novell’s PR machine (notably the Chief Marketing Officer for Novell) uses a straw man to dismiss its opposition which includes many former users of SUSE
Novell’s marketing chief has been kissing bottoms and suppressing criticism of Novell in blogs [1, 2]. Novell’s idea of doing business includes silencing sources of bad publicity, apparently.