News Archive - February 2008
Tuesday 26th February 2008
First up is the announcement of Mozilla Messaging, stating some of their aims as including a calendar, better search and better configuration in Thunderbird.
Sunday 3rd February 2008
Two interesting moves in the software market - firstly, Microsoft has bid $44.6bn for Yahoo!, which has prompted plenty of further articles from El Reg:
- Microsoft! needs! Yahoo! developers! developers! developers!
- Euro lawyers see tortuous road ahead for Microsoft's Yahoo! bid
- Ballmer! explains! hostile! Yahoo! bid!
Secondly, Nokia has snapped up Trolltech, makers of the QT toolkit used in KDE.
In the world of the other major desktop environment, Phoronix discusses eight interesting improvements in GNOME 2.22. Meanwhile, French coppers are going for Ubuntu over Windows, while the public tires of Facebook.