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Submission + - SCO loses court case key to Linux claims

An anonymous reader writes: A U.S. judge ruled on Friday that software company SCO Group (SCOX.O: Quote, Profile, Research) did not have copyrights that are key to its claims of ownership of technology used in Linux software. See story at REUTERS and Forbes.
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Submission + - IT ads from the past: From the quaint to the weird (

PetManimal writes: "Computerworld has dug up some funny IT advertising gems from decades past. The highlights include "The Personal Mainframe", Elvira hawking engineering software, and an image of the earliest screenless "briefcase portables." Strange to think that people not only took these technologies so seriously, but also paid big bucks for gear that seems positively primitive now."

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