chroot_james writes "Guido van Rossum unveiled his first Google project, Mondrian, tonight during a Python tech talk at the Google campus in Mountain View. Mondrian is a web-based code review system built on top of a Perforce and BigTable backend with a Python-powered front-end. Mondrian is a pretty impressive system and is currently in use across Google."
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chroot_james writes "Red Herring reports that Microsoft and Novell are starting a pact. Details of the pact aren't released yet, but my guess would be they intend to take on Oracle. It's going to be an interesting time now that Linux companies seem to be the next hot commodity... Where's IBM in all of this?"
chroot_james writes "Not to be left out from the on-going departures over at HP, their top lawyer Ann Baskinshas left the building and took a cool $4m with her."
chroot_james writes "(Geoff) Gannon doesn't care about Zelda anymore and is going after Nintendo itself!"
chroot_james writes "The rumors of a sun merger with apple are flaring up again. It seems like a great time for a group like Sun to be bought by Apple and for the combined pair to have closer ties to Google. Apple has the framework for web apps from Google to merge fairly seamlessly with the desktop system and with Sun involved they'd have a very strong offering for everything server related. What would the
/. community think of such a merger?"