Last October Novell changed from a reluctant open source supporter into and open source abuser, according to some of the most vocal supporters of the open movement.
Of course the deal had to be greased up, so Microsoft paid $240m to purchase 70,000 SuSE Linux coupons. Microsoft also will pay $108m up front in a cross-licensing deal, which will be offset by a $40m payment (minimum) by Novell for the Linux patent license. Total profit to Novell: $308m.
Saturn's rings only formed in the past 100 million years, suggests analysis of Cassini space probe data
New findings contradict conventional belief that Saturn's rings were formed along with the planet about 4.5 billion years ago
Such an earthquake would lead to a complete stress release in this segment of the fault system
Four types of test were performed to assess the performance of parachutes that could be used in missions to Mars
Warming was most pronounced in Siberia region