MariaDB.com rumoured to be floundering
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell-on-earth rumour declaring that the open-source database company MariaDB.com is deep in trouble.
Lower price than expected
Swedish private equity firm EQT had high hopes for its SUSE IPO on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and set the European Linux and cloud power's IPO price at €30 per share. Alas, SUSE's shares opened at €29.50 per share.
Leading EU Linux distributor could be worth $6 billion
EQT is planning an $6billion IPO for German Linux and enterprise software company SUSE.
Pop goes the kernel
Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman has warned that despite developer efforts, security problems can persist thanks to outside vendors beyond their control.
End of an era
Britain’s Micro Focus has agreed to sell its SUSE open-source enterprise software business to Swedish buyout group EQT Partners for $2.535 billion.