Stories by Joab Jackson and Chris Kanaracus

Open source lobby seeks inquiry into Novell patent deal

Protesting the secrecy of the deal, the Open Source Initiative and the Free Software Foundation have jointly asked the US Department of Justice to investigate the purchase of more than 800 patents by a Microsoft-led consortium, CTPN Holdings.

SAP hits reset button with CEO change

With the <a href="">replacement</a> of Léo Apotheker as CEO of German ERP giant SAP, company officials are hoping to rebuild customer relations and ignite more innovation within the company, according to a conference call held with co-founder and chairman Hasso Plattner on Monday morning.