Novell signed an agreement to be acquired by Attachmate Corporation for a value of about 2,2 billions USD. At the same time though there was the announcement of the sale of part of Novell intellectual properties to the CPTN Holdings LLC consortium, which is organized by Microsoft.
Terrence Vance Gilliam was born on November 22, 1940 in Medicine Lake, Minnesota, USA. In 1968 he took British citizenship. In 1996 renounced his American citizenship.
Windows creation started at the beginning of the ’80s with the production of a graphic interface that was actually a program for the MS-DOS operating system using concepts inspired to the ones developed some years before by Xerox.
“Night Walk” is the first novel published by Bob Shaw in 1967 and as it’s tipycal for this author it’s centered around an invention. In this novel we have the special glasses, an instrument that allows a blind person to see: its importance can be seen – begging your pardon for the pun – only at the end of the novel.
Carlos Moyá (picture ©James Barrett) officially announce his retirement from professional competitions. To be precise he’s going to say good-bye with the “Máster Nacional/Copa del Rey”, the Spanish championship.