This category is for links that are mostly about Microsoft Corp., aspects of, and involvement in, the SCO vs. IBM lawsuit.

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Is Microsoft Behind SCO's $50 Million Cash Infusion?
After SCO announcement that BayStar Capital invested $50 million in SCO, questions are raised on Microsoft role. BayStar leads, creates, participates in PIPE investments, many with funds from other firms, such as Microsoft. [eWeek] (October 17, 2003)
Microsoft Covers Back with SCO Unix License
Crusade by SCO to protect Unix intellectual property took unexpected turn when Microsoft Corp. said it was licensing Unix source code and patent from SCO. SCO approached Microsoft a few months before with IP claim. [eWeek] (May 26, 2003)
SCO Pulps Caldera-MS Trial Archives
AP reports the 937 boxes of court-ordered documents from the Caldera vs. Microsoft DR-DOS antitrust lawsuit, that were stored since the trial, are being destroyed now by request of SCO; 40 boxes are in use by Sun. [The Register] (May 22, 2003)
The Fear War against Linux
Microsoft connection to anti-Linux campaign being waged by SCO is growing clear. In latest move, Microsoft fuels the battle by licensing SCO Unix patents, source code. [CNET News.com] (May 19, 2003)
Microsoft Mum on Unix Licensing Move
Firm, which on Monday announced it was licensing Unix source code and patents from SCO, remains tight-lipped on its reasons for the move; spokesman says no one available to discuss matter further at this time. [eWeek] (May 19, 2003)
Microsoft Sends Message with Unix Deal
Licensing rights to Unix technology from SCO lends heavyweight backing to SCO intellectual property claims and helps Microsoft fight Linux, a growing market threat to Windows, analysts say. [CNET News.com] (May 19, 2003)
MS Blesses SCO, Licenses Unix
Licensing Unix code from litigious SCO does little to allay fears that SCO is but a beard for Redmond. Microsoft was instrumental in SCO early growth, by selling Xenix. [The Register] (May 19, 2003)
Microsoft to License Unix Code
Will pay for rights from SCO; may strongly impact battle between Windows and Linux, is part "of ... commitment to respecting intellectual property and the IT community's healthy exchange of IP through licensing." [CNET News.com] (May 18, 2003)
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