Black Duck acquires Olliance Group. Funding for Zend and PHP Flog. And more.
# Black Duck Software acquired Olliance Group.
# Viola Private Equity invested $7m in Zend Technologies.
# PHP Fog raised $1.8m from Madrona Venture Group, First Round Capital, Founder’s Co-op, and other angel investors.
# The proposal for CPTN Holdings to acquire Novell’s patents has reportedly been withdrawn.
# Jaspersoft announced a major update to its open source BI suite with Jaspersoft 4.
# ZDnet reported on no GPL Apps for Apple’s App Store. Jason Perlow examined the implications. Stephen Walli suggested a solution to the GPL/Apple App Store conundrum: dual licensing (assuming copyright ownership).
# ICEsoft announced version 2 of its ICEfaces open source Rich Internet Application development framework.
# The Eclipse Foundation introduced Orion, a browser-based open tool integration platform.
# The future of Hudson includes a proposal to change the project’s name to Jenkins.
# MuleSoft announced the general availability of Mule ESB 3.1.
# The Apache Software Foundation announced the launch of Apache Cassandra 0.7.
# Matt Asay highlighted the need for open source specialist vendors to innovate, as well as commoditize.
# Oracle has reportedly dropped support for MySQL on IBM’s i operating system.
# Red Hat is retaining is Raleigh HQ and planning to add 540 new jobs.
# Version 1.6 of the Joomla open source CMS is now available.
# Appcelerator claimed to have more than doubled in size since the end of November.
# Nominations are now open for the 2011 Eclipse board members.
# Brian Behlendorf became the World Economic Forum chief technology officer.
# A glass-half-full look at Oracle’s approach to open source.