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|Story||Linux group hopes to gain from Nokia-Microsoft pact||srlinuxx||14/02/2011 - 5:35pm|
|Story||today's leftovers:||srlinuxx||14/02/2011 - 6:03am|
|Story||How to crash the Internet||srlinuxx||14/02/2011 - 2:31am|
|Story||Is Mozilla's 2011 roadmap unrealistically ambitious?||srlinuxx||14/02/2011 - 2:29am|
|Story||Kernel dev sets out on an uncharted path||srlinuxx||14/02/2011 - 2:28am|
|Story||Songbird hits version 1.9.3, Linux build available||srlinuxx||13/02/2011 - 10:43pm|
|Story||Natty Wallpaper Illustrations – So far||srlinuxx||13/02/2011 - 10:41pm|
|Story||Will you celebrate Document Freedom Day this year?||srlinuxx||13/02/2011 - 10:40pm|
|Story||The Perfect Server - Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) [ISPConfig 2]||falko||13/02/2011 - 7:31pm|
|Story||How Old ATI GPUs Can Be Faster On Open Drivers||srlinuxx||13/02/2011 - 6:27pm|
"Screenwriter and producer Debra Hill, best known for her work on the 70s horror classic Halloween, has died in Los Angeles aged 54."
lol "An 18-year-old US student is today behind bars after police uncovered his plot to raise a zombie army and attack his high school. The wannabe Papa Doc Duvalier's chilling plan was uncovered after the youth's grandparents discovered his written proposal for the outrage in Winchester, Kentucky, lex18.com reports."
"AMD has accused the chairman of Atop, a Taiwanese electronics firm, of masterminding the theft and re-sale of 60,000 dud chips earlier this year, according to police sources cited by local media."
"As the open-source movement has matured, its backers say it has grown beyond a fanatical element rebelling against the high-tech establishment into a viable model for technological development."
"The automotive industry is choosing Linux because it offers vendor neutrality, lower cost of entry and faster time to market, according to Glenn Seiler, director of product marketing at MontaVista Software. "There are more Linux developers becoming available on the market and the 'time-to-debug' is usually much less," he said."
"The Linux Solutions Group began its work today. According to a self-description, what it is is a cooperation platform that is determined to promote the application of Linux-based solutions in companies and advance market acceptance of these solutions. The platform was said to be supported in this endeavor by, among others, IBM, MySQL, Novell, RedHat and Siemens Business Services, as well as by universities and users from both the private and public sectors. The initiative also means to support small and medium-sized companies dealing with Linux and Open Source."
"THE OPEN SOURCE Consortium said it considered European democracy to be a sham, following a decision by the €uropresidency, which [theinquirer] reported earlier today, to steamroller through the software patent directive."
"Mark Taylor, executive director of the Consortium, said: 'The fact that an unelected body can ride rough shod over the near unanimous wishes of an elected parliament demonstrates..."
The SeatlePI is speculating that "a single event may have sealed AT&T Wireless's fate: the opportunity for its customers to leave" citing that they were "infamously apathetic" to it's customers.
I can only tell you in my sparse experience this was certainly not the case. As at&t wireless agents/representatives, we had strict guidelines for customer service and were monitored several times each month
"Google Inc. is taking its desktop search application out of beta on Monday with a release that supports more file formats and opens access to third-party developers."
"Google Desktop Search 1.0 moves beyond the beta version's Microsoft focus by introducing support for applications from the Mozilla Foundation and America Online Inc.'s Netscape Communications."
Mercenaries holds chart top spot
Final Fantasy legends hits Xbox
Defender creator honoured at GDC
Game award nominations announced
"The Defense Department's inspector general is paying nearly $1 billion to 20 auditing and IT firms to assist the department in improving its bleak financial systems picture."
"The Justice Department, which challenged Microsoft Corp. in courtrooms for nearly a decade over antitrust violations, will pay more than $2 million each year to buy business software from Corel Corp., a leading Microsoft rival."
"VA Linux Systems Japan K.K. (VA Linux), a provider of Linux solutions for the telecommunications and enterprise systems markets, announced a strategic alliance with Sun Wah Linux Limited (SWL) to jointly develop a universal Debian GNU/Linux
"Maybe SCO Group should be called "the gang that couldn't sue straight.""
"SCO Group of Lindon, Utah, became high-tech's most hated company after suing IBM over the free Linux operating system. Now Linux lovers everywhere can celebrate: SCO is having problems."
"Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson revealed more information on the upcoming Doom film, based on id Software's hit franchise. Johnson, who was on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart promoting the film Be Cool, was prodded by Stewart about another upcoming project."
"The Texas Gaming festival is a successful LAN event that has been taking place in Dallas, Texas for the past few years. Over the years, it has become one of the top most visited and sponsored LAN events in the nation with attendance easily surpassing the 500-attendee attendance. This year was no different. In fact, this was perhaps the most successful attempt at a LAN event especially when ATI decided to launch its X850 XT PE 512MB graphics card officially."
"A JAPANESE WEB reports that Intel will be found to have violated antimonopoly laws after it gave favourable prices to customers as long as they didn't use AMD processors."
Dan Bricklin, who helped kick-start the personal computer revolution in the 1980s as co-inventor of VisiCalc, recently named by [Boston] Governor Romney to a state information technology advisory panel, [states] open source is key to creating "Software That Lasts 200 Years."
"Linux is a free operating system for computers that has been developed largely by volunteer programmers.
Linux is thriving, not just on the college campuses where it emerged, but in companies and institutions. Surveys show that Linux is used by 24 percent of computer servers. It is creeping up on Windows, which has 55 percent of that class of operating system software."