daniweb.com: IBM CEO, Samuel Palmisano, announced at 12:01 am EDT that IBM has completed the purchase of Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds for $4.6 Billion in cash and stock.
google.com: For several years now a small research group has been working on some challenging problems in the areas of neural networking, natural language and autonomous problem-solving. Last fall this group achieved a significant breakthrough. Research group switches on world's first "artificial intelligence" tasked-array system.
tuxradar.com: Mark Shuttleworth, the Benevolent Dictator for Life of the popular Ubuntu Linux distro, has announced his plans to rewrite all of Gnome, X11 and the Linux kernel using the Mono platform.
Normally compiz (more precisely the cube module) shows each desktop on the surface of a cuboid. Since we don’t have several desktops during installation we decided to show the “wizard” steps on the cuboid.
infoworld.com: In a surprise announcement, Red Hat is looking into a move away from open source and making its flavor of Linux a proprietary OS. The shift, if undertaken, would be a tricky one that would delve into thorny legal issues of ownership within the open source community.
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itwire.com: Internet users in Australia will have to take out licences from the next financial year else they will not be allowed to use the web, official sources told iTWire today.
blogs.pcworld.co.nz: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer today apologised for the shocking state of his company's key product.
itwire.com: In a shock announcement, Microsoft has today taken majority ownership of software house Novell. This immediately gives the Redmond giant control of Novell's intellectual property assets including the legal copyright over UNIX.