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IBM, EU Create Research Consortium For Open Source

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muktware.com: IBM, in collaboration with the European Union, industry and academia, is launching a research consortium which aims to help businesses more easily take advantage of Internet-based services - or "e-services" - to create collaborative business operations and achieve shared business goals.

OSS vs proprietary software quality and usage.

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toolbox.com/blogs: I get the argument thrown at me quite often that if open source software (hereon in OSS) is so good then why are people not using it? Actually there is quite a lot.

Is there really an Open Source “Tea Party Movement”?

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standardsandfreedom.net: A few days ago ZD Net’s anchor Dana Blankenhorn came up with an interesting theory. Because of the recent Bilski judgement by the Supreme Court of the United States of America, the Free & Open Source Software community seems to be divided and looking for scapegoats.

Handbook for practicing The Open Source Way

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opensource.com: Imagine you are there on the day of Open Your World forum and listening to all the talks that day, seven hours so far with a few fifteen minute breaks. You are learning, things are clearer, but all the ways of applying the open source way outside of software may have you feeling a bit lost.

Open source helps those who…get a little help from their friends

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networkworld.com: Whereas most developers have familiarity with open source, fewer of their managers and even fewer senior execs have much experience with it, especially when it comes to corporate policy or governance. Thus, it's good news that there are organizations and resources that can help companies get their collective heads around the issues and best practices for managing them.

Many companies distributing open source software don't know it

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networkworld.com: Too many companies have no idea that they're distributing open source software and therefore violating the GPL, a survey by OpenLogic found.

Open to the core - The pragmatic freedom

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robertogaloppini.net: Everyone seems to have an opinion on the open core debate, and a popular opinion seems to inflict some sort of excommunication to anyone having a less than pure open source monetization process. Therefore I thought that I would add some unsolicited input to this matter.

Meet the staff: Community editor Lee Schlesinger

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sourceforge.net/blog: Today’s a legal holiday in the US, but we like to post an entry in the blog every weekday to keep you from getting bored. I can’t promise to relieve the boredom today, because today’s entry is about me.

Newspaper tries free software for a day

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linuxinexile.blogspot: The Saratogian tried an experiment for Independence Day - run free software for a day, to produce the July 4 2010 issue of their (web and print) newspaper. They called it the Ben Franklin Edition *.

The Charge for Freedom

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elevenislouder.blogspot: When we think of open source, we normally think of software. We (freetards, freediots, open source fanboys) have often been described as a type of new hippie movement. In some ways, this may be true. We favor open collaboration instead of top-down empiricism.

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