globes.co.il: Richard Stallman bowed to pressure from his Palestinian hosts who threatened to withdraw funding for the trip.
- Linaro adds five with partner program
- Linaro Completes First Year with Demonstrations of Linaro Evaluation Builds for Android and Ubuntu
blogs.the451group.com: One of the ‘things I wrote down during OSBC’ was this statement from Benchmark EIR, Rob Bearden: “Misalignment between a business model and the community’s tolerance point will never be accepted. This will manifest itself in multiple distributions.”
- Can an open-source backer thrive inside Microsoft? This one says no
- Steve Ballmer’s Nightmare
- Hedge fund star calls for Microsoft's Ballmer to go
wired.com: Foosball tables, that ever-present staple of dot-com startups, YMCA rec rooms and your parents’ basement, have long been in need of a digital upgrade. Now, a German interactive firm has devised a way for you to spruce up the play behind those miniature plastic soccer players.
doctormo.org: It’s time for impossible to prove conjecture Tuesday! Today I’ll be looking at freedom and price. Those two great pillars of our movement from barbaric propriety and gouging monopolies into a bright future of open sharing and low-low prices.
posterous.com: You may have heard of this whole Open Source/Free Software/Open Free Libre Source Software Everything is Free thing...if you're like me it's all a bit confusing to keep straight. (personally I get distracted by the "free as in beer" part) Luckily, I'm here to give you the RUNDOWN.
techrepublic.com: Who are the biggest cheapskates of the consumer software market? Hint: They are not the users of the least expensive operating systems.
blogs.computerworlduk: The Guardian has published a very curious piece today, entitled: “A Call for Caution on Open Source”. It concludes: The UK coalition government should take considered note that the procurement of open source software buys neither governments nor taxpayers a cost- and indigestion-free lunch.
- Oh no, not another open source alliance
- Big technology vendors form open virtualization alliance
- Red Hat-IBM pact, OVI launch will drive more KVM use in enterprise