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Dell checks for open-source licensing misstep

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  • Dell checks for open-source licensing misstep
  • Dell Answers Critics Demanding Streak's Source Code
  • Dell promises to open-source Streak code

Brazil is open to open source

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networkworld.com: I’ve been traveling quite a bit recently to meet with Lucid’s customers and partners around the globe. Earlier this week I had the pleasure of speaking at an event organized for business executives by our partner in Brazil, Primeware.

Give me some of that old-time, open source religion

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opensource.com: We’ve accepted the obvious benefits of open source principles in business and education, law and healthcare. In the Life channel, we get to examine some of the less-obvious avenues where open source is found--and here is one that even surprises us a little: open source religion.

Bossie Awards 2010: The best open source software of the year

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infoworld.com: InfoWorld's Test Center picks the top open source platforms, middleware, applications, and application development tools

Three things Microsoft need to do NOW to prove it loves open souce

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zdnet.com/blog: Back in 2001 Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer called Linux a “cancer” that threatened the company, but now the Redmond giant claims to “love open source.” Well, actions speak louder than words.

11 Biggest Open Source Success Stories

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techdrivein.com: According to Fortune, Open Source is slowly gaining acceptance in the corporate world. More and more corporates are beginning to see the merits of Open Source and have started embracing it. But all these changes didn't happened overnight. It was rather a painful journey. '

Microsoft: 'We love open source'

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networkworld.com: Everyone in the Linux world remembers Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's famous comment that Linux is a "cancer" that threatened Microsoft's intellectual property. In 2010 Microsoft is trying hard not to be public enemy No. 1.

Are open source defences crumbling?

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toolbox.com/blogs: Over time I have heard or read a lot of stories regarding attacks against open source software. In each of those stories open source has vigorously defended itself and occasionally even gone on the attack. Recently however,

Free Software, Real Profits

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fool.com: Socially responsible investing begs the question: Is it financially viable? The same question arises with regard to free, or open source, software. Free software is clearly beneficial to society, but is it good for business?

Say hello to the Web Open Font Format

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  • Say hello to the Web Open Font Format
  • Facebook Caught Plagiarizing Open Source Code in the Official iPhone App
  • Public Domain Mark: A Creative Commons effort to tag the public domain
  • Commercialization of volunteer-driven open source projects
  • Bringing Some Harmony to Open Source Development
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Ninja Blocks has begun shipping the Ninja Sphere and announced it has signed up as a key partner for Canonical’s Ubuntu Core embedded device operating system, as it opens its first office in the US. The startup launched in 2012, when it was selected to participate the Startmate accelerator program, and also smashed a Kickstarter campaign for its first product, which was also called Ninja Blocks. Read more

Netrunner 14.1 – Main Edition (Frontier)

The “14.1” indicates an updated and polished release of Netrunner 14 LTS on the same underlying base. Since 14.1 is using the same base “trusty” like Netrunner 14, there is no need for users of 14 to migrate: Simply updating from the shared backports ppa of the Frontier release cycle should give the same result, while keeping customizations in place. Read more

Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released

Bryce Harrington, the former Canonical employee part of Ubuntu's X/Mir team turned Samsung open-source employee, has issued the first maintenance update for Wayland 1.6. Wayland 1.6.1 and the reference compositor Weston 1.6.1 were released on Friday night by Harrington. The Wayland 1.6.1 stable update has just over a dozen changes and they're mostly tiny bug-fixes/corrections but there is also improved handling for some error situations between servers and clients. The brief Wayland 1.6.1 release announcement can be read on the Wayland mailing list. Read more