directionsmag.com: n the past few years, free open source software (FOSS) adoption has enjoyed tremendous growth in the IT industry. In the geospatial arena, growth is evidenced by the popularity of many tools and applications, and the emergence of a vibrant community of developers and users.
computerworlduk.com: Hard on the heels of the Free Software Foundation's Day Against DRM earlier this month, the advocacy organisation last week launched a new campaign targeting the Nintendo 3DS.
theaustralian.com.au: AUSTRALIAN oil and gas exploration company Santos has switched on a critical IT upgrade set to save more than $2.5 million by using open-source software and Linux-based systems.
internetnews.com: Open source software is defined by the open source licenses under which applications and code are made available. Have you ever wondered what the most popular open source licenses in use today are?
euroquis.nl: Yesterday at the NLUUG conference I picked up a Solaris 11 Express CD in a nice brownish CD sleeve (I say "nice" because it feels and looks different from the generic white sleeves).
linuxforu.com: Silvan Innovation Labs is a Bangalore-based company that provides security solutions and home automation systems. It plans to recruit over 80 FOSS professionals in a year, but one of its biggest problems is finding suitable candidates.
unixmen.com: Free Software Foundation the alma mater of all open source software, along with like-minded community volunteers chose to start the Linux-Libre Project, which is dedicated to editing the Linux Kernel to maintain it free of licensed open source software.
h-online.com: The German government has given details of its reasons for migrating the German Foreign office from Linux and free software back to Windows and Microsoft software.
the451group.com: Andrew C Oliver recently wrote “I think most know by now that a license is insufficient to make something actually open source.”
itwire.com: Ubuntu chief Mark Shuttleworth plans to make an all-out effort to sell his company's copyright assignment policy - which applies to code contributions to the project.