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Linux Social Experiment…People have NO clue

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What if I were to stand on a street corner with a sign in MY hand? What if I offered people waiting at the stoplight of a busy intersection free Linux disks?

Google grows wary of Microsoft

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Google isn't that impressed by the challenge Microsoft has posed so far -- but it's bracing for what may come.

Southern California Linux Expo Signs Google as Sponsor

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SCALE 4x welcomes Google as a Silver sponsor to an extensive list of organizations coming together in Los Angeles this February for its 4th Southern California Linux Expo.

At Novell, Too Soon to Celebrate

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A last-minute deal helps the troubled software company top quarterly sales expectations, but that success doesn't mean it's out of the woods.

Join the Geekcorp, see the world

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US non-profit volunteer group Geekcorps is recruiting geeky volunteers to brave darkest Africa with Linux in one hand and goodwill in the other.

The top 10 hacks of all time

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DNA takes a look at the top 10 hacking incidents of all time - instances where some of the most seemingly secure computer networks were compromised.

Lend your voice to a good cause: LibriVox

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LibriVox is a totally volunteer, open source, free content, public domain project that strives to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio format, on the internet.

Meet Bergen's top cyber cop

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Working in a cramped cubicle in the 18-member Police Department, was Andrew Donofrio, a young sergeant who had made computer forensics a part-time hobby.

Building an Open-Source House

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Our Senior Editor puts years of home-renovating experience to work in planning computing, networking, RF, audio and video in his family's \"ultimate\" house.

Open systems, open minds

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It seems that openness is the key; whether this is in the form of commodity hardware which can be swapped out when it wears out, or open source software.

Also: World's biggest grid seeks secrets of the universe running open source

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