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EMR Software Nexus has Formed

http://www.linuxmednews.com

Recent conversations with knowledgeable colleagues has recently reached a point where it is difficult to have a rational conversation about any aspect of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software without having to invoke an entire other discipline to speak about it.

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Kerala (India) School System Using Linux

http://www.hindu.com

The Indian state of Kerala has successfully deployed GNU/Linux operating system in well over 2500 schools. These computers will be used to give tests for students as well as to enable students to acquire valuable computer education.

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How PDAs Are Saving Lives in Africa

http://www.undispatch.com

DataDyne.org's work in Zambia, switching all health care surveys from paper to pda with the help of the open source EpiSurveyor!

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Linux at the Library?

http://genevapubliclibrary.org

Geneva Public Library switches from Windows to Ubuntu after MS drops support for Windows 98

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Linux Job Market Trends: Galloping Forward

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Take a look: Dice, the tech jobs site, reports that it had 9,631 Linux job listings in August. While this is a big number, what’s truly eye-catching is the percentage growth since January: Linux job listing are up a robust 30 percent – three times the increase of overall tech job listings. (Since January, Dice job listings have grown by 10.2 percent, to a total of 96,548 tech jobs.)

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French education ministry completes migration to Red Hat

http://www.computerworlduk.com

France’s ministry for education has migrated 2,500 servers across its 30 local education authorities to Red Hat Enterprise Linux, in line with the ministry's open-source investment strategy to avoid problems associated with vendor lock-in

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FSFE To Launch Free Software in Education Program for Teachers

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

A milestone for education on Free Software and Open Standards has been reached. On September 5th 2007 the beta version of the SELF Platform goes live. The official launch is taking place during a conference on Free Software in Education in the Netherlands, accompanied by satellite launch events in Sweden, Bulgaria, Argentina, Mexico and India with workshops and conferences.

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Linux to grow 278% in embedded apps

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Linux use in future embedded, mobile, and real-time projects will grow 278 percent over that in past projects, suggests a recent survey by Venture Development Corp. (VDC). Meanwhile, proprietary commercial embedded operating systems are holding steady, gaining customers from do-it-yourself OS users, but losing them just as fast to Linux, the analyst firm reports.

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What's New in Open Source Search?

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Some critics of existing search engine products say there is a growing need for alternatives to the proprietary search companies and the big business associated with sponsored information and ad revenue from search results. A few innovators are conducting a quest for new search engines and an alternative to the influences of ranking done by proprietary search platform.

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Linux Sees 'Astronomic' Growth in Mobile Devices

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"We were very aware that the growth in mobile for Linux was huge, but we didn't know it was so astronomic," Amanda McPherson, marketing director for the Linux Foundation, told LinuxInsider. "These are very encouraging numbers." Why Linux has drawn significant support from the community of handset manufacturers can be explained on several fronts, McPherson said.

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Open Source in Israeli Schools

http://www.opensourceguy.net

Even though the Israeli Ministry of Education puts much emphasis on Microsoft products, Open Source activists are beginning to make a change in this scene. An example is Blich, a famous school in Ramat-Gan, where 2 16 year old students and the school’s IT staff have replaced an outdated proprietary portal with Drupal

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No budget learning with free software

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

This article describes the work in progress of applying Ubuntu Linux sensibly within an underfunded school, and as part of a wider well thought out and alternative educational structure. I shall emphasise best practices and try my best not to dwell too much on the underlying technologies.

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The year of the Linux mobile phone

http://www.daniweb.com

According to a Computerworld Singapore report quoting newly published research, 2012 will be the year of the Linux mobile phone, with some 31 percent of all smart phones, or 331 million devices, running Linux. The prediction is based largely upon the fact that Linux has a much faster growth rate than either Symbian or Windows Mobile, some 75 percent year on year.

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Open source booming in K-12 education

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Can open source succeed where Windows and the Mac have failed? I’m talking here of K-12 education. An eSchools report (right) says open source spending is growing 70% per year, and will be up 800% in 2011 from last year’s level.

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More Linux users than Windows 98 users worldwide

http://www.w3counter.com

Check out the stats...Firefox right after IE 7 too...

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