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MeeGo for IVI version 1.0 released

http://www.h-online.com

The MeeGo developers have released version 1.0 of the MeeGo software platform for In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI); the previous MeeGo releases have focused on netbooks, smartphone handsets and the user experience on those devices

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Report: Android shipments increase by 886%

http://www.h-online.com

According to research firm Canalys, worldwide shipments of smartphones running Google's open source Android mobile operating system increased by 886% in the second quarter of 2010

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Negroponte offers OLPC technology for $35 tablet

http://www.goodgearguide.com.au

One Laptop Per Child wants to join forces to help develop the Indian government's planned US$35 tablet. In a congratulatory note to the government, OLPC Chairman Nicholas Negroponte said the world needs the $35 tablet, and he offered the country full access to OLPC hardware and software technology.

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Distribution - A Brief History

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Add one part GNU, one part Linux kernel, stir lightly, bake for 19 years, and you get 452 different meals.

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Mobile Linux software pioneer goes all out for Android

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Japanese mobile Linux software firm Access announced a major push toward Android, joining the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), and releasing a free "Graffiti" handwriting recognition app for Android, among other developments. Meanwhile, Access' IP Infusion subsidiary has added MPLS-Transport Profile support to its ZebOS Network Platform software, says the company.

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In Search Of... Android Tablets

http://www.zdnet.com

Along with Bigfoot, the lost city of Atlantis, and the Bermuda Triangle, the lack of Android tablets continues to be an unsolved mystery.

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Debugging OpenRisc software inside RTL simulation

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Using Icarus Verilog and a custom built GDB to debug software running inside a simulation of a OpenRisc System On Chip, thanks to the Verilog Procedural Interface.

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U.S. military adopts more open source: is that secure enough for you?

http://www.networkworld.com

The U.S. military and researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are putting their heads together to help the military adopt more open source software. The military wants in on the cost savings, speed and flexibility which OSS offers to users, as opposed to being stuck waiting on proprietary software vendors to modified their tools when changes are needed.

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MeeGo Selected to Power In-Vehicle Infotainment Devices

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

GENIVI, a nonprofit organization setup by car manufacturers and chip makers, has announced that MeeGo will be the platform for future In-Vehicle Infotainment devices.

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Killed by (non-open) code : Group Wants Implantable Device Software to be Open Source

http://www.theregister.co.uk

More than one-fourth of defective implantable medical devices discovered this year were probably the result of bugs in the software used to control them, a group advocating open source software claimed in a report that argues against the use of proprietary code in the life-saving products.

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Why Android won

http://www.zdnet.com

The LiMo Foundation and GNOME sent out a press release this week touting their cooperation and the media laughed. Mean-spirited? Yes. Snarky? You betcha. But filled with real truthiness. The OS wars in the mobile space appear to be over and there are two left standing, the iPhone and Android, a Linux distro. Why is that?

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Dell expands Ubuntu Linux desktop offerings

http://blogs.computerworld.com

The latest panic in desktop-Linux-land was that Dell would no longer be selling Ubuntu pre-installed on laptops and netbooks. Alas, for those who love drama, it wasn't true. In fact, Dell is expanding its Ubuntu desktop offerings.

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Kmart touts $150 Android tablet

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Kmart has begun touting a seven-inch "Gentouch78" Android 2.1 tablet for $150, as well as a Linux-based seven-inch color e-reader called "TheBook eReader," both from Augen.

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Calm down! Dell is not throwing Ubuntu Linux out!

http://www.itworld.com

People seem to love bad news. This last weekend, the 'bad' news was that Dell has stopped offering Ubuntu Linux pre-installed on laptops and netbooks. There was only one problem with the story: It's not true.

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LiMo Foundation and GNOME Foundation Collaborate on Mobile Operating Systems

http://www.businesswire.com

LiMo Foundation and GNOME Foundation today announced a key partnership with the objective of collaborating closely on open source innovation. Starting immediately, LiMo Foundation will become a member of GNOME Foundation’s Advisory Board and GNOME Foundation will become an Industry Liaison Partner for LiMo Foundation.
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