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Google ditches Windows on security concerns

http://www.ft.com

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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FLOSS for Medium sized business : challenges and opportunities

http://openceo.blogspot.com

I summarize in this blog post the questions, challenges and objections that were mentioned during a conference about open source/FLOSS that I gave to about 20 IT directors of Small Businesses (100-500 employees).

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Red Hat exec: Oracle's not an open source company

http://www.networkworld.com

It's been said that Oracle is now the industry's most powerful open source vendor, but don't tell that to Red Hat executives, who say Oracle doesn't even qualify as an open source company.

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Who said Linux couldn't make you money?

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Many times I have considered this very thing: Open a consultancy that focused primarily on Linux and open source. I knew there had to be a way to make it work. Many scoffed and said it couldn’t be done, that open source wouldn’t sell. But someone has done it, and done it well.

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How Linux Saved A Fast Food Giant.

http://therealedwin.com

I am a Windows guy. I have always used Windows at home, work, school, everywhere with the exception of my phone (iPhone now Nexus One) and one Linux class at FIU. I have an A+ and MCTS in Windows Vista. Soon I will have my MCITP. I drink the kool-aid. But Linux saved me and the company I sub contract to, a large fast food giant, from near-total disaster.

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SGI advances Linux on the HPC front

http://www.theinquirer.net

WORKSTATION AND SERVER VENDOR Silicon Graphics International (SGI) represents how a once fiercely proprietary company has been able to leverage open source for High Performance Computing (HPC), much to its benefit.

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Is Firefox Headed Towards A Massive Decline? Its Co-Founder Thinks So

http://techcrunch.com

Will Firefox have double-digit market share in 3 to 5 years? Straightforward enough. Yes, says (outgoing) Mozilla CEO John Lilly. No, says Firefox co-founder Blake Ross.

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A hungrier, more aggressive Mozilla

http://news.cnet.com

Mozilla's Firefox was born during a time when Microsoft's Internet Explorer had grown so fat and lazy that hacking off a massive chunk of its market share was almost a moral duty, one with a built-in fan club. "Anything but IE" was the mantra.

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New Indications That HP is Dumping Windows for Linux (for Mobile Form Factors)

http://techrights.org

Vista 7 is put where it belongs (the trash can) as Linux remains lighter and more suitable for devices such as tablets; new security headaches involving Vista 7

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Motorola snaps up a mobile OS software firm

http://www.theinquirer.net

Wireless equipment manyfacturer Motorola looks to have snapped up the little known mobile software outfit Azingo. Azingo has a number of mobile oriented products on its books, however one, its Mobile 2.0 operating system is sure to raise eyebrows.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 & CentOS 3 end-of-life announced

https://rhn.redhat.com

Red Hat has issued a reminder that version 3 of Red Hat Enterprise Linux will reach its EOL on the 31st of October, 2010. No further updates, including security updates and critical fixes, will be available after that date

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LOVEFiLM's love affair with open source

http://www.itpro.co.uk

In the case of LOVEFiLM, now a well-known name in the DVD and digital film market, open source has underpinned much of the company's work thus far.

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Kraft Helps Small Businesses Manage Their Work

http://sourceforge.net

If you’re a small business owner, you probably don’t need all the bells and whistles of a full-fledged customer relationship management (CRM) application, but you still do need a solid platform from which to automate common business tasks such as managing materials and generating invoices, ideally at little cost. Then Kraft is a great choice.

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Ubuntu: Matt Asay Discusses Canonical Revenue Strategy

http://www.workswithu.com

During a recent discussion with Canonical Chief Operating Officer Matt Asay, it became clear to me that Canonical thinks Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud may unlock key revenue opportunities for the company. Here's why.

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ZaReason Ships Ubuntu 10.04 Systems

http://www.workswithu.com

Each time Canonical ships a new Ubuntu release, I'm inclined to reach out to two specific PC companies: ZaReason and System76. Both companies focus intensely on Ubuntu netbooks, notebooks, PCs and servers. Here's a look at ZaReason's Ubuntu 10.04 strategy - according to CEO Cathy Malmrose and CTO Earl Malmrose

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