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Novell rejects 'inadequate' $2B takeover bid from hedge fund

http://www.infoworld.com

Novell's CEO on Saturday notified customers that the open source software company has rejected hedge fund Elliott Associates' roughly $2 billion bid to take it private.

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Latest Open-Xchange Groupware Offers Integrated VoIP

http://www.open-xchange.com

Open-Xchange, a provider of business-class open source collaboration software, today announced enhancements that give users telephone and fax integrated with e-mail, contacts, calendar and task information. By combining Open-Xchange (hosted and on-premise editions) with Unified Communications and Virtual PBX solutions, businesses can replace their traditional phone lines -- saving on phone bills.

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Microsoft licensing Linux? What?

http://mybroadband.co.za

Proprietary giant is licensing open source to its partners. What is going on?

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Web guru Tim Bray takes Google Android job

http://news.cnet.com

Tim Bray--co-inventor of XML, notable tech blogger, and until recently a Sun Microsystems employee--has joined Google's Android team in part to show the world what he thinks is wrong with Apple's iPhone.

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Digg says yes to NoSQL, bye to MySQL

http://www.unixmen.com

After twitter, now is Digg who decided to replace MySQL and most of their infrastructure components and move away from LAMP to another architecture called NoSQL that is based in Casandra, an opensource project that develops a highly scalable second-generation distributed database.

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Open Source Saves the Day

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Case studies of open source success are always useful - especially when, like this one, they show how a UK government project that cost £100 million ($150 million) using traditional approaches but still didn't work properly, was fixed for just £35,000 ($53,000) using free software.

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The best free Linux PC Product Feed syndication available.

http://www.buntfu.com

Recently Buntfu.com has updated its extensive list of shopping sites and ping services that syndicates Linux or BSD computers listed here across the Internet for free. Buntfu now believes it is offering the most extensive, widest syndication available for free on-line to open-source system builders.

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Analyst Expects Microsoft Bid to Buy Novell

http://boycottnovell.com

Richard Williams from Cross Research believes that Microsoft or even its ally SAP might attempt to buy Novell for approximately $2 billion

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Why we Use Fedora and not Microsoft

http://www.crossbytes.org

At Crossbytes we are trying to be as green as possible in our computer recycling center and we also pass that on to all parts of our processes. We use Fedora (which forms the basis for the operating system Red Hat Enterprise) because it has shown in testing to be the greenest.

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The best way to reduce software 'piracy'

http://www.itwire.com

The point of this tale? It just underlines the fact that the entire IT industry is built on overpriced products and services. People working in the business get away with it because IT is a complex business - and they are very good at making it seem even more complex than it is.

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Linux kernel worth €1 billion

http://www.computerworlduk.com

Researchers at the University of Oviedo in Spain have estimated that the cost of replicating the development embodied in the Linux kernel at over €1bn.

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Linux Server Management Nightmare: Attack of the Killer Penguins

http://www.serverwatch.com

Imagine a monstrous, seven-foot reanimated Tux-the-penguin with bolts though its neck, pursued through the countryside by angry pitchfork-wielding villagers. It's not an image you're likely to forget in a hurry.

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Postfix Consulting and Outsourcing Expanded

http://spidertools.com

SpiderTools.com has expanded all Postfix consulting options and training resources including a new self-directed course bringing you Postfix lessons on your own time.

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PHP and Perl crashing the enterprise party

http://news.cnet.com

The enterprise has long favored Java and .Net, but PHP and other dynamic programming languages have left their infancies and are rapidly closing the gap on their more stodgy competitors.

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Novell Keeps Being Dumped for Google

http://boycottnovell.com

Novell GroupWise is being abandoned and removed from over 70,000 seats

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