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Clouds Can Become the Mother of All Lock-ins

http://www.pcworld.com

Cloud architecture has to be defined in a way that allows applications to move around, or clouds can become the mother of all lock-ins, warned Red Hat's CEO James Whitehurst.

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Mobile Linux Gets Support From Chip Vendors

http://www.hardwarecentral.com

The development of Linux on mobile devices may be poised to get a boost thanks to the formation of a new industry group called Linaro, backed by a consortium of chip vendors including ARM, Freescale, Texas Instruments, Samsung and ST-Ericsson.

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The Day of the Linux Desktop: Q&A With Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"It used to be a kiss of death to present yourself as a genuine alternative to Windows," said Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth on opening new users' eyes to desktop Linux distros. "But the success of the Web and the success of Apple have really made the PC companies think that it is possible to offer something that is perceived to be valuable even if it is not Windows."

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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?

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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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