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IBM beats Microsoft over the head with its own code

http://www.linuxworld.com

Accessibility technology now headed for open-source applications was derived from work done by Microsoft.

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Firefox Hits 400M Downloads...But I'm Still Forced to Use IE at Work

http://advice.cio.com

On Friday, Mozilla's open-source Firefox browser hit the 400M download mark. And though Firefox may be gaining ground on Microsoft and its Internet Explorer browser, corporate Web surfers are often being forced to use IE because many corporate Web-based systems are designed to function best with--or only with--IE.

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OpenMoko Schedule Revised, For X-Mas

http://www.phoronix.com

This past week the Phase 2 "Mass Market" schedule for the OpenMoko Neo1973 was revised. OpenMoko now expects the GTA02v3 design to be finalized by September 20 while on December 10 it will begin production in "moderate volumes".

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John Carmack not as interested in Linux (and OpenGL?)

http://www.beyond3d.com

A german publication has posted an interview with Todd Hollenshead, id Software's CEO, that reveals id Software and John Carmack are no longer as committed to Linux as they have been. Todd's words also imply that the Windows version of id Software's next game, Rage, will use Direct3D rather than OpenGL.

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Lenovo opening the door for Ubuntu ThinkPads?

http://www.desktoplinux.com

Lenovo finally started shipping SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop on its T-Series ThinkPads for its mainstream business users. Now, the company appears to be considering offering another Linux, very possibly Ubuntu, for the enthusiast market.

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Brother is now developing drivers for Linux distros

http://solutions.brother.com

Brother is now developing drivers which are designed to work on Linux distributions, Redhat, Mandriva(Mandrake), SuSE, Debian and FedoraCore. We have developed two types of driver: LPR drivers and CUPS drivers.

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What Linux distribution would you most like to see supported on a ThinkPad?

http://lenovoblogs.com

Add gNewSense as an answer and vote for loading gNewSense on lenovo as the default os.

gNewSense"http://www.gnewsense.org/"
A GNU/Linux distribution, that takes all the non-free blobs out of a rather popular distribution and makes it free.

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Dell criticized over difficulty in selecting Linux

http://www.techspot.com

Many people, myself included, have praised Dell for going back on years of marketing tactics and choosing to offer a desktop Linux distro as a standard option for people buying their machines. But are they making it easy to choose?

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Adblock Plus: the nuclear plug-in

http://www.roughtype.com

The Adblocker plug-in, writes Noam Cohen in today's New York Times, has the potential to be an "extreme menace to the online-advertising business model.

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Linux Community Chuckles at Slowdown Prediction

http://www.linuxinsider.com

A slowdown is often viewed as a natural event in market dynamics, a maturing of a technology. "This is not a bad thing," said Clay Ryder, president of the Sageza Group. Linux uptake had been on a tear, Ryder said. The momentum continued as business buyers increasingly saw its value.

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Double standards for Microsoft and OOXML

http://www.itpro.co.uk

It takes little intelligence to comprehend that two standards are not better than one...

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Red Hat lands big customers

http://www.linux-watch.com

Red Hat is continuing to land big, fat contracts for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux server. This week saw major deals with the French Ministry for Education and the Swedish Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry.

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My Favorite Open Source Business Models

http://www.intranetjournal.com

Discovering the perfect formula for profiting from an open source project is not easy. There are countless variables that must be considered, many of which determine early on whether or not a project will be successful with the community using it.

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HP to Kill Dell with Linux PCs

http://www.madpenguin.org

HP selling Linux PCs? Surely this must be a mistake?

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U.K.'s Orange launches yet another 'Open Office'

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Orange has repackaged some of its services for telecommuting workers into a portfolio called "Open Office"... let's add to the confusion. So that's three Open Offices now.

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