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Intel aims to speed Linux gadget development

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"The iPhone doesn't run Linux, but Intel has begun work to help improve the operating system for future devices of its ilk."

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HP earns Common Criteria certification for Red Hat Linux on its hardware

http://www.linuxworld.com

HP says a broad range of its computer hardware running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 has been examined and certified as compliant under the international Common Criteria product-evaluation program backed by the U.S. government and sometimes required for government technology acquisitions.

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Microsoft and Red Hat continue partnership dance

http://www.linux-watch.com

Intellectual property may be off the table, for now, but it sure seems like Red Hat and Microsoft are still dancing around coming to some kind of partnership relationship.

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Making Linux interoperable

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Maarten Koster, President, Novell Asia Pacific, talks to Kushal Shah about the different strategies adopted by Novell and the company’s partnership with Microsoft.

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It's official: OLPC and Intel become friends, collaborate

http://arstechnica.com

The One Laptop Per Child Project and Intel have put their differences aside, at least for now, as Intel agrees to take a seat on the OLPC Board of Directors. The new "peace" between Intel and OLPC will also involve the project receiving some funding from Intel, and according to a statement, "Intel and OLPC will explore collaborations involving technology and educational content."

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Why Open Source and Linux Are Losing Momentum

http://www.itbusinessedge.com

This time of year, I make my rounds with the OEMs and get to chat with a number of executives. Several things have floated to the top, but the one I’d like to chat about right now is the comment that Linux demand and interest in open source in general has dropped off sharply.

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Linux in the Law Office

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It seems that every year there are claims by some industry pundits that this is the “Year of Linux.” Obviously, they have been wrong to date. However, a couple things have happened recently that have led me to believe that, even if not in 2007, then by the end of the decade, Linux will have its year.

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Open vs. Transparent: Did FOSS, Linux, and Open Source Get it Wrong?

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"...there is still little interest in Vista in business; second, there is a credible effort to use Linux on all mainstream corporate desktops but not instead of Windows, in addition to it; third, Windows Server 2008 is being deployed widely in beta; and fourth, Linux interest on the server is declining."

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The secret of successful open-source companies, Part II

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Matt Asay's analyses of how to have a successful open source company.

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Windows Server Woos (BIG) Linux Customers?

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"I was reading a recent article in which the argument and proof is given for a number of Linux customers moving from Linux to Windows Server. The various reasons include TCO (Total Cost of Ownership), ease of support, and stability(?)."

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CUPS Purchased by Apple Inc.

http://cups.org

In February of 2007, Apple Inc. acquired ownership the CUPS source code and hired me (Michael R Sweet), the creator of CUPS. CUPS will still be released under the existing GPL2/LGPL2 licensing terms, and I will continue to develop and support CUPS at Apple.

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Sun OpenSolaris to become more 'Linux-like'

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

Analysts familiar with Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Project Indiana say that as early as this week the company could reveal plans to revamp the OpenSolaris operating system by incorporating key pieces of Linux software.

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Staffing for Linux, not distribution X

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Today, for example, the people you hired because they knew Debian Linux might be wrestling with Ubantu - and the SuSe 10 experts you brought in last year will probably be transitioning to some other distribution by this time next year.

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Open source’s benefits to business spelled out

http://computerworld.co.nz

"Free Software Foundation (FSF) leader Richard Stallman said at the launch of version 3 of the General Public License (GPLv3) late last month that businesses are “foolish” not to adopt non-proprietary technologies."

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Second open Linux phone on sale

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

Another fully open source-based phone went on sale on Monday, offering developers the chance to build their own mobile Linux applications.

The Neo1973 is the first mobile phone to be designed to run the open-source operating system OpenMoko.

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