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We Are Vendor Neutral Until We are Not?

http://www.linuxmednews.com

When I talk to organization X (fill in your favorite health care entity, government or medical society) they never fail to utter the dreaded statement: "We are vendor neutral." followed by a dramatic long pause.

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Does Microsoft matter any more?

http://www.channel4.com

As Europe bashes 'market abusing' Microsoft, our technology correspondent says it's Google and Apple they should be looking at.

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Will Linux Steal Apple's Thunder?

http://seekingalpha.com

Apple proved with the iPhone's comprehensive and extremely clever communications UI and with their interactive pixels technology that they are simply the leader in UIs and product design. Many manufacturers and Linux developers are nipping at their heels though, and the question is how many more tricks Apple has up their sleeves.

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EU court upholds Microsoft anti-trust decision

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A European Union court on Monday dismissed Microsoft's appeal against the 2004 ruling which found the company had abused its dominant market position to score over rivals. Microsoft's lawyers failed to impress the European Court of First Instance, which not only dismissed the case but also rejected the appeal against the €497 million ($690 million) fine imposed on the company.

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Open source apathy damages UK prospects

http://www.cbronline.com

The UK's position as the open source laggard of Europe is preventing the growth of UK software industry and skills, according Alfresco, an open source enterprise content management company. Alfresco is a UK success story, counting top investment banks and the European Commission among its customers, yet only 5% of its business comes from its home turf.

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Create your online project site, start to finish, with Sakai

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Sakai is an online Collaboration Learning Environment, CLE for short. Indiana University has proactively deployed it for 100,000 students, and over 120 other Universities are involved with their own local deployments or test beds. Clearly, this well received application is worth checking out and taking for a vigorous and thorough test run.

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Open Source Risks and Responsibilities

http://osnews.com

The widespread acceptance of open source continues to grow as a cost-effective alternative to traditional network deployments. Well-known projects such as Linux have proven themselves to be in the enterprise environment, helping to dispel the fear, uncertainty and doubt preceding open source implementations.

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KDE ported to Nokia's Linux-powered Web tablets

http://www.linuxdevices.com

A community developer has ported Linux's KDE desktop environment to Nokia's Internet tablets. The port appears to run on both the N800 and -- with the addition of an RS-MMC card upgrade -- the older 770 tablet.

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Universities: No interest in open source, and too keen to support fads and vendors

http://www.geekzone.co.nz

A while back I worked with a couple of students from a number of universities here in Auckland: UoA, AUT, Massey. These were students in various IT fields, which had to do a practical industry project.

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How Open Source Software Can Improve Our Library

http://www.degreetutor.com

Remember a time when doing research required us to have to go to the library? Your school had one, and that's probably where you spent most of your library time at. If it wasn't your school, then it was probably your local town or city library.

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Open Source @ School

http://www.cordweekly.com

Many of you have likely heard of or even used open source software at one time or another, but I’m constantly surprised at how many people are unaware of the benefits and opportunities open source software presents to us, especially being poor university students.

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Mainframes, Linux, and cost advantages

http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com

Many people have argued over the past year that the mainframe is dying out (again), but Saugatuck Technology analyst Charlie Burns and some very telling market trends go against that grain with a 180 degree turn: the mainframe is surging, and it’s all thanks to Linux.

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Charming Pythonistas

http://www.oreillynet.com

Women are woefully underrepresented in IT. With few exceptions, women represent less than 30 percent of the IT workforce in most countries, while comprising approximately half the workforce.

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Spanair Takes Off with Red Hat Enterprise Linux

http://home.businesswire.com

Red Hat today announced that Spanair, one of the largest air carriers in Spain, has selected Red Hat Enterprise Linux as the platform of choice for its recent IT initiatives. With Red Hat solutions, Spanair is experiencing increased performance and cost reduction.

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Windows, Linux vie for honours

http://www.australianit.news.com.au

THE energy efficiency battle between Linux and Windows is intensifying, with each claiming to be better at cutting power consumption and avoiding environmental damage.

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