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Linspire CEO Kevin Carmony resigns

http://www.linux-watch.com

n an interview today with Linux-Watch, controversial Linux leader Kevin Carmony confirmed rumors that he had resigned as CEO of desktop Linux vendor Linspire on July 31 [...] Carmony also said his resignation, contrary to some rumors, had nothing to do with any disagreement with Linspire's primary owner Michael Robertson, or with fallout from either of Linspire's recent deals with Microsoft.

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Google To Tap Ubuntu Mobile or Embedded for Google Phone?

http://www.phonenews.com

The media has been abuzz over the past 24 hours as the Wall Street Journal has reported that Google has begun presenting their phone strategy to carriers. While much of this information is not new, the fact that mass media is covering it, has caused new focus on the initiative.

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Advertising over adwordising

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

On-line magazines will frequently raise money by advertising, and often it is the only source of revenue. However, the way a lot of on-line advertising works is that there is little control as to what advertisement appears next to what article, or so it would seem.

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Acer clarifies position on Linux PCs

http://news.zdnet.co.uk

Acer is planning to sell Linux-based PCs to the UK market, the company told ZDNet.co.uk.

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Linux makes inroads into Microsoft's domain

http://www.rediff.com

While it has an over 20 per cent market share when we speak of servers in India, the free OS called Linux has just around 5 per cent market share in the country when it comes to desktops -- the lion's share going to Microsoft Windows. The scenario is gradually changing, it appears.

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Open source going mainstream

http://www.linuxworld.com

As more than 11,000 attendees prepare to converge on San Francisco for the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo next week, one industry analyst says customers are evaluating open-source software the same way they evaluate proprietary software: It has to be priced right and work well.

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Academia's Open Access movement mirrors FOSS community

http://www.linux.com

Free and open source software (FOSS) has roots in the ideals of academic freedom and the unimpeded exchange of information.

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FOSS developers need to pay more attention to Web 2.0

http://radar.oreilly.com

"Web 2.0 software-as-a-service applications built on top of the LAMP stack now generate several orders of magnitude more revenue than any companies seeking to directly monetize open source. And most of the software used by those Web 2.0 companies above the commodity platform layer is proprietary. Not only that, Web 2.0 is siphoning developers and buzz away from open source."

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Free Linux distro targets smartphones

http://www.linuxdevices.com

A free Gnome-based Linux distribution for mobile devices such as smartphones and PDAs has achieved a major release. OpenedHand's Poky Linux 3.0 ("Blinky") is based on X11, GTK+, and the Matchbox window manager, and includes an impressive-looking new application framework and theme called "Sato 0.1."

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DRM Scorecard: Hackers Batting 1000, Industry Zero

http://www.informationweek.com

I put together a scorecard, which shows that every single significant attempt at consumer-music DRM has been cracked. Here it is:

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Open-source browser targets Linux gadgets

http://www.linuxdevices.com

A software development firm in Montpellier, France recently released a new open-source browser intended for use in consumer device applications. Pleyo's "Origyn Web Browser" (OWB) is based on the open-source WebKit Web browser engine, and targets mobile phones, PMPs, PVRs, GPS gadgets, and more.

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KnowledgeTree takes off with Nasa

http://www.tectonic.co.za

KnowledgeTree, the Cape Town based open source document management system has taken off with a number of major customers. KnowledgeTree has also been listed on the Optaros Enterprise Open Source Directory, a listing of leading enterprise-ready open source applications.

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Web 2.0 gets new open source platform

http://www.techworld.com

Australian software company Once Technologies has released what it claims is the first browser-based Web 2.0 development platform as an open source project.

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ABC Starts Streaming HD...but not to GNU/Linux

http://www.switched.com

"The era of streaming High-Definition content our PCs is almost here. The latest entry is ABC, which quietly started beta testing its new HD streaming channel. Now you can watch episodes of 'Lost,' 'Ugly Betty,' or 'Grey's Anatomy' in beautiful 720p HD"...unless you use GNU/Linux

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SGI and NASA ready most powerful Linux computer ever

http://www.linux-watch.com

NASA has selected an SGI Altix supercomputer to help it meet future high-performance computing requirements. The new system will be the first supercomputer to operate 2,048 processor cores and 4TB of memory under control of one Linux kernel, creating the world's largest single-kernel Linux system, NASA and SGI announced this week.

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