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Google vows to fight Oracle lawsuit as Java creator speaks out

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Google has vowed to fight Oracle's patent lawsuit over use of Java patents in Android, claiming that Android's Dalvik implementation is not covered. Meanwhile, Java creator James Gosling blogs that neither side in the lawsuit is without blame, but calls the suit a victory for "ego, money and power" at the expense of open software development.

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Microsoft’s ‘Android Tax’ Shows Why Mono Should be Treated as Threat

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Asian companies sell many phones with Linux in them, but Microsoft is extorting all of them

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Oracle vs. Google over Java in Android is only the start.

http://blogs.computerworld.com

I don't think Oracle suing Google over the use of Java in Android has much to do with Android at all. I think it has everything to do with Oracle monetizing Java anyway it can. That spells big trouble for any company or developer who uses Java...

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Defending Free Software against Oracle's attack

http://www.kdedevelopers.org

To me writing code is a means of Free Speech, and the Free Software movement is about preserving my rights of Free Speech in the face of the US patent system which is trying to cut down what I can say. Attacking the Oracle patent claims, and writing software to undermine their market position is the least I can do. If enough people think and do the same, I hope we can cause them trouble.

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Richard Stallman on Australia: Q&A

http://delimiter.com.au

"...In October Stallman will visit Australia to speak — among other events — at UNSW’s Clancy Auditorium in an event being supported by National ICT Australia. But we got in touch with Stallman ahead of time for a chat about the Government’s internet filter project, free software and why he likes to visit Australia for its parrots..."

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Android may have the phones, but MeeGo may get the cars

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Actually, it looks now like MeeGo is going to have its own niche where it will be the embedded Linux of choice: Car entertainment, Internet, and navigation systems.

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Diversity is Good, Proprietary Software Giants Are Not

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Timely perspective on Apple, Microsoft, and the substitution of "Linux" with Android (Google's trademark)

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The Sad State of Open Source in Android

http://projectgus.com

This year a slew of companies have launched competing Android tablet devices. A lot of rhetoric has been spun about how Android's open source ecosystem gives manufacturers and consumers an advantage. Unfortunately, the current crop of Android tablets aren't nurturing open source at all.

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Google release Android 2.2 "Froyo" source code

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Google has officially released the source code for version 2.2 of its open source Android mobile operating system, code named "Froyo" and confirmed that it is now activating approximately 160,000 Android devices per day

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Four Totally Insane Ideas That Canonical Ought To Consider

http://writerofthings.blogspot.com

Canonical (and consequently, the Ubuntu project) is constantly growing. The Ubuntu distribution has grown to be one of the most popular desktop systems out there, garnering millions of users worldwide. However, I have a few ideas for Canonical to mull over.

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Red Hat’s CEO Dismisses Software Patents and Microsoft Uses Tuxera to Spread Them to Linux/Android

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Red Hat's fight against software patents is on; Microsoft tries introducing an era of "Linux tax" and "Android tax" through Tuxera

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Novell is Knowingly Seeding GNU/Linux, MeeGo and Android With Microsoft Patents

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Another look at the negative effects of Novell not only on GNU/Linux desktops but also phones and tablets running Linux, the kernel

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Eric Raymond Explains Why Linux ‘Outguns’ Apple

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"Apple has been outflanked by Google’s multi-vendor strategy, outsold in new unit sales, and is now outgunned in technology and user-visible features," says a well-known Open Source figure

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Microsoft is Contacting Publications, Asking Them to Add More Anti-Linux Slant

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Microsoft is once again on a special tour wherein it pressures popular Web sites to include patent FUD against Android; Apple's bullying of bloggers leads to dissent

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Microsoft says Android infringes its patents - HTC pays up.

http://www.engadget.com

Microsoft believes that elements from both the user interface and the underlying operating system are in violation of its rights.

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