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Ubuntu's Shuttleworth: Planning to Overtake Apple

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

Last summer, Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of the Ubuntu distribution and of Canonical, Ubuntu's commercial sponsor, challenged the free and open source software (FOSS) to deliver a desktop experience superior to Apple's.

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How Microsoft (and Apple) Wants to Own GNU/Linux, in the ‘Intellectual’ Sense

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Microsoft pollutes data and programs using proprietary formats and software patents; Apple pollutes the Internet with software patents

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Apple refusing royalty-free license to widget patent

http://www.zdnetasia.com

Apple believes it has a patent that could potentially throw a wrench into an effort to develop a Web standard for updating widgets.

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Eye on Apple: This is Open?

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New evidence that shows Apple's poor attitude towards openness/freedom

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Linux the cool factor

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I have a bunch of designers at my job, and they all carry around an apple. No not the fruit, you know the vastly overpriced and over-hyped electronics brand. These guys think they are so cool. While Linux is actually a lot cooler then apple, it's not perceived by enough people as being cool.

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Could the Linux Foundation get too big?

http://blogs.zdnet.com

The folks over at the Linux Foundation were happy to announce today that MIPS Technologies has joined the group. Fair enough. But this got me wondering whether it’s possible for the Linux Foundation to get too big. Oracle is already a platinum member, Cisco a gold, Dell a silver. What if Microsoft wanted in? Or Apple?

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Novell Collects Software Patents While Apple Attacks Linux with Patents

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Novell is still pursuing intellectual monopolies and Apple threatens to use them to attack Linux-based products from Palm

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Apple Shows Us DRM's True Colors

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"...In fact, an inventory of Apple's remaining DRM armory makes it vividly clear that DRM (backed by the DMCA) is almost always about eliminating legitimate competition, hobbling interoperability, and creating de facto technology monopolies: ..."

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Apple announces all music on iTunes to go DRM-free - no word on movies, TV shows, games, audiobooks

http://www.defectivebydesign.org

"...We must continue to put pressure on Apple. That means continuing to boycott all DRM-content on iTunes, including the iPhone and the App Store. We encourage Apple to continue to remove DRM from iTunes content, including all movies, TV shows, games, audiobooks and applications, as well as support for free formats, such as Vorbis and Theora..."

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Opportunities Open Up for GNU/Linux as Apple Suffers

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Apple's difficulties as of late; crashing Macs and fresh rumours about the CEO

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Hard(er) Times at Apple

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Signs of weakness at Apple and why it's good for GNU/Linux

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Apple more closed than Microsoft

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Bashing Microsoft for being closed and proprietary has been a popular pastime in the media and the IT industry for many years, and there is no doubt that much of this has been well deserved...Apple’s business is evolving and see a lot of similar traits to those that were apparent as Microsoft was gaining power.

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EFF To Apple: Free Speech Isn't a DMCA Violation

http://www.readwriteweb.com

Apple has always been very protective over their proprietary software. The company doesn't want anything but iTunes to control an iPod - and for good reason, too.

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EFF berates Apple over open-source iTunes project

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Apple's attempt to quash an effort to help the latest iPods and iPhones work with non-Apple software such as the Linux operating system is out of line, the Electronic Frontier Foundation said Tuesday.

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Linux distros and Apple beat Microsoft’s homepage uptime

http://royal.pingdom.com

All Linux distributions have their own home base: their homepage. How well is this homepage taken care of and how well does it perform? To answer these questions we have monitored the uptime and load time of the homepages for 16 Linux distributions for a month.

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