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Mozilla announces Firefox Mobile add-on challenge

https://developer.mozilla.org

The Mozilla Foundation has launched a new Firefox Mobile competition for add-on developers aimed at encouraging them to create innovative and compatible mobile add-ons

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Linux Foundation announces "We're Linux" video contest

http://www.h-online.com

Building on the success of its first contest, the Linux Foundation has announced the launch of a second "We're Linux" video contest. The non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting Linux says that videos entered into the contest should demonstrate what Linux means to its users and should inspire others to try it.

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Why FOSS Matters to Me (But Maybe Not to You)

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

The Free Software Foundation is having a video contest on the subject "Why is free software important to you?" It's a timely topic, with Windows 7 just out and with the free software community's bickering so bitter as of late that common goals sometimes seem in danger of being forgotten.

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Blender Game Competition 2010

http://freegamer.blogspot.com

Blender (everyones favorite GPL 3D modeling application) also has a build in game engine. And what would be nicer than having a nice competition for game creation?

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OpenDesktop Community Choose Winners of Desktop Contest

http://www.linux-magazine.com

About-information from developer profiles, desktop searches in online forums, an interface library and update notification of web page content bring the concept of a social desktop a step closer to reality.

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Linux Foundation “We’re Linux” Competition Results

http://www.linuxloop.com

Presumably to respond to Apple's Get A Mac ad campaign and Microsoft's various responses, the Linux Foundation launched a competition a while ago for "We're Linux" ads. After receiving over 100 entires, they say, the results have been announced.

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Announcing the “We’re Linux” video contest finalists

http://www.linux-foundation.org

The journey that begin during last football season with the realization that Microsoft paid Jerry Seinfeld $10 million for his appearance in their ads is almost over. The judging for the We’re Linux video contest has been completed and I’m pleased to announce the finalists.

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Has GNU/Linux Won Pwn2Own Again?

http://boycottnovell.com

GNU/Linux is a no-show, but it was last year's winner

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The seven best Linux Foundation contest videos

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Linux doesn't have much in the way of advertising. Now, the Linux Foundation is trying to change that with it's "We're Linux" Video Contest. So, here are my seven favorite picks in the contest.

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Open Season for Linux Contests

http://www.linux-foundation.org

Contests, at their best, can highlight creative thinking and originality. In the Linux community, there seems to be an serious overabundance of both. Four different contests — all starting this January — are doing their best to crowdsource and give out significant prizes to the winners. Vote, participate, or just soak it all in, these contests are great ways to get involved.

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I'm *Not* Linux

http://www.computerworlduk.com

I believe that it is making a fundamental mistake by choosing to play by the rules laid down by the two biggest proprietary computing companies - Microsoft and Apple. In doing so, it throws away all its natural advantages - notably its differentness - and attempts to compete on its enemies' terms

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Red Hat, Inc.'s Matthew Szulik Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2008

http://www.marketwatch.com

Matthew Szulik, chairman of Red Hat, Inc., was today named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2008 overall national winner. He was also named the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2008 national winner in the Technology category.

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Unveiling the winners of the Oxygen contest for wallpapers

http://blog.ruphy.org

With the announcement of the Oxygen Wallpaper Contest in August, we, the Oxygen Team, intended to have the KDE community give the brand new KDE 4 desktop its face - and the response was overwhelming! Artists and KDE enthusiasts submitted around 2000 high quality pictures, most of them being fantastic wallpapers.

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S60 Open C Challenge

http://www.technologynewsdaily.com

The first 'Open C Challenge' is a global contest for mobile application development for S60 on Symbian OS smartphones. It is aimed at encouraging open source and freeware developers to use Nokia's Open C environment, to create innovative mobile applications.

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