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Freespire, Linspire, and Microsoft patents

http://www.desktoplinux.com

On July 5, Microsoft quietly released a "Covenant to Customers" to clear up how it is handling its patent deal with Linux distributor Linspire. Instead, it did little but puzzle and annoy members of the Linux community.

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Microsoft Leaves Linspire Robbed, Naked

http://boycottnovell.com

Well, well, well… That’s what ‘partners’ are for. Just shortly after Microsoft had betrayed Novell, Microsoft decided to move on to Linspire.

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Four Key Developments In the Linux Market

http://software.seekingalpha.com

I spotted four key developments in the Linux market -- including a possible surprise announcement from Hewlett-Packard Co. Here's a rundown of key open source developments investors should watch over the next few days.

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Microsoft and Red Hat continue partnership dance

http://www.linux-watch.com

Intellectual property may be off the table, for now, but it sure seems like Red Hat and Microsoft are still dancing around coming to some kind of partnership relationship.

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It's official: OLPC and Intel become friends, collaborate

http://arstechnica.com

The One Laptop Per Child Project and Intel have put their differences aside, at least for now, as Intel agrees to take a seat on the OLPC Board of Directors. The new "peace" between Intel and OLPC will also involve the project receiving some funding from Intel, and according to a statement, "Intel and OLPC will explore collaborations involving technology and educational content."

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Novell To Press On With Microsoft Alliance, With Or Without Microsoft

http://www.informationweek.com

Novell will distribute portions of its SUSE Linux enterprise suite that fall under the GPLv3 license directly to customers who purchased certificates that would have entitled them to receive the software from Microsoft.

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Microsoft's Linux Deals: Tempest in a Teapot for Developers

http://reddevnews.com

Microsoft's relationship with the open source development community continued to evolve last month, with the company adding three suppliers of the Linux operating system to cross-licensing agreements. So, on balance, how will these patent pacts impact enterprise developers day-to-day?

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