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Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu: Opening the Airwaves

http://www.linuxinsider.com

On Nov. 5, Google unveiled what many in the phone business had long awaited. CEO Eric Schmidt explained how the search giant was ready to create new software for mobile phones that would shake up the telecom status quo.

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The Perfect Desktop - gOS 1.0.1

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS 1.0.1 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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Google rallies allies in open Linux phone initiative

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Google and 33 other companies have announced an ambitious industry alliance that will maintain a completely open source mobile phone stack. The Open Handset Alliance (OHA) says phones based on its Linux-based "Android" stack will reach market in as soon as eight months.

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Interview with gOS Founder: “Linux For Human Beings (Who Shop At WAL*MART)”

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This week, WalMart has begun selling a new computer called the gPC for the price of $199. Instead of using Microsoft Windows, this incredibly inexpensive Linux-based computer runs an operating system which is fittingly called “gOS”.

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Where's my Gphone?

http://googleblog.blogspot.com

"Despite all of the very interesting speculation over the last few months, we're not announcing a Gphone. However, we think what we are announcing -- the Open Handset Alliance and Android -- is more significant and ambitious than a single phone..."

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What The Google Phone Could Do For Linux

http://www.forbes.com

Even the best technology needs a sugar daddy. Seven years ago, Linux got just that when IBM said it would put $1 billion on the then-nascent open-source operating system, pushing the software into the corporate mainstream.

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Ubuntu's own google search

http://www.ubuntuwire.com

Ubuntu has it's own search feature driven by google.

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Does Microsoft matter any more?

http://www.channel4.com

As Europe bashes 'market abusing' Microsoft, our technology correspondent says it's Google and Apple they should be looking at.

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Orkut says Iceweasel is not supported

http://anivar.movingrepublic.org

"The new Joke from the buggy Orkut- The most ugly product from google. It says Iceweasel, a rebranding of firefox as a not supported browser..."

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Firefox-Google marriage on shaky ground?

http://www.theregister.co.uk

The question is: As more and more people install AdBlock Plus, which is officially recommended by Mozilla, will Google continue to fund the browser?

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Intellectual Property Cold War Rages On

http://www.osweekly.com

I have pointed this out time and again. Like it or not, the patent war is already here. Luckily, if it hits full throttle, Google will be a part of it on the side of Linux vendors. Google uses Linux and is ready to battle alongside the rest of Open Invention Network, utilizing a collection of Linux patents against Microsoft if it comes down to it.

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Is Google Becoming An Enemy To Open Source?

http://software.seekingalpha.com

Open source is always friend to the No. 2 player in a market and always the enemy of the top dog. That appears to be the big lesson after connecting a few dots on various items popping up around the Web.

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Microsoft vs. Google – the open source shame

http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk

one could argue that Microsoft – once blessed with the open source label – will only abuse its status. The company could claim to be a huge open source supporter, derailing critics' arguments by displaying nothing more than the OSI logo when needed.

Chris DiBona, Google's open source manager, seems to fall into this cynical camp.

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Yahoo Challenge to Google Has Roots in Open Source

http://www.baselinemag.com

If you want to get your hands on an open source version of some of Google's core technologies, maybe you should ask Yahoo.

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Will Google Be Destroyed By Open Source Search Engines?

http://www.informationweek.com

Could open source kill the golden egg that laid Google? If Wikia has its way, it just might.

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