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Future Implications: Why Microsoft will fear Google and Linux

http://news.com.com

Google and Microsoft are at it again. But this time Google is attacking Microsoft for threatening Linux users for patent violations.

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Google Using OpenMoko For gPhone?

http://www.phoronix.com

There has been a new batch of rumors swirling about Google producing a "gPhone" mobile telephone after a Reuters reporter stated High Tech Computer Corp would be designing the Linux phone for Google. A friendly penguin has told us at Phoronix that Google is looking to team up with OpenMoko for their "gPhone".

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Google Becomes OIN's First End User Licensee "To Help Linux Thrive"

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Google has become an Open Invention Network licensee. Here's the press release about it.

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Google To Join Group To Protect Linux From Possible Patent Challenge

http://www.informationweek.com

The Open Invention Network members share their Linux patents with each other and offer the prospect of a joint defense if Linux is confronted with a legal challenge.

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Open Invention Network™ Extends The Linux Ecosystem As Google Becomes Its First End-User Licensee

http://www.openinventionnetwork.com

Open Invention Network (OIN), the company formed to spur innovation and protect the Linux System, today extended the Linux Ecosystem with the signing of Google as its first end-user licensee.

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Google To Tap Ubuntu Mobile or Embedded for Google Phone?

http://www.phonenews.com

The media has been abuzz over the past 24 hours as the Wall Street Journal has reported that Google has begun presenting their phone strategy to carriers. While much of this information is not new, the fact that mass media is covering it, has caused new focus on the initiative.

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Linux to power Google GPhone?

http://www.linuxdevices.com

"Google's first mobile phone will run a Linux operating system on a Texas Instruments "Edge" chipset, and will likely ship to T-Mobile and Orange customers in the Spring of 2008, according to unconfirmed reports. "GPhone" call minutes and text messages reportedly will be funded by mobile advertising."

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Maybe the problem is in mischaracterizing Google, not in its use of open source

http://blogs.cnet.com

I've been talking back and forth over email about "the Google/open source conundrum" with a few people that I deeply respect. This will all come out in an upcoming post (tentatively titled "GPL, the new BSD"), but in the course of talking with these people I'm starting to wonder:

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Googlephone could be powered by Linux and free of charge

http://www.daniweb.com

Could the Googlephone, in a move which would perfectly match it being Linux powered, be the first totally free cellphone?

By combining Google applications and services with the advertising revenue on a Google specific handset, there is even the rather intriguing prospect of not having to pay a few hundred bucks for the hardware and a monthly fee to use it.

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Google: Kill all the patent trolls

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Google's head of patents believes the U.S. patent system is "in crisis". Discussing patent reform at the annual Stanford Summit in Northern California, associate general counsel Michelle Lee told conference attendees that the American system is "out-of-balance [and] needs to be remedied".

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Mozilla CEO denies Google decided Thunderbird's fate

http://www.linuxworld.com

Mozilla's CEO Thursday evening answered charges that the company is dropping development of the Thunderbird e-mail client because of its partnership with Google. Several comments posted to Mitchell Baker's blog put forward conspiracy theories of a link between Mozilla's decision on Thunderbird and Google's push into e-mail with its Gmail Web-based service.

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Black Google not as green as painted

http://www.daniweb.com

Interesting blog about how environmentally friendly Google is, and whether painting the background black instead of white would save electricity and help save the planet.

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Does Google Have Another Move in Vista Chess Game?

http://technewsworld.com

Google's protests over the way desktop search is handled in Microsoft's Vista OS have so far fallen on deaf ears. A U.S. district judge denied Google's request to extend Microsoft's antitrust agreement with federal and state governments, essentially saying the matter was none of Google's business. The judge suggested that Google appeal to DoJ, which has shown no sympathy for the search giant.

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Google and Linux Join Forces for Google OS

http://www.osweekly.com

"In the past, we have explored the reality that, in many forms, the much anticipated "Google OS" has long since already arrived. But recently, there have been strong indicators that Google may be positioning for something more. And today, we will explore what this might look like if it were to actually happen."

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Gubuntu- Google and Linux

http://wetech.blogspot.com

"Gubuntu, Glinux or Ginux could all be worthy names if Google were to seriously consider entering the platform battle. A more united and professional Linux front headed by a behemoth such as Google could help Linux achieve a mainstream market."

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