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Is the Shade Coming Down on the Windows Era?

http://www.linuxinsider.com

"Being the largest OEM of PCs on the planet and pushing GNU/Linux -- albeit a distro shrouded in non-free layers -- HP can put the last nail in the coffin of M$'s monopoly," predicted blogger Robert Pogson.

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New EU Software Rules Give FOSS the Inside Track

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Members of the Business Software Alliance, which offer proprietary software, are apparently contesting this provision.

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Red Hat joins charge to fend off patent madness

http://www.linuxuser.co.uk

If the ruling is upheld, it would almost certainly stifle software innovation on a global scale and make development the preserve of corporations with large legal departments and their own patent arsenals available for countersuing.

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EU to push patent-free eGovernment

http://www.euractiv.com

The European Union is on the cusp of writing public procurement rules which favour patent- and royalty-free technologies, according to software giants who argue that the rules echo Chinese public procurement laws.

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ASUS Dumps Vista 7, Goes With Linux Instead

http://techrights.org

ASUS is said to be embracing Linux for tablets, HP carries on with Linux in tablets (or another form factor), and Microsoft will use its own employees as guinea pigs for phones

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HP To Ditch Windows 7 For Homegrown OS? -- InformationWeek

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Indications are Hewlett-Packard is, at the very least, looking to become less dependent on Microsoft as it charts its future.

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Declarations of OS Independence

http://www.theopensourcery.com

It's about time. Dell and HP have recently made very strong declarations of OS independence from Microsoft.

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New Indications That HP is Dumping Windows for Linux (for Mobile Form Factors)

http://techrights.org

Vista 7 is put where it belongs (the trash can) as Linux remains lighter and more suitable for devices such as tablets; new security headaches involving Vista 7

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HP buys Palm

http://www.h-online.com

Palm, and it's Linux based WebOS, are being acquired by HP in a $1.2 billion deal

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Microsoft Software Patents in Codecs, Web Font DRM, and Likewise-HP

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A look at some issues where Microsoft walks among patents and uses their enforcement to pursue its own goals

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HP and Likewise to release Linux-based storage line

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Now, HP has partnered with Likewise to bring plug-and-play Linux file servers to mid-size and enterprise businesses

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Bribery at HP and Penalty on GNU/Linux Use

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How Hewlett-Packard, which is currently under investigation for corruption, charges a premium on GNU/Linux after acquiring Neoware

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What Microsoft’s Attack on GNU/Linux at HP Teaches Us

http://boycottnovell.com

Further analysis of the revelation that Microsoft does not permit any competition to even exist

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Ubuntu Linux Used in the Making of Avatar

http://jordanopensource.org

Linux infrastructure was heavily used in Avatar's graphics rendering done by digital visual effects company Weta Digital.

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Licenses are Not the Hard Part

https://fossbazaar.org

In looking back over the more than 15 years that HP has been involved in FOSS, I conclude that, what has changed is that licenses are no longer the hard part.

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