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The rise of the FOSS spinmeister

http://www.itwire.com

In August 2003, a little more than three months after the SCO Group had filed a lawsuit against IBM, seeking damages for alleged breach of contract, I had an email exchange with Blake Stowell, who was then the public relations manager of the former company.

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U.S. trade panel probes IBM-Asustek patent complaint

http://www.reuters.com

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Friday it would launch an investigation into International Business Machines Corp's complaint that some computers made by Taiwan's Asustek Computer Incinfringe three IBM patents.

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IBM Brings Trusted Computing to Linux

http://www.linuxelectrons.com

IBM Research has prototyped a security solution using the infamous Trusted Platform Module that allows users to accurately validate the identity and integrity of all software running on a remote server and client machine. This approach uses a combination of software and hardware architecture defined by an industry standard body called the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).

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How open is Open enough?

http://linuxgeeksunited.blogspot.com

We have seen the signs that changes are happening. Not just specifically in the Linux world, but in Open Source, Open Standards and in the proprietary world as well.

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IBM Asks ITC to Ban Asus Notebooks

http://www.extremetech.com

International Business Machines Corp is asking the U.S. government to ban imports of some notebook computers made by Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc, alleging that the products infringe three IBM patents.

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Old age open source initiative

http://www.daniweb.com

Can IBM possibly solve the problems of old age with the help of some university boffins and open source software?

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Open source and Dell join Sun server party

http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk

While announcing open-source-based virtualization and a Solaris server partnership with Dell on Wednesday, Sun chief executive Jonathan Schwartz told Oracle's OpenWorld that Sun was "one of the first" in the industry to deliver a virtual machine - the Java Virtual Machine (JVM).

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IBM's Lotus Symphony Continues ODF Push

http://www.pcworld.com

IBM Tuesday released the second beta of its free Lotus Symphony productivity applications suite and says a final version will ship next year designed to drive adoption of open file formats.

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IBM, Novell Move To Block SCO's Unix Sell Off

http://www.informationweek.com

SCO is hoping to sell its UnixWare line of business software and some of its mobile technology to investment group York Capital Management for $36 million.

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Bumps on the Road to Document Exchange Nirvana

http://blogs.eweek.com

The OpenDocument Foundation has announced its plans to sever itself from participation in or further advocacy of its namesake office document format in favor of the World Wide Web Consortium's XHTML (Extensible HTML)-based Compound Document Format.

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IBM patents making money from patents

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Sometime computer maker and intellectual property clearing house IBM has threatened the fabric of space-time by attempting to patent profiting from patents.

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IBM Seeking 'Patent-Protection-Racket' Patent

http://yro.slashdot.org

For anyone wanting a translation from lawyer-speak re patents, this article cuts through the legal jargon and gives you the meat of the discussion, as it were.

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IBM Aims to Burst Microsoft's Office Communications Bubble

http://www.internetnews.com

With Microsoft poised to unleash its next collaboration and unified communication (UC) suite next week, rival IBM is launching a preemptive strike by promising a tight level of integration between its own UC platform and its new, free Lotus Symphony productivity suite.

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Rebuttal to Rob Weir on a So-called ‘OpenDocument Format Civil War’

http://boycottnovell.com

Rob Weir of IBM has just posted a lengthy reply to concerns raised by Marbux and Gary Edwards (OpenDocument Foundation).

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IBM Symphony falls on deaf ears without open source e-mail, calendar

http://blogs.zdnet.com

IBM’s debut of its homegrown open source version of OpenOffice without e-mail or collaboration features is not surprising but nevertheless disappointing.

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