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Personal Finances Manager Skrooge 0.8.0 Released

http://skrooge.org

The Skrooge team is proud to announce the release of version 0.8.0, bringing new features and bugfixes. One of the noteworthy additions in this version is a very first draft of a budget module.

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Personal Finance Manager KMyMoney 4.5 Released

http://dot.kde.org

This is the first version based on KDE Platform 4. Some new features are: better documentation, support for the latest version of AqBanking, improved usability of the online banking features, KWallet integration to store online banking passwords, consistency checks...

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Google axes Windows, saves millions

http://www.zdnet.com

Though their cited reason is security, I’m also betting there were some other reasons discussed before the decision was made. Some of the actual reasons behind the move probably included:

1) Security
2) Dogfooding Chrome OS
3) Money Savings
4) Stick it to Microsoft
5) Press

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"74 Democrats sold you out to AT&T, Verizon and Comcast"

http://agonist.org

74 Democrats signed a joint letter to the FCC supporting internet throttling by Verizon, ATT and Comcast. Throttling lets carriers slow or block internet traffic. This is a clear attack on net neutrality.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just endorsed net neutrality.

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Who said Linux couldn't make you money?

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Many times I have considered this very thing: Open a consultancy that focused primarily on Linux and open source. I knew there had to be a way to make it work. Many scoffed and said it couldn’t be done, that open source wouldn’t sell. But someone has done it, and done it well.

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Making money with Free Software

http://www.thondomraughts.com

Anoop John, CEO of Zyxware technologies and initiator of the Freedom Walk, writes a detailed arcticle about economic model of Free Software. He is looking for comments as it will be published in a engineering college magazine.

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Imagine There’s No Penguins

http://linuxfud.wordpress.com

What if Linux were not free? Would people still use it? Would it generate as much excitement online? What if the right…no, the privilege…to use Linux came only at a monetary cost money? And that’s a lease, not a sale mind you. What if the product was not intellectually free? How many people would jump on the bandwagon then?

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Making money with free software ..

http://wddc.blogspot.com

It seems to be a very famous question : how can free software developers make money to live. They spend a lot of time and effort on something that they'll never sell..

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Will Open Source Developers be Well Paid?

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com

[Dirk Riehle is] the author of The Economic Motivation of Open Source Software, a scholarly article that describes significant shifts in the software business. Datamation spoke with him about how these shifts are shaping the pay levels of open source developers.

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Win 25 000 euro for fighting Microsoft

http://www.tectonic.co.za

The Foundation for Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) has offered a prize for the best campaign against Microsoft's attempt to gain international standardisation for its Office format.

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Liberty Gaming: Making Money off Free Software Games?

http://libertygaming.blogspot.com

This article discuss ways on how to make a living off writing Free games. It also talked about the problems of trying to balance ethical concerns and making enough money to qualify as decent.

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Top Five Open Source Business Models You Never Heard Of

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I’ll look at five open source businesses opportunities you have likely never conceived of. Most of these ideas are aimed at people who are not looking to start the next "JBoss," rather, they hope to opt out of the daily rat race with an income that provides a steady stream

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Red Hat spreads its JBoss in Q1

http://www.theregister.co.uk

Red Hat turned in a healthy first quarter amid signs it's evolving into a multifaceted operation, thanks to growing sales of JBoss and use of channel partners.

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Sales Growth, Linux Demand Pushes Red Hat 1Q Profit Up 17 Percent

http://www.canadianbusiness.com

Open-source software maker Red Hat Inc. said Wednesday its fiscal first-quarter profit jumped 17 percent year-over-year, driven by strong demand for its Linux software as well as sales of new products and subscription-based services.

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Is money a good measure of OSS success?

http://weblog.infoworld.com

Is money a good measure of OSS success? In our free market society, I believe it is. This does not minimize the importance of other measures of success.

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