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Recession's latest victim: U.S. innovation

http://money.cnn.com

U.S. innovation slowed this year for the first time in 13 years as the recession cut into budgets, and costs to protect inventions rose. The system is broken.. Pushing patents through the system is easier said than done: The decline in filings this year has brought to light a number of problems with the antiquated American patent system.

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Linux will do well from the recession

http://www.theinquirer.net

WHILE THE GLOBAL recession may have many down in the dumps, it's apparently good news for Linux, with market research outfit IDC claiming it's going to come out of the crunch a winner.

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Recession vs. FOSS

http://www.raiden.net

Pundits and business executives alike are predicting gloomy economic times for 2009. But when the talk turns to free and open source software (FOSS), suddenly the mood brightens.

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Why Recession Is Causing Enterprises to Rethink Open-Source Strategy

http://www.eweek.com

Budget limitations and continued improvement in software and associated services are making open-source software alternatives such as MySQL, SUSE Linux, OpenOffice.org and plenty of others look mighty good to IT managers and CFOs.

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How Low Can Public Open Source Companies Go?

http://ostatic.com

While I remain in agreement with many observers who see the economic downturn as potentially very positive for open source, I have to wonder whether we're going to see some of the leadership open source companies swallowed up in all the financial carnage.

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Open Source in a Down Economy: The Money Race Is On

http://www.linuxinsider.com

Hard economic times have just about everyone looking for ways to save. Belts are tightening around software budgets -- from ordinary personal computer users to enterprise decision makers, everyone's trying to figure out how they can get what they need for less money. Is this an opportunity for open source software and the firms that support it?

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How Open Technology Could Lead Us Out Of Recession

http://penguinpetes.com

Well, here we all are in the USA, on the brink of market panic. Every other headline and news story is bemoaning our dark economic climate. Layoffs, bankruptcies, and lost jobs galore, plus a weakened US dollar and a continued expensive war campaign, all are lining up to create a "perfect storm" of market downturn.

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Is Open Source Recession-Proof?

http://techiqmag.com

Lofty oil prices. Sub-prime mortgage woes. Financial companies (Citigroup, Etrade) stumbling badly. Ouch. Ouch. And Ouch. Whispers of a potential recession ahead continue. That made The VAR Guy wonder: If the U.S. heads into a recession soon, are open source companies better positioned to weather the storm than their closed source counterparts? Let’s take a look.

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