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Senator: open source software needed for medical records

http://arstechnica.com

Senator John D. Rockefeller has proposed a new law which would establish federal grants to develop open source software and to create universal open standards for electronic medical records.

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Debian Kernel Has No Proprietary Firmware

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

Debian developer Robert Millan is offering an alternative kernel for Debian's Lenny free Linux distro. Unlike the standard Lenny kernel, it contains no proprietary firmware.

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What Oracle-Sun means for Java, open source and RIAs

http://www.itworldcanada.com

Industry analysts weigh in on what the future holds for Sun Microsystems’ software initiatives. Potential anti-trust issues and fee-based Java extensions may lie in the future

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What's Going to Happen with OpenOffice, MySQL, SPARC?

http://www.osnews.com

With today's surprise announcement that Oracle will acquire Sun Microsystems, several questions were raised as to some Sun products, including MySQL, Solaris, and OpenOffice.org. Browsing around the net, there are several viewpoints on the future of these Sun products, and the OpenOffice.org team has even issued a statement itself.

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Tonido: Cloudless Computing On Your Desktop

http://www.makeuseof.com

While there are plenty of sites that allows you to upload your files and share with others, there might be a handful of you that are paranoid about the privacy of your data or who are concerned that your data will get lost when the third party sites go out of business. Tonido could be the solution to tackle this.

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