Becta refers Microsoft to the UK Office of Fair Trading

Oct 22, 2007

Becta, the UK government's education technology agency, has today made a complaint to the UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) for alleged anti-competitive practices by Microsoft in the schools software marketplace and in relation to Microsoft's approach to document interoperability.

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PloneGov: Bringing Plone to Local Governments

Oct 19, 2007

Plone is one of the best known Free Software Content Management Systems (CMS) in the market. Much of the importance of Plone lies in its power and flexibility, enabling it to be applied in a wide variety
of contexts.

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Linux Foundation Launches New Linux Desktop Survey

Oct 18, 2007

The Linux Foundation, a non-profit organization, has just launched its third desktop Linux survey and is aiming to promote the development of Linux desktops.

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IBM with Growth in Third Quarter 2007

Oct 18, 2007

IT giant IBM closed its third quarter 2007 September 30 with turnover up by seven percent compared to the same period last year. Income in the third quarter rose by six percent to around US$ 2.4 billion.

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Two Microsoft Licenses are Open Source

Oct 17, 2007

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) has recognized two Microsoft licenses and granted them the status of Open Source licenses.

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Debconf 8 Scheduled for August 2008 in Argentina

Oct 16, 2007

The international Debian Developer Conference 2008 will be held in the Argentine cirty of Mar del Plata August 2 through 17.

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Patent Suit Filed Against Novell and Red Hat

Oct 16, 2007

Just a couple of days after the latest verbal attacks by Microsoft CEO Ballmer, Linux distributor Red Hat really does find itself at the receiving end of a patent lawsuit, however, this attack also targets Microsoft partner Novell.

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Red Hat Calls Microsoft Attack Unsubstantiated

Oct 12, 2007

Speaking in an interview with Linux Magazine, Germany, Werner Knoblich, Red Hat Germany boss, and Red Hat Vice President EMEA, called the verbal attacks by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer unsubstantiated.

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