Bizarre: FFII award for OOXML opponents goes to Microsoft

Oct 04, 2007

The Kayak Prize 2007, awarded by the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) for the most effective campaign against Microsoft Office Open XML (OOXML) as a standard, went to Microsoft itself.

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Trolltech founder Chambe-Eng resigns because of illness

Oct 04, 2007

As the Norwegian development company announced, the cofounder of the company, Eirik Cambe-Eng, has quit his position as Co-CEO, for health reasons.

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IDC: Companies select open source for safety reasons

Oct 04, 2007

In a survey by market-researcher IDC, companies in Australia, Korea, India and China quote better protection against vulnerabilities gaps as the main reason for the implementation of Open Source technology.

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Samba specialist SerNet claims specifications from MS

Oct 04, 2007

SerNet claimed the protocol specifications from Microsoft in order to enhance the open source software and make it interoperable.

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Answered: Ten Myths about Free Software

Sep 30, 2007

Within the scope of the EU "FLOSSMETRICS" project, participant Carlo Daffara investigated how much truth the "Ten Myths about Open Source Software" actually contain.

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Autodesk Looking to Release Geodetic Software as Open Source

Sep 30, 2007

Software vendor Autodesk is looking to release a geodetic program for the conversion of geographical data into various formats as Open Source.

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Next Generation Ubuntu: First Gutsy Gibbon Beta

Sep 28, 2007

Release Manager Steve Langasek today announced the first beta version of the next generation Ubuntu, Gutsy Gibbon.

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DRM Issues: Windows Expert Looking to Move to Linux

Sep 28, 2007

Security expert Jesper Johansson is planning to remove Windows Media Center from his computer and to install Linux MCE due to frustration with his former employer Microsoft's DRM software.

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