Sun Microsystems is to acquire database manufacturer MySQL at a purchasing price of around US$ 1 billion according to Sun.more »
The Linux Foundation is hosting a Linux Developer Symposium in Peking February 19 and 20 2008. The event partner is the China OSS Promotion Union (COPU).more »
Details of the LinuxPark lecture program at Cebit 2008 (March 4 through 9, 2008) are now available. Corporate users can look forward to topics such as Green IT and Software as a Service (SaaS) and home users to talks on Web 2.0 and multimedia applications.more »
The Open Office project is looking for a venue for the OpenOffice.org Conference (OOoCon) 2008. Local organizational teams can apply before the 31 January deadline.more »
Debconf, the annual Debian Project Conference will be taking place in Spain’s Extremadura region 2009, as Jörg Jaspert announced on the free software project’s mailing list.more »
October 23 through 26, 2007, Linux Magazine will be broadcasting from the conference on business use of Open Source solutions via live streaming on the Internet.more »
The international Debian Developer Conference 2008 will be held in the Argentine cirty of Mar del Plata August 2 through 17.more »
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.