AMD Releases New ATI Drivers

Dec 21, 2009

AMD has issued an update of its proprietary 3D drivers for the current ATI cards. Version 9.12 fixes a number of bugs for multi-monitor mode and enhanced the Catalyst Control Center.

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Moonlight 2.0: Microsoft and Novell Loosen Agreement

Dec 21, 2009

In close collaboration with Microsoft, a Novell team behind developer Miguel de Icaza has released version 2.0 of its Silverlight clone Moonlight.

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Qt Applications as Browser Applets

Dec 21, 2009

"Qt Everywhere" is the motto of Nokia's GUI toolkit smiths. Now developer Morten Sorvig has transplanted Qt apps into the Firefox browser.

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Microsoft China Rips Off Competitor’s Code

Dec 17, 2009

Once again, Microsoft have lifted from outside sources for their own product without paying heed to license restrictions. However, this time they have taken from proprietary code.

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Novell Releases Mono 2.6 and MonoDevelop 2.2

Dec 17, 2009

The Mono framework compatible with Microsoft's C# .NET is available in version 2.6. Developers also upgraded its associated MonoDevelop environment to version 2.2.

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SFLC Files Lawsuit Against 14 Companies for GPL Violations

Dec 16, 2009

Attorneys at the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) have filed a lawsuit against 14 electronics companies for copyright infringements. The suit accuses the companies of selling products containing BusyBox software in violation of the GPL.

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GNOME: Split from GNU Project?

Dec 14, 2009

Richard Stallman's strong position against proprietary applications is butting heads with some members of the GNOME Foundation. A call to split with Stallman's GNU Project is being considered.

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Bada: New Mobile Platform from Samsung

Dec 10, 2009

Following a rather vague announcement in November, Samsung has now released details about their open smartphone development platform bada to the Web.

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