Linux New Media Awards 2010 Presented at CeBIT

Mar 04, 2010

Markus Feilner, Klaus Knopper, and Jim Zemlin helped present the 2010 Linux New Media Awards at CeBIT. Winners accepted their awards on stage while the ceremony streamed live over the Internet.

The Linux New Media awards jury included members of the open source community, editors, and industry experts. This year's categories were Outstanding Contribution to Open Source/Linux /Free Software, Most Innovative Open Source/Free Software project, Most Linux/Open Source-friendly Hardware Vendor, and Best Open Source Contribution for Mobile Devices. Two new categories were added this year: Best Open Source Firefox Extension and Best Open Source Solution for Cloud Computing.

Xen received the first award, which was presented for Best Open Source Solution for Cloud Computing. Keir Fraser accepted the award on behalf of Xen.

The next award, which Wolfgang Rosenberg accepted, went to Intel for the Most Linux/Open Source-friendly Hardware Vendor.

Mozilla Corporation's Chris Hofmann presented Wladimir Palant with the Best Open Source Firefox Extension award for AdBlock.

Klaus Knopper announced the winner for Best Open Source Contribution for Mobile Devices and presented the award to Google Android.

Book author and Linux Magazin editor Markus Feilner presented the award for Most Innovative Open Source Project to the OpenStreetMap project.

The Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin presented the Outstanding Contribution to Linux /Open Source/Free Software award. This year's award went to the Linux Kernel Programmers and Hans-Joachim Picht accepted on their behalf.

Congratulations to all the Linux New Media 2010 award winners!

If you missed the awards ceremony via Live streaming, you can watch the video archives when we post them online soon.

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