Samba Project Considering Purchasing License for Windows Protocols

Oct 23, 2007

Now that Microsoft has stated that it is prepared to give competitors access to technical documentation in a case heard by the EU Commission, the Samba project is considering purchasing a license.

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OpenBSD 4.2 to Appear November 1

Oct 23, 2007

The free OpenBSD operating system will be released in line with its regular 6 month schedule November 1; CD presales are already in full sway.

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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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