MySQL Founder Monty Widenius Departs Sun

Feb 06, 2009

Michael "Monty" Widenius, long associated with MySQL, has decided to leave Sun Microsystems. His plan is to pursue open source software development again as an independent agent, and he also sees a future in gastronomy that should benefit all database developers.

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Debian Founder Murdock Now Sun's Cloud Strategist

Jan 28, 2009

Debian Linux founder and former OpenSolaris chief Ian Murdock is taking over the role of chief strategist for cloud computing at Sun Microsystems.

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Helping Devils at Linux.conf.au

Jan 26, 2009

Linux.conf.au came to a close Friday after dozens of excellent talks, great social events, and the unexpected shaving of Bdale Garbee for the Tasmanian Devil.

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Opera Complaint Against Microsoft Backed by FSFE

Jan 23, 2009

Opera Software has filed a complaint against Microsoft's practice of tying Internet Explorer to Windows. The Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) has offered its backing of Opera's complaint.

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Greg KH Self-Professed Email Junkie

Jan 19, 2009

Novell kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman has released statistics on his personal email activity.

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Quo Vadis, Mozilla?: 3-Point Plan for World Domination

Jan 14, 2009

Mitchell Baker, chairperson of the Mozilla Foundation, has presented a plan in her blog whereby Mozilla will have Web world domination by 2010.

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Novell Carousel: Manager Smid to HP, Colado Takes Over

Jan 08, 2009

Former president of Novell's EMEA operations Volker Smid has taken over as head of operations at HP in Germany. Javier Colado assumes Smid's old role at Novell.

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OLPC Cuts Staff by 50 Percent

Jan 08, 2009

Today the One Laptop per Child Project announced that they will be reducing their team by about 50 percent and the remaining 32 team members will have salary reductions.

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