Piracy war shifts Open Source in Africa

Cyber café operators within Nairobi are torn between legalising their Microsoft software operating system, shifting to Open Source Code or closing shop all together following the crack down on…

Open source's future: More Microsoft, bigger talent shortages

The open source industry in 2008 will be marked by more news out of Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and other big IT vendors, less start-up funding, more M&A activity, and an increasingly serious…

The 3 Linux Phones to Watch in 2008

A short article on Google Android, Deeda Pi Phone, and OpenMoko. Three Linux Phones to Watch in 2008.

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OLPC Foundation Sued

A Massachusetts company has sued the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) Foundation for patent infringement, saying that the project has stolen it’s own designs for a multilingual keyboard on the OLPC XO…

Novell's Trial Brief for Utah

Groklaw member LEXLAW suggested that now would be a good time to take a second look at Novell's Trial Brief [PDF]. It was filed in Utah back in the middle of September, on the same day that SCO…

xTuple Applications Certified for Mac OS X “Leopard”

xTuple announced that the current shipping release of its xTuple Applications – the OpenMFG Enterprise Resource Planning Suite and the PostBooks free and open source edition – have been certified…

BMC's William Hurley talks up open source

At 36 years old, William Hurley has been involved in IT for more than half his life, starting after a car accident that left him badly injured. While recovering, he began hacking X-objects for…

IBM Lotus Notes for Linux Multiple Insecure File Permission Vulnerabilities

Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM Lotus Notes for Linux, which could be exploited by malicious users to bypass security restrictions and potentially compromise a vulnerable…

EsSalud utilizes virtualization capabilities in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Red Hat announced that EsSalud, a state-owned insurance and service provider in Peru offering medical and economic benefits that cover eight million regularly insured parties and successors, has…

ASUSTek comments on Eee PC source code violation

The open source code for EeePC is available here. To download the source code of all open source software packages that are included in the product, follow the steps listed below.

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