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October 23, 2009  6:05 PM

Servers in space: The future of data centers?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
DataCenter, green data centers, open source, ServerSky, solar energy

I have to say, I was immediately intrigued when I read the description of Server Sky. I had heard of floating

July 22, 2009  5:13 PM

DIY government: Open source for America



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Gov 2.0, open source, OSCON 2009

Today, in conjunction with the O’Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) in San Jose, Calif., more than 70 companies, academic institutions, communities, related groups and individuals announced the formation of


July 9, 2009  3:14 PM

New OS game changer: Hannah Montana Linux



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Disney, Google Chrome OS, Hannah Montana Linux, HML, Linux, Linux distributions, Linux kernel, open source, Twitter

I try to use Twitter to stay on top of breaking Linux and IT news, but sometimes I run across a gem like this that isn't necessarily newsworthy, but is quite humorous (or RFLMAO-worthy). Today, following on the heels of the


May 21, 2009  6:32 PM

Open source projects take advantage of Google Summer of Code opportunity



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Google, GSoC, Novell, open source, openSUSE, Oregon State University Open Source Laboratory

Open source companies and organizations including Novell and Oregon State University’s Open Source Lab are taking advantage of the fifth year of


April 21, 2009  6:13 PM

Open source community reacts to Oracle-Sun deal



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Innobase, Java, MySQL, open source, Open source Solaris, Oracle, PostGreSQL, sun microsystems

Yesterday’s news that Oracle had entered an agreement to buy Sun sent a bit of a shock wave through the open source community. After weeks of pondering what an IBM buyout of Sun would mean, the IT community now had an entirely different scenario unfolding. The news was the first thing I...


April 13, 2009  6:32 PM

Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit wrap-up



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Enterprise Linux, Linux, Linux events, Linux Foundation, Linux kernel, Novell, open source, openSUSE, Red Hat

The 3rd Annual Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit was held last week in San Francisco. Among the talks was a presentation by Al Gillen, program vice president, system software at IDC, titled “The Opportunity for Linux...


March 10, 2009  4:53 PM

Are you innovative? Tell Red Hat



Posted by: Leah Rosin
JBoss.org, open source, Red Hat

Red Hat has opened submissions for the company's third-annual Innovation awards. The winners will be announced at the 2009 Red Hat Summit in Chicago Sept. 1-4, 2009. Nominations will...


March 5, 2009  10:16 PM

Software company unifies rival OSes, benefits war victims



Posted by: Jbeltran
Likewise Software, Linux, Mac, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Windows, open source, UNIX

This blog post was written by Bridget Botelho, a news writer. When I get pitches from companies that are rife with marketing bull, I am quick to hit delete. But when Likewise Software sent me this goofy press...

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February 27, 2009  5:14 PM

Is Microsoft suit against TomTom first shot in Linux war?



Posted by: Leah Rosin
IP, Linux, Microsoft, open source, patents, TomTom

Is Microsoft's suit filed against GPS device maker TomTom the first shot in a larger Linux war? That was the question being asked yesterday after news spread that Microsoft had filed a...

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February 11, 2009  6:46 PM

Red Hat proves value can be derived from open source



Posted by: Leah Rosin
Fedora 10, interoperability, JBoss.org, Linux, Microsoft, Novell SUSE 11, open source, Red Hat, Virtualization

This week, Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat has issued a "State of the Union at Red Hat" message that at first glance appeared to be little more than a cute press pitch, well-timed with the State of the...


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