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Why Business Resists Open Sourceview story

http://redir.internet.com – Sure, open source offers cheaper alternatives and freedom from vendor lock-in. But tendency of users to favor the familiar still gives legacy proprietary solutions an advantage. (General)

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China vs. Google: Did a Google employee provide inside help?view story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – It's no surprise that the last few days has seen a huge amount of information bubble to the surface regarding China's recent cyber attacks on the infrastructure of more than 30 Silicon Valley companies. (General)

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Gartner Predicts $6.2B in Mobile App Sales for 2010view story

http://www.dailytech.com – 82% of downloads will be free apps this year... (General)

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French, German Security Firms Advise Against Using IE6/IE7view story

http://www.dailytech.com – Microsoft urges IE6 and IE7 users to get IE8... (General)

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Acer Says HP, Dell, and Other U.S. PC Makers May be Dead in 20 Yearsview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Taiwanese company says American vendors can't keep up with aggressive pricing... (General)

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Linux-based Guitar Midi Controller Does Away with Stringsview story

http://www.maximumpc.com – If there's one thing Guitar Hero and Rock Band taught us, it's that we don't need strings to be a rock star and rip gnarly riffs with the best of them. (General)

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MOSS Gives Medical Data-Sharing a Dose of Open Sourceview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – New software from Misys Open Source Solutions promises to provide what could be the world's first fully open source, standards-based platform for exchanging health information. (General)

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'Five minutes of silence for Haiti' goes viral on Facebook... and fails on so many levelsview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – As I write this, there's a viral Facebook status message sweeping across profiles all over the world. It's even been translated into Spanish! The premise? At 9pm, five minutes of silence for the victims of the Haitian earthquake will take place on Facebook. (General)

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787 Dreamliner Completes "Initial Airworthiness" Testingview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Boeing glides along with Dreamliner development... (General)

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Xbox Live Could Get ESPN Streamingview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Xbox Live service integration set to expand... (General)

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Should Ubuntu include proprietary software?view story

http://blogs.computerworld.com – Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, wants to know if proprietary programs should be included in their distributions and, if so, which ones. read more (General)

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5 desktop apps that'll make swift work of FaceVille -- er, Facebook!view story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Utilities, Features, Social Software (General)