Free Software Foundation president Richard M. Stallman announced the winners of the FSF's annual free software awards at a ceremony on Saturday, March 19th, held during the LibrePlanet 2011 conference at Bunker Hill Community College.
Well, the startups have entered, the judges have judged and the shortlist has been drawn up. The Europas – Europe’s annual awards for tech startups – now has the the shortlist of nominees for this year’s awards available here. Over 1,000 nominated companies have gone through a rigorous judging process in over 30 categories.
At the OSCON 2010 open source convention taking place in Portland, Oregon, O'Reilly Media's Edd Dumbill has announced the winners of this years O'Reilly Open Source Awards. The awards have been presented each year since 2005 to individuals for their "dedication, innovation, leadership and outstanding contribution to open source".
Well September is shaping up to be a banner month here in the world of free and open source software. Not only did we recently learn the winners of this year's "Bossie" (Best of Open Source Software) awards, but we have Software Freedom Day coming up this Saturday! Nothing like awards and parties to make a person forget all about hack attacks and other unsavory aspects of the daily grind.
The polls are closed and the results for the 2011 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards are in. There have been a record number of votes cast for the eleventh straight year. Among the winners.are KDE Plasma for desktop environment, Ubuntu for desktop Linux distribution, LibreOffice in office suite category, Amarok for music player and VLC for video player.
The Australian ICT industry's three peak bodies have joined forces to bring their respective national awards under the banner of the well known iAwards program, created by the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) in 1995.