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Salmat SME push misses Christmas marketview story

http://www.itwire.com – Originally slated for a Spring launch Salmat’s self-service marketing portal targeted at small business owners and tradespeople won’t now open for business until January – too late for small businesses to cash in on the crucial Christmas market. (IT news)

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Bordeaux 50% off recession busting saleview story

http://www.wine-reviews.net – The Bordeaux Technology Group is proud to announce a 50% off recession busting sale on Bordeaux for Linux, Mac, FreeBSD, PCBSD and OpenIndiana. With the current US unemployment rate hovering near 10% and rumors of the possibility of a double dip recession. We want to do our part to help save individuals and small business as much money as we can on their Wine related software needs. (Software)

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Trade Leadsview story

http://www.ebitobi.com – Resource page is best B2B marketplace among all others Business Directory of Turkey, China, Australia, America and India. Here you will find trade leads from best of suppliers across the globe. You can post your tread leads in the international free directory that help your business to find new B2B Partners. (General)

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LXer: Control Points and Steering Mechanisms in Open Source Software Projectsview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: Most commercial software today depends on open source software. The commercial software might be using an underlying open source platform, or it might be incorporating open source components, or it might be provided as a commercial open source product itself. (HowTos)

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Novell’s Last Week – Part III: AttachMSFT’s Promise to OpenSUSE is Not a Legal Commitmentview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Advice to OpenSUSE now that a company without any affection towards free/open source software inherits the assets AttachMSFT is a rather hostile (towards GNU/Linux) takeover and OpenSUSE should fork as soon as possible. It needs a new trademark to go by because AttachMSFT owns it and it might treat it just like Larry Ellison’s Oracle treated OpenSolaris. (General)

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Novell’s Last Week – Part VII: NOVL Goes Dark as Many Lawsuits Filed by Shareholdersview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell is under an investors siege for signing a bad deal with AttachMSFT Robert Pogson has had a terrible week and news from Novell was only part of the problem. As he put it in his blog: M$ buying Novell through a third party controlled by M$ is interesting. It is obvious that they did not buy Novell directly to avoid anti-competition considerations but it seems a smoke-screen. (General)

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Novell’s Last Week – Part IV: The Ugly Side of the AttachMSFT Gameview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The CEO of AttachMSFT was arrested for slaying large animals (just like Microsoft’s Kempin) and his company is a neighbour of Microsoft; the deal’s financier is an unethical thug with Cayman Islands connection THE MORE we investigate and the deeper we look into AttachMSFT, the more evidence we have that AttachMSFT will be bad news to everyone except Microsoft. (General)

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Friday Five: Avaya’s Rob Wellsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Rob Wells is the managing director for Avaya in Australia and New Zealand. But he’s also well known to the local industry for his previous roles, including as managing director of SAP subsidiary Business Objects. (IT news)

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Dress-Up Pups Is Coming To GNU/Linux !view story

http://linuxgamingnews.org – The developers of the “Runes of Avalon” series, Anawiki have finally returned to GNU/Linux with their newest title Dress-Up Pups ! Pattie is an animal-lover, working at the Dress-Up Pups fashion agency for dogs. When her boss has to leave town on important business, she’s put in charge of the whole place; it’s a big [...] (Distributions)

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Netgear refreshes ReadyNAS with Pro and Ultra Plus modelsview story

http://www.itwire.com – Netgear has expanded its ReadyNAS family of storage units for home and business use, and added new features. (IT news)