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FOSS Could Fix the 'Broken' Enterprise Software Modelview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – It's by no means uncommon here in the world of IT to hear it declared that one aspect or another of this world is "broken." To hear that charge made about something as fundamental as the way enterprise software is currently sold, however, is rare. That, however, is just what Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst asserted last week in a speech at Interop in New York. (General)

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GIGABYTE Aivia K8100 Gaming Keyboardview story

http://techgage.com – GIGABYTE's not a huge name in the peripheral business, at least on these shores, but it hopes that will change in the near-future. To help kick things off, it recently released its first gaming keyboard as part of its Aivia line-up, and in addition to sturdy construction, it features unique color choices, macro capabilities and an excellent feel. (General)

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Links 27/10/2010: Many Developers Choose GNU/Linux Desktops, Russia Moves to GNU/Linux Desktopsview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux RedMonk Analytics: What Operating Systems are Developers Using? Windows is the easy winner, but Linux is as clearly second to Mac’s third. The primary takeaway for most is that Linux traction is strong amongst Eclipse users. (General)

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Sage offers students free cloud softwareview story

http://www.itwire.com – The market for accounting software sold in the cloud continues to heat up with the release this week of Sage My Business.  The twist this time is that the company is making the cloud based software available for free to accounting students. (IT news)

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Links 25/10/2010: Mac OS X Lion Allegedly Copies GNU/Linux, Clang Builds Linux 2.6.36view story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Mac OS X Lion Features Are Ubuntu Rip-Off Let’s look at Mac OS X Lion’s first “innovation” they introduced: multitouch gestures. (General)

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LXer: B3 Wi-Fi home server reviewview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: The world’s best Linux home and small business server has apparently just got better. Russell Barnes tests the B3, Excito’s latest Bubba home server… Read More... (HowTos)

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AiG business lobby backs 'ubiquitous' NBNview story

http://www.itwire.com – The powerful lobby Australian Industry Group has thrown its weight behind the National Broadband Network, calling the project an "unprecedented opportunity" for business innovation and placed a premium value on the ubiquitous nature of the fibre roll-out. (IT news)

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Indian IT outsourcer, MphasiS, sets up in University of Wollongongview story

http://www.itwire.com – MphasiS, an India-based HP subsidiary that provides applications, remote management and business process outsourcing services, has opened its first 'near shore' integrated development and delivery centre in Australia at the University of Wollongong. (IT news)

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From Copyrights to Patents: How Software Patents Became the Top Linux Issueview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: An overview of news about SCO (copyright challenge) and software patents, which are increasingly being used to threaten the legality of Free/libre software Microsoft’s and Apple’s #1 weapon against software freedom appears to be software patents. More and more people recognise this, especially now that SCO is passé. (General)

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Links 22/10/2010: Linux 2.6.37 Preview, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Betaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux LPI recognized by UK education authorities The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world’s premier Linux certification organization, announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation fo (General)