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Fox Joins NBC, ABC, and CBS in Google TV Denialview story

http://www.dailytech.com – TV giants are apparently content to turn away business, fearful of lower ad revenue (General)

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Australians all let us retreatview story

http://www.itwire.com – Company retreats, boardroom meetings, coffee catch ups are the preferred option for Australian business communications. Online meetings, teleconferences and videoconferencing just don’t cut it – turns out we like to eyeball one another in person rather than online. (IT news)

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3 Free Personal Finance Apps You Can Take to the Bankview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – The Linux platform has several really good financial applications that are more than capable of handling both personal and small-business accounting operations. GnuCash, HomeBank and Skrooge are among the best financial apps I've found for Linux. In terns of features and performance, all three are as good as or better than the well-known Microsoft Windows equivalents -- MSMoney and Quicken. (General)

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How To Build a Linux Web Server With An Old Computer [Part 2]view story

http://www.makeuseof.com – You’ve learned how to install Ubuntu and the Linux web server software including Apache, PHP and MySQL in part one of this series. Now learn how to upload your files and finally view your web server from anywhere in the world!Now that our server is functional, we have to take care of the part where we can actually use it. (General)

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Novell’s Chief Marketing Officer John Dragoon Does Not Understand Novell Critics, Rewrites the Past Insteadview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Novell’s PR machine (notably the Chief Marketing Officer for Novell) uses a straw man to dismiss its opposition which includes many former users of SUSE Novell’s marketing chief has been kissing bottoms and suppressing criticism of Novell in blogs [1, 2]. Novell’s idea of doing business includes silencing sources of bad publicity, apparently. (General)

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NBN Co business plan handed to Gov'tview story

http://www.itwire.com – The NBN Company today confirmed it had delivered its much-anticipated corporate plan to the Federal Government, detailing how it will build the $43 billion National Broadband Network, and the prices it will charge for its use. (IT news)

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Microsoft is Stockpiling and Also Buying More Patents While Microsoft’s ‘Buddy’ Finjan Extorts McAfee With Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft’s new direction continues to include “enforcement” (as in aggression) with software patents and Finjan, which Microsoft partly owns, is just attacking companies with software patents because it’s failing as a real business MICROSOFT is having real problems which we wrote about this morning [1, 2, 3]. (General)

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Links 4/11/2010: Fedora 15 to be Called Lovelock, Many Fedora 14 Reviews Now Available, OpenOffice.org Analysesview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Daily Giveaways the Entire Month of November What does a Recompute DIY kit, a Brain Machine, and an Ice Tube Clock all have in common? The question is, Alex, What Are Things You Can Win From Linux Journal This Month. (General)

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Eye on Apple: Control Freak’s Games, Cease and Desistview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Apple continues to show its dangerous side VLC Developer censored for enforcing GPL on Apple Rémi Denis-Courmont is being censored for his action against Apple’s GPL Violation. The site planet.videolan.org was taken down and his RSS feed was removed. For what? Defending freedom. It appears there are apply fanboys pulling the strings. (General)

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Good News, Bad News From OpenLogicview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: News items that advertise OpenLogic’s products continue to create an elevated FOSS licence scare THIS post is an assessment of OpenLogic’s business model and strategy, which usually starts with marketing that’s disguised as a ‘study’. OpenLogic ‘studies’ are to Microsoft FUD what Novell’s Moonlight is to Silverlight. (General)