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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)

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How would you advertise linux to the public in a flyer???view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi Folks, i am a small time business owner converted to linux years ago and am trying to start a business helping cash strapped students and older people re-use their old machines by installing linux (ubuntu). I have successfully converted the family!! and now want to venture out to the public. (HowTos)

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LXer: MontaVista Aims for Bare Metal with Carrier Grade Edition Linux 6.0view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: "The Bare Metal Engine is a container that is assigned to a specific core and it's configured such that the engine will get 99.9999 percent of the core's processing power," Dan Cauchy, vice president of marketing and business development at MontaVista told InternetNews.com. (HowTos)

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Free Software Proponents Expose the Microsoft-Funded (F)RAND Lobbyists and Their Lies, Microsoft to Lobby Directly in SOSOCON 2010view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft’s lobbying for the exclusion or at least marginalisation of software freedom in Europe is intensifying as Microsoft adds its own weight to proxies like ACT, BSA, and campaigners (liars) for hire THE MANY RAND-RELATED FSFE VS. (General)

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BSA Lobbying Against Standards in Europe is Old Newsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The Business Software Alliance (BSA) actually started fighting against open standards quite a while back; we look at more software patents news THOSE who have followed Techrights for a while may already know, based on this Wiki page at least, that the BSA’s attacks on open standards in Europe are nothing new. (General)

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NBN business plan to board this week: Quigleyview story

http://www.itwire.com – NBN Company executives will present its corporate plan and business model to a meeting of its board of directors for approval on Friday, chief executive Mike Quigley has told a Senate committee, but it is still not clear when or how much of those documents will be made public. (IT news)

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Links 16/10/2010: GNU/Linux at Alcatel-Lucent, Android 4.0 Rumoursview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Alcatel-Lucent taps Linux for 10G enterprise switch Alcatel-Lucent has switched from VxWorks to Linux for a new “intelligent” 10-gigabit Ethernet enterprise switch. (General)