Website for Akademy 2010 is Online, Time to Register!view story

http://dot.kde.org – Starting July 3rd 2010, hundreds of KDE community members, employees of companies working with us and many other Free Software enthusiasts will gather at Tampere, Finland. There, at the University of Tampere, the annual Akademy summit 2010 will take place. (Software)

The BBC, DRM and the demise (?) of get_iplayer. what the hell is going on?view story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – It’s never nice to hear about the demise of a piece of simply brilliant software. when I discovered that get_iplayer was being pulled by its developer I was, to use a cliche, gutted. The potential loss of a piece of software that did just what it said on the tin is bad enough but it was impeccably free and open. (General)

Test Your PHP Apps On Your Own Computerview story

http://fwebde.com – I am often asked about by people how they should test their PHP applications. Because PHP is a server-side programming language, you can't just open the file in your web browser, like with HTML or JavaScript. You need to upload it to a server where the script can be run. But what if you don't want to rent space on a server, or if you want to make testing of PHP scripts much faster? (Distributions)

Songbird Spotted in Namoroka!view story

http://blog.songbirdnest.com – Ever since Mozilla released the 1.9.1 version of its platform1, our community has been asking when to expect a version of Songbird built on the newer platform. Transitioning to a newer version of the Mozilla platform is a complicated process and a huge project in and of itself. (Software)

IBM Locks Horns with Tiny French Firm Over FOSSview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – Advocates of free and open source software were on the warpath Wednesday following the eruption of a bitter legal battle between IBM and a tiny French firm. (General)

Nintendo sneers at the lack of quality gaming on Apple devicesview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Games, Apple (General)

Free X.org Server 1.8.0 with Udev to Replace HALview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – The X.org project's X server uses udev instead of HAL on Linux and introduces a configuration directory. (Distributions)

IBM breaks patent pledge to FOSS communityview story

http://www.itwire.com – IBM has broken a promise it made in 2005 to FOSS developers regarding the use of 500 patents it owns, pledging to allow the free use of these patents by those who developed these genres of software. (IT news)

More Nokia users can find their way todayview story

http://www.itwire.com – Nokia has announced free walk and drive navigation is now available for two more models, the Nokia E71 and Nokia E66. (IT news)

CouchDB basics for PHP developersview story

http://www.linux.com – Take a look at CouchDB from a PHP developer's point of view, and learn how CouchDB gives you a document-based, schema-free, ad-hoc database with a flat address space. Learn how you can add CouchDB to your technical toolboxes to create and delete databases. (General)