Google told to pay $US5m in Linux patent suitview story

http://www.itwire.com – A jury in Texas has ruled against Google in a patent suit concerning the Linux kernel and ordered the company to pay $US5 million in damages to Bedrock Computer Technologies which filed the suit in June 2009. (IT news)

Marble 1.1 releasedview story

http://dot.kde.org – The Marble Team has just released Marble 1.1. This release is special! With many new features being developed during Google Code-in, the Marble Team decided to get it out between the usual KDE application releases. (Software)

Cardapio – App Menu for Gnomeview story

http://www.linoob.com – We have been working on Unity much lately, but we cant forget our favourite DE – Gnome. Speaking of Gnome, we would like to present you a cool application menu for your Ubuntu desktops – Cardapio. This app-menu is really light, cool, usable and makes things straight forward. (General)

Opera 11.10 ‘Barracuda’ Releasedview story

http://www.linoob.com – One of the most famous browsers on the internet i.e. Opera got an awesome updae today. Yes! Opera 11.10 codnamed ‘Barracuda’ has been released and is ready to download. This time Opera has come up with a new name ‘Barracuda’, a new engine Presto, a new image format WebP and many UI improvements and loads of bugfixes. (General)

Google confirms Chrome OS tablet codeview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Google is baking specifications for a tablet based on its Chrome OS into its open source Linux code, the company confirmed. Meanwhile Google flattened its executive structure, promoting Android creator Andy Rubin and others to senior vice president roles, and has also acquired Pushlife, makers of an iTunes-like music app for Android.... (Embedded)

Android and the Great Openness Debateview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – Fragmentation has long been a criticism of Google's Android mobile platform, but until recently, its reputation for openness had been relatively undisputed. Of course, it's not hard to be seen as open when your principal competition comes from Cupertino. On the other hand, recent decisions in the Googleplex are making that distinction less and less clear. (General)

What Gosling Could Do for Google - and Vice Versaview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – Earlier this week, James Gosling, best known in the tech world as the inventor of the Java programming language, revealed he had accepted an offer to work at Google. While his actual day-to-day responsibilities, and even his actual title with the company, are still unclear, onlookers are eager to see what kind of advancements he can bring to the table. (General)

Google Fiber Comes to Kansas City, KSview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – Today Google announced plans to bring its ultra high-speed fiber network to Kansas City, Kansas. (Distributions)

Google Summer of Code Now Accepting Student Applicationsview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – Google Summer of Code has brought together over 4,500 students from around the world with over 300 open source projects and together have created millions of lines of code. (Distributions)

There's More Hope For Mesa & X This Summerview story

http://www.linux.com – While student registration for this year's Google of Summer of Code (GSoC) has not yet commenced, it's looking quite hopeful for the X.Org / Mesa work this summer. There was an OpenGL 4.1 state tracker that was proposed and some developers are calling this too ambitious. Just days ago there... (Hardware)