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Portugal: Open standards become prerequisite for government ITview story

http://www.osor.eu – Portugal's parliament adopted a law last Wednesday requiring the country's public administrations to use open standards, including for their electronic documents. Portugal's government organisations will now be required to implement open standards in all digital documents that they publish, exchange, and archive. (IT news)

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CeBIT 2011 Keynote: The Hidden Costs of Closed Source Softwareview story

http://www.techcast.com – Video of presentation The Hidden Costs of Closed Source Software, given by Linux hacker Jon "maddog" Hall at CeBIT 2011 (Software)

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The Linux Foundation Announces MeeGo TV Working Groupview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – MeeGo Smart TV Working Group begins its work to bring open framework and innovation to television ecosystem. (IT news)

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Freedom to Read, Freedom to Write: Celebrating Document Freedom Day 2011view story

http://opensource.com – Document Freedom Day is a global day to celebrate Open Standards and open document formats and its importance. Open Standards ensure the freedom to access your data, and the freedom to build Free Software to write and read data in specific formats. (Software)

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Johannesburg Stock Exchange to move from Microsoft Windows to Linuxview story

http://www.h-online.com – The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has announced that it is moving to an all Linux based trading platform when it relocates to Johannesburg. The JSE is following the example set by the London Stock Exchange, which in 2009 began the process of migrating to the Millenium Exchange system using Linux and Solaris based systems. (IT news)

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Linux: Lean, clean, and greenview story

http://www.ibm.com – Green IT is one of the hottest of today's technology trends, and the GNU/Linux® community has risen to the challenge. Along with several corporate partners, the GNU/Linux operating system provides solutions for dealing with power consumption, carbon emissions, and e-waste. (General)