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Nokia Slaps Apple with Another Patent Infringement Suitview story

http://linuxo.com – OS News: "And so the suing continues. Apple and Nokia aren't particularly friendly towards one another as of late, with both companies accusing each other of infringing upon one another's patents." (General)

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GNOME Foundation: Stormy’s Update: Week of April 26, 2010view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – GNOME Asia meeting. The GNOME Asia team is planning GNOME Asia 2010. While the exact event hasn’t been announced, I can tell you it will most likely be in Taiwan and they are already looking for potential speakers. (Software)

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Are Ubuntu users covered by H.264 license? "It depends"view story

http://www.zdnet.com – Canonical is listed as a licensee of H.264 from MPEG LA, the patent pool which licenses out the codec patents, but does this mean that Ubuntu users are covered by this license? The confusing... (General)

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Internet Explorer dips below 60% in the Browser market shareview story

http://linuxers.org – Yet another bad month for this Microsoft Browser. According to the Net Application, Internet Explorer's market share has gone below 60% for the first time. IE user base continues to decrease with the April 2010 stats showing 59.95% share of IE. (General)

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Patents, Patents, Everywhere...view story

http://linuxo.com – Open Enterprise: "But recently something seems to have got into the water, for the entire world, apparently, has gone software patent mad." (General)

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Apple, Microsoft Come Out Against Open Source Video Codecsview story

http://linuxo.com – Datamation: ""All video codecs are covered by patents," Jobs said in the e-mail, according to Roy. "A patent pool is being assembled to go after Theora and other 'open source' codecs now" (General)

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openSUSE Weekly News, issue 121 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to annouunce the new Weekly News #121 (Distributions)

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Patent Pool to Thwart Open Source Codecsview story

http://linuxo.com – DaniWeb: "Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse in the world of software patents, a reliable source sent me this response from Steve Jobs about a patent pool that's forming and aiming to nail the open source codecs projects." (General)

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HTC licenses Microsoft patents for its Android phonesview story

http://www.itwire.com – Microsoft has licensed unspecified patents to phone-maker HTC. Is Android under attack? (IT news)

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Microsoft's FUD goes mobileview story

http://linuxo.com – The Register: "But why does Microsoft make money from Google's software? Android is based on open source software - and Microsoft has long raised fears that aspects of Linux may infringe on its patents." (General)