TechBytes Episode 24: Android, Microsoft’s President Departure, and Privacyview story

http://techrights.org – Direct download as Ogg (1:51:18, 43.3 MB) | Direct download as MP3 (51.0 MB) Summary: Tim, Gordon, and Roy struggle with coughs and connection difficulties and yet manage to produce another episode filled with news and discussion TODAY’S show covers many topics including the new Linux release, Android, Microsoft’s latest departures and failures, and of course Wikileaks. (General)

It’s Not About Linux on the ‘Desktop’view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: As more desks are being emptied or vacated owing to portability, it is portable devices that GNU/Linux needs to target; software patents are Apple’s and Microsoft’s only viable response PHONES (featurephones or smartphones) are a growth area which is further complemented by mobile devices like tablets. (General)

Financial markets up spending on IT in year aheadview story

http://www.itwire.com – There is a positive outlook for growth in spending on IT in the global financial markets sector next year, with predictions that the sector will increase its spend on IT vendors by 4.5 per cent in 2011. (IT news)

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)

3 Places to find what’s trending in the Internetview story

http://www.chaaps.com – The Internet is a viral media and is highly inconsistent - Once, the talk of the town may be about Google and the next moment it may turn out to be Justin Bieber. Bloggers usually read other blogs to get post ideas but it is best to write what is most discussed and talked about. Alright, But where to find what’s trending in the Internet? Well.. (General)

Ericsson peers into the future of mobile broadband revenueview story

http://www.itwire.com – If Ericsson's predictions are correct, your mobile bill could be set to become a lot more complicated. (IT news)

IDC: 30 million Windows Phone 7 handsets to be sold by end 2011view story

http://www.zdnet.com – Tech companies make all sorts of bold predictions, but this one from ReMIX regarding sales of Windows Phone 7 handsets is as bold as they get. (General)

UNIX/Linux Enterprise Software Ecosystem to Grow as Fast as Windows’view story

http://i486.net – Linux Foundation April 8 announced its annual sponsorship of an independent IDC’s predictions about how the Linux ecosystem will grow with time. The answer is “very”, but exactly what is expected in connection with the ecosystem of UNIX. usually as the Linux / UNIX using growth / decline, after consideration of IDC’s quarterly server shipments. (General)