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Bill Gates Pays Millions to AllAfrica (“Largest Electronic Distributor of African News and Information Worldwide”) to Push His Agendaview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: The Gates Foundation poisons the little press that exists in Africa using another cash injection which tilts coverage and yields self-censorship THIS MORNING we wrote about Gates' use of AGRA, which he contributed to creating in order to advance his investments in Africa (seeds with patents, expanding a monopoly to more continents). (General)

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Links 10/1/2011: Multi-touch on GNU/Linux, Linux 2.6.37 Already Built for Distrosview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Buying a cheap laptop without Windows: Is it worth it? ‘The low-end laptop market in particular is so hard fought that manufacturers will grab for any dollars they can save,’ explains Elmar Geese, chairman of the Linux association in Berlin. (General)

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Links 9/1/2011: OLPC With ARM and Fedora on Two Watts, Mac Asay Claimed Disrespectful of Freedomview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Audiocasts/Shows Notes on Linux: Linux Audio Blog #9 Kernel Space Stable kernels 2.6.36.3 and 2.6.32.28 Applications The GPL/LGPL App Store For Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, BSD, and Solaris What if someone ported a graphical version of Apt and/or Yum to the two propri (General)

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Education Scandal Leaves Melinda Gates Out of the Washington Postview story

http://techrights.org – Copyright by World Economic Forum, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license Summary: The board of the Washington Post drops Melinda Gates “shortly after the release of a highly critical report, funded partly by her foundation, which likened for-profit colleges to subprime-mortgage lenders, targeting low-income and traditionally underrepresented stude (General)

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LXer: Linux Powering Your Cell Phone Network: A Case Studyview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: We’ve talked a lot about the rise of Linux in embedded devices lately: from our embedded Linux training classes to the Yocto and Meego projects, to a new Linux Foundation fellow. But what about the end users, the people who are deploying Linux in their products? Read More... (HowTos)

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Microsoft Proxy Entities Continue to Harass Google, Spread Misinformation While Microsoft Distorts the Marketview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Google is still under pressure from Microsoft’s firing line of existing and former employees, as well as existing business partners MICROSOFT cannot compete anymore. To be fair, it never could compete, not fairly at least, but this time it is ever more evident. (General)

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Change Happens (Consensus Regarding Mono)view story

http://techrights.org – Summary: How the perception around Mono in GNU/Linux has changed despite bullying and because of persistence with the truth REAL change is hard to bring about. When companies pour millions into marketing, it is usually them who get to determine public perception, which is a multi-trillion-dollar business. (General)

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Installing PyPedalview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello, I'm trying to install PyPedal but was overwhelmed by the steps. (HowTos)

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Links 23/12/2010: FOSS is Not “Non-commercial”, Firefox 4 Beta 3 for Mobileview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop How to test if a laptop is working with Linux One interesting observation is that Ubuntu Lucid has almost twice the framerate than RHEL6 with glxgears. No idea why. Kernel Space Removing the big kernel lock. (General)

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Google staff to get free Nexus S handsetsview story

http://www.itwire.com – There have always been perks to working for much-hyped global technology giant Google. Great food, 20 percent time to work on your own projects and an incredibly relaxed but innovative and work environment. (IT news)