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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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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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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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Non-Profits Lead The Way With Linuxview story

http://itmanagement.earthweb.com – Non-profits, schools and libraries have migrated to Linux to help the bottom line. (General)

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Links 24/11/2010: Avatar Reveals Reliance on GNU/Linux, Acer Distributes More Androidview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux A Point That Deserves Illuminating: Linux Is Not “I-Cant-Believe-Its-Not-Windows!” The difference between consumer needs and producer needs appear to be clearly understood everywhere else. (General)

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Ref Joe DeRosa returns to basketballview story

https://forum.startcom.org – INDIANAPOLIS -- Basketball referee Joe DeRosa is back in the game -- the college game.The official who was suspended one game without pay during the NBA playoffs for throwing a ball at a fan, was back on the court Saturday for No. (HowTos)

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Bill Gates Takes Over Schooling Systems With Help From Oprah, NBC, Other Press for Hireview story

http://techrights.org – Photo by Bill Ebbesen Summary: A look at how Bill Gates’ money buys him the coverage he wants and needs in order to take over US schools and other walks of life IN THE PREVIOUS POST we explained just how the Gates Foundation was changing coverage in the press. A lot of publications are up for sale, if not literally then metaphorically. (General)

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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)

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LXer: Linux Professional Institute recognized by UK education authoritiesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: (London, UK and Sacramento, CA, USA: October 21, 2010) The Linux Professional Institute (LPI), the world's premier Linux certification organization (http://www.lpi.org), announced that the LPIC-1 certification program for Linux professionals has been accepted as a nationally recognized IT accreditation for college students at secondary schools and technical colleges in England, (HowTos)

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Links 16/10/2010: GNU/Linux at Alcatel-Lucent, Android 4.0 Rumoursview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Alcatel-Lucent taps Linux for 10G enterprise switch Alcatel-Lucent has switched from VxWorks to Linux for a new “intelligent” 10-gigabit Ethernet enterprise switch. (General)