Finland to do away with regular snail mail; replaces postal service with scanned email copiesview story

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Open Innovation's Challenge: Letting Go Is Hard To Doview story

http://linuxo.com – Businessweek: "Open-source software provides an important example of how companies can leverage external sources of innovation. In practice, however, big high-tech companies often have a difficult time collaborating and sharing control." (General)

Report: 8 Advanced OpenOffice.org Add-onsview story

http://www.linux.com – OpenOffice is the best cross-platform office productivity suite, but it misses a few popular features like a clipart gallery, Google Docs integration, PDF import, and more than basic templates. But they're out there if you know where to look, and Eric Geier shows the way. (Software)

CD/DVD Burning Toolsview story

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Early benchmarks in: Apple iPad faster than Google Nexus Oneview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – iPad early-adopters have been quick to claim that their new over-sized, over-priced iPod is "blazingly fast," and by Jove, looking at the benchmarks, the fanboys might actually be right! (General)

Miro 3.0 brings subtitle and external player supportview story

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Songbird Linux Support Falls Out Of A Treeview story

http://www.linux.com – Songbird, the open-source multimedia player that's built upon GStreamer and Mozilla Firefox's XULRunner, is no longer chirping a Linux-friendly tune. We have covered Songbird a few times at Phoronix since its initial release back in 2006, but now four years later they will stop officially maintaini... (Software)

FSFE and FFII to Radio Station Winners: "rOGG on!"view story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – For Document Freedom Day, March 31 2010, a couple of European radio stations, Deutschlandradio and Radio Orange were granted awards for using open standards by the Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE) and the Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII). (Distributions)

First Beta of Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Brings GNOME 2.30.0view story

http://news.softpedia.com – Just in time for Easter, the first Beta release of the upcoming Mandriva Linux 2010.1 (Spring) operating system, due for launch in early June this year, is now available for download on mirrors worldwide. Once again, bleeding-edge packages are present in Mandriva Linux 2010.1 Beta 1, such as Linux kernel, KDE Software Compilation ... (General)

New CEO for Micro Focusview story

http://www.itwire.com – Enterprise software vendor, Micro Focus has appointed 30-year IT industry veteran and Nigel Clifford as chief executive effective next month. Prior to its acquisition by Nokia in December 2008, Clifford was CEO of UK-based software development and licensing company, Symbian. (IT news)