Why I Am Against Software Patentsview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – The surprise to most people isn’t that I do not believe that software should be patentable. Given my long term interest in and coverage of free and open source software, I’m supposed to be at least mildly anti-establishment. It is also statistically unlikely that I would be in favor of patents, because industry sentiment is [...] (General)

Google Summer of Code 2010: Mentoring organisations announced (Linux Today)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – The H Online: “Google has published a list of the accepted mentoring organisations for this year’s Google Summer of Code (GSoC) event.” (read on…) (General)

Reviewed: VueScan 8.6.10view story

http://www.tuxradar.com – Can it be true: is this really a piece of scanning software that can recognise your scanner first time? On Linux? Read on for our verdict on this commercial scanning program that provides an impressive amount of control over the picture-grabbing process... read more (IT news)

Congratulations to the First Ever Linux.com Gurus! (Linux Today)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – Linux.com: “Today we are announcing the 2010 Linux.com Linux Gurus and want to thank them and the rest of the Linux.com community for their important contributions to the site.” (more here…) (General)

Maxnet acquires DataLock for online backup (Scoop.co.nz)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – Data centre services provider Maxnet announced today that it will acquire DataLock, New Zealand’s largest online backup network, to bolster its range of backup services. (more here…) (General)

New Zealand Web Host Maxnet Acquires Online Backup Firm, DataLock (TopHosts.com)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – Web hosting provider & ISP Maxnet seeks to bolster its backup portfolio. (more here…) (General)

Paragon Software Selected by Iomega Corporation for Cross Platform Technology (Marketwire)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – Iomega’s New iConnect Wireless Data Station Includes Paragon UFSD Technology Allowing Users to Access and Share Files Regardless of Operating System (more here…) (General)

NETGEAR Extends Leadership in SMB Storage with Two High-Performance ReadyNAS Solutions for Virtualized Environments (Thaipr.net)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – NETGEAR?, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a worldwide provider of technologically innovative, branded networking solutions, today announced the addition of two high-performance network storage platforms optimi (General)

Fast-boot tech claims to load Android or Linux in one second (Linux Devices)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – Tokyo-based Ubiquitous Corp. announced the availability of an ARM-focused technology claimed to boot Android or Linux in one second. QuickBoot Release 1.0 preferentially restores memory areas necessary for booting from nonvolatile storage to RAM, says the company. (General)

Paragon Software Selected by Iomega Corporation for Cross Platform Technology (Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance)view story

http://linuxbizz.com – IRVINE, CA–(Marketwire – 03/23/10) – Paragon Software Group (PSG) has been selected by Iomega , an EMC company (NYSE: EMC – News ) and a global leader in data protection, to provide its Universal File System Drive (UFSD) technology. (General)