Google Finally Releases WebM Under a Standard Open Source Licenseview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Google has now corrected one of the biggest issues with the license of the much-talked-about WebM project. Specifically, the VP8 codec, part of WebM, was released under a new open-source license, specifically crafted by Google for the codec. There were reasons for this choice, but it meant that the license wasn’t really &ls... (General)

Qubes – A Highly Secure OS Powered By Xen Hypervisorview story

http://lpilinux.com – ‘Qubes is an open source operating system based on Linux, which is designed to provide strong security for desktop computing. Its unique selling point is that all applications that are run on Qubes is sand-boxed from each other. (HowTos)

Open Sourcing Politicsview story

http://linuxo.com – Computerworld UK: "�Linux is subversive�: so begins �The Cathedral and the Bazaar,� Eric Raymond's analysis of the open source way. The subversion there was mainly applied to the world of software, but how much more subversive are the ideas that lie behind open source when applied to politics." (General)

Android fragmentation is realview story

http://www.zdnet.com – As much as Google's Dan Morrill, open source and compatibility program manager in the Android team, might want to argue that "fragmentation" of the Android platform is "bogeyman, a red herring, a story you tell to frighten junior developers," it's also very real. (General)

Firefox Friday Five: Mozilla Labs in overdrive and some lovely Firefox wallpapersview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Features, Mozilla, Browsers (General)

25 Best Free Linux Graphics Softwares For Designers & Developersview story

http://linuxo.com – Digitalkamera: "There is a huge range of Open Source software available to create, modify and convert 2D and 3D computer graphics. To provide an insight into the software that is available, we have compiled a list of 25 high quality Linux graphics applications." (General)

OGGTV-LINUX 2010 HTML5-TV example (Stereo)view story

http://linuxfilesystem.com – OGGTV.com example of Firefox Linux, playing HTML5 OGG-Theora Television, full-screen, without breaking a sweat. OGG-Theora TV streaming on the internet, is ready for prime-time, a global participation from everyone, will allow open-source video browsers, and streaming players, to change the face of media access. (General)

Google Chrome OS Releases in September!view story

http://www.chaaps.com – (General)

More software firms line up behind MeeGoview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The MeeGo Linux operating system for mobile devices gained additional software support at the Computex show this week in Taiwan. Novell and Linpus both announced MeeGo-based netbook distributions, Movial announced a & MeeGo Services& development suite, and Telefonica weighed in with support for the open source platform.... (Embedded)

ARM SoC vendors launch non-profit for embedded Linux softwareview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – ARM Holdings and five semiconductor manufacturers have formed a not-for-profit engineering firm to develop standardized, open source Linux tools, kernel, and middleware software for consumer electronics. (Embedded)