Oracle presents "much faster" MySQL betaview story

http://linuxo.com – The H Open: "Oracle presented a beta of what it called a "much faster" MySQL at the O'Reilly MySQL Conference and insists it will be continuing to invest in the open source database." (General)

Cisco completes Tandberg takeover and offers to open source telepresence codeview story

http://linuxo.com – Computer Weekly: "Cisco has announced it has completed its �2.17bn acquisition of Norwegian video systems maker Tandberg and is launching a compulsory bid for the outstanding 8.9% shares it does not yet own." (General)

The $100.00 (USD) Coolest Linux Workspace Contestview story

http://linuxo.com – Tech Source: "After posting the 15 Cool and Unique Linux Desktop Workspaces, I decided to officially launch today "The $100.00 (USD) Coolest Linux Workspace Contest". This contest is open to everyone who can show and tell us something about his/her cool and unique Linux workstation setup." (General)

People of openSUSE: Andrew Wafaaview story

http://news.opensuse.org – People of openSUSE Your Full Name: Andrew Wafaa IRC Nick: FunkyPenguin, FunkyPenguin_mob Favorite Season: Whichever one my favorite team wins. Motto: Personal: Be true to yourself and learn from your mistakes For openSUSE: Green the original distro colour, accept no imitations (Distributions)

Government procurement agency approves use of open sourceview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – The Portuguese government agency for public procurement has published a list of open source applications it deems suitable for use by public administrations. The selected open source applications are now part of the official software catalogue published by Portugal’s procurement authority, the Agência Nacional de Compras Públicas, ANCP. (General)

Citizens ask e-government project to use open source and standardsview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – Two hundred Romanians have signed a petition urging Gabriel Sandu, the Minister for Communications and Information Society, to support open source software on e-government projects. They also ask him to use open standards and to make government data public electronically. The petition was organised by APTI, a Romanian Association for Technology and Internet. It was organised [...] (General)

Where's the Summer or Documentation?view story

http://www.linux.com – If you ask what's missing from open source software, one of the top responses is often "documentation." While there's piles and piles of great code stuffed up on Google Code, SourceForge.net, and others, the actual documentation to accompany it is often lacking... (Software)

Pandora Units Revealedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Engadget is reporting that a photograph of mass-produced Pandora open-source handheld game console units has appeared online: You can follow the production of these first systems at the Pandora developer blog. I’ve yet to own a Linux-based handheld (hell, my Linux laptop has been retired as of a month ago); of those that have, which would you [...] (Software)

Android and Linux Kernel Developers join hands once againview story

http://linuxers.org – The ongoing heat between Linux kernel maintainers and Android Developers seems to be cooling down after their meet up at Linux Foundation Collaboration summit at San Francisco last week. (General)

40 Tools To Spice Up Your Twitter Backgroundview story

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