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Communications for the rest: Rowe and the Mesh Potatoview story

http://www.itwire.com – David Rowe stands out from the average free and open source software person in at least two respects: he has done remarkable things with both software and hardware and despite this he is a very modest, low-key person. (IT news)

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Make your own portable software that runs from a pen drive without installationview story

http://www.chaaps.com – (General)

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VLC 1.1.0-pre1 is available for testing nowview story

http://linuxers.org – Finally the countdown for the release of VLC 1.1.0 has started. Videolan tweeted today, announcing the release of VLC 1.1.0-pre1 for testing. Both the Linux and Windows versions are available. (General)

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Meyer Sound Laboratories Becomes Linux Foundation Memberview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – Membership formalizes long-time collaborative relationship between the audio pioneer and open source icon. (Distributions)

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Microsoft updates DreamSpark, students can now get Visual Studio 2010 freeview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Developer, Utilities, Productivity, Microsoft (General)

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Open-Source Sugar Snared by Jobsian Code Blockview story

http://www.linux.com – Open-source CRM developer SugarCRM has been snared by the dark, so-called brilliance of Apple's whip-tongued chief executive Steve Jobs.…... (Software)

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Cities of the Future, Part 4: Open Source Avenueview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – As city administrators grapple with the notion of tying all their apps into one overarching network, should they be looking to open source as an alternative to apps from vendors? Enterprise-level open source apps exist, and are used both by the federal government and by large corporations. For example, the U.S. (General)

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Sourceview story

http://aerosuidae.net – (Software)

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BitTorrent users beware: malware tries (and succeeds!) to extort moneyview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Security, P2P (General)

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Google releases major overhaul of Google Docs; faster, more responsive, better collaborationview story

http://www.downloadsquad.com – Filed under: Internet, Office, Web services (General)