What the iPad's two-year-old-friendly interface means for developers, publishers and the worldview story

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uTorrent downloads torrents 16% faster than Vuze/Azureusview story

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GroundWork, Eucalyptus Team Up on Open Source Cloud Managementview story

http://redir.internet.com – Two commercial open source vendors join forces for a new management offering. (General)

Digital Economy Bill set to pass into UK law: watch out, hapless home owners!view story

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IBM Denies Breaking Its Pledge to Open Sourceview story

http://news.softpedia.com – IBM wants to be an open-source software supporter, but only when it suits it. The giant tech company was accused of breaking its pledge to not pursuit open-source companies and projects that might be infringing on some of its many patents. Yet, earlier this week, it did just that, sending TurboHercules, a company that makes an open-source mainframe ... (General)

Test Your PHP Apps On Your Own Computerview story

http://fwebde.com – I am often asked about by people how they should test their PHP applications. Because PHP is a server-side programming language, you can't just open the file in your web browser, like with HTML or JavaScript. You need to upload it to a server where the script can be run. But what if you don't want to rent space on a server, or if you want to make testing of PHP scripts much faster? (Distributions)

IBM’s Open Source Patent Pledgeview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – For those of us that have worked for years in open source, rumors in the press of IBM “breaking its open source patent pledge” were met with a bit of dismay. IBM is one of the top contributors to the Linux kernel and dozens of critical open source projects. For more than a decade IBM has been a good citizen in the open source community. (General)

Does IBM Speak Open Source With a Forked Tongue?view story

http://linuxo.com – IBM has been a big supporter of open source. But it cried patent infringement against an open source mainframe startup. Two of 162 patents in question were on its famed "do not enforce list." Advocates are crying foul and now the EU is looking into it. (General)

OSCON sessions to cover Android, MeeGo, SheevaPlugview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) has posted sessions and keynotes for its annual conference. Scheduled for July 19-23 in Portland, OSCON features keynote speakers including Google's Chris DiBona, Facebook's David Recordon, and Canonical's Simon Wardley, with embedded sessions covering topics such as Android, MeeGo, Marvell's Plug Computer, and the BeagleBoard.... (Embedded)

IBM Locks Horns with Tiny French Firm Over FOSSview story

http://www.linuxinsider.com – Advocates of free and open source software were on the warpath Wednesday following the eruption of a bitter legal battle between IBM and a tiny French firm. (General)