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Nokia Siemens Networks Rings Up Carrier-Grade Linux Initiatives

Nokia Siemens Networks has joined the Linux Foundation and will become active in efforts to develop Carrier Grade Linux 5.0 standards. Nokia Siemens Networks will work with the Linux Foundation specifically on Linux-based technologies for use in user plane and control plane network elements, as well...

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FBReader Has Encyclopedic Knowledge of E-Book Formats

The concept of reading literature -- except for technical documentation -- on a computer screen has come a long way in the last few years. No doubt the growing popularity of EBRs, or electronic-book readers such as the Amazon Kindle and the Barnes & Noble Nook are having a big impact on our reading ...

Does Dell’s Primordial Smartphone Have an Android Inside?

Computer manufacturer Dell on Monday confirmed that it's making mobile devices for China Mobile, the world's largest wireless carrier in terms of subscribers. This followed China Mobile's announcement in Beijing on Monday of its new mobile app store. "We are developing devices for China Mobile, but ...

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Open Standards + Community Support = Healthy Wireless Networks

You may be thinking "who needs another open source High Availability project?" Or, in fact, "why do we need any open source HA project?" For those who do not know, OpenSAF is the latest in a line of open source HA projects that is specifically designed to address high availability and clustering. Fi...

Microsoft Pumps Another $100M Into Novell Deal

Microsoft is bumping up its monetary investment in its controversial partnership with Novell. Styling the deal as a so-called incremental investment increase, Microsoft will buy up to $100 million in Suse Linux Enterprise Server support certificates. The certificates are sold and exchanged for IT su...

Citrix, HP Crossbreed XenServer With Proliant Line

Citrix and HP announced a deal Thursday that integrates the virtualization company's XenServer into HP's 64-bit ProLiant Servers. The jointly developed server virtualization solution, Citrix XenServer HP Select Edition, will be available to both HP and Citrix customers. The new offering provides use...

Verizon Under the Gun for GPL Infringement

The Software Freedom Law Center is challenging Verizon's use of BusyBox open source code in the wireless routers provided to its FiOS customers. SFLC has filed suit against Verizon in the U.S. District Court of New York on behalf of BusyBox developers Erik Andersen and Rob Landley, alleging that the...

Novell Alliance Builds Microsoft’s Interop Muscle

Siemens and BMW are the latest enterprise-scale customers stepping up to the Microsoft-Novell alliance plate. Under the Microsoft-Novell alliance, business customers pay Microsoft for certificates that get them Novell Suse Linux and services. Microsoft and Novell are teaming up to maximize interoper...

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Consumer Electronics: Closing In on Linux

Chances are that one or more of your consumer products uses the Linux operating system. In order to find out, you'll have to look at the fine print. Manufacturers do not openly advertise with labels announcing "Linux Inside." Linux has steadily become the operating system of choice by manufacturers ...

Sun, Fujitsu Alliance Yields Six New Sparc Enterprise Servers

Sun Microsystems and Fujitsu have released the Sparc Enterprise Server line, six new servers designed to address a growing demand for increased computing power and energy efficiency. The companies introduced the T1000 and T2000 entry-level servers that run on the Sun-designed UltraSparc T1 processor...

Consumer Electronics: Closing In on Open Source

Chances are that one or more of your consumer products uses the Linux operating system. In order to find out, you'll have to look at the fine print. Manufacturers do not openly advertise with labels announcing "Linux Inside." Linux has steadily become the operating system of choice by manufacturers ...

MySQL Gets Solid Storage Backup

Solid Information Technology on Monday announced an open source strategy to create a solidDB Storage Engine for MySQL. The high-end database company is adapting its proven online transaction processing (OLTP) storage engine to work with MySQL Server. Businesses can adopt open source relational datab...

Windows Bumps Unix as Server OS Leader

Windows has overcome Unix to claim the server sales crown for the first time, according to IDC's latest Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker. The Windows server market continued to show solid growth, with factory revenues increasing by 4.7 percent year over year. Overall, Windows servers accounted for...

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GroundWork CEO Unveils Open-Source Vision

If you ask Ranga Rangachari what the future looks like, he'll tell you it's wide open -- for open source, that is. Rangachari took over as president and CEO of GroundWork Open Source Solutions in July and is prophesying massive change in the enterprise software market. Specifically, he envisions an ...

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Open Source Poised To Transform IT Management

At this stage, very few people question the power of open source to transform the dynamics of a technology market. Just look at Apache's rapid rise to dominance in Web servers. What's less clear, however, is what's next. Which sectors of the IT industry represent the next wave for open source? Whic...

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The Future of the General Public License

Among the allegations raised by The SCO Group in its current spate of lawsuits is that the GPL -- the GNU General Public License, which is used for much open-source software, including Linux -- is unconstitutional and in violation of federal copyright and patent laws. SCO bases this claim on the cla...

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The Future of the GPL

Among the allegations raised by The SCO Group in its current spate of lawsuits is that the GPL -- the GNU General Public License, which is used for much open-source software, including Linux -- is unconstitutional and in violation of federal copyright and patent laws. SCO bases this claim on the cla...

The Future of the GPL

Among the allegations raised by The SCO Group in its current spate of lawsuits is that the GPL -- the GNU General Public License, which is used for much open-source software, including Linux -- is unconstitutional and in violation of federal copyright and patent laws. SCO bases this claim on the cla...

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