Eclipse, SQL Server & Debian Based OS: How Microsoft Sells Linux and Open Source

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Microsoft’s use of open source continues to be a one-way street to drive business Redmond’s way.

Microsoft this week continues it’s quest to become respected as an open source player.

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India Nixes Software Patents, Linux Foundation Embraces Diversity & More…

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FOSS Week in Review India again shows sanity by doing away with “software only” patents, and the Linux Foundation continues to move towards diversity.

The old and the new both made big news on the […]

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SCO Is Undeniably and Reliably Dead

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On Friday, IBM and SCO filed an agreement with the US District Court in Utah to accept a ruling of dismissal of the last remaining claims by SCO against IBM.

It appears as if SCO’s […]

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More Linux Phones, More Mint Hack & Just Plain More…

FOSS Week in Review As Linux Mint scrambles to get security back on track, numerous prototypes of Linux phones are on display and Ubuntu gathers awards at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona.

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Software Freedom Conservancy, Others, Makes Case for FOSS at NY City Hall

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On Tuesday, representatives of four FOSS friendly agencies testified before a New York City committee considering bills that would mandate the use of FOSS by city government.

“Free and open source software has many advantages […]

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