OSS in the Empire State, LibrePlanet 2016 & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

While New York State contemplates offering a tax break to open source projects and Massachusetts prepares for LibrePlanet 2016, Opera adds built-in ad blocking to its browser.

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Verizon Case Illustrates Why We Need a Linux Phone

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There are plenty of reasons to be anticipating the arrival of GNU/Linux phones and tablets. Verizon Wireless has given us another.

On March 7, the FCC slapped a $1.35 million fine on Verizon in […]

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Great Wide Open Day One in Twitter Pics

Great Open early morning registration.

Although the second Great Wide Open conference in Atlanta comes a full two years after GWO number one, the wait doesn’t seem to have spoiled the fun.

If there was ever an open source conference […]

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Microsoft Does to Oracle What Oracle Tried To Do to Red Hat

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In 2006, Oracle began trying to abscond with RHEL’s paying user base. On Thursday, Microsoft announced that it’s now going to give Oracle a similar treatment. What’s that they say about paybacks?

Microsoft has declared […]

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Dangerous TLDs, Ballmer’s Linux Love & More…

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FOSS Week in Review

Two big open source conferences are coming up next week, while this week an automaker said it doesn’t have to pay attention to the GPL and the man credited with inventing […]

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