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Linus Torvalds: So as usual, rc3 is actually bigger than rc2 (fixes are starting to trickle in), but nothing particularly alarming stands out. (Sep 27, 2015)

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A decade of Linux patent non-aggression: The Open Invention Network
(Oct 09, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: One reason why Linux weathered patent attacks and trolls to become today's dominant server and cloud operating system is because the Open Invention Network united its supporters into a strong patent consortium

Protecode: Open Source Code Will Power 95 Pct. of Companies by 2017
(Oct 09, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Protecode, which specializes in open source code management services, has published an infographic that details trends in open source programming and development.

Top 5 open source desktop email clients
(Oct 09, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

In this roundup, we take a quick look at five open source options for desktop email, share a little bit about each, and try to provide you with some options you may want to try out yourself.

Unomi: A Bridge Between Privacy and Digital Marketing
(Oct 08, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks) The objective of Unomi is to deliver a software core that has all those capabilities to protect privacy of customers without taking away a valuable resource that can help companies improve their products.

Hypocrite Forks the Linux Kernel Because of Cultural Characteristics That He Himself is Guilty of
(Oct 08, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights:  Forking of Linux is misleadingly reported in the media because of a couple of very loud people, who are not even quitting their jobs

How to move the needle in open source
(Oct 07, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks) We caught up with All Things Open co-presenters Guy Martin and Nithya Ruff to hear about their talk, "Many ways to move the needle in open source."

Linux Foundation Launches OpenChain Workgroup for Open Source Standards
(Oct 07, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: The Linux Foundation has announced the OpenChain Workgroup, which will promote standards based on best practices for open source software development.

Does your company know how much open source it uses?
(Oct 06, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Software licenses are the legal underpinning of open source projects, but companies don't always know how to manage them.

A kid in an open source candy store
(Oct 06, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Kartik Subbarao shares why using open source software makes him feel like a kid in the world's largest candy store.

Why the software world needs a 'no-fly zone' for patents
(Oct 06, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Now 10 years old, the Open Invention Network protects more than 2,000 software packages.

What CIOs need to know about microservices and DevOps
(Oct 06, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: Electric Cloud, Inc. CTO Anders Wallgren discusses microservices, DevOps, and 3 rookie mistakes to avoid.

No, Microsoft Is Not Buying Canonical
(Oct 05, 2015, 13:00) (2 talkbacks)

 NO, just plain simple NO

Top Tips For Migrating from Windows to Linux
(Oct 05, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: It's easy to forget how intimidating it can be when trying something completely new for the first time.

Dealing with Boundary Issues
(Oct 05, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: In today's networked world, smart geeks mostly still know where local stuff ends and remote (cloud-located) stuff begins

OpenIndiana 2015.10 "Hipster" Released To Continue On The OpenSolaris Dream
(Oct 04, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: A new update to OpenIndiana is available, the operating system powered by Illumos that's derived from what was the OpenSolaris code-base prior to it being killed by Oracle.

Linux Foundation: Open Source Code Worth $5B
(Oct 01, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

InformationWeek: In an effort to place a more definitive financial value on open source code, the Linux Foundation has released a report that estimates the development costs of its Collaborative Projects.

The Young, the Gifted & the Linux Proficient
(Sep 30, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: When we first introduce Linux to a new user, whether child or adult, we take our time with the introductory stuff.

Red Hat CEO: How I discovered Linux's true power
(Sep 30, 2015, 11:00) (5 talkbacks) Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, shares his Linux story.

FCC Rules Endanger Open Source Wireless Router Firmware
(Sep 29, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Installing open source, Linux-based firmware on wireless routers could become more difficult because of FCC rules that require device manufacturers to prevent unauthorized use.

Five years of LibreOffice
(Sep 29, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

After five years, LibreOffice is acknowledged in the marketplace as the sole Microsoft Office contender

Linux Top 3: Manjaro, Webconverger and Tails
(Sep 29, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Planet: security wins.

Acquia Funding Tops $173M as Drupal 8 Release Nears
(Sep 28, 2015, 19:08) (0 talkbacks)

Enterprise Apps Today: Acquia raises $55 million as it prepares for release of Drupal 8.

Behind the scenes at Google Summer of Code
(Sep 28, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks) Google Summer of Code is an initiative that connects talented college computer programming students worldwide to open source programming projects, allowing them to grow their programming skills while contributing to open source.

How Fedora monitors upstream releases
(Sep 28, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fedora Magazine: Behind the scenes, there’s quite a lot of work done before the updated package reaches the end user.

Being Thoughtful About FOSS History
(Sep 24, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Clearly, Dennis Ritchie did more for technology and personal computing than Steve Jobs did.

Making the switch from Windows to Linux
(Sep 24, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FreedomPenguin: I have been helping folks break away from Windows and switch to either Linux Mint or Ubuntu for a while now

Dries Explains Why Five Years Later - Drupal 8 Is (almost) Done
(Sep 23, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

buytaert: Drupal will soon be 15 years old, and 5 of that will be spent on building Drupal 8 -- a third of Drupal's life.

The New Wallpapers of Fedora 23 Linux Are Here, and They Look Beautiful
(Sep 23, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: These 16 new beautiful wallpapers will be distributed in the final build of the Fefora 23 GNU/Linux distribution, due for release on October 27, 2015.

9 ways to make your IT department move faster
(Sep 22, 2015, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: IT leaders share their tips on how to keep pace with technology change.

Red Hat CEO Optimistic on OpenStack Revenue Opportunity
(Sep 22, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: For the quarter, Red Hat reported revenue of $504 million for a 13 percent year-over-year gain. Net Income was reported at $51 million, up from $47 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2015.

Digital transformation is a survival issue
(Sep 21, 2015, 19:00) (1 talkbacks)

 Enterprisers Project: Why IT leaders must educate and empower those most resistant to change within the enterprise to share their vision for digital transformation.

A great time to be a Linux person
(Sep 21, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) Sysadmin and developer Jim Salter started out on Windows, but discovered the power of Linux as a consultant.

Netherlands Fighting to Replace Microsoft's OpenXML with ODF
(Sep 18, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Dutch government is now pushing to have the Open Document Format mandatory in all the administration, a move that would make Microsoft very unhappy.

14 tips for teaching open source development
(Sep 17, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Mariam Kiran shares tips and lessons learned from leading a class of 80 students working on open source technology.

XPRIZE's Jono Bacon on leaving open source and the next great challenge
(Sep 17, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: I have always been passionate about having broader impact and that's why I am passionate about growing community leadership

Italian military to switch to LibreOffice and ODF
(Sep 16, 2015, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)

open source observatory: The migration project will begin in October and is foreseen to be completed at the end of 2016.

Open Source History: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of VA Linux
(Sep 16, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The VAR Guy: VA Linux was once among the most highly valued and explosively popular open source company.

Linux based Boss to replace Microsoft’s Windows as OS for Indian Government
(Sep 16, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

techworm: Government of India creates its own Linux based operating system called BOSS

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