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The First Ever Entirely Volunteer Run Open Source Conference is a Huge Succes

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readwriteweb.com: When the open source convention OSCON decided to move from Portland, Oregon to San Jose last year, the open source citizens of Portland set about developing their own "conference for developers working with open source technologies and for people interested in learning the open source way."

Source code for Palm WebOS released

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h-online.com: To comply with the GPL, Palm has released the source code packages for its Linux-based WebOS used by the new Palm Pre, which has been on sale in the US since the beginning of June.

10 reasons why open source makes sense on smart phones

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Open source brings a host of benefits to the mobile market, starting with cost savings. But as Jack Wallen explains, the advantages go much further - from better security to more customization options.

How Do We Introduce FOSS and Linux to Those Who Resist It?

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everyjoe.com: There are users who are totally resistant to change. Why? Because it disrupts their workflow. It makes them less productive. Change makes them cranky. However, there are times when change is needed and we have to lobby for it. So how now?

Save a job with open source

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blogs.computerworld: I can talk until I'm blue in my space about the technical advantages of Linux and open-source software. Forget about that for now though. Let me give you a reason for your office to use them that may strike home: It can save your job.

UK Still Lags At Open Source

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eweekeurope.co.uk: The UK is still a laggard at open source, even though the recession has increased pressure for its adoption, according to speakers at a London conference.

How Open Source Can Beat the Status Quo

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pcworld.com: One of the biggest problems with open source is understanding what it means out in the real world. I'm talking about the impact of open source. How open source is actually useful.

Chinese Green Dam pilfers open source too

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zdnet.com: After claims that China's "Green Dam" filtering app includes code pirated from an American software maker, it should come as no surprise that the People's Republic censorshipware is also using open-source code without displaying the proper license.

Companies still concerned about open source security? Really?

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blogs.techrepublic.com: Really? Did I wake up this morning only to find that Dr. Emmett Brown successfully teleported me “Back to the Future” with his Delorean? Or are the majority of people polled by Forrester that clueless and is Forrester that irresponsible?

15 Mythical and Humorous Facts About Richard Stallman

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junauza.com: You may have read our collection of mythical and humorous facts about Linus Torvalds. This time around, we will give tribute to another living legend by the name of Richard M. Stallman.

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