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Aava Mobile unveils world’s first fully open mobile device

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slashgear.com: Android is open, but the hardware that runs it is not. There are hardly any open source hardware or mobile devices in the market. With the MWC in full swing, Aava Mobile has unveiled what is supposed to be the first fully open mobile device.

Why Open Source Software Isn't Exactly 'Free,' But Offers Other Advantages

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insurancenetworking.com/blogs: A few years back, I heard one software industry leader refer to open source as a “channel of last resort” for software products that failed in the commercial marketplace. Of course, that is anything but true.

Open Source — May the source be with You

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brajeshwar.com: The promise of open source is simply better quality, higher reliability, more flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in.

Three signs your corporate culture isn't ready for open source

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opensource.com: It's a good bet that the next generation of defining companies will have corporate cultures built the open source way-- around openness and collaboration, while fostering community and culture that extend outside the company walls.

2009 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Winners

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Software
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jeremy.linuxquestions.org: The polls are closed and the results are in. We once again had some extremely close races and a couple multi-year winners were unseated this year. KDE, which had won Desktop Environment of the Year every year we’ve had the MCA’s, was finally unseated…

The Windows 7 honeymoon is over

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Microsoft
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  • The Windows 7 honeymoon is over
  • How Microsoft uses open source to fight open source
  • From Windows to Linux: a sound decision

Top 10 areas where open source leads the way

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Linux
OSS

itpro.co.uk: With job losses rising and belts being tightened across the country, now is the perfect time to look once again at the benefits of using open source software aside from the reported $60 billion a year savings on offer.

The application is the new the operating system

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news.cnet.com: In this post-PC, post-OS world, can open source play a leading role? I think so, as does Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin. But it's going to require a very different kind of open source than we've hitherto experienced.

SourceForge removes blanket blocking

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sourceforge.net/blog: A couple of weeks ago, to ensure compliance with US law as we roll out improvements to SourceForge.net, we began programmatically blocking access to the site for users in certain countries against which the US government imposes sanctions. Today, we’re happy to announce site changes that we believe maintain compliance with the law but offer project administrators, developers, and users more freedom.

Open source means freedom from 'anti-features'

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computerworld.co.nz: Proprietary vendors are using "anti-features", features that no user would ever want, to protect intellectual property, Benjamin “Mako” Hill, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, told the linux.conf.au open source conference last month.

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