OOXML Documentation: ISO Concerned

Oct 08, 2008

The International Standards Organization (ISO) is up in arms over the fact that documentation for Microsoft's OOXML data format is now publicly available on the Internet. Meanwhile, ISO members are nervously watching IBM's behavior in the standardization process.

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Experts leave Norwegian Standards Committee because of OOXML

Oct 06, 2008

On September 29, 13 out of 23 employees from the technical committee of Standard Norge signed an open letter announcing their resignations. The reason: Norway’s “yes” to OOXML

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Qt but not "on the Q.T.": Nokia Renames Trolltech

Oct 01, 2008

Not only is the cross-platform Qtopia application framework now called Qt Extended in its current version, but Nokia has renamed recent purchase, Trolltech to Qt Software.

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Hugo Chavez Shopping: A Million Classmate Laptops for Venezuela

Sep 30, 2008

As the International Herald Tribune reports in an Associated Press news article, Venezuela has ordered a million Magellan laptops that are based on Intel's Classmate PC design.

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Richard Stallman's GNU Project Turns 25

Sep 29, 2008

The GNU Project celebrated its 25th birthday on September 27, 2008. With its GCC compiler and bash shell, GNU was ever at the forefront of today's Linux distribution. To kick off the celebration, British humorist Stephen Fry appears in a video in defense of free software.

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Breakthrough: Open Source Firm Official Supplier to British Schools

Sep 26, 2008

The British Educational Communications and Technology Agency (Becta), the government body with the mission of "Leading next generation learning," has for the first time included Open Source enterprises on their list of official software and IT service suppliers for the nation's schools.

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OpenSUSE 11.1 Beta Can Damage Intel e1000e Network Cards

Sep 24, 2008

The openSUSE project warns owners of systems containing the Intel e1000e gigabit Ethernet card against using the actual Beta 1 of openSUSE 11.1 instead of the Linux kernel version. The Linux version can permanently damage the card.

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Android-Powered Mobile Phone on Its Way

Sep 24, 2008

In a New York press conference, Google and T-Mobile partnered with hardware vendor HTC to announce the release of the first mobile phone for Google's Android platform.

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