The Danish Competition Authority has conducted a market analysis of office software so as to give governmental agencies recommendations for public purchases. The results are a definite "live and let live" between the competing standards ODF and OOXML.more »
On August 11, a court in Texas banned the sale of Microsoft Word in the US due to a patent lawsuit, concerning XML features, brought by the Canadian company i4i.more »
The Fraunhofer Institute has published a whitepaper on the interoperability of Office Open XML (OOXML) and the Open Document Format (ODF). Microsoft had a hand in its development.more »
The portable version of the OpenOffice suite is now available in version 3.1.more »
Ebook Readers Ebook readers for the Linux desktopJul 01, 2009
A netbook and a good ebook reader are all you need to mine the wealth of free ebooks glimmering from the depths of the web.more »
Mozilla Weave Browser synchronization and more with Mozilla WeaveJul 01, 2009
Mozilla Weave for Firefox synchronizes your critical browsing information between multiple machines.more »
Workspace: Reminders and Microblogs Managing reminders and microblogs in OpenOfficeJul 01, 2009
If you spend a lot of time in OpenOffice, you can use it to remind you of deadlines or to update your microblog.more »
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open-source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.
Ultra-sophisticated attack tool might have originated from a state-sponsored intelligence service.
New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.
X marks the target for the next-generation windowing system.
Super-clone CentOS Linux gets beamed up to the mother ship.
HTML technology will enable new video editing and playback options.
New Linux distro is optimzed for gaming.