Samsung Sponsors Enlightenment Development: New Light for E17

Nov 19, 2009

Korean electronics giant Samsung is helping the Linux-David Enlightenment with development ressources. It's possible that the lightweight and robust window manager might be the basis for Samsung's upcoming Bada mobile phone platform.

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Android 2.0 Source Code Available

Nov 18, 2009

Google has pushed the source code for its new Android 2.0, code-named Eclair, into its open source repository. A few parts are missing, though.

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iBunTunes? Music Store for Ubuntu 10.04 Planned

Nov 18, 2009

The developers of Ubuntu One, the next Ubuntu release, are apparently planning a music store along the lines of iTunes.

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Cambridge Mail Server: Exim 4.70 Provides Better Spam Protection

Nov 17, 2009

Exim 4.70, a mail server developed at the University of Cambridge, combines new features and bugfixes.

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Windows Mobile Possible 28% Loss of Market Share

Nov 17, 2009

According to a current Gartner study, Windows Mobile has lost 28% of the mobile market share over the last year. Winners at first are Apple and Blackberry, but open source systems are gaining over the long run.

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Simply the Best: Case Study for Moodle at Open University

Nov 16, 2009

The British Open University took upon itself in 2005, together with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the task of bringing online learning into the future. Unusual is that it didn't decide on Moodle for merely financial reasons or that it didn't go for professional support.

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Nokia Delivers Maemo Mobile Phone N900

Nov 13, 2009

Nokia has begun its delivery of the Linux-based N900 mobile phone. The devices with the Maemo 5 operating system will compete with the iPhone and Android.

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Oracle: European Commission Fails to Grasp Open Source

Nov 10, 2009

Oracle claims that the European Commission's public policy against Oracle's takeover of MySQL runs counter to open source freedom and the growing database market.

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