Daily links for 07/21/2010

Canonical bundles Linux, IBM database for the cloud | Cloud Computing – InfoWorld “Canonical is offering enterprises a chance to try cloud computing via a virtual appliance that bundles Ubuntu Linux with the IBM DB2 Express-C database running on the Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) public cloud platform.” tags: linux…

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Daily links for 07/20/2010

Java’s team of rivals: Conflicts and alliances in the Oracle era “Oracle may be Java’s new proprietor, but SpringSource, Apache, and Eclipse are driving the development agenda too” tags: java oracle eclipse apache Social Media Draws a Crowd – WSJ.com “Analysts and ad executives say the space won’t be dominated…

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Daily links for 07/15/2010

Standards ODF 1.2 Begins Final 60-day Public Review “A major milestone was reached for the OASIS ODF TC last week. The latest Committee Draft of ODF 1.2 (CD 05) was sent out for a 60-day public review.” tags: odf oasis standards Industry Criticism Windows Phone 7: Don’t bother with this…

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Daily links for 07/07/2010

User interface overhaul arrives in Firefox 4 beta “Mozilla on Tuesday released the first official beta of Firefox 4, the next major version of the popular open source Web browser. Mozilla has completely overhauled Firefox’s user interface and added several noteworthy new features for Web developers and regular end users.…

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Saying it out loud: IBM is moving to Firefox as its default browser

I talk a lot about software in this blog but most of the discussion is at the personal level: I tried this, I experimented with that. I hardly ever talk about what I use for doing my IBM business and more rarely still do I talk about IBM’s internal policies…

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