Daily Links for Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Politics / Government Public Access Policies for Science and Technology Funding Agencies Across the Federal Government With this notice, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) within the Executive Office of the President, requests input from the community regarding enhancing public access to archived publications resulting from research funded…

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Daily Links for Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Macintosh Official Google Mac Blog: Google Chrome for Mac goes beta! Official Google Mac Blog 73,804 lines of Mac-specific code and 29 developer builds later, we’re excited to finally release Google Chrome for Mac in beta. We took a hefty dose of goodness from the Windows version to build a…

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Daily Links for Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Open Source An Open Source Tool for Every Task School Library Journal / Steve Hargadon Following are some of the most popular OSS applications for schools. All are freely available, requiring no license fees, and can be loaded on an unlimited number of computers or distributed to students for home…

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Daily Links for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Cloud Amazon Offers MySQL Cloud Service, Cuts Server Fees InformationWeek / John Foley In a preemptive strike at Microsoft, Amazon Web Services offers a relational database in the cloud, high-memory configurations, and cuts hourly fees for its Windows and Linux servers. Open Source Debunking Some Linux Myths ZDNet UK /…

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Daily Links for Friday, October 9, 2009

Software September 2009 browser stats: IE sees biggest drop yet Ars Technica / Emil Protalinski Another month, another set of data that shows the main browser usage trend is unchanged: though its lead remains large, Internet Explorer is still losing ground to all other browsers. Firefox is steadily gaining, Safari…

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Daily Links for Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Open Source The Open Source Initiative’s corporate status is suspended: a CAOS Theory Q&A 451 CAOS Theory / Matthew Aslett The ability of the Open Source Initiative to steward the Open Source Definition and police the use of the term open source as it relates to software is in doubt…

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Site statistics through September 30, 2009

Here are the rolling three month sutor.com site stats from Google Analytics, plus 12 month previous stats. Percentages are calculated with respect to total numbers of hits. Statistics are computed from the first to the last days of the months listed. The up and down arrows compare the latest month…

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Daily Links for August 24, 2009 – Evening Edition

Macintosh Apple to Release Snow Leopard on August 28 PC World “The wait for Snow Leopard is over: on Monday, Apple announced that the latest version of its Mac OS X operating system would be available starting Friday, August 28. The company had previously said that the update would ship…

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Google still beating Bing, by a lot, plus other number games

Yesterday I was reading the article “Surprise: Open-Source Users Prefer Google to Microsoft Bing” by Clint Boulton. In it, Clint talks about Chitka ad network’s analysis of their traffic from search engines: The ad network compared the operating system and search engine data for more than 163 million searches and…

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Daily Links 07/16/2009 (p.m.)

How to Bring Open-Source Software into the Enterprise “Open-source software has gained growing acceptance in the enterprise. Once enterprises put in place the same governance, policy and support processes around open-source software as they do with proprietary software, there is no limit to how much open-source software they can bring…

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Daily Links 07/08/2009 (p.m.)

About GOSCON | GOSCON “GOSCON DC is a special production of the Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON) designed to meet the needs of senior IT executives of federal agencies and regional state and local government.” tags: OB, open source, government, DC CONNECT Community Portal – NHIN CONNECT Gateway – Confluence “The…

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Daily Links 02/25/2009 (a.m.)

Novell, VMware To Create Virtual Appliances For Linux — Virtualization — InformationWeek “In response to archrival Red Hat (NYSE: RHT)’s flurry of virtualization announcements this month, Novell (NSDQ: NOVL), has agreed to collaborate with VMware to help developers create virtual appliances for SuSE Linux Enterprise. The collaborative deal affords ISVs…

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Daily Links 09/07/2008 (a.m.)

Chrome’s JavaScript challenge to Silverlight | Business Tech – CNET News “The biggest rival for Microsoft‘s next-generation Silverlight Web technology will be JavaScript, not Adobe Systems’ ubiquitous Flash, according to experts speaking at Microsoft’s Tech.Ed conference here.” tags: OB, JavaScript, Google, Microsoft

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Daily Links 09/03/2008 (a.m.)

PC World – Business Center: Nations Question ISO’s Merit Following Dropped OOXML Appeals “In a statement made at the Congresso Internacional Sociedade e Governo Electronico (CONSEGI) 2008 conference, representatives from three of the four countries that appealed against an April 1 vote to approve OOXML as a standard — Brazil,…

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