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 Sunday, November 1, 2009

Software Microsoft to indirectly fund L.A.’s switch to Google Apps Seattle Post-Intelligencer / Nick Eaton Talk about irony. Of the $7.2 million the Los Angeles city government will be spending to switch its e-mail system to Google Apps, $1.5 million of it will come from Microsoft, according to City Council…

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Novell’s John Dragoon on “Battle Of The OS Titans” in Forbes

Novell‘s CMO John Dragoon has a very nice article over in Forbes called “Battle Of The OS Titans” that emphasizes many important points about the changing desktop operating system scene. He says, in part: Gone are the days when the one-size-fits-all, monolithic operating system approach makes sense. Users are driving…

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Daily Links for Friday, October 23, 2009 – Early Edition

Software Nokia: Apple iPhone Violates Our Patents BusinessWeek / Jack Ewing and Arik Hesseldahl The Finnish handset giant said Oct. 22 it has filed suit against Apple (AAPL) in U.S. District Court in Delaware, accusing its California-based rival of infringing patents for core technology that allows the iPhone to make…

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Daily Links for Monday, October 5, 2009 – Morning Edition

Blog and Website WPtouch: WordPress on iPhone, iPod & Android “More than just a plugin, WPtouch is an entire theme package for your WordPress website. Modeled after Apple‘s app store design specs, WPtouch makes your WordPress website load lightning fast on touch mobile devices, show your content beautifully, all while…

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Daily Links for Saturday, September 26, 2009

Adobe In The Crossfire InformationWeek / Thomas Claburn Apple, which competes against Adobe with a number of its professional media applications, has stymied Adobe’s mobile ambitions by refusing to allow Flash on the iPhone. Although Adobe’s CEO has confirmed that his company is working to develop a version of Flash…

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My Red Hat Summit keynote: “Linux Everywhere? Matching the Workload to the Computer”

My Red Hat Summit is now available SlideShare and viewable below. You can also download the PDF directly. (The URL is now fixed.) Abstract: It’s a testament to the wild success of Linux that it is showing up on devices from wristwatches, to mobile phones, to netbooks, to desktops, to…

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Daily Links 07/29/2009 (p.m.)

IBM, Virtual Bridges and Canonical Introduce Latest Version of its Linux-server Based Virtual Desktop “Virtual Bridges, IBM and Canonical announced today the immediate availability of the newest version of a Linux-server based virtual desktop with the release of Virtual Bridges’ VERDE 2.0 software.” tags: OB, Linux, desktop MicroHoo: Good or…

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Daily Links 07/10/2009 (a.m.)

Group test: screencasting apps | TuxRadar “Screencasts – digital movies with the desktop as a backdrop, the mouse as the protagonist and a voiceover – have become an integral part of electronic learning and form the basis of the computer-based training industry. As bandwidth becomes affordable and video-sharing websites start…

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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 03/04/2009 (p.m.)

Why Open Computing matters for Government IT :: PublicTechnology.net “What then does open computing mean to governments – and what might it be worth considering when specifying requirements? Simply put – adopt open standards to avoid being locked-in to any one IT vendor, ensure the software you use fully implements…

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Daily Links 03/04/2009 (a.m.)

Linux Foundation Launches Linux Training Program “The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, has announced the Linux Foundation Training Program. The Linux server market is predicted to reach $50 billion in three years, and the embedded and mobile Linux markets continue to explode, which…

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Daily Links 02/06/2009 (p.m.)

Daily Kos: World Of Warcraft: The Only Depression-Proof Industry? “Is World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment’s Gem, the single depression-proof industry? Yes, because people who lose their jobs will have more time to play. Furthermore, those on unemployment won’t give up their graphics cards and flashing computer images of the Lich…

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Daily Links 02/04/2009 (p.m.)

LinuxCon “LinuxCon is a new annual technical conference that will provide an unmatched collaboration and education space for all matters Linux. LinuxCon will bring together the best and brightest that the Linux community has to offer, including core developers, administrators, end users, community managers and industry experts. In being the…

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Daily Links 01/23/2009 (p.m.)

Op-Ed Contributor – Oaf of Office – NYTimes.com “In his legal opinions, Chief Justice Roberts has altered quotations to conform to his notions of grammaticality, as when he excised the “ain’t” from Bob Dylan’s line “When you ain’t got nothing, you got nothing to lose.” On Tuesday his inner copy…

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Daily Links 10/03/2008 (a.m.)

Once More unto the Breach: Building an Effective Commercial Open Source Strategy “Initmarketing partners Sandro Groganz and Roberto Gallopini taught a day long workshop entitled “Building an Effective Commercial Open Source Strategy” in Berlin at the Open Source in Mobile conference. I was unfortunately unable to attend (and I love…

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LinuxWorld keynote: Comments solicited

I’m now starting to put together my LinuxWorld keynote (August 6, after lunch) and I’ve been talking to people about ideas for the presentation. The general idea is that for the first half I’m going to look at the last decade of free and open source, focusing on GNU/Linux, and…

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