Daily Links for Friday, September 25, 2009 – Evening Edition

Cloud IBM Supplies Cloud System for Chinese City eWeek / Chris Preimesberger IBM’s CloudBurst software and services package will be used by the local government of Dongying, China, to access software development and test resources for software startup companies via a self-service Web interface, IBM says. The cloud later will…

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Life with Linux: More apps

I’ve been working on tuning the Linux installation I have on my work Lenovo Thinkpad T400, and it’s time to add a few more applications. I’ll break them down by category. User Interface One feature I really like on OS X for the Mac is the ability to change the…

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My current Firefox extensions

My post about moving to Linux reminded me that it’s been a while since I posted what Firefox extensions I use. Here, courtesy of Extension List Dumper is the list: Application: Firefox 2.0.0.12 (0000000000) Operating System: Linux (x86-gcc3) Total number of items: 14 Adblock 0.5.3.043 Filters ads from web-pages Bookmark…

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Office 2.0 Conference: “One Day in the Life of an Office 2.0 Worker” panel

Moderator: Matt Marshall Participants: Eric Hoffert, TJ Kang, Tom Snyder, Sridhar Vembu, Kevin Warnock, David Young This panel consists of various startups trying to do realtime online demos of their offerings. We’re in the second one and so far they both sound like pitches for VCs (probably are, and there…

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Media coverage of new IBM licensing program for venture-backed startups

As promised, here are some of the stories that are appearing about the new licensing initiative for venture-backed startups: CRN: “IBM Launches Licensing Program For 40,000 Patents” Linux Insider: “IBM Kicks Off New IP Licensing Program” ZDNet: “IBM woos start-ups” Red Herring“IBM Opens Patents to VCs”

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New IBM licensing program for venture-backed startups

Today IBM announced a new program to help make it easier for venture-backed startups to have access to our patent portfolio. The press release is here, but it is short and succinct enough for me to include in this entry. I’ll post a list of some of the stories appearing…

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Media round-up of Gluecode acquisition story

Here are a few links to some of the many articles about the Gluecode acquisition. I’ve tried to remove duplicates: my apologies if I’ve missed one or two. The search links I provided yesterday provide a much larger set. IBM Expected to Buy Start-Up to Advance Open-Source Strategy IBM buys…

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