Call him Sir Berners-Lee

Queen Elizabeth II dubbed Tim Berners-Lee a knight on Friday, in recognition of his contributions to the World Wide Web. Link: news.com
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Microsoft applauds open-source procurement memo

Opponents of open-source software applauded a recent memorandum from the Office of Management and Budget that they claim puts proprietary software on...
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Open-source software thrives behind the scenes

It powers more than 70 percent of all Web servers and routes much of the world's e-mail traffic. It makes surfing the Internet simple and provides the muscle...
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New Commercial Linux Rival To Bedevil Red Hat & Novell

By the end of the year, Red Hat and SuSE will have a new commercial Linux rival to worry about, one that Red Hat nurtured in its own bosom in its core OS and...
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IBM expands job description for Linux exec

Jim Stallings, who has been general manager of corporate Linux at IBM, has taken over several other initiatives as well, IBM said Friday. Link: CNET News.com
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NEC declares Teraflopian war

Dr Takemitsu Kunio, head of NEC's research and development in Tokyo, said the company would "never give up" in the battle for supercomputer supremacy.Speaking...
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The Stealth Desktop Part II: Sight and Sound (Slackware)

We will focus on the hardest part: making sound and video work. Sound is not especially difficult; but video is. Fortunately, after this step, it is an easy...
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