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Fountain Tech files Chapter 11

Author: JT Smith

US components manufacturer Fountain Technologies has filed for Chapter 11 and named Intel as one of its biggest creditors, reports The Register.

Category:

  • Open Source

Apple seeks intellectual property watchdog

Author: JT Smith

The Register reports, the company’s Trademark Counsel will be charged with seeking out, and sorting out, anyone who violates Apple’s intellectual property, in the US and abroad.

BT linked with AT&T?

Author: JT Smith

BT has dismissed a report that it is toying with the idea of merging with AT&T, from The Register.

Category:

  • Linux

MS signs up for Windows-on-Linux API

Author: JT Smith

The Register is reporting software developer Mainsoft has confirmed its MainWin Windows-to-Unix porting technology is being used by Microsoft.

Category:

  • Linux

An intense program for programmers

Author: JT Smith

Just down the street from the esteemed institutions of
Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology lies ArsDigita University, the new kid on the
block with an entirely new approach to higher learning. From ABCNews.com.

Category:

  • Linux

Softswitch consortium looking for Linux chairperson

Author: JT Smith

At LinuxTelephony.com you can vote for the man you think is the best choice for the position.

Latest twist in the cheap computer market

Author: JT Smith

eTown.com reports that Myturn.com is selling a pared-down PC that uses the GEOS 2000 operating system.

Category:

  • Unix

Video game console will use Linux

Author: JT Smith

A nobody in the clubby world of Silicon Valley, John Gildred is starting Indrema
Corp., a company making the first video game console to use the Linux
operating system. From The Boston Globe.

Port to Linux? No way, says Microsoft

Author: JT Smith

Microsoft disputed a report that it has been working to port its office productivity suites and other software to Linux, says InfoWorld.com.

Opinion: Let’s make open source open for everyone

Author: JT Smith

“Maybe you could write a library of routines so that it would be easy for
other people to integrate helpful options into their own software,” writes osOpinion columnist Byron Sonne.

Category:

  • Open Source