- EMC remixes Decho and the Funnymen
Pi (Personal Information) Corporation was started up in 2004 by Paul Maritz, using funding from private equity Warburg Pincus of New York. At the time Maritz said Pi desktop software would be open source and Linux-based.
- Italians Vote: Give Us Linux on System z!
Region Calabria, one of the largest regions in all of Italy with more than 2 million people, today announced that it has gone live with a new IBM information infrastructure of servers and storage as a means to transform its data processing center.
- Linux on the Label!
- Linux distros and Apple beat Microsoft’s homepage uptime
- Ermine Packer 2.1.0: GNU/Linux software deployment made easy
- Nova Makedonija: Internet, trigonometry and sexual advice
The schools are using the free OS Linux (Edubuntu), which has been localized into Macedonian. Media players and games are also installed on every computer.
- A Geek’s Guide: How To Pimp Your Car With Linux
- New MythTV Interface Preview
IBM Devours Transitive
China Contributing to GNU/Linux Desktops
- Cray CX1 Taps Clustercorp’s Rocks+ for Linux
- Univa UD Announces Software Stack to Simplify Cluster Deployment
- Penguin Computing Announces New “Emperor Series Clusters”
- Cisco Nexus Data Center Class Platform Supports Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Linux Hyperion Project
- Sun measures HPC backorders in petaflops
- Ulteo unveils the first Open Source virtual desktop, providing businesses with quicker, cheaper deployment and easier applications management
- Good (Linux) Things on the Horizon
- Red Hat CEO Whitehurst Talks About Slowdown, Virtualization, Linux
- Red Hat Satellite launches first community upgrade
- Los Alamos Supercomputer Remains Fastest in World
- Red Hat Delivers Dramatic Cost Savings and Performance to World’s Most Demanding Mission-Critical Platforms
- Red Hat offers mainframe-class support
- FUJITSU STEPS UP LINUX SUPPORT BUSINESS
- PHP Zend Framework 1.7 adds Adobe support
- Beyonce using Drupal
- Ingres updates open-source database
Abuse of Rights
- BT silences customers over Phorm
- Straight Talking About the Unspeakable ACTA
- Apple’s new MacBooks have built-in copy protection measures
- Apple Adds HDCP To New Laptops; Piracy Continues, Legit Users Get Annoyed
It appears that Apple has begun using HDCP copy protection technology on some content it sells through the iTunes Music Store, and implementing it in its latest laptops. HDCP “protects” content as it travels across different types of connections, and is generally implemented in such a way that an HDCP-compliant source won’t play content on a non-HDCP compliant connected display. So HDCP-ified content can’t be played on a number of older displays, or ones that don’t use one of the compatible types of connections.
Digital Tipping Point: Clip of the Day
Victor Stone talks about music, Free Software, Creative Commons and life at Microsoft 06 (2004)
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