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10.01.10

Links 1/10/2010: Sabayon GNU/Linux 5.4, MeeGo Linux Can Run on Google-branded Phones

Posted in News Roundup at 12:01 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

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  • Arm Plans to Add Multithreading to Chip Design

    Arm plans to add multithreading capabilities to future architectures as it tries to boost the performance of its processors, a company representative said on Tuesday.

    The company is looking to include multithreading capabilities depending on application requirements in different segments, said Kumaran Siva, segment marketing manager at Arm, at the Linley Tech Processor conference in San Jose, California.

  • Intellectual Monopolies

    • Copyrights

      • ACTA

        • Mexican Government Answers KEI’s Concerns About ACTA

          KEI has received a letter dated September 28, 2010, from Lic. Alfredo Rendón Algara – Director General Adjunto de Propiedad Industrial of Mexico (IMPI). The letter from the Mexican government is in response to KEI’s earlier letter to C. Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, Presidente Constitucional de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, regarding the position of the Mexican government in the ACTA negotiations. (See also the reply from the President, here). In general, the letter is defensive, and fails to engage in most of the substantive concerns of our earlier letter.

          The following are notes from the letter of Lic. Alfredo Rendón Algara:

          The letters claims that “the deteriorated international trade”, “the intimate connection” between piracy and terrorism, specially on music, the losses produced by “Chinese and pirate” goods, and “the obsolescence of previous international instrument on intellectual property” are the main reasons that move the Mexican government to become part of the negotiations of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement.

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