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The Boxee Box, available since November 2010 with firmware recently upated to 1.1, is a winning compromise that makes a Linux-based HTPC easy enough for the least technical user. Linux-based HTPC (home theater PC) systems have been proliferating, and with good reason. Linux is known for being... Read more
10 comments Posted 27 May 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Microsoft has ended its deal to let the open source Asterisk PBX system work with Skype as of July 26, perhaps due to the launch of its own competing service. When Microsoft paid $8.5 billion for Skype two weeks ago, they promised to hold it as a separate division and continue supporting non-... Read more
22 comments Posted 26 May 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
In a NY Times op-ed, David Hajdu posits that the spate of notable musicians all of the same age (turning 70 this year) is attributable to their turning 14 in the mid-1950s when rock 'n roll was just getting its start. "Fourteen is a formative age," his theory goes. What if that's not just for... Read more
1 comment Posted 26 May 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Seems like every couple of months, a major security breach story hits the news — and I don't mean thieves cracking into Sony's account servers; I mean the police breaking down some dissident's door in a political trouble-spot, or even companies like Apple and Google tracking everything you do... Read more
1 comment Posted 25 May 2011 by linux.com Feed
Green Energy Corp creates software and services for communications and energy companies. They're working towards an open source smart grid solution that will help both new and old companies in the industry for more efficient, greener energy.
0 comments Posted 19 May 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
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12 comments Posted 18 May 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
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12 comments Posted 18 May 2011 by Colin Dodd (Red Hat) Feed
Yale University is planning to become the first Ivy League school to offer an open access commons to millions of digital images from its archives, all free of licenses for transmission or use.
0 comments Posted 12 May 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
For those who joined our panel at the Red Hat Summit this morning, below are the promised links to the things we talked about. (And for those who weren't there, consider this a nice pointer to some of our favorite stories.)
1 comment Posted 6 May 2011 by Ruth Suehle (Red Hat) Feed
Many ask how the idea for Rentcycle came to be. I'm not from the rental industry. I've never started an Internet company before. So, how is it that I got here? Although a combination of factors truly helped the stars align for Rentcycle, there's one major influence that planted the seed for the... Read more
0 comments Posted 4 May 2011 by Tim Hyer Feed

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