Noticias y opinión en Software libre
While not perfect, open-core licensing is a sustainable model for open source vendors, their customers, and yes, their VCs
Nokia: there's no problem with multiple operating systems
The Vulcano project, partnered by the UPM's Faculty of Computer Sciences to raise open source software reliability and quality to similar levels as proprietary software.
To fix a security vulnerability in the previous release, Firefox developers have issued an early follow-up version 3.6.2 for immediate implementation.
Ken Smith from the FreeBSD Release Engineering Team has announced the released version 7.3 for download. The new FreeBSD comes with updated ZFS and a re-worked bootloader.
Just missing the beta deadline, Ubuntu has today placed the version 10.04 of the new Music Store online for testing.
Sunshine on a cloudy day
Microsoft saw market-share for certain major European markets decline during the period between February 9 and March 10, according to analysis firm StatCounter, while other browsers experienced an uptick in their number of users. This could perhaps be due to the March 1 introduction of a "Web browser choice screen" that offers European users of Windows the chance to download a browser other than Internet Explorer. Smaller browsers featured on that ballot screen have tried to engage Microsoft to make visual changes that feature their products more prominently.
El Instituto Tecnológico de Informática ha colaborado con la empresa SERIKAT Consultoría e Informática en la homologación de su software de digitalización certificada “IMG Digitalización Certificada”
Integrates telephone and fax with e-mail, contacts, calendar and task information
Acquires Avantellis product line from Emerson Network Power
At OSBC, a company exec noted that Microsoft relies upon a diverse ecosystem that includes open source to satisfy customers
Drupal Gardens service will be released at about the same time as Drupal 7, a major update to the open-source CMS platform
O'Reilly media founder Tim O'Reilly is 'the most powerful voice,' according to a new ranking of influential open source personalities
Microsoft y Novell hacen balance del acuerdo de colaboración sellado entre ambas firmas con la mirada puesta en facilitar la interoperabilidad entre los entornos Windows y Linux y que, sólo en España, se ha materializado en 36 operaciones cerradas y en más de 4.000 certificados de soporte comercializados. Los responsables de ambas compañías se muestran satisfechos por los avances obtenidos en la gestión y soluciones para impulsar la interoperabilidad en entornos heteronégeos.
KDE developer Cyrille Berger now provides his Braindump whiteboard program in its first public release. The GPL software is based on KOffice technology.