[News] IBM Explains Why Important to Use GNU/Linux, Tom's Hardware Covers Linux

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'Only Open, Evolving Companies will Survive'---John E Kelly III, IBM

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| Is the "Smarter Planet" concept something limited to IBM?
| No, it's open. We are developing a system based on an open-source 
| standard, not a dedicated system. It is very important to be using 
| Linux, or open communication standards or protocols, for example. 
| If each manufacturer uses its own dedicated components, it will be 
| impossible to interconnect them. That's why we all have to 
| cooperate with open systems.


Tom's Definitive Linux Software Roundup: Internet Apps

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| The first part in our comprehensive Linux App Roundup covers 
| Internet Apps. In this segment, we'll be looking at Web browsers, 
| RSS readers, podcatchers, FTP clients, download managers, 
| BitTorrent clients, and a slew of other file sharing solutions. 
| There's also a spotlight on Miro Internet TV, a piece of software 
| that defies category. This does not include apps used to 
| communicate with other specific people, but simply to retrieve 
| content from the Web. The next segment will feature Communications 
| Apps, and will include those titles.



Ballmer Still Searching for an Answer to Google

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| "Forty percent of servers run Windows, 60 percent run Linux," he said. "How
| are we doing? Forty is less than 60, so I don't like it. ... We have some
| work to do."

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[News] Microsoft's Shillville Starts GNU/Linux Blog, Linux gazette Released
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Welcome to LinuxLink ,----[ Quote ] | As someone who has used and written about Linux since shortly after its | creation in the early nineties, I'm personally very excited to be launching | LinuxLink today, and I hope you'll join us often as we explore and celebrate | the massive and ever-growing world of open source. Thank you for being a part | of this blog. We're looking forward to working with you. `---- http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/030209-welcome-to.html Linux gazette March 2009 ,----[ Quote ] | # Away Missi...

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