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[News] [Linux] Japans Makes Linux More Secure, India Builds Own Linux

CREST Begins Project to Increase Linux Security and Reliability

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| Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) fortifies a project aimed
| at strengthening security and reliability of Linux and other embedded
| OSs as part of its "CREST (Core Research for Evolutional Science
| and Technology)" initiative.
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http://techon.nikkeibp.co.jp/english/NEWS_EN/20070530/133371/

Getting to know the Indian Linux

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| Mr. Mathew added that the development team intended to localise
| the OS into all 22 official Indian languages. "The move is aimed
| to provide computer access to country's non-English speaking
| masses," he added.
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http://www.hindu.com/2007/05/30/stories/2007053014200300.htm


Related:

BOSS Linux

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| BOSS is a Linux distribution developed specifically for the Indian 
| environment to enhance the use of Free/Open Source Software in the
| country. BOSS Linux consists of an easy to use desktop environment,
| English/Indian language support and other packages that are most 
| relevant for the use in the government domain.
| 
| Future versions of BOSS will support the educational domain as well.
| BOSS Linux is developed by C-DAC team and their ultimate goal is to
| localize it into all 22 official Indian languages so that Information
| Technology can reach even the non-English speaking masses that are
| denied its benefits today.
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http://news.softpedia.com/news/cBOSS-Linux-44080.shtml


Linux hot at top Japanese embedded conference

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| Japan's largest embedded conference of the year reportedly
| featured a growing number of Linux-related demonstrations,
| compared to previous years.
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http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS9926749642.html


Japanese Government to Embrace Linux

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| Oracle Japan is said to be leading the effort, which could launch
| as early as next month.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/seekingalpha/070503/34429_id.html?.v=1


Oracle, IBM, NEC to market Linux in Japan: Nikkei

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| Major information technology firms, including Oracle Corp., IBM Corp. and
| NEC Corp., will set up a consortium to sell servers and systems running
| the Linux operating system in Japan, a financial daily said on
| Thursday.
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/02/AR2007050202938.html


Schools across Japan may switch to Linux

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| Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported late last week that the
| Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry plans to introduce
| the open-source operating system Linux for use within classrooms
| across the country in the near future.
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http://gyaku.jp/en/index.php?cmd=contentview&pid=000112


Microsoft foresees more suits in Japan

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| A legal battle between Microsoft and Japanese anti-monopoly authorities
| is likely to conclude next year and might lead to lawsuits or other 
| patent infringement complaints against the U.S. software company,
| an executive said Thursday.
| 
| [...]
| 
| Microsoft has been slapped with hefty fines by European Union regulators,
| who have said Microsoft broke competition laws and abused its dominant
| market position.
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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070412/ap_on_hi_te/japan_microsoft


OpenLogic Extends Reach in Japan with Ashisuto Strategic Partnership

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| Under the agreement, OpenLogic will provide support to Ashisuto
| customers for hundreds of open source packages.
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http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/news_press_release,112851.shtml
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