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[News] Many New Events Cover Free Software, Starting Shortly

  • Subject: [News] Many New Events Cover Free Software, Starting Shortly
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 13:15:57 +0000
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Flourish Conference 2010 is This Weekend!

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| Welcome to the Flourish 2010 Open Source 
| Conference site! Our goal is to promote the 
| use of open source and provide a gathering 
| place for open source enthusiasts in the 
| Chicagoland area. This will be our fourth 
| Flourish Conference, and although times are 
| tough, this year we're working even harder 
| to make this conference the best one yet!


Free tables available for embedded open source showcase

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| The CE Linux Forum (CELF) is once again 
| sponsoring a free technical demonstration 
| room for embedded open source projects at 
| this year's Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) 
| on Apr. 13 in San Francisco. Demonstrations 
| should cover embedded technology that 
| offers software available under GPL or LGPL 
| compatible licenses, says CELF.


rSmart Champions Open Education Agenda at The Chair Academy's 19th Annual International Conference

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| rSmart, the provider of enterprise support 
| for open source application software in 
| education, today announced its 
| participation in The Chair Academy's 19th 
| Annual International Conference for Post-
| Secondary Leaders being held this March 
| 15-18, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 


HUBzero Workshop to Unveil Open Source Release of Core Software 

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| The workshop will include three hands-on 
| breakout sessions, one aimed at new users 
| interested in starting a hub with the open 
| source release, as well as current users 
| who want to learn more about the hub 
| technology. The other two breakout sessions 
| will focus on research software developers 
| and on Web developers working with hubs.


Ingres to Share How Open Source Drives a $1.2 Billion Market

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| Ingres Vice President Deb Woods to Discuss 
| How Appliances are Changing the Face of 
| Software and Technical Account Manager 
| Tyler McGraw to Shed Light on New 
| Partnership 



Open Source Business Conference: 5 Trends Worth Watching

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| When the Open Source Business Conference
| starts March 17 in San Francisco, The VAR Guy
| will be watching and listening closely for
| signs of corporate open source momentum from
| upstarts like Canonical and giants like
| Microsoft, Oracle and even SAP. Yes,
| Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. Here are five
| trends to anticipate at the OSBC conference.


CeBIT Open Source 2010 in Pictures

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| From March 2-6 CeBIT Open Source 2010 called
| open source projects, enterprises, and
| organizations to Hannover, Germany. Here's
| our photo gallery from the talks in the Open
| Source forum, the project lounge, and the
| Linux New Media awards.


Registration for Google I/O Conference Closed; Event Sold Out

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| Registration for this year's Google I/O
| Conference has scarcely been open two
| months and it's already sold out. Google
| announced today that it is formally closing
| registration for the event, slated to be
| held on May 19-20 at Moscone West in San
| Francisco.


Linux New Media Awards 2010 Presented at CeBIT

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| Markus Feilner, Klaus Knopper, and Jim
| Zemlin helped present the 2010 Linux New
| Media Awards at CeBIT. Winners accepted
| their awards on stage while the ceremony
| streamed live over the Internet.


CeBIT 2010: Linux Successes, Challenges

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| At the Open Source Forum of CeBIT 2010, the
| Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin named three
| reasons for Linux's success. He also
| identified three possible challenges for
| the free platform.


Linux New Media Awards 2010 Presented at CeBIT

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| Markus Feilner, Klaus Knopper, and Jim
| Zemlin helped present the 2010 Linux New
| Media Awards at CeBIT. Winners accepted
| their awards on stage while the ceremony
| streamed live over the Internet.
| [...]
| Klaus Knopper announced the winner for Best
| Open Source Contribution for Mobile Devices
| and presented the award to Google Android.


CeBIT 2010: BIND 10 is coming

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| At this year's CeBIT IT trade show in
| Hannover, The H spoke with BIND 10 Programme
| Manager Shane Kerr about the next version
| of BIND, the most widely used Domain Name
| System (DNS) server on the Internet. Like
| BIND 9, BIND 10 is a complete re-design and
| re-write of the previous version.
| Development on the BIND 10 project
| officially began on the 1st of April, 2009.


CeBIT 2010 Prevue: Sparks, Smouldering

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| Open Source has an enormous following in
| the EU, and there's not only an Open
| Source Pavilion, but it's not just a
| gathering of 10x10 booths with geek-
| speakers-- far more interesting than that.


CeBIT 2010: IPFire open source firewall

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| The H spoke with IPFire's Project Leader
| and Developer Michael Tremer at this
| year's CeBIT IT trade show in Hannover,
| Germany about his open source firewall.
| IPFire is a Linux distribution that can be
| booted from a CD or USB drive, or
| installed to a computer's hard disk drive.


CeBIT 2010: German police to use open source Navit navigation

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| According to Martin Schaller, the Navit
| Project Leader, the German district of
| Brandenburg is trialling the Navit car
| navigation system for its Police System.
| Schaller spoke to The H at CeBIT 2010
| about the trial. Navit is an open source,
| cross-platform car navigation suite that
| includes a built-in routing engine.
| Schaller says that, while the system is
| still considered to be in development, the
| district will be testing Navit this month
| with at least three of its cars.


CeBIT Open Source Forum 2010

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| For the second time in a row, CeBIT will be
| devoting an entire section to the topic of
| open source. The event will be supported by
| international industry associations and
| representative bodies such as the Linux
| Foundation, Linux International, the Free
| Software Foundation Europe and the LIVE Linux
| Association. The Open Source Forum will serve
| as the lively hub of the exhibition, which in
| turn features a diverse range of open source
| companies and independent projects.


Open Source Gets Bigger CeBIT Spotlight

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| That's the news coming out of Hannover,
| Germany the permanent home for the CeBIT
| show, where the CeBIT Open Source 2010
| event will be taking center stage at one of
| the largest expo halls according to show
| organizers Deutsche Messe. According to
| Britta WÃlfing, CeBIT Event Manager, the
| shift of the Open Source exhibition to the
| more prominent Hall 2 is a direct response
| to the huge popularity this segment of the
| show enjoyed in 2009.


Debian Project at CeBIT 2010

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| The Debian Project is happy to announce that
| it will again be represented at the CeBIT IT
| fair in Hanover, Germany, this year. At the
| booth of Univention GmbH in hall 2 stand B36,
| members of the project will be available for
| questions and discussions and will give a
| preview of the new version Debian 6.0
| "Squeeze", which is expected to be released
| this year.
| In addition the new port to the FreeBSD Kernel
| "Debian GNU/kFreeBSD" will be presented at the
| booth as well as in a introductory lecture.
| The lecture will take place on Tuesday, March
| 2nd 2010 at 5:15 pm at the CeBIT Open Source
| Forum (hall 2, stand F38).


CeBIT 2009: OpenStreetMap Wins Two Linux New Media Awards

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| Linux New Media AG has presented its annual awards for outstanding
| contributions to Open Source at CeBIT 2009 in Hannover. The OpenStreetMap
| project ended up garnering two of the six Linux New Media awards.


See you at CeBIT?

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| This year for the first time they have an open source sub-conference hiding
| pretty much unadvertised inside the event and I'll be speaking there on
| Wednesday March 4th at 3:15pm. I'll also be presenting one of the open source
| awards on March 5th in the evening.


CeBIT Open Source: Live Stream of Forum Talks for Free

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| In March (3-8, 2009), CeBIT will once again be opening its gates in Hannover,
| Germany. The world's largest and most renowned trade fair for the world of IT
| and telecommunications will be featuring Open Source topics in hall 6. The
| CeBIT Open Source Forum 2009 will be the venue of daily lectures on the use
| of Linux and free software - and you can watch them online, live and for
| free!

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