Daily Archives: October 14, 2011

Government of Paraguay Going to FLOSS in 2012

There are plenty of examples of FLOSS working for government. Paraguay has decided convert its whole IT system to FLOSS in 2012. There are plenty of reasons but lowered costs and independence from M$ are two top ones. The world … Continue reading

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Changing of the Guard

Display Search has published its predictions for tablets and notebooks. Key points: In 2011 emerging markets will consume more notebooks than mature markets. Within a few years the same will happen with tablets. “8” will only be a temporary blip … Continue reading

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France: LibreOffice Thrives

500K Government PCs are switching to LibreOffice from OpenOffice.org near Paris, 800K students were given USB keys with LibreOffice on board Ile-de-France region joins the Document Foundation board On top of this activity in France, LibreOffice now has a web … Continue reading

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Syria: The Gloves are Off

Defecting soldiers are joining the protests and fighting back against the Syrian regime. The regime has deployed all kinds of force against various towns and cities where protests occur. Thus it seems there is no alternative except violence to overthrow … Continue reading

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Apple v Samsung in Australia

“As set out by the High Court in Australian Broadcasting Corporation v O’Neill [2006] HCA 46; (2006) 227 CLR 57, there are two main inquiries to undertake in determining whether to grant an interim injunction. The first inquiry is whether … Continue reading

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