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Windows XP And Windows 8: The Worst Possible Combination For Microsoft

Steve Ranger | ZDNet | February 2, 2014

ZDNet's Monday Morning Opener: The death of XP and the birth of Windows 8 could create an unexpected opportunity for Android and Apple. Read More »

With Ubuntu In The Mix, 2014 Is The Year Of The Open Source Phone

Sam Dean | GigaOM | February 21, 2014

We've only hit February, and it already looks like 2014 is going to be the year of the open source phone. Not only is Android continuing to dominate the smartphone space in terms of market share, but Mozilla is widening its Firefox OS phone strategy and Canonical announced this week that Spain's bq and China's Meizu will be the first companies to bring Ubuntu smartphones to global users. Read More »

​Open Invention Network Expands Open-Source Patent Protection Beyond Linux

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | May 9, 2017

Today, everyone and their uncle -- yes, even Microsoft-- use Linux and open-source. A decade ago, Linux was under attack by SCO for imaginary copyright violations, and then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was claiming that Linux violated more than 200 of Microsoft's patents. So Open Invention Network (OIN) patent consortium was formed to defend Linux against intellectual property (IP) attacks. The stakes may not be so high today, but Linux and open-source software is still under attack from patent trolls and other attackers...

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tranSMART Foundation 2016 Annual Meeting

Event Details
October 25, 2016 - 11:00am - October 27, 2016 - 7:00am
UCSD Atkinson Hall
9500 Gilman Drive #0436
La Jolla, CA 92093-0436
United States

The tranSMART Foundation Annual Conference will be held at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD) in La Jolla, CA on October 25-27, 2016. The tranSMART Foundation is a non-profit organization whose aim is to provide a global open source, open data, cloud-based knowledge management platform that allows scientists to share pre-competitive translational research data...

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