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Building the Cloud with Open Source and Open Standards

Open source software and standards are not just beneficial, but highly essential for a heterogeneous, shared and scalable environment such as the "cloud". What's...

‘Hundreds Working on Open Source Projects at Yahoo!, and We’ll Continue...

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Yahoo! is a brand associated with open source, particularly for its contributions to the open source community. LINUX For You caught up with Hari...

‘Microsoft’s Working Towards Establishing a Long-term Community Connection’

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"Microsoft is open to openness," says Vijay Rajagopalan, principal architect in Microsoft's interoperability team. The LINUX For You team caught up with him to...

Can India Ever Become A Global FOSS Hub?

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The open source trend is catching on in the IT and electronics space in India, with enterprises and SMEs taking the plunge. So, will...

Leading Local Search Engine (Just) Dials Open Source for a Growth...

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Open source technology enabled Just Dial, India's leading local search engine, to grow at a much faster rate and achieve a lot more than...

Opening Up with Google

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For more on Google's association with open source, here's the story.

Sound Sleep With Open Source

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Sheela Foam, a Ghaziabad-based home and industrial foam products manufacturer, placed its bets on open source and has never looked back, since. Sheela Foam, a...

MOTOBLUR – The Latest Android Based Social Media Monster

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In their bid to customize the open source operating system, Motorola has come up with a completely different UI, christened MOTOBLUR. It is interesting to note how much social media has affected today's mobile interface designs, living proofs being the NOKIA N97, HTC Hero and MOTOROLA DEXT.

Usher in a New Era of Web with HTML 5

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Google Wave, Opera Unite, Firefox 3.5 and then Gazelle, everyone seems to be racing to dominate the Web. What empowers them all the more are the latest specs of HTML 5.

Bob Young: Because of the much lower cost, open source should...

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Bob Young has played a key role in building Linux into a household name. In 1993, with Mark Ewing, he co-founded Red Hat and was the CEO of the company for several years. After leaving Red Hat, he started a print-on-demand website called Lulu, where content creators can sell their books, comics, movies, or any other content that can be digitised and sold over the Web. Young also owns the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, a Canadian football league franchise that he purchased in 2003. In this interview with LFY, he talks about Lulu.