Twitter joins Linux Foundation

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Twitter relies heavily on open source software such as Linux to process 400 million tweets a day from 140 million users, so it's no wonder why the company has decided to promote Linux a bit more

The Open Document Foundation (ODF) is dead

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The OpenDocument Foundation — a group whose name and charter would lead one to believe that it was backing the OpenDocument Format (ODF), but which ended up backing a different document format instead — has...

Microsoft Windows Workflow Foundation Beta 1.2

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Windows Workflow Foundation is the programming model, engine and tools for quickly building workflow-enabled applications on Windows. It consists of a Microsoft® WinFX® name space (System.Workflow), an in-process workflow engine, and designers for Microsoft Visual...

Red Hat Creates Fedora Foundation

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Red Hat Inc. has decided to hand over control of the open-source Fedora Project, creating the new Fedora Foundation to manage the project. Mark Webbink, the deputy general counsel at Red Hat, of Raleigh, N.C.,...

Mozilla Foundation Created

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Thanks to mozillazine for the headsup. mozilla.org has just announced that they have created a new non-profit organization, the Mozilla Foundation, to continue the management of the Mozilla source. The new...

Packard Foundation opposes HP-Compaq

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UPDATE: In a blow that could derail Hewlett-Packard's proposed $25 billion takeover of Compaq Computer, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation reached a preliminary decision Friday to oppose the deal. "The board...

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