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A school in Madison, Wisconsin has purchased 800 iPads with funds received from a Microsoft settlement over a consumer lawsuit over software.
Representative Ric Keller feels that colleges in America are places where students learn to steal "billions of dollars in intellectual property from hardworking people whose jobs hang in the balance" and his new bill (HR...
The popular website Something Awful.com took matters into their own hands following the path of destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, by setting up a relief fund using PayPal as the middle-man. What happened next was...
Remedy, makers of the stylish Max Payne franchise, send word confirming that it will be showing off their next game at E3 next month from ATI's booth, plus announced that they are self funding the...
The U.S. Department of Energy has funded a consortium of InfiniBand advocates to build Linux software support for the high-speed networking technology. The three-year project will support programmers at chipmaker Intel and InfiniBand...
According to kitchenutensils, ZDNet reported that Nokia has been quietly funding Mozilla's development of mobile device web browser project called Minimo. The Minimo (Mini Mozilla) project is focused on developing an elegant web...
Bruce Perens has found what every open-source activist needs: a sugar daddy. A sponsor has provided Perens with a $50,000 annuity to support his advocacy for open-source organizations and his opposition...