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First Look: Fedora 10 OS

This release features good functionality plus a pleasant user interface.

Merb: The Key to Enterprise Ruby?

Merb advocates argue that Merb's modular approach will win out in enterprise environments.

Sun Adds Query Analyzer to MySQL Subscription

MySQL Enterprise Fall 2008 goes live.

ISO - IEC Publishes Office Open XML Standard

ISO/IEC on Tuesday published the Office Open XML (OOXML) file format standard, formally known as ISO/IEC 29500:2008.

'IP Peace of Mind' Year 2 for Microsoft-Novell

Microsoft and Novell marked the two-year anniversary of their controversial Linux patent agreement.

Ubuntu ARMed for Mobile Expansion

Netbooks and mobile computers will soon be able to run the Ubuntu operating system with additional energy efficiency.

Sun To Cut More Than 15 Percent of Global Workforce

Exec VP of software leaves the company.

Agile Solution Provider Rolls Out Java SDK

VersionOne added support for Java developers in the latest release of its agile management tool.

Open Source SOA Project Gets Axed

The Eclipse Foundation's archiving process for the Application Lifecycle Framework (ALF) project has already started.

Open Source Java Libraries Debut for uPortal

Cernunnos 1.0.0 now available to everyone.

Java-Based Data Integration Tool Supports Eclipse

Providing the services layer will drive SOA adoption, XAware argues.

Microsoft Joins Standards Effort on Ubiquitous Messaging

The company will add its efforts toward developing the Advanced Message Queuing Protocol open standard.

Google Android Flaw Reopens Open Source Security Debate

A security flaw in Google's new Android operating system discovered recently by independent researchers further underscores the security debate between open source and proprietary software.

First Look: Google Chrome

Chrome has the makings of a good, lightweight browser, but it still lacks a few important features.

First Look: Ubuntu 8.10 Beta

The latest version Ubuntu Linux features some improvements, but a few problems still persist.

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