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451 CAOS Links 2010.06.08Matthew Aslett, June 8, 2010 @ 11:25 am ET
Government approval. A new WebM license. Advantage Ubuntu. And more.
# The European Parliament adopted a directive calling for greater investment in the use of OSS in the EU.
# The Government of Malta issued a directive giving preference to OSS in all government projects.
# Open Source for America is sponsoring a study to measure the openness of US government agencies.
# The UK Government hinted at an open source mandate.
The best of the rest
# Google changed the license used for its WebM project.
# Canonical confirmed the launch of the Ubuntu Advantage support service.
# NASA and Japan agreed to collaborate on open source reference implementations of interoperable cloud services.
# Pentaho launched an On-Demand BI Suite Subscription.
# Ingres delivered its VectorWise analytic database.
# Abiquo announced plans to release version 1.6 of its cloud management software.
# Intalio launched Intalio|Cloud Summer ’10, an integrated stack for private cloud computing.
# The Eclipse Foundation released the results of its 2010 developer survey.
# IBM announced plans to create an Eclipse project for EGL, its business application programming language.
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