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451 CAOS Links 2010.10.29Matthew Aslett, October 29, 2010 @ 12:54 pm ET
Funding for Appcelerator, Riptano and Nexenta. Oracle’s claims against Google. And more.
# Appcelerator raised a $9m second round funding from eBay and Sierra Ventures.
# Riptano raised $2.7m from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital and private investor Jason Calacanis.
# Nexenta announced 59% quarter on quarter revenue growth and strategic funding.
# Nuxeo claimed a record second quarter thanks to public sector projects.
# Oracle claimed Google directly copied code in its development of Android.
# Carlo Daffara dissected Oracle’s claims of direct copying of Java code into Android.
# The Apache Software Foundation noted that the code identified by Oracle in its case against Google is not in Harmony.
# The Linux Foundation is merging with the Consumer Electronics Linux Forum.
# Nokia’s Niklas Savander maintained that The Symbian Foundation will remain, and will remain open source.
# Matt Asay explained why the Symbian Foundation is a lesson on the wrong way to use open source.
# Digium launched Asterisk SCF, a new open source scalable communications project.
# ForgeRock launched a new identity management project, OpenIDM.
# Tarus Balog shared his thoughts on marketing an open source business.
# Actuate is changing its ticker symbol to BIRT.
# Stormy Peters pondered the future of Gnome.
# Tuxera launched the Tuxera File System Suite for Android.
# Microsoft plans to make Java and Eclipse first class citizens on Azure.
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