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451 CAOS Links 2011.01.04Matthew Aslett, January 4, 2011 @ 7:13 am ET
Red Hat Q3 results. OSI calls for investigation of Novell patent sale. MPL 2.0. And more.
# Red Hat reported third quarter revenue of $236m, up 21% year on year, and net income of $26m, compared to $16.4m a year ago.
# The Open Source Initiative asked the German Federal Cartel Office to investigate the sale of Novell’s patents to CPTN.
# The Mozilla Foundation began beta testing version 2.0 of the Mozilla Public License.
# OpenSUSE.org published a Q&A with Jeff Hawn, chairman and CEO of Attachmate by Jos Poortvliet, openSUSE Community Manager at Novell.
# NetworkWorld reported that most Android tablets fail at GPL compliance.
# Monty Program released the first public draft of its MariaDB trademark policy.
# Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin reportedly ordered government agencies to move to open source software by 2015.
# Oracle released version 4,0 of its Oracle VM VirtualBox virtualization software.
# Digium announced that Switchvox, its Asterisk-based VoIP unified communications offering for small- to mid-sized businesses, grew more than 30% in 2010.
# CollabNet updated its CollabNet Lab Management cloud-based server provisioning and profile management offering to version 2.3.
# Erwin Tenhumberg published an overview of open source at SAP in 2010.
# Ingres claimed “substantial year on year growth” in 2010.
# The Outercurve Foundation accepted the ConferenceXP project into its Research Accelerators Gallery.
# Canonical and the Ubuntu project released the Ubuntu Font Family.
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