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451 CAOS Links 2011.01.14Matthew Aslett, January 14, 2011 @ 12:34 pm ET
Bid for Novell patents still on. Google drops H.264. And more.
# The withdrawal of CPTN Holding proposal to acquire Novell’s patents is purely procedural, said Microsoft.
# Karsten Gerloff explained why the FSFE is concerned about the sale of Novell’s patents to CPTN.
# Google announced plans to support WebM and Theora in Chrome and Chromium, and drop H.264.
# Pentaho said it added 400 new customers in 2010. Bookings up 120%.
# Microsoft updated WebMatrix as a a set of tools to create new websites from open source applications.
# C12G Labs launched its HPCcloud.com specialized support services program.
# Green Energy Corp launched the Total Grid open source smart grid community.
# David Skok explored the MySQL approach to sales and marketing with former VP of worldwide sales Lesley Young.
# Sacha Labourey shared his thoughts and some context on Hudson/Jenkins.
# Florent Guillaume explained why Nuxeo dropped JCR.
# Eucalyptus Systems claimed one in five of the Fortune 100 started a Eucalyptus cloud in 2010.
# Penguin Computing’s Scyld ClusterWare now supports SUSE Linux Enterprise.
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