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Google Will Not Assert Its Open-Source Patents Unless Provoked

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Yes, some designs and tech may have been "borrowed" from competitors, but all this legal action is getting way out of hand. And so, Google is taking a stand against all this suing and counter-suing by taking what it calls the Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge.

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OpenStreetMap Gets Backed by Microsoft to Combat Google Maps

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Now, it looks like OpenStreetMap has gained itself another big ally in its war against Google Maps. Microsoft is on board.

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HP Makes Good On Open Source Promise With Open webOS 1.0

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HP is now making good on its earlier promise by officially announcing Open webOS 1.0, the completely open source version of the webOS platform that powered the TouchPad, Pre, Pixi, and Veer.

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Consequences Of Android’s “Openness”

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rguments of both analysts tend to agree that the openness of Android as its strong point is suddenly nowhere to be found when business and market considerations prevail. Sure, from a business standpoint, it really doesn't matter what platform and development models are used in a given product: it's an impact of a product itself that has an importance.

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HP releases webOS as open source project

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his is huge. It technically doesn't matter if you believe in life after death for operating systems, but in this context almost dead webOS gets a very exciting reincarnation in the form of webOS Open Source Project.

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Apple Open Sources Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC)

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I don't think I've ever used "Apple" and "open source" in the same sentence without having to throw in a "no" or a "not" in there somewhere.

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