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Open source everywhere

Open-source software--never far from the spotlight--is making headlines everywhere, from Europe to Asia and in servers and in smart phones.

Open-source software--never far from the spotlight--is making headlines everywhere, from Europe to Asia and in servers and smart phones.


Low cost and the freedom to tweak the software are reasons some of the world's largest consumer-electronics makers have set up an alliance to promote Linux for their wares.
August 28, 2003


The Malaysian government reaffirms its support for open-source software, saying it has a "strategic role" in boosting developing economies.
August 28, 2003

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In an effort to broaden Linux's appeal, SuSE Linux will bundle its new SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 with SGI's Altix 3000 servers and superclusters.
August 24, 2003


The company launches its first handset powered by Linux, in a move being closely watched by those who foresee a bright future for the open-source operating system on portable devices.
August 22, 2003