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20 Feb 2009 7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do

[From PC Mag] Even though – which is, yes, an application suite, not just a Web site – can’t do everything Office can, it can do a lot, and it has some of its own tricks
16 Feb 2009

Economic Models of Free Software

The french association April (which turned 10 this year) has translated his work on “Economic Models of Freee Software” which it published originaly in french back in December 2007. It is a very good introduction document to
26 Jan 2009 Blocked from Microsoft Live Search?

Faced with growing threats of free and open source software projects, Microsoft removed web site from its search engine results yesterday. Search terms “Open Office” and “” returned similar web sites, …, but not what we
5 Nov 2008

Beijing, day one (and before)

I have managed to get to the pre-conference meetings later than expected, because I have spent 45 minutes of my life showing a map in chinese to chinese people that were unable to tell me where the
2 Nov 2008

Beijing, I’m coming

I’m leaving for the Conference in Beijing. Four days packed with meetings and discussions, followed by two days of sightseeings (Forbidden City and the Great Wall). I will report about the sessions I will be attending,
22 Oct 2008

Venezuela adopts ODF as National Standard

Speaking at the Second ODF Workshop in Pretoria, South Africa, Carlos Gonzalez of the National Center of Information Technologies, announced that the Venezuelan government had formally adopted ODF as a standard for the “processing, exchange and storage
20 Oct 2008

Sometimes someone at Microsoft…

Sometimes someone at Microsoft releases an interview which is worth reading. Two small excerpts: For example, it is harder and harder to continue to define the world of software as a world divided between open source companies
15 Oct 2008

This is not a Guinness, but is definitely a world record

During the second day of availability of 3.0, the suite has been downloaded 620.000 times at worldwide level (all languages, all flavours) and 50.000 times in Italy (the Italian version). This brings the total for the
1 Oct 2008

Charles H. Schulz and Microsoft at the Italian OOo Conference

The Italian OOo Conference will happen next Friday, October 3, in Bolzano, one of the geographical areas where open source software is most widely adopted, with solutions in place in the Italian schools – the region is
18 Sep 2008

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