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‘Tower of Babel’ technology nears

The problem of compatibility between wireless devices is being addressed at an international conference this week. Scientists will be discussing what has been dubbed “Tower of Babel” technology – software that can converge different wireless gadgets into a single device. The aim for Software Defined Radio (SDR) is to be able to translate and understand […]

MIT backs Brazil’s choice of Linux over Microsoft | CNET News.com

MIT backs Brazil’s choice of Linux over Microsoft | CNET News.com SAO PAULO, Brazil – MIT’s Media Lab has recommended Brazil install open-source software instead of proprietary software offered by Microsoft on thousands of computers that will be sold to the poor, according to a letter obtained by Reuters on Thursday. “We advocate using high-quality […]

Barcelona embracing open source

http://linuxtoday.com/news_story.php3?ltsn=2004-07-26-017-26-NW-PB "The city of Barcelona–Spain’s second largest city–recently announced it will be phasing out its current Windows NT infrastructure in favor of open source software, according to IBLNEWS and other prominent Spanish-language news outlets. "Barcelona’s move comes after the German city of Munich took this same path more than a year ago, in a high-profile […]