Dell dominated a lot of the tech news this week, announcing a new OEM partnership with Red Hat and building an open source laptop for developers. Read about announcements from Dell, HP, The Document Foundation and more:
- Clint Boulton reported on the news that Dell is designing an open source computer with its new Project Sputnik, in his CIO Journal article: “Dude, Dell’s Building an Open Source Laptop.”
- “Nepal and the Impact of Open Source” was published on opensource.com by Carolyn Fox about how open source is helping to educate the children of Nepal.
- Also on opensource.com, David Eaves blogged about the opportunities that lie in opening up British Columbia’s premier health data collection: “Public policy: The Big Opportunity for Health Record Data.”
- The H covered the Document Foundation’s announcement of a certification program for LibreOffice: “Certification for LibreOffice Service Providers.”
- On OStatic, Sam Dean wrote about the new Stanford University open source robotics project: “Willow Garage Announces New Open Source Robotics Foundation.”
- Cade Metz published, “HP Stands Up to Amazon With Live Open Source Cloud” on Wired Enterprise about HP opening up its new cloud service that is built on the OpenStack project.
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