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In the face of stiff competition from the freely available and wildly popular Android software, the Symbian Foundation has had no choice but to follow Google's example. It has announced that its open source migration project is now complete and that the Symbian platform called Symbian 3 is 100% open. Symbian software is currently used in more than 330 million phones around the world. The not-for-profit consortium which is mainly backed by Nokia ,the biggest maker of Symbian phones, said all 108 packages were freely available under the Eclipse licence and other open source licences. It has also promised transparency on all its future plans for the platform. The code can be downloaded at: http://developer.symbian.org/wiki/index.php/Category:Platform_Opening The full code disclosure is intended to stimulate more interest in Symbian phones especially in North America w... (more)

Red Hat Continues Winning Streak

Red Hat Session at Cloud Expo Red Hat came out with financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended February 28, 2010 and reported a net income of $23.39 million, or $0.12 per diluted share, compared to $16 million or $0.08 per diluted share for the same quarter of fiscal 2009. For the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010, total revenue was $196 million, compared to $166.22 million for the corresponding quarter of fiscal 2009.For the full year, total revenue was $748.2 million, an increase of 15% over the prior year, and subscription revenue was $638.7 million, up 18% year-over-y... (more)

Sun Updates VirtualBox Cross-Platform Virtualization Software

Sun has released VirtualBox 3.1.0, it's cross-platform virtualisation software to include support for 2D video acceleration for Windows guests. Virtual Box is available in two versions. The open source edition is available under the GPL, but is only available from Sun as source code. The full version is also available free of charge, but under a personal use and evaluation license that requires you to " use the Product on the same Host Computer where you installed it yourself and that no more than one client connect to that Host Computer at a time for the purpose of displaying Gu... (more)

Black Duck Software Expands on Code Search Functions

Black Duck Session at Cloud Expo Black Duck Software has launched a code search technology called Black Duck Code Sight to provide advanced search capabilities to developers. BlackDuck is a company that facilitates open source software management for client companies. It recently re-launched Koders.com; a free search site for open source code which gives access to over 2.4 billion lines of code, written in 33 languages. The code search technology initiative plans on expanding the current open source code already available at Koders.com, releasing both Enterprise and Free Edition... (more)

Funambol and Clearwire leverage Open Source for 4G Mobile management .

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4   In anticipation of more mainstream adoption of fourth generation of cellular wireless (4G) , Funambol is collaborating with 4G mobile broadband provider ,Clearwire on an open source mobile device management solution. While it provides increased wireless broadband capacity for more users as compared to 2G and 3G standards, 4G has to deal with tremendous amounts of data that have to be managed without affecting performance. Funambol’s solution,consists of both mobile client and server software that renders ... (more)