Posts tagged ‘Open Source’

Open Source—Not Open Season

We have worked with many firms who have incorporated Open Source modules and applications into their commercial products. These have ranged from print drivers to more obscure technical components within security products. All of these uses can be compliant with the Open Source licensing and use standards as long as the using companies comply to the letter of the law with their use.
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ARM Wrestling Ubuntu

Today a friend of ours pointed out an interesting agreement signed between ARM Ltd. and Canonical Ltd to use the Ubuntu operating system (OS) including the full desktop. ARM are the folks who build mobile processors with embedded operating systems, Canononical is the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu. These processors are used in hundreds of types of mobile devices (including our best loved and sadly missed Palm Tungsten).
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