Numbers don't lie: Patent trolls are a plague

October 19, 2012
Recent research supports view that patent troll activity is rising -- costing America a fortune in wasted legal fees and lost jobs
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It's official: Open source is an engine for growth

October 12, 2012
At the Open World Forum, there's no doubt about the power open source and open data are unleashing in Europe
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Open source equals software freedom, not free software

October 05, 2012
How can big companies like Tibco misunderstand open source so badly nearly 15 years after the term was coined?
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Government support of open source falls short

September 28, 2012
American and European governments are hailing open source innovation, but failing to act aggressively on patent reform
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How to pay for open source

September 21, 2012
How can you financially support open source, especially in a new market? The Shared Learning Collaborative believes the best way is with seed money
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The software patent solution has been right here all along

September 14, 2012
New paper from legal researcher suggests a fix for the software patent mess has been lurking in the statute all this time
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The open source model for managing virtual offices

September 07, 2012
So you want a distributed or even work-from-home workforce? Learn the lessons of open source
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App.net's crowdfunders: Taken for a ride?

August 31, 2012
At least 10,000 people believe in App.net's vision of a messaging platform for Web apps -- but it's unclear whether those people will be peers or sharecroppers
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Apple v. Samsung and the broken patent system

August 28, 2012
Intellectual property law has become a game for anticompetitive control of markets -- not a protection for innovation
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How Microsoft was forced to open Office

August 17, 2012
In Office 2013, Microsoft was compelled to support the true ODF format as well as the PDF format. Here's how open source won
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