” One of the biggest challenges with any project of such a long duration is coping with change. There are many aspects to coping with change, including changes in requirements, changes in technology, vendor stability, changes in staffing and so on”–Jon Brumfitt. On May 14, 2009, the European Space Agency launched an Arianne 5 rocket [...]
” There is a variety of services possible via IPTV. Starting with live/linear TV and Video on Demand (VoD) over interactive broadcast related apps, like shopping or advertisement, up to social TV apps where communities of users have shared TV experience”– Stefan Arbanowski. The research center Fraunhofer FOKUS (Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems) in [...]
Perspectives on the IBM patent hoo-ha. Karmasphere lands funding. And more.
# IBM denied breaking its open source patent promise, claimed TurboHercules a member of organizations founded and funded by Microsoft, other competitors. Perspectives on the IBM patent hoo-ha: Florian Mueller, Simon Phipps, Matt Asay, Jim Zemlin, Eric Raymond.
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