Working together with the Ubuntu trademarks team we renamed our Ubuntu derivatives: minibuntu becomes Ubuntu mini remix “ubuntu in italiano” becomes Ubuntu remix italiano (which is the Italian name for “Ubuntu Italian remix) Following up the distrowatch’s story about Ubuntu trademarks, as the first Italian Ubuntu affiliate we (CreaLabs) are trying to be a good [...]
IP Innovation LLC sued Red Hat and Novell (yes, Novell) for patent infringement about multiple workspaces (you’re right, this is unbelievable). Is there Microsoft hand? We can’t say that but we know that IP Innovation LLC has just recruited some Microsoft executives… Please read the complete article on Groklaw.
with the help of Google, creating a company named gBox. This will only be a time-limited experiment to check the market but it’s always a good thing. Original news on Digg and Last100.
Ubuntu trademark is clear, and the iloveubuntu.com website (intentionally not linked) is violating it, hope Canonical will make that great joke stop. UPDATE: this post would be a provocation, ’cause you know I’m a bit sceptic about free software and trademarks. I also know about ie7.com and many others, same story here and there. :)
Introduction: We (CreaLabs) are Ubuntu affiliate because of: some Ubuntu promotion/spreading activities 2 ubuntu derivative distros: ubuntu italian iso, ufficio zero Ubuntu Customization Kit We constantly and actively support open source and free software with many projects (check crealabs.it for the list). All of these projects were created and are maintained for free. The new [...]
If you don’t know it, read the beginning of the story. This is the 3rd week I’m waiting for an answer, will someone ever answer me? Also Mark alert seems not to gave me priority. It seems to me that the “startup” term is loosing his meaning. I love Ubuntu but I’m starting to think [...]
Aitech-Assinform says on PI: l’open source è solo una delle possibili opzioni per le amministrazioni, le cui scelte non devono essere dettate da ideologie ma da considerazioni di tipo tecnico, applicativo e strategico. English translation (by me) open source is only one of the options for the public administration. The choice shouldn’t be suggested by [...]
Bolzano (Italy) passed to free software, I’m really glad about that, Italy WAKE UP! Here you have a 7 minutes documentary (in Italian) about that transition, trying to explain a bit what the “free software” is Good initiative but please, PLEASE, stop talking about free software just saying that’s “free as in beer”, please put [...]
In the last free days Italian government signed with Microsof to build 3 research centers in Italy, Microsoft investment will be off 1 milion dollar in 3 years (can I say nothing?) but none told about Italian investment. What will those centers do? Build innovations with Microsoft products thus enhance Microsoft business. I’m not against [...]
You want to start a commercial website, you want to spread the the Ubuntu word and you’re already involved in some Ubuntu related free initiatives (let’s say you’re also an Ubuntu affiliate). You’ve to decide the name of your business (and the website domain too) and we all know how much relevance this task has [...]