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C++11, Google buys Motorola, Linux not a threat

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This week was punctuated by three phenomenal stories that show how free software is prospering. C++ has been one of the staples of free software for several decades. It is the programming language of choice for a lot of programmers, and it just got a brand new revision. Google has provided some much-needed backing of free software by buying Motorola Mobility and its associated patent pool. Microsoft has waived a backhanded truce flag at the Linux community by saying that it no longer sees Linux as a threat.
 read more | mail this link | score:7356 | -aweber, August 17, 2011
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