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News Archive - January 2008 - News Post

KDE 4.0; Sun buys MySQL; SimCity open sourced

Saturday 19th January 2008

Category: News

First up is the release of the long anticipated KDE 4.0. However, many people are taking the attitude that this point zero release isn't quite ready for full use yet, and plan to stick with KDE 3.5 for a while yet.

In a move that surprised some, Sun is buying MySQL for a billion dollars, while Electronic Arts has released the source code for SimCity under the name Micropolis.

Meanwhile, there are curious web infections, some more probes from the EC into Microsoft, and accusations from John Pugh MP that the BBC is championing Microsoft.

Alternatively, you could read about Jeremy Clarkson's perfect week, or ten recurring economic fallacies.


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