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Wikimedia Simplifies By Moving To Ubuntu 215 215

David Gerard writes "Wikimedia, the organization that runs Wikipedia and associated sites, has moved its server infrastructure entirely to Ubuntu 8.04 from a hodge-podge of Ubuntu, Red Hat, and various Fedora versions. 400 servers were involved and the project has been going on for 2 years. (There's also a small amount of OpenSolaris on the backend. All open source!)"

Comment MacNN claims this is all a myth... (Score 1) 355 355

http://www.ipodnn.com/articles/08/03/20/unlimited.itunes.a.myth/

Personally I feel this would be a great thing for business and the consumer, but the artists may see plenty of drawbacks especially after getting used to 7 years of the current business model.

Comment September Surprise (Score 1) 42 42

Multiplayer: Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime promised us a September surprise [on the Wii],and I never saw a September surprise.
Kaplan: I don't know that he indicated which year.
Multiplayer: Oh, September 2008, I'll look for the surprise then.

Boy, this interview sure cleared that all up for me! Glad they got so in-depth with that question.

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