writes "Qimo (pronounced 'kim-oh') is a desktop operating system designed for kids. Based on the open source Ubuntu Linux desktop, Qimo comes pre-installed with educational games for children aged 3 and up.
Qimo's interface has been designed to be intuitive and easy to use, providing large icons for all installed games, so that even the youngest users have no trouble selecting the activity they want.
Qimo 2.0 features support for multiple accounts and replaces the eToys application on the launcher with Laby, a educational game that teaches children the basics of programming. A new character is introduced to the Qimo environment. Illa (pronounced 'ee-la') is a polar bear."Link to Original Source
writes "Groklaw has an article examining Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz latest blog entry, where he compares the software industry with the newspaper industry and pledges to use Sun's patent portfolio to defend Red Hat and Ubuntu from patent lawsuits. Has Microsoft opened a pandora's box by threatening OSS software?"