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The Unified Patent Court is the institution that will unify the management of patent claims across the member States reducing costs and complexity especially for the smaller patent holders.   T ...

News | Created by Paolo Vecchi | Published: 05 May 2016

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So what's the EC's current stand with forcing citizens to use Adobe's proprietary, closed technology and only Windows or Mac for submission of H2020 projects? With Adobe retiring Linu ...

News | Created by Lorenzo Sutton | Published: 03 May 2016

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Urges open source to help with cloud standardisation Industry-friendly open source licences should become the norm for building data platforms, for the web, and for digital consumer services, says ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 25 April 2016

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The Bulgarian parliament is likely to approve plans to start a repository for software developed by or for the government. The source code store is to be managed by a new organisation, the eGovernment ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 25 April 2016

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Many more opportunities for its customer relationship management software Ireland’s police force, An Garda Síochána, is tentatively considering using the open source version of ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 22 April 2016

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The primary school in Saint Léger en Yvelines (France) has nearly completely switched to using free software, reports the village’s deputy mayor Olivier Guillard. “Do not underestim ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 21 April 2016

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To foster adoption in public administration Governments that want to increase the use of open source software by public administrations should encourage the growth of an open source service sector ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 18 April 2016

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Blames diversity of IT landscape, not open source The city of Munich (Germany) has published the first part of a report on improving the city’s IT performance. The report by Accenture, a con ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 18 April 2016

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Switches to proprietary cloud-based office service The government of Italy's South Tyrol province will end its LibreOffice migration project, and instead intends to switch to a proprietary clo ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 18 April 2016

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Discussion to include open standards, open data and open government Italy’s parliament on Monday will hold a public debate on possible regulations on free and open source software, open stan ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 April 2016

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To address open source and open standards knowlegde gaps The Dutch government should set up a resource centre on free software and open standards, says Member of Parliament Astrid Oosenbrug. &ldqu ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 15 April 2016

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NextEuropaMap Module is tailored to European Union maps The European Commission is working on an open source module for the Drupal content management system that will make it easy for website ed ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 April 2016

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Spain’s Ministry of Finance and Public Administrations has published as open source Archive. This web-based solution creates archives of electronic files that are stored in compliance with the c ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 13 April 2016

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The government of the autonomous region of Galicia (Spain) is organising a region-wide test of office productivity skills, based on open source software. Up to 500 citizens can register for tests, to ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 12 April 2016

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Abandons hard-to-manage pooling of support requests. The specifications for the next support contract for free software in French Ministers have been published with an extended scope and will now ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 12 April 2016

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  OSCAL (Open Source Conference Albania) is the major international tech conference in Albania organized by Open Labs Hackerspace, the open source and free software community in Albania. The c ...

News | Created by Albania Editor | Published: 11 April 2016

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The combination of open source software and open standards allows public administrations to standardise enterprise IT systems, according to the employment agency of the government of the autonomous re ...

News | Created by Gijs Hillenius | Published: 04 April 2016

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France has officially opened the source code of the fiscal calculator used by the French fiscal administration to calculate the income taxes of individuals in France. Taxes for businesses are not incl ...

News | Created by Cyrille Chausson | Published: 01 April 2016

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LIBRE GRAPHICS MEETING 2016 LONDON 15-18 APRIL Libre Graphics Meeting 2016 Comes to London The eleventh annual edition of Libre Graphics Meeting will take place this spring ...

News | Created by Larisa Blazic | Published: 31 March 2016

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MIT Media Lab has declared open source to be the preferred software licensing model for its projects. According to Joichi Ito, Director of the renowned interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Mas ...

News | Created by Adrian Offerman | Published: 29 March 2016

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