WiFi positioning system SDK targets Linux devices

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| WiFi positioning system (WPS) technology provider Skyhook Wireless has
| announced a "major upgrade" to its WPS software development kit (SDK). The
| update improves positioning accuracy, supports a broader range of WiFi
| devices, adds compatibility with a wide variety of GPS software, and now
| targets Linux devices.



Linux loyalty runs high among embedded software developers, says VDC

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| Looking ahead, 87% percent of Linux users plan to use Linux in their next
| project. In both cases, use of free distributions outnumbered use of paid
| distributions by a sizable margin.



Linux to grow 278% in embedded/mobile/real-time apps

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| Linux use in "next" embedded, mobile, and real-time projects will grow 278
| percent over that in "previous" projects, suggests a recent survey by Venture
| Development Corp. (VDC). *


City uses Linux, OSS for its free municipal Wi-Fi

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| One of the folks behind this project is is Federico Lazcano, an Electronics
| Engineer graduate from Rosario's UNR public university and who works at the
| IT management sector in the city's municipal government. He's a Linux user
| since the year 2000 -Debian GNU/Linux he remarks- and he points that they
| have used "Free Software exclusively" in Rosario's Wi-Fi roll-out, "from the
| access points to the main head-end router". * *
| Lazcano shows the ingredients for this magic recipe: OpenWRT, OpenVPN,
| Wifidog and Debian GNU/Linux, among others


Earthlink offers Free WiFi to N800 users...

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| My parting thought on this is that I'd really like to see Nokia do
| more deals!!