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 Post subject: Creator Linus Torvalds Receives Highest Technology Honors
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 8:05 pm 
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Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Receives One of World's Highest Technology Honors
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Apr 19, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Linux Creator and Linux Foundation Fellow Linus Torvalds is a Millennium ...
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/linux- ... 2012-04-19


Linus Torvalds wins the tech. equivalent of a Nobel Prize: the Millennium ...
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By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | April 19, 2012, 8:47am PDT Summary: Linux Creator's Linus Torvalds is one of two laureates for the Millennium Technology Prize. This award is close as technology has to a Nobel Prize. Linus Torvalds, Linux's creator, ...
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/l ... rize/10789


Linux Torvalds Shortlisted for 2012 Millennium Technology Prize
PCWorld
Torvalds' nomination for the 2012 prize is a recognition of his creation of the Linux kernel. The academy said his work has had a great impact on shared software development, networking and the openness of the Web. Yamanaka discovered a new way to ...
http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/a ... prize.html


Linus Torvalds, creator of Linux, wins share of Millennium Technology Prize
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Linux is an open source computer operating system available free and open to modification, subject to licensing terms. It's become an essential underpinning for the Internet, other communications networks and corporate computer systems....
http://www.oregonlive.com/silicon-fores ... f_lin.html




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 Post subject: An Interview with Millenium Technology Prize Finalist Linus
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An Interview with Millenium Technology Prize Finalist Linus Torvalds
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The finalists this year are Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, who has been contributing to the area of stem cell research, and Linux creator Linus Torvalds. The 2012 Grand Prize winner will be announced on June 13 in Helsinki, Finland. From the press release: In ...
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 Post subject: Top Honor for Linus Torvalds Highlights Linux's Importance
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Top Honor for Linus Torvalds Highlights Linux's Importance
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It's no secret that Linux powers much of the technology we all rely on every day, but on Thursday the creator of the free and open source operating system received an honor that underscores the software's ubiquity and global importance....
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 Post subject: Linus, Linux and the Millennium Technology Prize
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Linus, Linux and the Millennium Technology Prize
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It doesn't happen often here in the Linux blogosphere that FOSS fans agree unanimously on -- well, on pretty much anything. Truth be told, there's generally good reason for the dissension. Take Microsoft's (Nasdaq: MSFT) latest maneuvers, ...
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