Stormy Peters | 3 Nov 15:00 2008

Motorola & Google join the GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

We excited to announce today that Motorola and Google are joining the GNOME Foundation as sponsors and advisory board members. With these new additions to its advisory board, the GNOME Foundation continues to strengthen its industry support and shows that the support for free and open source software is growing - especially in the mobile space with technologies like GNOME Mobile.

Leslie Hawthorne and Robert Love from Google and Bharat Kapoor and Rafael Camargo from Motorola are joining us on the advisory board. We are looking forward to their participation in the GNOME community and their insights into how GNOME and industry can best work together to bring free and open source software solutions to the world.

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Stormy Peters
Executive Director
GNOME Foundation

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Behdad Esfahbod | 25 Nov 22:12 2008

Gran Canaria Desktop Summit 2009 to be held July 3-11, 2009

The inaugural Desktop Summit, uniting the flagship conferences of the GNOME
and KDE communities, GUADEC and Akademy, will be held in Gran Canaria, Canary
Islands, Spain the week of July 3-11, 2009.

The conference will be hosted by Cabildo, the local government of Gran Canaria.

The GNOME and KDE communities will use this co-located event to intensify
momentum and increase collaboration between the projects. It gives a unique
opportunity for key figures to collaborate and improve the free and open
source desktop for all. Please visit the official web for further information:

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