Friday, April 20, 2012

Linux is FREEDOM : That Was the Whole Idea, and Linux Runs Android, Just to Name One Example

Linux is FREEDOM
That Was the Whole Idea
Linux Runs Android, Just to Name One Example 

Linus Torvalds Winner of Millennium Technology Prize

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols at ZDNet writes that

Linus Torvalds wins the tech. equivalent of a Nobel Prize: the Millennium Technology Prize

as awarded by the

Technology Academy Finland - see Laureates 2012

Andrew Luck to be Number One for the Indianapolis Colts

and a bit of sports news ... maybe ... though unofficial ...

we read at Bleacher Report that

Indianapolis Colts Reportedly Inform Andrew Luck They Will Select Him No. 1

in the upcoming NFL National Football League player draft

JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act: IPOs and Capital Formation in the United States by Domestic and Foreign Issuers

The JOBS Act is an acronym for the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, as signed into law by U.S. President Barack Obama on April 5, 2012.

The law was passed to encourage business funding and eased various securities regulations.

As written in a Paul|Weiss memorandum just issued, the JOBS Act:

"[implemented] sweeping changes to the rules governing IPOs and private capital formation in the United States by domestic and foreign issuers."

Read the whole April 19, 2002 memo here.

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