Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed announced the funding of 60 technological companies from universities to address the immediate needs of IT industry in Pakistan

Prof Dr. Mukhar Ahmed Chairperson HEC1
(20th September, 2014) Higher Education Commission (HEC) chairman Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed announced the funding of 60 technological companies from universities to address the immediate needs of IT industry. He emphasized that each company has to achieve a legal status with faculty and student involvement for funding.
President (Pakistan Institute of Entrepreneurship, PIE) Mr. Tahir Mahmood Chaudhary appreciated the announcement and offered his full support for new startups of all the attendees. While addressing the attendance of approximate 145 from academia and industry on ‘Software Freedom  Day’ Celebration, an event by Open Source Foundation of Pakistan (OSFP) and HEC, the Chairman acknowledged the importance and need of Open Source software development not only to cut the cost but to bring in the desired freedom of alteration on as and when required basis. He further added that a huge  proportionate of industry has already adopted the Open Source software instead of proprietary ones.

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WordPress 4.0. “Benny” has been Launched on 4th September 2014

WordPress 4.0 “Benny”

Posted September 4, 2014 by Matt Mullenweg. Filed under Releases.

Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleaderBenny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a little extra polish into it. This release brings you a smoother writing and management experience we think you’ll enjoy.

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City of Munich saved millions of EUROs with the help of Ubuntu and Open Source

City of Munich saved millions of EUROs by choosing Open Source as Official Standard Operating environment for their working computers. It was not easy to move towards Open Source Technologies, Ubuntu and Open Source helped City of Munich to make Linux and open source workable for them and to save millions of EUROs.

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WordPress 3.9 “Smith” has been released with lot of new exciting features

According to WordPress.org this release has lot of new exciting features:

This release has exciting features:

  • A smoother media editing experience
  • Improved visual editing
  • Edit images easily
  • Drag and drop your images
  • Gallery previews
  • Do more with audio and video
  • Live widget and header previews
  • Stunning new theme browser

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