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Another Million Dollars In Prizes - For You?

by Mark on January 21st, 2008

Sun Announces Open Source Community Innovation Awards Program

Multi-year Program Expected to Payout Millions to Foster Global Community-based Innovation

SANTA CLARA, CA December 5, 2007: “Sun Microsystems Inc. (Nasdaq: JAVA), today announced a multi-year program called the Open Source Community Innovation Awards Program, which will foster innovation and recognize some of the most interesting initiatives within Sun-sponsored open source communities worldwide. To participate in the program’s first year, Sun has selected six communities: GlassFish, NetBeans, OpenJDK, OpenOffice.org, OpenSolaris and OpenSPARC. Prizes are expected to total at least $1 million (USD) a year.”

Sun was supposed to have more information posted by January 14th but I haven’t been able to locate it. Has anyone seen it?

Tags: GlassFish, NetBeans, Open-Source-Community, OpenJDK, OpenOffice.org, OpenSolaris, OpenSPARC, Sun-Microsystems-Inc.

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