I will add it as I get more time and more useful links. If you have got a few more links please post them them here. I will add them to my post so it can be maintained in one post.
I will try to add ,maybe, Solaris too.
Those are not nice, Seriously. He's such a self promoting lamer. And that thing on smart questions already has been blown out of proportions.
If you want a really good resource on free software news, try this lwn.net. Its good. Current issue requires subscription however but just take a look at the archives. Have you mentioned tldp ? I hope i didn't oversee. You might also want to list /.