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  • News: Linux vendors teaming up for an App Store

    There seems to be no end to the momentum propelling Linux into the mainstream these days, and this week news came out that's surely among the most exciting developments yet.

  • Opinion: Opinion: can Google Chrome OS save the netbook?

    It feels like a generation ago that the Asus Eee PC 701 revolutionised portable computing. In fact, Asus revealed its 7in-screen Linux laptop in June 2007, making the netbook two years younger than the still fresh-feeling PlayStation 3.

  • News: UK university spends £1.3m on Linux supercomputer

    The University of Warwick has awarded a contract for a new Linux-based High Performance Computing (HPC) facility to OFC.

  • Opinion: Living with Linux: installing and using Ubuntu Netbook Edition

    Heard about Linux but never dared to give it a spin? You don't have to, because I did - and here's how I got on.

  • News: Sophos launches free antivirus for Mac

    Sophos has announced the availability of a free Mac anti-virus product - Sophos Anti-Virus Home Edition for Mac.

  • Opinion: Opinion: Who's afraid of the Maverick Meerkat?

    You may have heard this before, but the latest release of Ubuntu - Maverick Meerkat - shows that Linux is ready for the prime time. The reason? The unifying nature of the web.

  • News: Ubuntu 10.10 takes aim at home PCs

    Canonical has redoubled its efforts to lure consumers to its Ubuntu desktop Linux OS, revising the user interface for netbooks and tweaking services to better integrate Windows and smartphone users.

  • News: Asus' Linux-based Eee Tablet to cost £190

    Asustek Computer plans to launch its long awaited Eee Tablet with an 8-inch LCD touchscreen in October for around $300, though prices vary by market.

  • News: Asus to release Linux-based Eee Tablet in October

    Asustek Computer plans to launch its long awaited Eee Tablet with an 8-inch LCD touchscreen in October for around US$300, though prices vary by market.

  • News: Google, AMD, HP back Linux compliance checklist

    Organizations that are interested in using open source in their own products but are wary of intellectual property issues might want to examine a new, mostly free, assistance program just launched by the non-profit Linux Foundation.

  • News: The 6 best open source tools for IT workers

    The employees who do the actual work in IT need all the help they can get; these open source tools are handier than most.

  • News: Spotify launches Linux app

    Online music streaming provider Spotify has announced a native application for Linux operating systems. This is the first time Spotify has released a Linux client, although some users have previously reported being able to install the Windows application using the Wine emulation environment.

  • News: Google apologises for Orkut bugs

    Google's Orkut social-networking site has been beset with bugs lately, leading the company to apologise for spotty service.

  • News: SCO appeals ruling in Novell case

    Following a final ruling from a judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah in June, SCO Group on Wednesday filed an appeal in its long-running legal battle with Novell.

  • News: Intel Meego OS demoed on multitouch tablet PC

    Intel has posted a demonstration of its Linux-based Meego OS for tablet computers via a YouTube video that shows the OS's multitouch support, multitasking and integrated social networking.

  • News: HP pays $12m for quick-boot Linux OS

    HP is to buy Linux-based quick-boot OS and client virtualisation assets from Phoenix Technologies for $12 million, Phoenix announced on Thursday.

  • News: Ubuntu OS coming to tablet PCs

    Ubuntu developer Canonical is preparing a tablet PC version of operating system as the company looks to extend its presence in the mobile space, a company executive said.

  • News: Chip giants team up to take Linux mainstream

    A group of chip makers including IBM, Samsung Electronics and Texas Instruments have unveiled Linaro, a group dedicated to translating Linux's success in enterprise software into the consumer world of TV, tablets, smartphones and netbooks

  • News: Linux smartphone to beat entire market in 2010

    Linux-enabled smartphones, led by the success of Google’s Android, will comprise 33 percent of the worldwide smartphone market by 2015. With more than 60,000 smartphones shipping per day, Android has catapulted ahead of other Linux mobile platforms.

  • Video: 3D printers demonstrated at trade show

    Open-source printers build objects using plastic



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