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  • 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

  • News: Analysis: The big problems with open source

    Tight budgets prompt another look at open source. Users say savings and other benefits are easy to reel in, but there are problems, too. We take a look at just what you need to consider with open source.

  • How-Tos: How to get mobile web on a Linux laptop

    I bought a Dell Inspiron Mini 10v netbook with Ubuntu 8.04 preinstalled. I'd like to use a mobile broadband dongle, such as the Huawei 160 on 3 or Vodafone, but neither supports Linux.

  • News: Symantec exposes Linux for high spam figures

    Although Linux holds only a small market share, Linux computers appear to send a disproportionate amount of spam compared to other operating systems, according to new research from Symantec's MessageLabs messaging security division.

  • News: Intel plans Meego-based laptops and PCs

    Intel is developing an edition of the Linux-based Meego OS that will work on mainstream laptops and desktops, a company executive said this week.

  • News: Intel, Nokia give MeeGo OS to developers

    Developers got their first look at MeeGo on Wednesday, with the release of key components of the as-yet unfinished operating system.

  • News: Microsoft & Amazon in patent cross-licensing deal

    Amazon.com has agreed to pay Microsoft an undisclosed sum as part of a patent cross-licensing deal between the companies announced on Monday

  • News: Smartbooks to reinvigorate SSD market

    Sandisk today outlined its vision for mobile devices filled with smaller versions of the Nand flash memory hard disk and cited smartbooks as the obvious device in which they will find a home.

  • News: X2 launches iTablet for Windows and Linux

    X2 Technology has capitalised on Apple's decision not to call its tablet the iTablet. The X2 iTablet will run Windows or Linux and support Flash.

  • News: CES: Parrot announces helicopter controlled by iPhone

    Bluetooth specialist manufacturer Parrot has been wowing visitors to the Consumer Electronics Show here in Las Vegas with its AR.Drone: toy helicopter and real-life video game that's controlled with an iPhone.

  • News: Psystar dodges Apple legal with Linux ploy

    Mac clone maker Psystar last week indefinitely suspended sales of its only product, a $50 utility that lets customers install Apple's Snow Leopard operating system on generic Intel-based computers.



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