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  • News: First Windows-based '$100' laptop trialled

    The government of Peru will run the first ever trial of the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project's low-cost XO laptop running on Microsoft's Windows XP operating system, putting the nation at the heart of a software controversy.

  • News: Lenovo cuts direct sales of Linux laptops, desktops

    Lenovo is to halt online sales of desktop and laptop PCs with Linux operating systems pre-installed, due to sluggish sales.

  • News: Intel acquires UK Linux developer

    Intel has acquired UK-based open source developer OpenedHand, further evidence of the chipmaker's growing interest in operating systems for mobile devices.

  • News: Microsoft and Novell expand open source pact

    Microsoft is to purchase a further $100m in coupons for Suse Linux support from Novell, furthering a controversial 2006 partnership aimed at customers who run both Windows and Linux in their server environments.

  • News: Ubuntu sponsor joins Linux Foundation

    Canonical, the commercial sponsor of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has joined the Linux Foundation.

  • News: IBM reconfigures Lotus Foundations for Linux

    IBM has reconfigured its Lotus Foundations software, which includes Lotus Notes, Sametime and Symphony, to preload on Linux distributions like Red Hat, Ubuntu and Novell's Suse Linux.

  • News: VMware further embraces open source

    VMware has announced it is further embracing open source by joining the Linux Foundation.

  • News: Google targets open-source for low-cost laptops

    Google is actively working with open-source developers to integrate its applications in the OS, a Linux developer said at the Linuxworld conference.

  • News: PC Advisor's complete PC support guide

    Computers have become essential elements of our daily lives – when they break down, so do we. PC Advisor looks at the best places to turn for the critical support that can get our systems up and running again. We explain warranties, offer simple call-centre tips, compare repair firms and show you where to go for online advice.

  • News: Dell offers new machines with Ubuntu Linux 8.04

    Dell has announced that is offering a number of laptops and desktop machines with the Linux operating system Ubuntu 8.04.

  • News: Desktop Linux compared: Ubuntu 8.04 and Fedora 9.0

    Two recent Linux releases show just how far open-source operating systems have come in their battle against Windows and the Mac OS X. We compared Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron and Fedora 9.0.

  • News: Windows/Linux system runs 5,376 Intel Xeons

    Microsoft's dual-boot strategy is making some inroads, with IBM having built what may be the largest Windows/Linux HPC dual-boot system yet for a university research group in Sweden.

  • News: Microsoft backs Open Source Census

    Microsoft has become a sponsor of The Open Source Census, a project started earlier this year that aims to track and catalogue the use of open-source software in enterprises worldwide.

  • News: Intel Atom-based MSI Wind to hit US in June

    The MSI Wind, the ultra-low cost laptop that runs on Intel's 1.6GHz Atom processor will be available is the US from June this year.

  • News: The 15 biggest technology failures

    We've rounded up our 15 favourite examples of products that, beyond a few prototypes, never actually saw the light of day. We've also added some honourable mentions that we think deserved to be remembered.

  • News: Census measures use of open-source software

    A new effort attempting to pin down hard statistics regarding the implementation of open-source software around the world gets underway today.

  • News: Dell to expand Linux laptop & PC push

    Dell plans to continue its push to sell Linux-based laptops and desktop PCs, revealing promising sales as the one-year anniversary of its open-source strategy approaches.

  • News: Release date set for Ubuntu Linux 8.04

    New desktop and server versions of Ubuntu Linux version 8.04 are set for release on April 24, and will include features aimed at making the open-source operating system easier to use and to deploy.

  • News: Linux defeats hackers, but Vista & Mac OS X fall

    A Linux-based Sony Vaio remained undefeated during the CanSecWest conference's three-day hacking contest, giving proponents of open-source bragging rights over Vista and Mac fans.

  • News: Tight vote on global OOXML standard

    Balloting on whether Office Open XML (OOXML) should become an international document standard closed at midnight Saturday in Geneva, in an apparently tight vote. The results have not yet been officially announced.

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