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  • 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.

  • News: Open-source community gets Fedora 9 beta

    Fedora 9 is ready for testing by early adopters after the Fedoraproject.org released a beta version of the open-source software.

  • News: HP plans Novell Linux PCs & laptops

    HP is planning to launch Linux-based desktop PCs and laptops in select countries in Q2, following a partnership with Novell.

  • News: The 40 best free software applications

    When the word 'free' is mentioned our ears always prick up. Whether it's to enhance your office systems or just keep you busy during down time, the web, it would seem, has the answer to it all - and a bulk of this veritable treasure trove is free. We've selected the best.

  • News: Retailer kills £100 Linux PCs in store

    US retailer Wal-Mart has stopped selling Everex's Linux-based PC in store due to weak demand for the open-source software-based system from consumers.

  • News: Google backs Photoshop for Linux OS

    Development work funded by Google could soon enable Adobe Photoshop to run on PCs running the Linux operating system.

  • News: Shuttle launches $99 Linux PC

    Shuttle is launching a $99 PC that, it says, is "a first for any computer at this price point". The Shuttle KPC goes onsale in the US today as a $99 barebones system or as a complete PC unit for $199.

  • News: Torvalds: Mac OS X is 'crap', but Vista is worse

    Certain aspects of Apple's Mac OS X are "complete and utter crap" and "worse than Windows", according to Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds.

  • News: Dell launches new UK Ubuntu Linux laptop

    Dell has launched a new laptop running the Ubuntu Linux operating system in the UK.

  • News: Interview: Linus Torvalds on the future of Linux

    Linus Torvalds is the creator of Linux, so we shouldn't be too surprised that he predicts big things for the open-source OS kernel. But in this interview Torvalds says he is excited about solid-state drives, expects progress in graphics and wireless networking, and says Linux is strong in virtualisation.

  • News: Oracle: We're winning Linux fight with Red Hat

    Oracle claims its year-long push to take on Red Hat in the Linux market has reaped 1,500 corporate customers for its Unbreakable Linux support programme.

  • News: IBM Symphony beta 2.0 targets Microsoft Office

    IBM has released the second beta of its Microsoft Office rival - Symphony - claiming that 88 percent of its users are Microsoft customers.

  • News: Mandriva beats Windows in Nigeria face-off

    Microsoft may not have beaten French Linux vendor Mandriva in a large deal to supply Nigerian elementary schools with laptop computers and software after all.

  • News: Fedora Linux 8.0 hits back at Ubuntu

    The Red Hat-sponsored Fedora Linux project has released version 8.0 of its operating system with a host of new features aimed at raising the bar over open-source rival Ubuntu.

  • News: $300 Linux laptops coming next year

    After introducing a $198 (£100) Linux desktop this week, PC vendor Everex said it will bring Linux laptops under $300 (£150) to users in the US next year.



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