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  • News: iPod, BlackBerry, Twitter: how 10 iconic products got their names

    The makers of the BlackBerry, the iPod, Firefox and Twitter all displayed certain amounts of marketing savvy and fun-loving spirit in settling on their products' names. Here are the intriguing and sometimes surprising accounts of their creation

  • News: Yoggie launches open source portable firewall

    Yoggie is allowing open source developers to create applications that run on its portable firewall platform.

  • News: Sun & IBM plan ODF Toolkit Union

    Sun Microsystems and IBM are expected to announce the Open Document Format Toolkit Union, an open-source project aimed at making it easier for developers to use ODF.

  • News: Google, Yahoo & Facebook defectors form Hadoop

    A team including former Google, Yahoo and Facebook employees is launching a startup that will provide professional support for Hadoop, an open-source computing platform that makes it easier to write programs that process large amounts of data.

  • News: Mandriva Linux 2009 available in three editions

    Mandriva has released the 2009 update to its flagship Linux distribution, Mandriva Linux.

  • News: Novell: Linux is driving force for netbook market

    The growing popularity of netbooks such as Asus' Eee PC is boosting demand for Linux, according to Novell's chief technology and strategy officer for Linux, who said that open-source software was an ideal option for systems which place lower demands on hardware.

  • News: Microsoft's Windows HPC to take on Linux

    Microsoft has announced that it will ship Windows HPC Server 2008 on November 1 with designs on challenging Linux for supplying high-performance computers.

  • 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.

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