Two leading hardware vendors, Dell and Lenovo, are quietly selling laptops without preloaded Microsoft Windows to Linux customers who know where to look, says Lincoln Durey, CEO of EmperorLinux, an Atlanta reseller that customizes, installs and supports Linux on the major-brand laptops it sells.
The Grouch often shakes his head at the conclusions of air-puffing analysts and postulating pundits on China's technology scene. Sometimes he wonders what the China watchers are watching. World's Wildest Police Chases? Liverpool vs Tottenham? Their collective eye certainly isn't on the ball in China. So the Grouch thought he would help deflate a few myths surrounding the tech scene north of Lo Wu.
Keeping the lines of communication open means going mobile at Noble House, a direct-store distributor in Sherwood Park, Alta., but the company learned a thing or two about IT testing procedures during the implementation process.
German has opened the doors wide open to open source software, with the federal government leading the charge. But users here could face some serious legal issues, according to Gerald Spindler, a professor of law at the Georg-August University in G
Mobile database software developer iAnywhere Solutions Inc. will update its SQL Anywhere Studio to Version 9 in the third quarter, making it simpler to develop Web services that link back-office applications with mobile devices, the company said Monday.
Creating what it hopes will be a formidable force in the worldwide flash memory chip market, Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) announced on Monday that it has agreed to form a new company with Fujitsu Ltd. that will include both companies' entire flash memory operations.