Vendors sell OS-free laptops

Vendors sell OS-free laptops

Two leading hardware vendors, Dell and Lenovo, are quietly selling laptops without preloaded Microsoft Windows to Linux customers who know...

March 15th, 2007 Don Marti

School shoot-out spurs debate to ban violent PC games

School shoot-out spurs debate to ban violent PC games

A long-simmering debate in Germany about banning violent computer games is burning again after an aloof teenager on Monday stormed...

November 21st, 2006 John Blau

China’s great myths

China’s great myths

The Grouch often shakes his head at the conclusions of air-puffing analysts and postulating pundits on China's technology scene. Sometimes...

March 9th, 2005 Steven Schwankert

Distributor installs mobile accounting

Distributor installs mobile accounting

Rick O’Donnell, owner of Noble House, a direct-store distribution firm serving convenience and grocery stores, says one of his drivers...

September 30th, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

GPL may be unenforceable under German law

GPL may be unenforceable under German law

German has opened the doors wide open to open source software, with the federal government leading the charge. But users...

August 7th, 2003 John Blau

SQL Anywhere Studio adds Web services support

SQL Anywhere Studio adds Web services support

Mobile database software developer iAnywhere Solutions Inc. will update its SQL Anywhere Studio to Version 9 in the third quarter,...

June 23rd, 2003 Peter Sayer

AMD, Fujitsu combine flash memory operations

AMD, Fujitsu combine flash memory operations

Creating what it hopes will be a formidable force in the worldwide flash memory chip market, Advanced Micro Devices Inc....

March 31st, 2003 Agam Shah

Quantum snaps off its NAS division

Quantum snaps off its NAS division

Quantum Corp. is spinning off its network attached storage (NAS) unit as part of a restructuring plan that sees the...

October 15th, 2002 Joris Evers

Hard drive shortage to continue

Hard drive shortage to continue

Chronic shortages in hard disk drives are likely to continue well into November, creating inventory headaches for distributors and resellers...

October 15th, 2002 Georgina Swan