Dell challenges Psion's claim to Netbooks

Feb 25, 2009

Since the end of 2008, Psion has actively defended its copyright of the term netbook, with some success. Now Dell has issued court papers disputing the claim.

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Microsoft Loses $435 Million in Netbooks

Feb 23, 2009

According to current figures from, Microsoft has lost $435,000,000 over the last year in netbook sales.

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Xandros Unveils Linux for Freescale Netbooks

Feb 16, 2009

Xandros has launched an ARM based Linux version for netbooks and Mobile Internet Devices at the Mobile World Congress in Spain's Barcelona.

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NVIDIA Computer-on-a-Chip Runs Android

Feb 16, 2009

Graphics specialist NVIDIA has unleashed the Android mobile platform on its Tegra computer-on-a-chip series.

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French Department Oise Donates Laptops to Schools

Feb 13, 2009

By 2011, the French Department Oise will supply 55.000 laptops free of charge to fourth, fifth and sixth grade pupils, with teachers and libraries also benefiting.

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Debian Seeks Hardware Sponsors

Feb 10, 2009

An email appeal by Joey Schulze is calling for hardware donations to support two new Debian projects: snapshot and data archive.

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Sun: Growth Engine Open Source

Feb 04, 2009

In the classic business of high end infrastructure, Sun has been experiencing diminishing sales. The company recently presented its sales figures at the Munich preview to the CeBIT trade show, which opens in March, along with a hint of what they will focus on at the show.

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Novell's SUSE on Dell Thin Clients

Feb 03, 2009

SUSE Linux Enterprise Thin Client is now pre-installed on the newest Dell thin clients.

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