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March 2, 2011
by sjvn01
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Android, MeeGo & WebOS need to get going on tablets: Now

I have a confession to make. I use Linux more than I do any other operating system by a wide margin, but I also use a lot of Apple products. In house at the moment are two Mac Minis; a … Continue reading

February 11, 2011
by sjvn01
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What Nokia’s Windows move means for Open Source

When Nokia announced that it was going to use Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 for its smartphones some people saw this is a great move. Other folks, like yours truly, saw Nokia and Microsoft partnering being as dumb as betting that … Continue reading

December 27, 2010
by sjvn01
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The Top 5 Networking Stories of 2010

I’d much rather write about what was new and neat about networking in 2010, but the sad truth is I think the many of the most important networking stories in 2010 were about regulations rather than innovations. That said, there … Continue reading

September 17, 2010
by sjvn01
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Canonical partners with AMI, Dell & Intel

Canonical, Ubuntu Linux’s parent company is meeting with engineers and product managers from many top device and computer manufacturers in Taipei, Taiwan on September 24, 2010. The commercial sponsor of Ubuntu will be hosting its second annual Original Design Manufacturers … Continue reading