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February 28, 2011
by sjvn01
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London Stock Exchange Woes not Linux’s Fault

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) has had better times. First, it had reoccurring problems with its integration with large-stock market data players such as Thomson Reuters Eikon, Interactive Data, and Morningstar. Then, adding insult to injury, Google rightfully flagged the … Continue reading

January 13, 2011
by sjvn01
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Google removing H.264 from Chrome does nothing to HMTL5

In some technology circles, you’d think Google was proposing throwing cats into a wood-chipper from the way some people are reacting to Google’s announcement that it was focusing its support on its own open VP8/WebM and Theora video codecs, and … Continue reading

June 3, 2010
by sjvn01
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Linux Evolves: Tablets, Smartphones, and TVs

Linux rules supercomputers. It’s vitally important to servers. And, Linux is making gains on the desktop. Where Linux is really going to shine in the next twelve months though is in devices: tablets, smartphones, and TVs. For example, more than … Continue reading