Freescale Plans Reference Design for Linux ARM Netbooks

Feb 26, 2009

When will power-saving and affordable ARM netbooks become available? Freescale Semiconductor has ventured into an advanced standard, albeit with their homegrown i.MX515 chip.

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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 Netbookdigest.com, Microsoft has lost $435,000,000 over the last year in netbook sales.

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Certified Ubuntu on HP Server

Feb 19, 2009

HP and Canonical are working together to get Ubuntu certified for HPs Proliant servers.

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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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Google Phone Competitor: Vodafone with Linux from Azingo

Feb 12, 2009

Sunnyvale CA company Azingo is to develop a Linux-based platform for mobile phone provider Vodafone.

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