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Toshiba questions Transmeta power claims

Author: JT Smith

Toshiba has poured cold water on Transmeta’s claims about the low power consumption and heat generation of its Crusoe chip, despite the fact that it is an investor in the chip startup, reports VNUNET News.

Category:

  • Linux

Watch will let kids go wireless

Author: JT Smith

IDG News reports, two companies are working on a way to keep kids in touch: the accessory of the future?

16.2 million DM venture capital for innominate AG

Author: JT Smith

Linux PR reports, the money is to be used for the expansion of the
European branch network and the development of new Linux products.

Category:

  • Linux

VA Linux delivers, diversifies revenue base

Author: JT Smith

First-day IPO hype aside, VA Linux is delivering on exactly what it said it would do — boost margins, post eye-popping revenue growth and diversify its revenue base, reports ZDNet News.
(Full disclosure: NewsForge is owned by VA Linux.)

Category:

  • Open Source

Germany Weighs Internet Tax

Author: JT Smith

ABCNEWS.com reports, under a new Finance Ministry rule, businesses will be taxed every time employees venture into cyberspace on company computers.

LinuxSure offers Global Free Support!

Author: JT Smith

Linux PR reports, Linuxsure, a leading Linux solutions provider and support specialist in the UK is offering free support via its LinuxFreeSupport web site.

Free Speech on the Web? Don’t even talk about it

Author: JT Smith

ZDNet AnchorDesk article interpreting the ruling of the DVD hacker case.

X.Org announces update to X Window System

Author: JT Smith

Linux PR reports, the release of X11R6.5.1 enhances the Standard Graphical User Interface of UNIX and Linux Systems.

OpenBSD’s Good Example

Author: JT Smith

According to this article from RootPrompt.org, there are important lessons to be learned from OpenBSD that those in the Linux community must not ignore.

Category:

  • Linux

Computing 101

Author: JT Smith

Gateway Inc. is admitting publicly what most computer makers generally try to sweep under the rug: using a computer can be pretty darned complicated, reports ABCNEWS.com.

Category:

  • Unix