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UK to get 100 teraflop supercomputer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, April 04 2006 @ 02:04 PM EDT
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HECToR will help Britain's scientists to carry out simulations that require massive amounts of computing power.

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EU warns Microsoft over Vista features Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, March 30 2006 @ 01:22 PM EST
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The European Commission has laid out specific antitrust concerns it has about Vista, Microsoft's long-awaited new operating system, Commission spokesman Jonathan Todd said Wednesday.

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Ballmer, Bemused Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, March 28 2006 @ 12:54 PM EST
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Fans of the popular Linux software program have long fretted that software giant Microsoft will attack Linux by claiming the free program violates Microsoft's patents.

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People Behind KDE: Marco Gulino Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, March 27 2006 @ 12:22 PM EST
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Marco is the author of KMobileTools, and the Konqueror Sidebar for Amarok.

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Commentary: Gates wants poor to spend $600+, not $100 or $200, for computers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, March 20 2006 @ 02:10 PM EST
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Robin 'Roblimo' Miller writes 'I don't make these things up. I just read the news, in this case a Reuters article about Bill Gates expressing disdain for $100 stripped-down, crank-powered laptops running Linux while pushing a Microsoft-sponsored "ultra-mobile computer" expected to cost between $599 and $999. While I -- like many others -- have doubts that putting $100 ultra-basic laptops in poor children's hands will solve the world's problems, I resent Gates's attitude. I'd like one of the "$100 machines" myself, even if it costs me $200 or $300. '

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Anti software patents lobby agrees with arch enemy Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, March 18 2006 @ 06:04 AM EST
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Anti-software patent campaigners had a rare moment of harmony with the European Patent Office yesterday, coming out in support of a European Parliament motion of patent harmonisation between Europe and member states.

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Google tastes Wall Street's wrath for the first time Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 02 2006 @ 01:54 PM EST
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Wall Street turned against its darling Google on Tuesday after the search engine operator reported fourth-quarter financial results that turned off investors.

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Cluster Resources will hold free HPC management training Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 31 2006 @ 12:43 PM EST
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Cluster Resources will host a week of free VNC/Teleconference-based training sessions February 21-24. The training will cover a range of topics from TORQUE to cluster deployment, diagnostics & troubleshooting, to grid and utility computing.

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Google CEO on censoring: 'We did an evil scale' Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 30 2006 @ 02:33 PM EST
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It took Google more than a year to make the decision that offering a censored version of its search services in China would be a lesser evil than boycotting business in the country altogether, according to Google CEO Eric Schmidt.

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IBM offers patents to start ups at bargain prices Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 13 2005 @ 04:04 PM EST
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In the spirit of making intellectual property more accessible to technology start ups, IBM announced Tuesday a program that provides all of the computer giant's 40,000 patents to young companies in its venture capital program for a dramatically reduced rate.

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