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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The latest guidance to EU countries buying microprocessors is not to mention anything that would favour Intel over AMD - or vice versa.
When Windows Vista ships at the end of 2006, it may not run on the cut-rate PCs sold by Dell, Gateway and other companies.
There was some discussion at the LinuxWorld Conference & Exposition about how Linux and open source are already in the enterprise, and that new growth opportunities need to be identified now that the foothold is becoming a base of operations.
It's a little-known secret, but what you see in the interface of version 2.0 of OpenOffice.org isn't what you have to settle for. Hidden throughout version 2.0 are dozens of pieces of functionality, each available in a few seconds by customizing the menus, toolbars or keyboard shortcuts of OpenOffice.org applications.
After starting a small row in cyberspace, a Microsoft executive insists that the company loves RSS - even if it won't call it RSS.
The plan for a virtual red light district through the creation of a .xxx net domain name has hit delays after concern from government officials.
Microsoft spent significant marketing dollars last month to announce that it will call its next-generation operating system Windows Vista. But what's in store for users?
U.S. consumers lambasted Dell Inc. for poor customer service in a survey conducted last quarter, sending the world's largest PC vendor into a virtual tie with the rest of the PC market behind the industry-leading efforts of Apple Computer Inc.
Online advertisers have found a new home for promotions--the popular Mozilla Firefox Web browser.
Scientists have long been searching for a theory that will solve one of the biggest embarrassments of modern physics. Now a group of researchers have developed such a radical theory involving the holy wars between computer operating systems.
Special Interest Group formed to probe the nuances of sex and sexual themes in games.
A flexible, electronic skin could provide robots, car seats and even carpets the ability to sense pressure and heat, Japanese researchers reported on Monday.
An observational error may have understated the size of the tenth planet - if "planet" is in fact what astronomers finally decide to call it.
I recently talked my father into dumping his five year old Dell and getting an iMac. Since he no longer needs it, it now sits beside my PowerMac on my desk at home. But I already have two Macs that handle my workload nicely and since I sure as hell won’t be running Windows that leaves me with one option, Linux.