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February, 2008


February 1, 2008  3:48 PM

Apple will double its U.S. and Western Europe unit market share in computers



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Apple, predictions

Apple's gains in computer market share reflect as much on the failures of the rest of the industry as on Apple's success. Apple is challenging its competitors with software integration that provides ease of use and flexibility; continuous and more frequent innovation in hardware...

February 1, 2008  3:39 PM

Video: AMD Virtual Experience



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

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February 1, 2008  2:33 PM

Overheard: Your old computer may be in Guiya, China



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Green computing, Technology

junk.gif And though U.S. states increasingly require that electronics be sent to collection and recycling centers, even from those...


February 1, 2008  1:12 PM

Overheard: Amazon cloud services



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Amazon, Cloud computing, Technology

jack_schofield.jpg One of the Highlights in the [Q4] earnings statement picked up by the geek press was about Amazon's...


February 1, 2008  12:12 AM

WordPress



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

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February 1, 2008  12:10 AM

Ubuntu



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Ubuntu (pronounced oo-BOON-too) is an open source Debian-based Linux distribution. Sponsored by Canonical Ltd., Ubuntu is considered a good distribution for beginners.


February 1, 2008  12:08 AM

Python



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

Python is an object-oriented programming language distributed under an OSI-approved open source license that makes it free to use, even for commercial products.


February 1, 2008  12:02 AM

Open Source Initiative



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Technology

The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open-source community.


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