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Dell To Offer OEM Support For Solaris

Former arch-rivals Dell and Sun Microsystems have come together on a deal to provide Sun's Solaris operating system on Dell machines, as well as direct customer support for the systems from Dell. more>>

XM, Sirius Merger Moving Ahead

Today was a busy day in the mergers and acquisitions market, with the news of an overwhelming vote of support for the merger of XM and Sirius balancing out the European Commission's announcement of an investigation of Google's acquisition of DoubleClick. more>>

European Union To Investigate Google Acquisition

Google's much-talked-about acquisition of DoubleClick will get extra scrutiny by the European Union, according to a decision released today by the European Commission. more>>

Green PCs Go Bye-Bye At WalMart

The low-cost Linux boxes that went on sale at WalMart stores in the U.S. last week are gone, according to the company's website. The good news is, they're not discontinued, they're sold out. more>>

OLPC Arrives...Get 'Em While They're Hot!

The much-anticipated One Laptop Per Child is finally available to order – but if you want one, you'd better get moving because they're only up for sale until November 26th! more>>

Northeastern Gives It To Google

Northeastern University has picked a patent-infringement fight, and they picked it with the big boys on the playground: Google. more>>

Android Development Off With A Bang and A Buck

Google released the development kit for it's much-discussed mobile-OS Andriod today with a contest worth $10 million. more>>

Return of the Jedi...Er, Mandriva

Last week, we reported that Microsoft — which we affectionately like to think of as "The Empire" — had struck a blow against Linux in developing countries by destroying a Nigerian deal to provide Mandriva Linux to school-children. more>>

Municipal Wi-Fi Starting To Slide

The push from cities around the country to provide city-funded wireless internet access is starting to stagnate, with plan changes in two more cities. more>>

Sony CEO Wishes For Time Travel

According to the Associated Press, Sony CEO Howard Stringer wishes he could turn back time. The comments came at a Manhattan "Captains of Industry" lecture sponsored by the 92nd Street YMCA, and related to Sony's Blu Ray DVD format. more>>

WALC2007

When you travel a lot, once in a while it just seems that you are on "The Trip from Hades", and you wonder why you travel as much as you do. more>>

Mozilla Pulls Firefox 3 Over Digg Debacle

If you were hoping to get your hands on the latest Firefox 3 Release Candidate, you're going to have to go after it old-school. more>>

NSAT&T?

According to testimony by a former AT&T technician before Congress, the NSA has been using AT&T to listen in on God knows what. more>>

Fedora's Warewolf Sees The Moon

The latest release of Fedora Linux — Red Hat's community-developed version — has hit the street, going by the codename Warewolf. more>>

Skype Brings Video To Linux

The number one requested Skype feature for Linux users has arrived: Video.

That's right, the latest beta release from Skype offers video among a host of other features. Linux users are used to having to deal with missing features in Windows-centric applications, and video in Skype has long been one of those. That's all over now. more>>

Prosecutor Implicates Linux Engineer's Son In Cover-up

The murder trial of Namesys-founder Hans Reiser continued today, with the prosecution alleging that Reiser's six-year-old son is part of the cover-up, describing the boy's answers in police interviews as having "been influenced." more>>

Red Hat Meets Amazon

If you're an Amazon user who has been looking for a way to pick up Red Hat's Enterprise Linux, today is your lucky day. The company announced today that it's OS would be available through Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) for $19 per month per user, with additional access charges for each hour used. more>>

Microsoft CIO Gets The Axe

With a flick of the pitchfork, Microsoft's CIO Stuart Scott found himself cast out of Hell — er, Redmond, that is — and sent off to the unemployment office. more>>

iPhone To Make UK Debut

If you're in the United Kingdom and want an iPhone, get ready, because their on the way. more>>

Paragraph and Page Spacing in OpenOffice.org Writer

Document design is all about space -- the space allotted to an element, and the space between and around elements. This concern is especially obvious when you are setting up paragraphs and page spacing. more>>

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