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Linux Foundation Recognizes Fujitsu and Mr. Masahiro Date

Thousands of people contribute to Linux every day. As our annual “Who Writes Linux” paper reports, individuals from around the world are writing millions of lines of code every year. Equally important are the hundreds of companies supporting Linux every year, from sponsoring Linux kernel development to collaborating on technical initiatives to supporting The Linux Foundation.   Read More »

8-Way NVIDIA Nouveau GPU Comparison

After earlier this week delivering a 12-way AMD Radeon graphics card comparison with the open-source Linux Gallium3D graphics driver, being published today is a similar comparison on the NVIDIA side. Tested for this article were eight NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards from multiple hardware generations while using the very latest open-source Nouveau driver code. Read More »

Nokia Seeks to Block Sale of Some RIM Products

Another patent fight is taking shape, this time between the two struggling smartphone makers RIM and Nokia. “Nokia has asked a California court to enforce an arbitration award that would prevent Research In Motion from selling products with wireless LAN capabilities until the companies can agree on patent royalty rates.” Read More »

Microsoft Will Crush Google, Apple in Mobile

Financial analyst Charles Sizemore predicts that over time, a persistent Microsoft will come to not only thrive but dominate in the mobile computing space, because Apple has no “moats” to prevent customer attrition and its insistence at heavily controlling the ecosystem will drive customers away, while Google’s offerings are too “shoddy.” It’s a bold prediction, but I suppose betting on ... Read More »