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  • Last update: Monday 1 April 2013 [31 news items]

Lenovo, HP, Dell to release PCs with Chinese Linux OS in China

Apr 1, 22:59

Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell reportedly will launch new PCs featuring a Linux-based Chinese-language operating system, Ubuntu Kylin that has recently been endorsed by the...

Linaro to extend Linux reach to networking equipment

Feb 21, 10:50

Linaro, the not-for-profit engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM architecture, has announced the formation of the Linaro Networking Group (LNG) with...

Linux-based mobile platforms hope for adoption in 2013, but smartphone vendors to keep watching

Dec 20, 20:33

While Android and iOS together occupy about 85% of the global smartphone market, other mobile platforms, mainly Tizen, Open webOS, Firefox OS and Sailfish OS, hope to be adopted in...

Android marks 4th anniversary with 75% market share in 3Q12, says IDC

Nov 5, 12:18

Total Android smartphone shipments worldwide reached 136 million units in the third quarter of 2012, accounting for 75% of the 181.1 million smartphones shipped in the quarter, according...

CES 2012: New XO 3.0 showcased with Marvell chip

Jan 10, 01:35

One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is showcasing its latest XO 3.0 tablet PC at CES 2012 at the booth of Marvell.

OLPC XO 3.0 tablet PC

Computex 2011: Linaro demonstrates developments

May 31, 14:42

Linaro is marking its first anniversary with demonstrations of the latest open source software running on its members' hardware at the ongoing Computex 2011. The company also announced...

Linaro CEO George Grey

Second-tier notebook makers may benefit from Brazil procurement orders

Dec 14, 02:05

As the Brazil government is set to cooperate with Linux operating system designer Mandriva and Intel to offer 1.5 million Mandriva-based Classmate PCs to local children and will have...

Netbook shipments of Taiwan-based vendors from 2007-2010

Oct 31, 16:41

Netbooks are low-cost notebooks with screen sizes below 10-inch mainly designed for Internet usage. Devices adopt either a solid state drive (SSD) or traditional hard drive and typically...

Canonical to expand cooperation with Taiwan PC makers; launching new OS next month

Sep 27, 16:54

Canonical, the designer of Linux-based operating system Ubuntu, is preparing to host a hardware summit in Taiwan and is hoping the event will help open the door for cooperation with...

LiMo frustrated, may have to merge with Linux Foundation, say Taiwan handset makers

Aug 4, 12:10

As Vodafone has decided to forgo the planned launch of the LiMo-based 360 H2 and will not offer any LiMo handsets, the future development of LiMo has turned pessimistic and the best...

Linaro formed to push Linux on ARM

Jun 4, 11:37

ARM and five system-on-chip (SoC) vendors - Freescale Semiconductor, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments (TI) - have jointly announced the formation of Linaro, a not-for-profit...

Growth of Linux-based smartphone shipments will outstrip growth of smartphone market in 2010, says ABI

Jun 2, 15:32

The number of recent Linux-oriented initiatives in the mobile industry demonstrates that Linux will be a key technology in the next generation of mobile devices, according to ABI...

KatDC eyeing demand for Android/Linux-based software solutions embedded in consumer electronics

Apr 27, 14:09

KatDC, a Taiwan-based developer of embedded IP multimedia software solutions based on Android or Linux and user interfaces for use in home-use and portable consumer electronics, is...

Vendors to launch Atom N450-based netbooks on January 11, 2010

Dec 4, 12:07

Asustek Computer, Acer, Lenovo and even Micro-Star International (MSI), which originally planned to launch in December, are all set to launch their Atom N450-based netbooks on January...

Garmin-Asus to enter China market by end of 2009; aims to sell one million handsets globally in 2010

Aug 20, 14:14

Garmin-Asus dual-brand handsets will enter the China market by the end of 2009, targeting retail channel initially before tying up with telecom carriers, according to Benson Lin,...

Taiwan market: Garmin-Asus to start marketing Nuvifone G60, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 27, 16:39

The dual-branded Garmin-Asus Linux-based Nuvifone G60 handset will be available in the Taiwan market starting in the last week of July 2009, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Commentary: Nokia says no to Android, but may look to Linux

Jul 7, 14:07

While acknowledging that Nokia has denied that it is working on Android-based smartphone, sources from Taiwan's handset industry still believe that the world's number one handset...

Intel and Nokia team up for new mobile platform

Jun 24, 11:10

Intel and Nokia on June 23 announced a long-term relationship to develop a new class of Intel architecture-based mobile computing device and chipset architectures which will combine...

Intel working with Broadcom to enhance HD decoding in Pine Trail

May 21, 14:40

Intel is working with chipmaker Broadcom to enhance the HD decoding capabilities in its next-generation netbook platform (Pine Trail), according to sources at notebook makers.

The down economy could give alternative netbook OSes a hand up, says ABI Research

Apr 14, 14:08

Cash-strapped consumers and an economy in recession are bad news for sales of most products, but that may not apply to netbooks, according to ABI Research. Several characteristics...

Novell sets up Taiwan netbook Linux R&D team

Mar 30, 13:52

US-based Novell has established an R&D team specifically for developing Linux operating systems for use in netbook PCs, according to Novell Taiwan.

Linux netbook market share to drop to only 10% in 2009, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 17, 14:45

The global market share of Linux-based netbook is expected to drop to only 10% in 2009 from 70% in 2008, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report...

Smartphones will double their share of the handset market by 2013, says In-Stat

Mar 4, 16:01

Smartphones will double their share of the handset market to about 20% by 2013, according to In-Stat. Global smartphone growth in 2009 will be strong globally, but even stronger in...

Freescale expands its netbook ecosystem

Feb 17, 17:03

Freescale Semiconductor has collaborated with a lineup of companies to enable 3G connectivity and additional operating system options for netbooks based on its new i.MX515 processo...

MIPS sees opportunities in China netbook market

Jan 21, 17:12

MIPS Technologies has successfully entered the market for Linux-based netbook platforms in China, according to Mark Pittman, vice president of Asia Pacific sales at MIPS.

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Linux-based platforms likely to undergo fast consolidation, says Wind River executive

Jan 16, 12:29

The varied commercial Mobile Linux platforms, now with active involvement from the OHA (Open Handset Alliance) and LiMo Foundation, are likely to undergo a consolidation process through...

PC makers conservative about Intel Moblin open source software for Atom

Dec 24, 16:46

Although Intel signed an agreement with Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to establish a Moblin (Mobile Linux) enabling center in October. The center was set up to provide...

Linux market in China up 17% through three quarters this year, but growth will slow in 4Q, says CCID Consulting

Dec 11, 13:38

The sales revenue of China's Linux market in the first three quarters of this year reached 126.6 million Yuan, up 17% year-on- year, though China's Linux market's growth rate slowed...

Ubuntu Linux support coming to ARM processors

Nov 13, 17:17

While Intel is looking to position its low-power x86-based Atom Z500 processor family to challenge ARM-based processors in the mobile device market, ARM is returning the favor by...

Moblin to be major Linux player in MID market

Sep 25, 11:55

The Mobile Internet Device (MID) market is shaping up as a very promising greenfield opportunity for mobile operating system vendors to find new outlets for their products. Linux...

Computex 2008: Shuttle on a comeback

Jun 5, 11:39

With low-cost PCs based on Intel's Atom CPUs a main focus of Computex 2008, Shuttle's years of experience in pioneering the small form factor (SFF) PC market could mean the company...

Shuttle K48
  • Nokia+N900

    Nokia N900

    The Nokia N900 driven by Linux-based Maemo software delivers a PC-like experience on a handset-sized device. The Nokia N900 packs an ARM Cortex-A8 processor, up to 1GB of application...

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