People can quickly load a secure cloud-based Windows or Linux operating system onto client computers via a USB device, thanks to prototype technology developed by IBM
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Open source might get a better look-in within government, says Senator Kate Lundy, if those responsible for purchasing decisions were forced by policy to evaluate all the options on the market.
CeBIT's 30-plus exhibition halls were packed with technology this year; we capture the best of it on video, from software controlled by brainwaves to a robot based on the same AI engine that drove the fight scenes in Lord of the Rings
Microsoft is not the only company showing off multitouch technology. NextWindow's touch technology can fit screens up to 100 inches, and enables multitouch features
Caroline is not just any old VW Passat; it has seven PCs monitoring its environment, making decisions and controlling it. Researcher Jörn Martern Wille talks about the tech and explains where it's headed
A group of former execs from a Microsoft messaging hosting partner are going to launch a Linux-based unified communications platform that will compete directly against Microsoft.Unison, a two-year-old developer based in New York, plans to release into beta testing the Linux server and Windows client code at CeBIT 2008 on March 4.
Many firsts were achieved at the recent IT trade show, CeBIT Australia 2007, in Sydney. Find out more plus check out our full coverage of the event.
CeBIT Australia 2007 has ended on a high, with all exhibitors and visitors polled saying they plan to return next year.
Businesses should not expect that the open source community will always provide it with the patches and fixes required to deliver business-grade application support, according to a panel of open source advocates speaking at CeBIT in Sydney.
Referred to as SLED 10, Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (version 10) was launched at CeBIT in Hanover, Germany today. Infoworld's Elizabeth Montalbano reports that this isn't just any old version of desktop Linux.
Our own Stephen Shankland has a story out illustrating the continuing confusion over the word Linux. The story is that Harald Welte, who runs the GPL Violations Project, found 13 hardware companies at CeBIT who were violating the GPL of GNU-Linux by not releasing code based on it.
Crowds, product launches, debates, giant penguins…when it came to open source the CeBIT show had it all.
CeBIT: The word in Hannover is that some German government agencies have switched their allegiance away from SuSE Linux, because following Novell's takeover it is no longer a German company
Debian, a free distribution of the Linux operating system, is better suited to mission-critical applications than rival commercial distributions, one of the distribution's developers claimed on Friday. Debian developer Michael Meskes told the Linux Forum in CeBIT that because Debian is run independently as a volunteer organisation it has a number of benefits over alternative Linux distributions that are managed by companies.
CeBIT: Crowds, product launches, debates, giant penguins…when it came to open source the CeBIT show had it all, and we have the pictures to prove it
CeBIT: Free Linux distribution Debian doesn't have the support of a company behind it but that isn't a brake on quality, according to one developer
CeBIT: Companies who choose open source software over Windows for their enterprise resource planning tend to be surprised by the absence of crashes, according to users and vendors
A plethora of gadgets arrived from Germany, Xbox debuted and Mandrake turned to an unusual source of funding
Invair's Filewalker lets consumers access their data by just using their right hand, aiming for maximum accessibility on the go
SuSE's new chief executive talks to ZDNet about collaboration with AMD, conflict with open-source zealots, the German parliament's open-source initiative and SuSE Linux 8
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