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GNOME is continuing to lose supporters as now part of the Linux Mint programming team start working on a fork of the GNOME file manger, Nautilus.
The team behind the open-sourced successor to HP's failed mobile platform has said it will only run on hardware that supports at least the 3.3 release of the Linux kernel
The Czech Olympic team has set up this double-decker bus from 1957 outside its London HQ. Except now the bus has giant mechanical arms for doing push-ups
Just days after Amazon said London would be its digital media development hub, Facebook has set up a team in the city that will focus on 'key areas like mobile and platform'
The team developing version 13 of Linux Mint has put out a release candidate of the desktop operating system for testing.Linux Mint 13 release candidate comes with new features, such as a new display manager.
The development team at Linux Mint have announced the release of the LXDE version of Mint 12. The Linux Mint Distributions have two major "branches", one derived from Ubuntu which is designated by a number (currently Mint 12), and the other derived from Debian, which is designated as Mint Debian.
Raspberry Pi open-source Linux computers will go on sale at £16 before the end of February, the project said on Monday."We have a date for the first batch: the boards will be finished on February 20," team member Liz Upton wrote in a blog post.
Martha Lane Fox and the Race Online 2012 team have challenged volunteers to donate an hour of their time to help get others online.The 'Give an Hour' drive kicked off on Monday as part of the wider Race Online 2012 campaign, which aims to get everyone in the UK using the internet by the time the London Olympics start next year.
The official BlackBerry blog has been defaced by a purported Team Poison hacker, who threatened to expose employee data if RIM does not stop helping police identify London rioters using BBM
The team that founded Be Broadband seven years ago is preparing to launch another ISP in London and other cities, offering businesses and large residential buildings symmetrical fibre-to-the-premises broadband.Boris Ivanovic and Dana Tobak, along with various other people involved in running Be — sold to O2 in 2006 to give the mobile operator a fixed-line UK business — will set Hyperoptic live around September, although they already have pilot customers in various stages of negotiations.
A judge has approved the extradition of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden to face questioning over sexual assault and rape allegations.At Belmarsh Magistrate's Court in London on Thursday, chief magistrate Howard Riddle said Assange's team would have a week to appeal against his ruling, according to ZDNet UK's Tom Espiner, who is at the court.
The London Stock Exchange's migration to a new Linux-based trading platform has been dogged by problems, affecting brokers for third parties, who do not provide advice.On Thursday, Selftrade told ZDNet UK it has been experiencing problems in displaying correct prices for certain London Stock Exchange (LSE) shares.
The LSE is far from the only one stock exchange to switch to Linux. More and more stock exchanges are realizing that when you really need speed, security, and stability, Linux is the operating system you need.
The London Stock Exchange has completed a move to a Linux-based trading platform for its UK cash markets.The SUSE Enterprise Linux platform, called Millennium Exchange, runs on commodity Intel hardware and has been designed to reduce trading latency, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announced on Monday.
Guest post: TechRepublic's Vincent Danen, a member of works on the Red Hat Security Response Team, a Linux developer and veteran Mac user, weighs in on the pros and cons of the Mac App Store.
Researchers at Imperial College London think they have found a way to test one of the most important – and controversial ideas in theoretical physics: string theory.The team, headed by Professor Michael Duff, has drawn a parallel between the mathematics of string theory and the mathematics of quantum entanglement.
The biggest challenges for Linux going forward include addressing next gen scalability and networking requirements.Yet there are other social issues facing the Linux kernel community that outweigh any technological concerns, said several top developers at a LinuxCon panel on Tuesday.
The Mono team has made available a preview test build of Moonlight 3, the next version of Silverlight for Linux from Novell. Preview 1 is downloadable from the Mono site, as of February 3.
Nokia could drop Symbian for the Maemo Linux operating system on its flagship N-series handsets by 2012, according to Maemo marketing staff.A report published on Wednesday on The Really Mobile Project quotes Maemo staff from an event last night in London.
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