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Behind Ubuntu's shift into mobile

Canonical's Peter Goodall, head of product strategy for Ubuntu, tells ZDNet UK why the Linux distribution is moving into phones, tablets, TVs and cars, and why the project is well placed to succeed there

January 26, 2012 by

Infiniserv launches Linux-based UK cloud

The cloud services are based on the open-source KVM hypervisor, use a range of UK datacentres and offer customers the ability to connect via dedicated fibre from their business premises to the cloud

January 25, 2012 by

Lovefilm drops Flash, kills Linux support

The UK online film provider Lovefilm is dropping Adobe's Flash as its delivery technology in favour of Microsoft's Silverlight.The move will mean no more Lovefilm access for those running Linux/Unix systems or older Macs that use PowerPC chips rather than Intel.

December 2, 2011 by

Rackspace: OpenStack threatens VMware

OpenStack is to cloud computing as Linux is to the client operating system, and it will enjoy a similar level of success, according to Rackspace's chief strategy officer Lew Moorman.Moorman told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that OpenStack, or an equivalent open-source infrastructure system like it, will be picked up to drive cloud services as it eliminates the software cost of running a basic cloud service.

August 4, 2011 by

LSE's Linux trading platform hit by glitches

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.

February 17, 2011 by

LSE migrates to Millennium Exchange trading platform

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.

February 14, 2011 by

Broadcom Wireless Networking Adapters and Linux

There has been quite a bit of discussion and celebration in the Linux community recently because Broadcom released an open-source driver for their wireless networking adapters. This is, undoubtedly, a good thing and it will yield significant long-term benefits for Linux users.

January 17, 2011 by

Communications minister gets behind cloud computing

The government's communications minister Ed Vaizey has come out in support of the economic benefits of cloud computing.In a speech given on Monday at the UK-China Internet Forum, Vaizey said cloud computing would open the door to more business opportunities for companies.

November 24, 2010 by

Amazon Kindle DX Global Wireless Edition

The Kindle DX is too large to carry comfortably, and Amazon has made very little effort to customise it for the UK market. We like the ability to download content over the air, but otherwise prefer e-book readers that eschew the bells and whistles.

March 4, 2010 by

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