22nd February 2009 Archive
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Mark Shuttleworth, founder of the Ubuntu project, has christened the next iteration of its Linux distro. It's called the Karmic Koala, and he says that the future release, due in October as Ubuntu 9.10, will have features that allow companies to build their own compute clouds. The announcement of the future release was posted …
Operating Systems 22 Feb 00:42
MWC Mckinsey licks finger, asks audience where to stick....
Day four of Mobile World Congress saw an assembly of the mobile money working group. Flush with $12.5m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, it’s working towards the GSMA's target of getting 20m of the 1bn people who have a mobile phone but do not have a bank account onto the first rung of the financial ladder. Ignacio …
Mobile 22 Feb 07:02
HD screen, but 1GB memory
BenQ has unveiled two all-in-one PCs that mix display-embedded components with a large viewing space. BenQ's nStation i91 Although details are still scarce, it’s been reported that the nStation i91 has an HD-capable 16:9 aspect ratio screen that measures 18.5in. The display isn’t touch-sensitive. The PC firm’s slotted an …
Reg Hardware 22 Feb 09:02