22nd February 2009 Archive

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Shuttleworth gets cloudy with Ubuntu 9.10

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.
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Mobile money for the masses: Do the numbers add up?

MWC 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.

BenQ unveils all-in-one PC

BenQ has unveiled two all-in-one PCs that mix display-embedded components with a large viewing space.