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Handango cashes in on Android

Selling mobile applications can be profitable, but the Android Marketplace is only dealing in freebies at launch - so Handango is offering a more familiar route to market that could be essential for the future of Google's platform. Mobile-phone-super-OS Android should realise its first physical embodiment towards the end of …
Bill Ray, 2 Oct 2008

Novell recovery continues

Novell increased its estimates for full year revenue yesterday to between $940 and $980m, and said margins for the year were also improving. Reporting third quarter results, Novell said it brought in revenues of $245m, compared to $237m for the third quarter of 2007. Income from operations was $1m compared to a loss of $10m …
John Oates, 29 Aug 2008

Parallels gets SaaSy with software vendors

Parallels yesterday laid out a programme for helping independent software vendors to provide their apps in the SaaS model without having to rehash existing code. The operating system virtualisation outfit claimed that its SaaS FastTrack Program will give ISVs a quick and easy approach for getting their products in front of …
Kelly Fiveash, 30 Jul 2008

Novell pulls in Q2 profit on lower costs

Novell Inc swung to a profit on lower expenses and revenue that rose a slender $4m in its fiscal second quarter. It reeled in $236m from sales in the Q2 period ended 31 April 2008, compared to $232m for the same quarter a year ago. Novell said the jump in sales of its Linux business software helped offset a drop in sales at …
Kelly Fiveash, 30 May 2008
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LiMo Foundation touts real mobile Linux

Mobile World Congress The LiMo foundation delivered a clear snub to Google's Android this week as it announced 18 handsets running its version of Linux at Mobile World Congress this week. The foundation declared itself to be "real technology for real phones that go to real customers" - the search giant's technology still being limited to prototypes …
Bill Ray, 15 Feb 2008

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