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Shuttleworth: Canonical may need 3-5 more years of funding

Canonical, the commercial backer of the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system, is not yet turning a profit, but founder Mark Shuttleworth said Monday during a teleconference that he is prepared to bankroll the company for three to five more years.

SAP invests in LinkedIn

SAP's venture capital arm has sunk an undisclosed sum of money into LinkedIn, the business-oriented social-networking site.

Ex-Google, Yahoo employees behind Hadoop startup

A team including former Google, Yahoo and Facebook employees is launching a startup that will provide professional support for Hadoop, an open-source computing platform that makes it easier to write programs that process large amounts of data.

Rozwat talks about cloud, but holds back on Fusion

Chuck Rozwat, Oracle's head of product development, largely deflected questions about hotly anticipated technologies such as Fusion Applications during a Q&A session with reporters at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, but did reve...

Cisco buys Jabber for instant messaging

Cisco Systems said Friday it plans to buy instant messaging platform vendor Jabber, a move that could heighten its battle with Microsoft over the collaboration and office communications market.

IBM launches social software think tank

IBM is opening the Center for Social Software, a think tank for developing social technologies, officials said during a presentation at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday.

Judge raps Ellison over missing e-mails

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison failed to preserve e-mails as well as interview materials related to a book called "Softwar" that should have been supplied in connection with a shareholder lawsuit filed in March 2001 against the company, a US federal judge ...

Legal group releases guide to GPL compliance

The Software Freedom Law Center, which provides legal help to the free and open-source software community, has released a detailed document that describes how users and vendors can ensure they are in compliance with the open-source GNU General Public...

Jitterbit reveals open-source data integration tool

Data-integration vendor Jitterbit released the 2.0 version of its platform on Monday, adding another entry to a growing group of open-source alternatives to proprietary offerings from the likes of IBM, SAS and Informatica.

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Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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