Microsoft Unveils "Barrelfish", a New Multi-core OS



From DailyTech: Microsoft has long cooked up new and experimental operating systems whose features eventually got rolled into its central Windows offerings. Most recently it's been dabbling with Singularity, an experimental OS designed for increased reliability thanks to kernel...

Intel's Mobin 2.1 Will Compete with Windows



From Tom's Hardware: CNET is claiming that Intel's new open-source Moblin 2.1 (short for Mobile Linux) operating system could take on Google's Android and even Microsoft Windows in the mobile and desktop markets. CNET got a good taste of Moblin 2.1 this week at the Intel...

Intel Unveils New Atom-Based System-on-Chip for Internet TV-Sets



From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp. unveiled its another system-on-chip powered by its Atom processor aimed at Internet-enabled TV-sets at Intel Developer Forum 2009. The new SoC enables better functionality and performance than predecessor, however, Intel still does not have a single...

Palm snags prominent Web technologists



From InfoWorld: Two dignitaries in the JavaScript development space who have led the Mozilla Developer Tools Lab have joined Palm as directors of the Palm Developer Relations team, according to blog posts.

Palm is gaining the services of Dion Almaer and Ben Galbraith, said...

Adobe, McAfee to Combine DRM and Data-loss Prevention



From PC World: Adobe Systems and McAfee will jointly develop a product that combines digital rights management capabilities with technology designed to prevent data from leaking outside corporate networks, the companies said Monday.

The partnership combines Adobe's expertise...

Orange UK to Sell IPhone, Ending Exclusivity for O2



From PC World: Orange will start selling the iPhone 3G and 3GS to its U.K. customers later this year, it said on Monday. The deal means that rival network operator O2 will no longer have exclusive rights to sell Apple's phones in the U.K., something it has enjoyed for almost two...

Xerox buys ACS for $6.4 billion



From CNET News.com: Xerox said Monday it will buy Affiliated Computer Services in a cash and stock deal valued at $6.4 billion.

Xerox is valuing ACS at $63.11 a share, up from ACS' closing price of $47.50. The move transforms Xerox into a services company that can focus on...

NTT Docomo Introduces the Touch Wood Cell Phone



From DailyTech: NTT Docomo, one of Japan's major cell phone carriers, has announced they will be showcasing new prototype cell phones made of wood at ITU Telecom World 2009 and CEATEC Japan 2009. The new line of phones will be called "Touch Wood" and are made with surplus wood...
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