HP on July 23 announced plans to acquire thin client specialist Neoware, in a deal valued at $214 million. HP expects the acquisition to boost its thin client Linux software, and help it compete in the emergent market for virtualized client computing.
Neoware is the third-largest thin client vendor, after Wyse and HP. Of the three, it alone is "committed to the Linux operating system," it said in February of this year, when it last revised its NeoLinux OS.
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Qantas to offer inflight web access
Qantas says its new Airbus A380 planes will offer passengers
both wireless internet access and laptop power sockets in every
seat, including economy.
iPhone news wipes $US7bn from Apple's market cap
AT&T - the iPhone's exclusive carrier - said on Tuesday it
activated 146,000 iPhones on June 29 and 30, a number that
disappointed investors following some analyst forecasts that Apple
would sell 500,000 or more iPhones in its first weekend.
How to hack an iPhone
The iPhone and Apple's desktop computers may be vulnerable to
hackers due to a flaw in their web browser, according to a security
firm, which said it found a way to hack into the iPhone.
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