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roundup Trolltech offers a software suite to boost Linux use in mobile phones. Novell, meanwhile, turns away from a well-traveled sector.

Norway's Trolltech offers a software suite to boost Linux use in mobile phones. Novell, meanwhile, turns away from a well-traveled sector and the French government turns toward Linux.

Trolltech to release mobile Linux suite

Company aims to make it easier for Linux to be incorporated into low-cost consumer handsets.
November 29, 2006

Novell checks out of Hula project

Company takes its employees off the Hula open-source e-mail and calendaring software project it launched last year.
November 29, 2006

French parliament dumping Windows for Linux

Starting in June, PCs will be equipped with a Linux operating system and open-source productivity software.
November 27, 2006

Security from A to Z: Open source

Whether open-source and closed-source software differ in terms of security will always be debated. But vulnerabilities are found and exploited in both.
November 27, 2006

Microsoft denies role in British Linux flop

Microsoft insists that it did not slash its software prices to encourage England's Birmingham City Council to abort its Linux project.
November 24, 2006

photos Taiwanese hardware manufacturer unveils a smart phone that runs a Linux-based environment called OpenMoko.
November 13, 2006

photos Trolltech introduces what is thought to be the first fully reprogrammable Linux phone.
September 7, 2006