Posts Tagged: Linux

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Maker of China’s domestic desktop OS goes dark, leaves employees without pay

The maker of China’s state-backed domestic desktop operating system has terminated all of its employees’ contracts, liquidated i...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 2:43 pm
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A Post-Android Future? One Chinese Telco Signs Up For Ubuntu’s Mobile OS

With Chinese authorities having already warned that the nation is too dependent on Google’s Android, there’s a feeling that China is see...

  • July 8, 2013
  • at 9:10 pm
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Endangered Banyumas Dialect Gets Its Own Linux OS

The @blankonbanyumas project in Indonesia has launched its open source, Linux-based OS that’s fully localized in the Banyumas local langua...

  • August 19, 2012
  • at 10:08 am
Read More Brings the Cuteness and Cross-Platform Into Cloud Syncing [INTERVIEW]

This year, after a hesitant start, cloud-based services and cloud syncing tech have finally hit China in great numbers. And now one new Chin...

  • November 30, 2011
  • at 1:35 pm
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Pay4Bugs is the Chinese Start-Up That Pays You to Squash App Bugs [INTERVIEW]

Pay4Bugs is an interesting example of a start-up being inspired by a real-world problem that the founder encountered. It pays people to test...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 9:30 am
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India to Adopt Open Source Software for E-governance

A new draft policy has been passed down in India indicating that all computer hardware and connecting devices used for new e-government proj...

  • July 7, 2011
  • at 12:48 pm
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TWIA #29: This Week in Japan

For this week, the TWIA crew is joined by Serkan Toto, a special guest from Japan, who is the only Asia correspondent for TechCrunch. We dic...

  • May 8, 2010
  • at 6:11 pm
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Geek Camp Singapore 2009: Calling for Speakers

If you are a geek, developer or programmer who works with technology most of the time ranging from Java, Python, C++, MySQL, Objective C, An...

  • July 1, 2009
  • at 6:00 am
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65 Bits Episode 72 : Penguin Killers + Widgeous!

From the Tech65 team, here are the highlights of their podcast: Stories this Week: (a) BarcampSingaporeII, (b) Singapore students putting th...

  • May 26, 2008
  • at 11:15 am
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Project Phoenix Kickstarter quadruples pledge goal within 4 days

A Japanese developer making its pioneer foray into the crowdfunding space for a video game has been causing many to take notice. This is the...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 9:15 pm
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Learning More About Ivali, StartOS, and Linux for the Chinese User [INTERVIEW]

A few weeks ago, I wrote about an interesting new startup called Ivali. The company makes StartOS, a Linux-based operating system targeted a...

  • August 31, 2012
  • at 3:00 am
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Startup Ivali Makes an Easy-to-use Linux-Based OS for the Chinese Market

I’m not a big Linux user, so I was surprised and impressed when I stumbled across StartOS today, the first Linux-based operating syste...

  • August 9, 2012
  • at 1:00 am
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BlankOn 7.0: Open Source OS Supports Indonesian Traditional Scripts

We have had several posts related to Indonesia Independence Day this week. There was the virtual flag raising movement using SMS and the #...

  • August 19, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Toyota Joins The Linux Foundation as a Gold Member

When you think about cutting edge wireless devices, you don’t really think about cars. But that seems to be the direction in which man...

  • July 10, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Promoting Computer Literacy in Indonesia With Help From Ubuntu

Despite the fact that Indonesia is a country with high use of social media and technology, there are still some regions in the country that ...

  • May 9, 2011
  • at 4:57 pm
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65Bits Episode 141: Buy Windows 7, Get Snow Leopard free

Our friends at Tech65 start their weekly podcast on the following issues that dominated the tech landscape last week: [1] Windows 7 has land...

  • October 27, 2009
  • at 10:30 am
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65Bits Episode 103: You don’t know who’s Dick Tracey!?

65Bits Episode 103: You don’t know who’s Dick Tracey!?

  • January 20, 2009
  • at 11:40 pm
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