Daily Archives: July 17, 2012

What Large Brazilian Organizations Thinks of GNU/Linux

A large retail chain, Casas Bahia, with 53K employees and $billions in revenue (2008) ran Suse GNU/Linux on mainframes and POS (point-of-sale) systems with zero failures in five years giving real-time information on every transaction with security. Police, government offices, … Continue reading

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You Asked For It, PC-like Performance From A Small Cheap Computer

While the Raspberry Pi is interesting to everyone, it is most suitable for absolute newbies learning software, it’s target market. Here’s a gadget that will knock your socks off for $129 which is much more reasonable as a general-purpose PC: … Continue reading

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Tablet price battle apparent in US market

It’s obvious that tablets not running that other OS are selling like hot cakes while PCs running that other OS are declinging in sales. The argument that people have both a PC running that other OS and a tablet running … Continue reading

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