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Launched two years ago by Intel and now hosted by The Linux Foundation, Moblin is a Linux platform aimed at netbooks and mobile internet devices.
When plans to build and distribute a $US100 (£50) laptop to schoolchildren in emerging economies were first announced two years ago, the people behind the scheme had their fair share of critics.
Second Life developer Linden Lab is hard at work enhancing the voice capabilities, search features and navigation interface of its creation. The company is convinced that this popular, three-and-a-half-year-old virtual world isn't a flash in the pan but rather a credible vehicle for social interactions, commerce and entertainment.
Microsoft's Windows Vista OS has already failed a major security test.
Security vendors McAfee and Symantec haven't given sufficient thought to Windows Vista when developing their products, according to antivirus firm Sophos.