Indiegogo adds data analytics to campaign pages

Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has added a slew of new features to its service, giving campaigners a new dashboard with data and analytics for their campaigns. Yesterday, the crowdfunding platform announced its new dashboard

Published on: October 9th, 2013 Candice So

Ontario vendor bringing solar-powered laptop to Africa

A London, Ont.-based company is hoping its take on a solar-powered, water-resistant laptop will give Africans a new computing solution. Launching Tuesday in Accra, Ghana, WeWi Telecommunications Inc.’s laptop is designed to be

Published on: August 19th, 2013 Candice So

Canonical focuses on cloud deployment with Linux upgrade

Canonical Ltd., is focusing on cloud deployments with an upgrade to its Ubuntu Linux distribution unveiled on Thursday.Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS (Long Term Solution) will feature the Essex release of the OpenStack cloud

Published on: April 26th, 2012 Paul Krill

Ubuntu pitches metal-as-a-service for server provisioning

Ubuntu developer Canonical is working on a new provisioning platform called metal-as-a-service (MAAS), which will be used to activate new servers, on top of which a cloud can be deployed, founder Mark Shuttleworth

Published on: April 5th, 2012

New pricing for Raspberry Pi unveiled

Web site crashes and hardware problems delayed the Raspberry Pi's distribution last week, and yesterday distributors of the $35 PC announced a new pricing structure for the machine.The Raspberry Pi Web site, announced

Published on: March 13th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Ubuntu Linux 12.04 helps ensure privacy

Say the word "privacy," and most of us think of online privacy--along with the never-ending battle against spyware, tracking, and other opponents of the cause. What many people don't realize, however, is that

Published on: March 9th, 2012 Katherine Noyes

5 fabulous free downloads and services for small businesses

By Keir Thomas These are frugal times for business, and an organization starting out might have very little money to spend on IT. Even if you're part of an established business, you're probably

Published on: November 15th, 2010 IDG News Service

Top five errors made by Linux first-timers

With the arrival of Ubuntu 10.10, the list of reasons to try Linux for your business just got a little longer. The free and open source operating system is now more user-friendly than

Published on: October 15th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

How to save over $2,000 on productivity software

Giant software companies like Microsoft have gotten where they are today by charging high prices for their products, and many enterprise users simply accept those costs as part of doing business. Times have

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Katherine Noyes

Replace your netbook OS with three free Linux options

If you're buying a new netbook for this holiday season, odds are that it will be loaded with Windows 7 Starter Edition. While many users will be happy with Microsoft's new OS, others

Published on: November 5th, 2009 Howard Wen

25 best free software apps for 2009

When big companies release new software, they launch it with lots of hoopla: press tours, technical conferences, free T-shirts. Open-source projects, even the well-known ones, generally release their major new versions with a

Published on: June 9th, 2009 Esther Schindler

A complete beginner’s guide to Ubuntu Linux

Getting started with Linux can be an intimidating task, particularly for people who have never tried any operating system besides Windows. In truth, however, very little about Linux is actually difficult to use.

Published on: January 27th, 2009 Neil McAllister

Ubuntu reflects current state of Linux art

The month of October has been, at least to this writer, one of discovery.The technical one was by far the easier of the two: changing Linux distributions. While I've done my best to

Published on: December 12th, 2006 Evan Leibovitch