Intel has launched a beta version of its netbook-oriented software store AppUp for Moblin Linux - and promises a rollout across most of Europe by the end of the month.
Intel has launched the beta of a software development kit for its Atom platform, offering the chance to develop for both Windows and its own Moblin Linux.
Microsoft has announced that it is to license its .NET Micro Framework - developed from its Smart Personal Objects Technology project - under the Apache 2.0 licence.
Samsung has announced that it is to launch a new smartphone OS which will be based on Linux.
Microsoft has pledged to make a full specification of the .PST format used by its Outlook e-mail client available for use, free from patent restrictions.
In order to boost development of multi-core aware applications, Intel has bought two software companies in the last month: parallelism specialists Rapidmind and Cilk.
Before it's even officially launched, Google has release 40,000 lines of code for its Wave collaborative communications platform under the Apache 2.0 licence.
Adobe has released the source code for two of its Flash-based frameworks - the Open Source Media Framework and the Text Layer Framework - via the Mozilla Public Licence.
Microsoft has surprised many in the industry by releasing kernel drivers which allow Linux to play nicely with its Hyper-V technology under the GPL open source licence.
Nokia is working on handsets which never require mains power, relying instead on harvesting energy from radiowaves.
The Intel-funded netbook-oriented Linux distribution Moblin is due to take a leaf from Ubuntu's book and offer support for Android applications.
RealNetworks has signed a deal with Canonical, Xandros, Phoenix, and DeviceVM to bring its RealPlayer package to Linux.
Google has announced a limited developer preview of its new unified communications platform, Google Wave - which is set to be released as open-source soon.
Applications developed for Google's Android platform may soon be executable on a standard Ubuntu system thanks to work by Canonical.
Samsung has become the second major handset manufacturer to dip its toes in the Android waters, with the I7500 smartphone running Google's open source OS.
China-based Skytone has launched the first commercial Android-based netbook for just $100 - and it even doubles up as a tablet PC.
OpenMoko has announced that it is postponing plans for a follow-up to its ambitious open source smartphone to concentrate on the secretive "Project B."
Intel hands over the development of the Linux-based Moblin OS to the open-source community, opening it up to anyone.
Fulfilling its promise to the Jaiku community, Google has released the code base for its micro-blogging engine under an open source licence.
Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the One Laptop Per Child project, has announced that the technology behind its XO "$100 laptop" will be offered up as an open-source project.