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Halo Coverage (Hype) is Fake, Largely Paid For; Xbox 360 (Slim) Sells Just 700 Units in Japan in Debut Weekview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: A sobering look at the iffy launch of “Halo: Reach”, which left some buyers upset; Xbox 360 hype is compared to a relatively disappointing reality outside the United States IF HALO’S latest release is known to many people, it’s because Microsoft flooded the press with money as part of its huge marketing campaign. (General)

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Links 20/9/2010: “Sent Using Ubuntu”, OpenOffice.org Succeeds at Fullerton Indiaview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Ballnux LG takes Optimus into Android prime time LG Electronics today launched two new member for the Optimus smartphone series – but only one is coming to the UK. Marketed for first-time smartphone users, the LG Optimus One and Optimus Chic use Froyo, the latest Android (General)

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Links 17/9/2010: Software Freedom Day, Firefox 4 Preview Ravesview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop 4 Ways to Give Desktop Linux a Test-Drive That desktop Linux offers myriad compelling advantages for business users is no longer the subject of much debate. (General)

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Plug-in Electric Vehicle Sales to Hit 3.2 million Units by 2015view story

http://www.dailytech.com – U.S. will be 26% of the market with China at 27% of the market (General)

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Ex-GM Engineer Arrested for Trying to Sell Hybrid Secrets to Chinaview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Bizarre story is a sign of growing intellectual property concerns (General)

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China Builds Huge 6.7 MW Solar Power Installation Next to High-Speed Railview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Will cut the use of coal and carbon emissions (General)

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China and the Year of the GNU/Linux Desktopview story

http://linuxo.com – Computerworld UK: "It's an old joke by now that this year will be the year of the GNU/Linux desktop � just like last year, and the year before that. But now there's a new twist: that this year will be the year of the GNU/Linux smartphone � with the difference that it's really happening." (General)

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China Becomes the World's Largest Energy Userview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Nation of over 1.3 billion people thirsts for power as it grows larger and more industrialized (General)

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Lenovo to launch Android tablet by year's endview story

http://linuxo.com – CNet: "Lenovo is launching its own tablet to debut in China by the end of this year." (General)

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Google and China Are Friends Again, Government Praises Google's Changesview story

http://www.dailytech.com – Relations between America's largest search firm and the largest communist nation appear to be warming (General)