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Reporting from LinuxWorld this week: Look for news on desktop preloads, green IT, and more

I am in San Francisco this week reporting on the LinuxWorld 2007 Conference and Expo and the co-located Next Generation Data Center Conference at the Moscone Center North. I will be meeting with lots of tech execs and vendors, including IBM, HP, Dell, Sun, Novell, Oracle, Motorola, and many more. I will report on the latest developments in the Linux industry and the latest data center technologies.

Here are some of the developments that you can expect to hear more about:

  • Desktop Linux preloaded on new systems from Dell, Lenovo, and others
  • Green IT technologies for saving power and money
  • Linux on mobile and embedded devices
  • Job market trends for Linux-savvy IT pros


Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about how technology is changing the way we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

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