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AMNews: OpenStack Support On Ubuntu 11.04, Leak Confirms Lenovo ThinkPad X1, Malware Targeting Smartphones

Canonical’s latest Ubuntu offering, the Ubuntu 11.04, aka Natty Narwhal, will come with support for the OpenStack open source cloud platform. The company said that the OpenStack platform, downloadable for the operating system’s software repositories is the most tightly integrated implementation of the OpenStack cloud platform in the market.

A leaked internal PDF document has confirmed the existence of the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 ultra-slim laptop device. According to internal PDF document procured by Engadget, the laptop, which measures just 21.5 mm in thickness, will come with a revolutionary new battery and charging technology.

Commercial Linux distributor Canonical has struck a deal with German insurance firm LVM Versicherungen to install Ubuntu on 10,000 computers across the company. Under the deal, Canonical will install the Linux based Ubuntu operating system on 3,000 desktops and laptops at the insurance giant’s Muenster head quarters.

A new app was launched today by the social communication platform Cloudtalk for the iPhone and Android OS. The app, as claimed by the company, features a fresh approach towards making online communication more fun for the owners of these devices with a brand new interface and a bunch of exciting multimedia features.

Research carried out by several security agencies separately have reached a unanimous conclusion that malware targeting Smartphones and tablets is on the rise exponentially. This revelation came at a time where PCs are slowly and gradually being replaced by these gadgets when it comes to instant messaging, web-surfing or even for business purposes.

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.