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Glenn Fleishman is the owner and editor of The Magazine, a fortnightly periodical of stories for curious people with a technical bent. He is a regular contributor to the Economist and a senior contributor to Macworld.

Mobile Platforms Loosen Grip

Nokia's purchase of the part of Symbian it didn't already own may signal a change towards openness in mobile platforms, but it's too early to tell precisely what "open" means.

Blu Note: Dell Adds Blu-ray to Sub-$1,000 NoteBook (or Does It?)

The immediate impact of the end of the high-def DVD war is the quick drop in price in getting a Blu-ray drive in a laptop. But under $1,000? Configurator says no.