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  • Is Cloud OS Maker Jolicloud Preparing To Sell A Netbook Of Its Own?

    Jolicloud, which set out to build a cloud-based operating system for netbooks, appears to be preparing to build and sell its own line of actual netbooks, too. Tariq Krim, founder and CEO of the French startup, earlier today tweeted links to two interesting pictures. As others are speculating, these pictures suggest Jolicloud is working on a proper netbook rather than sticking with just… Read More

  • Is Cloud OS Maker Jolicloud Preparing To Sell A Netbook Of Its Own?

    Is Cloud OS Maker Jolicloud Preparing To Sell A Netbook Of Its Own?

    Jolicloud, which set out to build a cloud-based operating system for netbooks, appears to be preparing to build and sell its own line of actual netbooks, too. Tariq Krim, founder and CEO of the French startup, earlier today tweeted links to two interesting pictures. As others are speculating, these pictures suggest Jolicloud is working on a proper netbook rather than sticking with just… Read More

  • Jolicloud 1.0 "the (free) iPhonesque OS for netbooks" goes live

    Jolicloud 1.0 "the (free) iPhonesque OS for netbooks" goes live

    It’s been roughly a year since Jolicloud‘s alpha release and the company founded by Netvibes founder, Tariq Krim, has just launched Jolicloud 1.0 to the public. The iPhonesque open source OS oriented towards netbooks has more than just an incredibly sexy interface, with an App Store-like selection of over 700 apps (going on 1,000 before the end of the year) – giving users… Read More

  • With Jolicloud's "iPhonesque OS for Netbooks" Even Grandma Will Use the Cloud

    It’s been roughly a year since Jolicloud‘s alpha release and the company founded by Netvibes founder, Tariq Krim, has just launched Jolicloud 1.0 to the public. The iPhonesque open source OS oriented towards netbooks has more than just an incredibly sexy interface, with an App Store-like selection of over 700 apps (going on 1,000 before the end of the year) – giving users… Read More

  • Jolicloud 1.0 will support some touch displays out of the box

    Joilcloud, is a Linux-based operating system for small devices (e.g. netbooks and touchscreens). The new version 1.0 now supports a long list of touchscreen devices right out of the box. Check out the video of it in action showing off the new HTML 5 interface. Looks pretty cool. Read More

  • Next10: Tariq Krim talks up new version of Jolicloud based on HTML5

    Next10: Tariq Krim talks up new version of Jolicloud based on HTML5

    During his presentation at next10 today in Berlin, Jolicloud founder and CEO Tariq Krim talked up the move to HTML5 (via Google’s Chrome browser engine) and indicated that the company’s netbook OS will open up to 3rd party developers within a couple of weeks. Krim has garnered a lot of attention for the free cloud-based operating system, which recently exited beta. To keep up with… Read More

  • Netbook OS Maker Jolicloud Switches From Mozilla Prism To Chrome For Web Apps

    Netbook OS Maker Jolicloud Switches From Mozilla Prism To Chrome For Web Apps

    Jolicloud, the French startup founded by well-known European entrepreneur Tariq Krim that produces a custom Linux-based operating system for netbooks, has just announced on its blog that it will be releasing a solid beta version of the OS later this month. In a fairly surprising move, the company also announced that it is ditching Mozilla Prism in favor of Google Chrome to power the back-end… Read More

  • Can Jolicloud Win In A Chrome OS Netbook World?

    Can Jolicloud Win In A Chrome OS Netbook World?

    Only the truly adventurous are running Chrome OS on their computers today. But it’s the elephant in the room whenever Jolicloud, an ambitious netbook operating system startup, is discussed. We first covered the startup in late 2008, when netbooks were mostly running Windows XP or Linux. In June, when the first invites to Jolicloud went out, it looked like a winner. I caught up with CEO… Read More

  • Jolicloud Launches Beta Version Of Its Netbook OS At Le Web

    Jolicloud Launches Beta Version Of Its Netbook OS At Le Web

    Well-known European entrepreneur Tariq Krim just finished presenting the public beta release of Jolicloud, a new type of operating system for netbooks that we’ve covered a couple of times before, at Le Web. As of today, you can install Jolicloud Express on most Windows netbooks out there easily by simply downloading the installation file and run it from the machine (when I installed… Read More

  • Jolicloud Steps Up Its Game As Pre-Launch Excitement For Chrome OS Builds

    Jolicloud Steps Up Its Game As Pre-Launch Excitement For Chrome OS Builds

    In a couple of hours, Google is going to share more details about its upcoming operating system Chrome OS at an event in Mountain View that will most likely be covered from start to finish by TechCrunch writers (and then some) as well as a slew of other media outlets. Jolicloud, that other OS for netbooks that is completely built for people who live and work on the Web from the ground up, has… Read More