A $409 investment buys you a 1.8 Ghz Core 2 Duo machine with 1GB of memory and a 250GB hard drive running Ubuntu (no monitor included). An identical system running Windows Vista is $80 more expensive. Guess what the OEM price for Windows Vista could be?
Around the same time, Dell unveiled a retail partnership with Walmart that will see Dell computers showing up in the cramped aisles of the discount retailer's stores. The partnership is significant because it marks the end of Dell's exclusive direct model.
Ceres, located in the asteroid belt, has a carbonaceous-rich upper crust, SwRI study claims
The spacecraft found traces of hydrogen and oxygen molecules, known as hydroxyls, embedded in the rocky surface of the asteroid
The skeleton was unearthed more than 20 years ago in South Africa
Moon's dark side is mountainous, rugged and never visible from the Earth