The 2010 security report looks at more than 291 projects, with special focus on the Android 2.6.32 kernelmore »
MeeGo 1.1 rolls out; 1.2 expected in April 2011more »
$15,000 from Mozilla Foundation and the F123.org-Mais Diferençasmore »
Write Access mozStorageOct 26, 2010
The PublicSQL article in the October 2010 issue was interesting, and I’m sure readers would be interested to know that you can use the mozStorage API to write data to a local SQLite database.more »
Free Software Projects Who says statistics have to be a nightmare? Also in this issue: After the Deadline takes care of language issues.Oct 26, 2010
Even hardened nerds are often over-challenged by the less than intuitive field of statistics. Besides the theory, you need to know how to use the software that converts all the theory into a practical application.more »
Doghouse: Hack and Beer in Rio maddog goes to Rio for “Hack and Beer” and learns to appreciate the journey.Oct 26, 2010
The little boy behind me was really excited about his first airplane trip. When the plane started to take off, he gave a very loud countdown to “blast off!” It was refreshing to hear that much enthusiasm, particularly because air travel has become a “magic elevator” for me. The doors close in one location and open in another, but I have little excitement in the journey, only the destination.more »
Community Notebook Mentorship projects gear up for matchmakingOct 25, 2010
In our September issue, I wrote about mentors – specifically, how someone could find one.more »
Welcome Letter from the EditorOct 25, 2010
My town has one cable company. One or two other options exist for high-speed Internet service – some (but not all) locations support DSL through the phone provider.more »
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.