Machine-generated data is a major factor behind the expansion of the digital Universe.more »
Doghouse: Flourish with FOSS FOSS on the front lines of businessNov 26, 2012
Start-ups, resource-poor enterprises, and nimble organizations turn to Free and Open Source Software to help solve their business problems.more »
Welcome EditorialNov 26, 2012
Let’s see. I need to write something for the Welcome column. I guess eventually it might get posted online, which means I’m writing something for the new web.more »
Kernel News Zack’s Kernel NewsNov 26, 2012
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
Table of Contents: 146 What's inside the January 2012 issueNov 26, 2012
Getting Linux and Windows 8 to work together requires just a little know-how. We help you get started.more »
- Linux Foundation reports Secure Boot solution
- Ubuntu 12.10
- Plasma Active 3
- Android OS Tops
- Linaro Enterprise
- Group formed for ARM architecture
- Android installed on 3 of 4 smartphones
- Community Edition of ownCloud Released
- Phusion Releases Passenger Enterprise 4
- VMware Announces Micro Cloud Foundry Changes
Welcome EditorialOct 26, 2012
I’m looking at another crop of press releases and marveling at the ever-expanding market for products that fall under the ubiquitous heading of Big Data. Big Data is everywhere. (Or is it Big Data are everywhere – to reprise that classic quandary?) Gigantic file storage appliances from vendors like Oracle and HP and software tools like Apache Hadoop continually add new building blocks to the data infrastructure. And the goal of all this? Apart from more conventional uses for scientific modeling and analysis, one of the reasons for this huge interest in accumulating data is a phenomenon known as data mining, which Wikipedia defines as a process that “attempts to discover patterns in large data sets.”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.