Welcome EditorialAug 23, 2012
News of Google’s employee survival benefit surfaced recently, much to the amazement of bloggers, who were all out on the prowl for some tech news. In an interview with Forbes Magazine’s Meghan Casserly, Google Chief People Officer Lazlo Bock spelled out the terms. If a Google employee dies, the company will give a surviving spouse or domestic partner half the employee’s salary for up to 10 years.more »
- OSI accepting individual memberships.
- OpenGL 4.3 and ES 3.0.
- License Protection
- Raspberry Pi ramps up production.
- FSFE protects licences when bankruptcy strikes.
- Gaming passwords secured with My1login.
- Web Apps new to Ubuntu.
- LPI Forum
- RSA Anti Rogue App.
- US Cell Phone Right-to-Know Act.
Doghouse: Tiny Computers Doghouse – Tiny ComputersAug 23, 2012
A choice of ultrasmall boards lets future developers learn how to create and program computers.more »
Kernel News Benchmarking FutexesAug 23, 2012
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
Android's market share climbs to 64.1%– up 20.7 percentage points from 2011.more »
Free Software licenses could face legal challenges in some European jurisdictions.more »
GIMP 2.8 An overview of the new features in GIMP 2.8Jul 24, 2012
Although the developers of GIMP version 2.8 have not achieved all their goals, they’ve awakened great expectations with some impressive new features.more »
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.
Fedora developers release the first alpha version of Fedora 19, known as Schrödinger’s Cat, for general testing. The final release is expected in July 2013.
ack is a grep-like, command-line tool that has been optimized for programmers to search large trees of source code.
New features in SUSE Studio 1.3 include enhanced cloud integration, VM platform support, and lifecycle management.
The Linux Foundation recently announced that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
Open source version of LiveCode is now available for developing apps, games, and utilities for all major platforms.
OpenDaylight is an open source software-defined networking project committed to furthering adoption of SDN and accelerating innovation in a vendor-neutral and open environment.
The new Gnome release includes privacy and sharing settings, allowing more user control over access to personal information.
Mozilla is collaborating with Samsung on a new web browser engine called Servo.