Welcome EditorialSep 21, 2012
Patent law is a very imperfect tool for establishing moral culpability. Whether you favor patents or not, it is important to face the fact that patent law is a construct of the business world. Patents protect opportunities for patent holders and restrict opportunities for others – all for some supposedly greater purpose, we are told, but in any case, none of this ever has the clarity that will allow you to point your finger at a violator as you would at someone who stole your car. So I don’t have a lot of faith in patents, but I still have a feeling you’ll do better in life if you come up with your own solutions.more »
- Android gains market share
- VMware Workstation
- Perforce on Demand
- openSUSE 12.2 released
- CUDA 5 rc
- Web Foundation index measures world
- New Z shell release first since 2004
SpringSource Releases New Tool Suites
Codethink Releases Baserock 1.1
PostgreSQL 9.2 Released
ROSA Announces Enterprise Distributionmore »
Doghouse: Know Thyself Strategic planningSep 21, 2012
Mission, vision, and value statements can help define small businesses, corporations, and movements – including FOSS.more »
Table of Contents: 144 HadoopSep 21, 2012
Getting into high-performance computing has never been easier. We investigate HPC cloud computing and a popular Big Data platform.more »
Event Report: OSCON 2012 Event Report – OSCON 2012Aug 23, 2012
OSCON always manages to change with the times without giving up the original vision of community and new ideas.more »
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.
Longtime litigator revives an ancient suit against IBM alleging Linux infringes on Unix copyrights.
Specialty distro keeps the focus on advanced learning.
The openSUSE Conference will be held July 18-22, 2013, at the Olympic Museum in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Security breached at home sites of the CMS project.
Lead Java developer vows policy changes and more attention to fixing problems.
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Many package updates and Steam integration highlight the latest from the Mandriva-based community Linux.
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.