Welcome EditorialMay 29, 2012
A little over a year ago, I wrote a column about a Nokia memo that appeared a little over a year ago. The famous “Burning Platform” memo made the case for Nokia bailing out of the open source MeeGo project as a last-ditch effort to save the company.more »
Doghouse: USB Promos USB PromosMay 29, 2012
Some clever marketing people have started issuing USB drives loaded with their promotional information in lieu of the usual pamphlets and swag.more »
• CloudStack moves toApache
• Red Hat Data Grid 6 beta released
• News Bites
• Blue Systems sponsors Kubuntu
• IBM PowerLinux Solutions
• Spyrus Pocket Drive
• Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for desktop launched
• Ubuntu 12.10 flies with Quantal Quetzal
• Coverity 6.0 released
Red Hat Announces OpenShift Origin
OpenMAMA 2.1 Now Available
Tizen Association Releases Larkspur
Yocto Project 1.2 Releasedmore »
• The Linux Foundation welcomes four new members
• Gnome 3.4 released
• News Bites
• Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 2
• Vector Linux 7.0 Light
• Linux 3.3
• XBMC 11.0
• Metal-as-a-service provisioning tool
• Knoppix 7.0 with kernel 3.2.4
• SUSE milestones
• MythTV 0.25 out
• Android emulator improved
• Qt 5 Alpha source only release
Annual Future of Open Source Survey points out market opportunities.more »
Doghouse: Accessibility Community NotebookMar 29, 2012
Designing computers for everyone: maddog considers some computer accessibility issues.more »
Welcome EditorialMar 29, 2012
“Making revolution is not a crime!” This catchy turn of phrase is often attributed to Jian Qing, otherwise known as Madame Mao, otherwise known as one of the notorious Gang of Four – the group of former Chinese leaders who stood trial in 1980 for launching the devastating and discredited Cultural Revolution in China.more »
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.