Trolltech Makes KDE Developer its Vice President of Engineering

Dec 14, 2007

Lars Knoll is to become part of the Trolltech management team. As Vice President of Engineering, he will lead the developer teams in Norway, Germany and Australia.

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Miquel de Icaza: Moonlight Making Progress

Dec 06, 2007

Mono developer and Novell employee Miquel de Icaza reported on the progress being made by Moonlight at the XML 2007 Conference in Boston. Moonlight is the Linux variant of Microsoft’s Silverlight solution.

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Ted Ts'o Joins Linux Foundation

Dec 05, 2007

US kernel developer Theodore Ts'o will be joining the Linux Foundation for the next two years as Chief Platform Strategist.

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Qmail is Public Domain

Dec 03, 2007

Developer Daniel Bernstein has placed his Qmail mail server in the public domain.

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Linus Torvalds on the Near Future of the Linux Kernel

Nov 27, 2007

Talking in an interview with InformationWeek Linus Torvalds revealed what features and functions we can look forward to from the Linux kernel in the near future, what direction development will take, and what his views are on the continual accusations by Microsoft.

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IBM, Universities Collaborate on Technologies for the Aging Workforce

Nov 21, 2007

IBM and the researchers at the University of Dundee School of Computing (UK) and the University of Miami's Miller School of Medicine are collaborating to develop open source software technology tools to accommodate the needs of older workers to help them adapt to and remain productive in the changing workplace of the 21st century.

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Debian Port for Eee PC

Nov 12, 2007

Developers are currently working on a Debian variant for the lightweight Linux Eee notebook by Asus.

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ODF vs. CDF: Storm in a Tea Cup?

Nov 02, 2007

An organization calling itself the Open Document Foundation has given rise to rumors and speculation concerning the free document standard Open Document Format, ODF, of late. Leading members of the ODF Alliance say that it would be wrong to overestimate the significance of the Open Document Foundation.

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