Under the motto "Reuse components, don't reinvent the wheel," Friedger Mueffke, founder of OpenIntents, described his project and its next steps. Using so-called intents, Android apps can provide services to other apps.more »
Computer science veteran Andrew Tanenbaum presented the third version of his Minix operating system at the FOSDEM 2010 conference on February 6-7 in Brussels, Belgium.more »
Grsync, a graphical user interface for the rsync synchronization tool, is now available in version 1.0.0 for Maemo.more »
The Symbian Foundation has released its mobile platform of the same name as free software.more »
Palm hits the gas pedal: with a six-figure monetary award for the most downloaded webOS applications the California company wants to heat up the app development market.more »
Apple's iPad has evidently inspired the free Chromium OS and Google into developing a hardware implementation in tablet form.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge - Navit Navit -- open source navigation softwareFeb 02, 2010
Navit is among the 15 projects to present their work during CeBIT 2010, offering an open-source navigation with support for many mapping formats.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- LiMux LiMux - the Open Source Client of the City of MunichFeb 02, 2010
LiMux is among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, the famous government client project of the City of Munich.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm