Hardware specialist Intel and embedded systems manufacturer Wind River are aiming to put Linux on wheels. Both enterprises have announced their intention to release a jointly developed Linux platform for the automotive industry.more »
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Many enterprises still rely heavily on mainframes, which makes it all the more difficult to get your hands on one and install Linux on it. The Hercules emulator gives you a full-fledged alternative.more »
After porting its Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) and Workbench developer environment to Sun's multithreading capable UltraSPARC T2 processor, embedded specialist Wind River says that it has laid down the tracks for the development of high-performance network components.more »
Intel's 10GBit Ethernet adapters for servers can now run the Fibre Channel protocol over Ethernet connections.more »
Hewlett Packard has announced a 9” HP 2133 mini-notebook in line with the current MID boom.more »
The Brazilian election authority has announced that voting systems based on Linux will be used for the election later this year.more »
Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded (UME) will be out soon, and Linux Magazine Brazil had a preview at Bossa Conference 2008, presented by Adilson Oliveira from Canonical. UME is targeted at connectivity devices, such as UMPCs and MIDs (Mobile Internet Devices), but not at cell phones, as they are "too closed", according to Oliveira.more »
Although Wal-Mart sold out of the "Green gPC" by Everex, the supermarket chain will not be putting any more Linux PCs on its shelves.more »
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.