Sidekick Mobile Phone with NetBSD: Microsoft's Next?

Feb 04, 2009

Over a year ago Microsoft bought the software company Danger, popular in the U.S. for its Sidekick mobile phone. A new model is coming out, this time running on NetBSD.

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Mail Theft Possible from GroupWise Web Interface

Feb 02, 2009

Security tester ProCheckUp has found critical bugs in Novell's GroupWise WebAccess that could allow e-mail theft.

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Clonezilla: Clone for Windows and Linux Machines

Feb 02, 2009

The latest version of the Norton Ghost clone for Linux brings improved support for Windows clients.

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CeBIT 2009: IBM's Smarter Planet with Green IT and Open Source

Jan 29, 2009

IBM's motto for the upcoming CeBIT 2009 trade show in Hannover, Germany in March is "Smarter Planet": "You'll see that transistors will be everywhere -- animals, people, clothing," says Martin Jetter, CEO of IBM Germany, in his keynote at yesterday's conference preview in Munich

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Debian Founder Murdock Now Sun's Cloud Strategist

Jan 28, 2009

Debian Linux founder and former OpenSolaris chief Ian Murdock is taking over the role of chief strategist for cloud computing at Sun Microsystems.

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Multi-pointer Remote Desktop: Ending the Mouse/Keyboard Wars

Jan 27, 2009

Developer Chris Ball has patched the Vino Virtual Network Computing (VNC) server to display multiple simultaneous mouse and keyboard events. The result could be an end to the battle over mouse and keyboard control among local and remote users in a VNC environment.

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Apt-Dater 0.7 for Mass Remote Updates

Jan 23, 2009

The remote package update manager program apt-dater is now available in version 0.7. It performs software updates on a mass of remote hosts.

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Qt 4.5 Under Lesser GPL

Jan 15, 2009

Nokia will offer its Qt widget collection software under less restrictive LGPL licensing and has opened up its repositories.

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