It might have been in an inconspicuous place on their Forums page where Creative Labs announced a new version of the Linux drivers for the Sound Blaster X-Fi and X-Fi Titanium series, but for owners of these sound cards, this news created somewhat of a sensation. The source code is not only readily available, but it's licensed under GPL v2.more »
The computer manufacturer Dell has announced a further recall of potentially dangerous notebook batteries. The recall of the Sony built batteries began in 2006.more »
HP is now entering the second round of the Netbook match. As advertized, Atom instead of VIA, slimmer, more affordable and most importantly, available with Linux.more »
Aimed at small to mid-sized businesses, the Systems z10 Business Class (BC mainframe is IBM's leaner, cheaper version of the high-end mainframe released in February.more »
Kyocera Wireless Corporation (KWC) uses Android software for its own mobile platform. The embedded Linux firm Wind River has engaged itself as an integrator.more »
Sun Microsystems has dropped three new Linux servers on the market: a storage module with 1.2 TBytes, a blade module with two AMD Opteron Quadcores and a blade server with two Intel Xeon Quadcores. A photo gallery shows them in detail.more »
After the glut of netbooks on the market, Imovio, an offshoot of U.S. company Comsciences, presents the iKit Multimedia Messenger, a palm-sized netbook with Linux.more »
International Data Corporation (IDC) has analyzed PC sales figures for EMEA in the third quarter of 2008 and discovered that netbooks are responsible for more than half the nearly 30% sales growth. Linux is to ride along on the wave, which is to remain at its current level.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.