Google will close the microblog project Jaiku and publish the source code under an Apache license.more »
Nokia will offer its Qt widget collection software under less restrictive LGPL licensing and has opened up its repositories.more »
Linux kernel developer Jonathan Corbet has just previewed the features of the upcoming Linux Kernel 2.6.29 that includes Btrfs, which he claims is the filesystem of the future.more »
One of the highlights of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) just ending in Las Vegas is Palm's offering of its WebOS for mobile devices. A fitting name for its coming attraction in mid-2009 that uses this OS is the Palm Pre, to be offered exclusively through Sprint.more »
Free VoIP platform software FreeSWITCH is now in version 1.0.2. Enhancements include a fax module and new codecs for higher sampling rates.more »
Sun Microsystems has acquired Belgian company Q-Layer, which specializes in cloud computing.more »
X2Go Server-based computing with the free X2Go terminal serverJan 01, 2009
The open source X2Go project is rapidly approaching version 3, which adds features such as new clients and seamless windows.more »
Mesh Networking Exploring IEEE 802.11s mesh networkingJan 01, 2009
Mesh networking comes to with the IEEE802.11s draft standard. We'll show you how to mix a mesh.more »
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.
Four-inch-long computer on a stick lets you boot a full Linux system from any HDMI display device.
New statute would require companies to report break-ins to consumers.
Weird data transfer technique avoids all standard security measures.
FIDO alliance declares the beginning of the end for old-style login authentication.
The Linux New Media Awards have honored the most significant products, projects, people, and organizations for open source/Linux every year since 2000.
Legendary Uber-distro splits over the systemd controversy.
New LTS version offers many refinements for the Cinnamon and Mate desktops and significant improvement under the hood.
One of CeBIT’s most successful forums returns in 2015.