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 »
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.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.