Linux Bier Wanderung 2012 The Linux Beer Hike in BelgiumSep 21, 2012
Land of the fries, home of the beer? Belgium has more to offer than that! In 2001 the LBW went to Bouillon, and this year the geeks returned to the small country in Western Europe – specifically to Diksmuide in West Flanders.more »
Welcome EditorialSep 21, 2012
Patent law is a very imperfect tool for establishing moral culpability. Whether you favor patents or not, it is important to face the fact that patent law is a construct of the business world. Patents protect opportunities for patent holders and restrict opportunities for others – all for some supposedly greater purpose, we are told, but in any case, none of this ever has the clarity that will allow you to point your finger at a violator as you would at someone who stole your car. So I don’t have a lot of faith in patents, but I still have a feeling you’ll do better in life if you come up with your own solutions.more »
- Android gains market share
- VMware Workstation
- Perforce on Demand
- openSUSE 12.2 released
- CUDA 5 rc
- Web Foundation index measures world
- New Z shell release first since 2004
SpringSource Releases New Tool Suites
Codethink Releases Baserock 1.1
PostgreSQL 9.2 Released
ROSA Announces Enterprise Distributionmore »
Doghouse: Know Thyself Strategic planningSep 21, 2012
Mission, vision, and value statements can help define small businesses, corporations, and movements – including FOSS.more »
Table of Contents: 144 HadoopSep 21, 2012
Getting into high-performance computing has never been easier. We investigate HPC cloud computing and a popular Big Data platform.more »
Event Report: OSCON 2012 Event Report – OSCON 2012Aug 23, 2012
OSCON always manages to change with the times without giving up the original vision of community and new ideas.more »
Welcome EditorialAug 23, 2012
News of Google’s employee survival benefit surfaced recently, much to the amazement of bloggers, who were all out on the prowl for some tech news. In an interview with Forbes Magazine’s Meghan Casserly, Google Chief People Officer Lazlo Bock spelled out the terms. If a Google employee dies, the company will give a surviving spouse or domestic partner half the employee’s salary for up to 10 years.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.