Microsoft's current patent suit against navigation software maker TomTom has caused quite a stir in the Open Source arena and might turn into a wave of MS attacks on Linux.more »
In March (3-8, 2009), CeBIT will once again be opening its gates in Hannover, Germany. The world's largest and most renowned trade fair for the world of IT and telecommunications will be featuring Open Source topics in hall 6. The CeBIT Open Source Forum 2009 will be the venue of daily lectures on the use of Linux and free software - and you can watch them online, live and for free!more »
The GNU Project's Bourne Again Shell (bash) is now in its fourth major version, which provides numerous enhancements.more »
In his blog, "The Geek Stuff", software engineering manager Ramesh Natarajan offers tips and advice for Linux users.more »
Big Blue is now providing images for Amazon's cloud. A cloud software-as-service (SaaS) for SUSE Linux, among other products, is to follow.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- AllBSD FreeBSD and NetBSD -- Representing the BSD Operating SystemsFeb 10, 2009
FreeBSD and NetBSD are among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, sharing a booth and representing "Berkeley Software Distribution" operating systems. If you paid attention -- you're right, actually it's 16 projects at the Open Source Project Lounge.more »
Dag Wieers of Project Centos made a passionate plea for more private users to turn to the free Red Hat Enterprise clone, and stressed that commercial companies with non-critical machines could also benefit from Centos.more »
Virtualization specialist VMware has released a free Linux client for its VMware View desktop solution.more »
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
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.