"Android is poised to take over as the leading smartphone operating system in 2011 after racing into the number 2 position in 2010," said Ramon Llamas, senior research analyst with IDC's Mobile Devices Technology and Trends team.more »
Google Summer of Code has brought together over 4,500 students from around the world with over 300 open source projects and together have created millions of lines of code.more »
For those who weren't about to make it the CeBIT Open Source Forum 2011 in Hannover, Germany earlier this month, video of the presentations are now available to the general public free of change.more »
"Jobs and Events are the primary Upstart concepts," writes James Hunt Ubuntu Upstart maintainer at Canonical. "The version of Upstart provided with Ubuntu Natty provides a new “initctl” command “show-config” which when coupled with a new tool “initctl2dot” allows these interactions to be understood visually."more »
Mozilla announces availability of its Firefox 4 (release candidate) for Android and Maemo.more »
“Stronger definition of network behavior in software is a growing trend, and open interfaces are going to lead to faster innovation,” said Nick McKeown, ONF Board member and professor at Stanford University.more »
Google has announced the accepted projects list for its 2011 Google Summer of Code (GSOC) Program.more »
“We are ready to support OpenStack deployments anywhere starting today.” ~ Jim Curry, General Manager of Rackspace Cloud Buildersmore »
Version 16 of the popular Linux desktop reveals new tools, edge-snapping, and performance improvements.
Symantec says Linux-Darlioz burrows in through PHP.
Dell renews its quest for the ultimate developer machine.
Innovative back door looks like normal SSH traffic.
One of CeBITs most successful forums opens the new year with a new name. The popular Open Source Forum continues in 2014 under the name Special Conference: Open Source. This year, the forum will be bigger and offer a wider range of possibilities for sponsors.
New release offers better graphics drivers and expands filesystem support.
New mail protocol will shut out the NSA and prevent snooping on metadata.
A new web application helps users visualize distributed denial-of-service attacks.
Ubuntu 13.10 takes a step toward convergence, with lots of mobility, but Mir only partly here.
Galileo board is targeted to embedded developers and educational institutions.