The 2010 security report looks at more than 291 projects, with special focus on the Android 2.6.32 kernelmore »
MeeGo 1.1 rolls out; 1.2 expected in April 2011more »
$15,000 from Mozilla Foundation and the F123.org-Mais Diferençasmore »
Write Access mozStorageOct 26, 2010
The PublicSQL article in the October 2010 issue was interesting, and I’m sure readers would be interested to know that you can use the mozStorage API to write data to a local SQLite database.more »
Free Software Projects Who says statistics have to be a nightmare? Also in this issue: After the Deadline takes care of language issues.Oct 26, 2010
Even hardened nerds are often over-challenged by the less than intuitive field of statistics. Besides the theory, you need to know how to use the software that converts all the theory into a practical application.more »
Doghouse: Hack and Beer in Rio maddog goes to Rio for “Hack and Beer” and learns to appreciate the journey.Oct 26, 2010
The little boy behind me was really excited about his first airplane trip. When the plane started to take off, he gave a very loud countdown to “blast off!” It was refreshing to hear that much enthusiasm, particularly because air travel has become a “magic elevator” for me. The doors close in one location and open in another, but I have little excitement in the journey, only the destination.more »
Community Notebook Mentorship projects gear up for matchmakingOct 25, 2010
In our September issue, I wrote about mentors – specifically, how someone could find one.more »
Welcome Letter from the EditorOct 25, 2010
My town has one cable company. One or two other options exist for high-speed Internet service – some (but not all) locations support DSL through the phone provider.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.