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 »
- OSI accepting individual memberships.
- OpenGL 4.3 and ES 3.0.
- License Protection
- Raspberry Pi ramps up production.
- FSFE protects licences when bankruptcy strikes.
- Gaming passwords secured with My1login.
- Web Apps new to Ubuntu.
- LPI Forum
- RSA Anti Rogue App.
- US Cell Phone Right-to-Know Act.
Doghouse: Tiny Computers Doghouse – Tiny ComputersAug 23, 2012
A choice of ultrasmall boards lets future developers learn how to create and program computers.more »
Kernel News Benchmarking FutexesAug 23, 2012
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
Android's market share climbs to 64.1%– up 20.7 percentage points from 2011.more »
Free Software licenses could face legal challenges in some European jurisdictions.more »
GIMP 2.8 An overview of the new features in GIMP 2.8Jul 24, 2012
Although the developers of GIMP version 2.8 have not achieved all their goals, they’ve awakened great expectations with some impressive new features.more »
Report from the X-Force group says attackers are using TOR to hide their crimes
Future Firefox extensions will be compatible with Chrome.
Better read this if you bought your computer before 2011
Users should upgrade to the new version as soon as possible
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
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.