Welcome EditorialMay 29, 2012
A little over a year ago, I wrote a column about a Nokia memo that appeared a little over a year ago. The famous “Burning Platform” memo made the case for Nokia bailing out of the open source MeeGo project as a last-ditch effort to save the company.more »
Doghouse: USB Promos USB PromosMay 29, 2012
Some clever marketing people have started issuing USB drives loaded with their promotional information in lieu of the usual pamphlets and swag.more »
• CloudStack moves toApache
• Red Hat Data Grid 6 beta released
• News Bites
• Blue Systems sponsors Kubuntu
• IBM PowerLinux Solutions
• Spyrus Pocket Drive
• Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for desktop launched
• Ubuntu 12.10 flies with Quantal Quetzal
• Coverity 6.0 released
Red Hat Announces OpenShift Origin
OpenMAMA 2.1 Now Available
Tizen Association Releases Larkspur
Yocto Project 1.2 Releasedmore »
• The Linux Foundation welcomes four new members
• Gnome 3.4 released
• News Bites
• Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 2
• Vector Linux 7.0 Light
• Linux 3.3
• XBMC 11.0
• Metal-as-a-service provisioning tool
• Knoppix 7.0 with kernel 3.2.4
• SUSE milestones
• MythTV 0.25 out
• Android emulator improved
• Qt 5 Alpha source only release
Annual Future of Open Source Survey points out market opportunities.more »
Doghouse: Accessibility Community NotebookMar 29, 2012
Designing computers for everyone: maddog considers some computer accessibility issues.more »
Welcome EditorialMar 29, 2012
“Making revolution is not a crime!” This catchy turn of phrase is often attributed to Jian Qing, otherwise known as Madame Mao, otherwise known as one of the notorious Gang of Four – the group of former Chinese leaders who stood trial in 1980 for launching the devastating and discredited Cultural Revolution in China.more »
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.
The Linux New Media Awards have honored the most significant products, projects, people, and organizations for open source/Linux every year since 2000.
Legendary Uber-distro splits over the systemd controversy.
New LTS version offers many refinements for the Cinnamon and Mate desktops and significant improvement under the hood.
One of CeBIT’s most successful forums returns in 2015.