34 Free Software Advocates Elected to European Parliament Free Software Wins in European ElectionsJun 17, 2014
Free software advocacy groups in Europe signed up 162 pro-free software candidates, 34 of whom were elected to the European Parliament.more »
Fast-Tracking Speech Recognition The Open Speech Initiative BeginsMar 10, 2014
OSI seeks to bring advanced speech processing to free software.more »
MakePlayLive Releases New Single-Board System Open Hardware Collective Takes on the Big VendorsDec 17, 2013
The KDE Vivaldi tablet isn’t here yet, but its development team is proposing cooperative businesses and open hardware as the future of free software.more »
The Linux-libre Project Freeing the Linux KernelNov 04, 2013
The Linux kernel and its penguin mascot are widely viewed as the symbol of free and open source software. The truth, however, is that the Linux kernel is only partly free.more »
Introducing the Accessible Computing Foundation Assistive TechnologySep 23, 2013
Assistive technologies may be the next major challenge for free software.more »
Replicant: The Struggle for Free Mobile The Struggle for Free MobileAug 26, 2013
Most people are under the impression that Android is free software, so why the need for Replicant, a project that describes itself as a “fully free Android distribution”?more »
GNOME Women in Open Source Project The GNOME Outreach Program for WomenJun 28, 2013
The GNOME Outreach Program for Women has seen success that other programs set up to encourage women in FOSS have not. We look at some of the reasons why.more »
Welcome EditorialMay 31, 2013
The long anticipated phenomenon of 3D printing, which the futurists have long identified as a potential “disruptive technology,” truly arrived this month with the appearance of the first 3D-printing controversy: 3D printing of cheap hand guns. Pop science prognosticators who have been bleary-eyed over the “promise” of 3D printing seemed caught off guard by the appearance of the first 3D guns. (You mean this wasn’t just for printing heart valves and Ironman exoskeletons?) At last, 3D printing was not just a quirky popular science oddity, but something that could serve as the fodder for moral arguments – by both sides, and a blogosphere seemingly thrilled to have some new material for speech making and hand wringing.more »
Should you trust an online service to store your online passwords?
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Redmond rushes in to root out alleged malware haven.
New initiative will bring futuristic virtual reality effects to the web surfing experience.
Dyreza malware launches a man-in-the-middle attack that compromises SSL.
New cloud combines worldwide access with local attention to data security.
A first cousin of the recent Heartbleed attack affects EAP-based wireless and peer-to-peer authentication.
FOSS community acts to protect freedom of choice for laptop devices.
Quintessential open source browser shores up its market share with a step toward the proprietary dark side.
Authorities in 16 countries take action against users of the imfamous BlackShades malware tool.