With the “Implementation Notes”, Microsoft has published documents recording the integration of Open Document Format (ODF) 1.1 into its Office 2007 package.more »
Google Chart Eye-catching graphics with the Google Charts APIDec 01, 2008
The Google Chart API lets you draw custom graphs, charts, maps, and barcodes through a simple web interface.more »
Once considered by Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer as a plague on all software and the work of the devil, open source software is now accepted with open arms by Microsoft, even evoking their active support.more »
OpenOffice.org Writer The power of word processingNov 26, 2008
A reliable word processing application is a basic computing requirement. We'll show you how to get started with OpenOffice.org's Writer.more »
At the 6th Annual OpenOffice.org Convention in Peking November 5-7, the project could celebrate a new milestone in their 3.0 release: downloads of their office package have reached 10 million.more »
Gobby Collaborative editing of text documentsNov 05, 2008
If you are looking for a tool for collaborative text editing across a network, Gobby might be the Gobby lets multiple users edit text documents collaboratively and discuss the changes online.more »
Plone 3.0 Content management with Plone 3.0Nov 05, 2008
The simplicity and power of Plone make it the open source CMS of choice for sophisticated sites. Plone 3.0, which was released in August, brings many improvements and enhanced support for enterprise applications.more »
OpenOffice.org 3.0 First Look at OpenOffice.org 3.0Nov 01, 2008
The previous major releases of OpenOffice.org didn't disappoint, so hopes are high for the upcoming version 3.0 of one of the most important open source applications around. We look at what mouth-watering goodies the new version has to offer.more »
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.