IBM declared in a new corporate policy that it was establishing new IT standards and redefining its ties with the International Standards Organization (ISO). If developing countries want to develop their own standards, IBM is willing to support them. Ramifications are clear regarding the turbulent debate around acceptance of Microsoft's Open Office XML (OOXML) data format.more »
The OpenOffice project has taken the next step toward version 3.0 of its free office package by publishing release candidate 2 (RC 2)more »
After some stops and starts, the first release candidate for Open Office 3.0 is finally ready; after some discussions the project team decided today to go for a second try.more »
Workspace: OpenOffice.org Bookmarks How to bookmark anything in OpenOffice.orgAug 31, 2008
Learn how to bookmark OpenOffice.org documents with the Bookmarks Menu extension or create your own bookmarking tool.more »
This month we look at Seagate hard drive announcements; Mandriva's Gdium netbook; new Red Hat solutions; JasperForge v2; AMD Linux drivers; and Gnome Linux on Garmin's Nuvi 880, 860, and 5000 navigation devices.more »
Workspace: Digital Signatures Digital signatures for documents and emailJul 15, 2008
We'll show you the free and easy way to set up digital signatures for office documents and email.more »
The Open Office project has just released version 3 of the free office package.more »
Web-based Office Tools Online office suitesJul 11, 2008
A mobile office without a laptop? No problem – a new generation of web applications converts your browser into a word processor or spreadsheet.more »
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.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.
New partnership will bring more and better CS training to US schools
Criminals offer online help over Tor network
Sophisticated malware is still present on Joomla and WordPress sites around the world.
Future versions of Ubuntu's code service will support the popular Git version control system used with Linux and other open source projects.