The Danish Competition Authority has conducted a market analysis of office software so as to give governmental agencies recommendations for public purchases. The results are a definite "live and let live" between the competing standards ODF and OOXML.more »
On August 11, a court in Texas banned the sale of Microsoft Word in the US due to a patent lawsuit, concerning XML features, brought by the Canadian company i4i.more »
The Fraunhofer Institute has published a whitepaper on the interoperability of Office Open XML (OOXML) and the Open Document Format (ODF). Microsoft had a hand in its development.more »
The portable version of the OpenOffice suite is now available in version 3.1.more »
Ebook Readers Ebook readers for the Linux desktopJul 01, 2009
A netbook and a good ebook reader are all you need to mine the wealth of free ebooks glimmering from the depths of the web.more »
Mozilla Weave Browser synchronization and more with Mozilla WeaveJul 01, 2009
Mozilla Weave for Firefox synchronizes your critical browsing information between multiple machines.more »
Workspace: Reminders and Microblogs Managing reminders and microblogs in OpenOfficeJul 01, 2009
If you spend a lot of time in OpenOffice, you can use it to remind you of deadlines or to update your microblog.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.