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 »
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.