Under the motto "Reuse components, don't reinvent the wheel," Friedger Mueffke, founder of OpenIntents, described his project and its next steps. Using so-called intents, Android apps can provide services to other apps.more »
Computer science veteran Andrew Tanenbaum presented the third version of his Minix operating system at the FOSDEM 2010 conference on February 6-7 in Brussels, Belgium.more »
Grsync, a graphical user interface for the rsync synchronization tool, is now available in version 1.0.0 for Maemo.more »
The Symbian Foundation has released its mobile platform of the same name as free software.more »
Palm hits the gas pedal: with a six-figure monetary award for the most downloaded webOS applications the California company wants to heat up the app development market.more »
Apple's iPad has evidently inspired the free Chromium OS and Google into developing a hardware implementation in tablet form.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge - Navit Navit -- open source navigation softwareFeb 02, 2010
Navit is among the 15 projects to present their work during CeBIT 2010, offering an open-source navigation with support for many mapping formats.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- LiMux LiMux - the Open Source Client of the City of MunichFeb 02, 2010
LiMux is among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, the famous government client project of the City of Munich.more »
New release comes with better semantic search and improvements to Kontact.
Annual code quality report shows FOSS is more secure at all project size levels.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
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.