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 »
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Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics