“There has not been a comprehensive, up-to-date freely available catalog like this for a long time,” said Victor Palau, Platform Services Manager at Canonical. “By making this open and easily searchable we want to speed the component selection for Ubuntu machines, and allow us and our partner manufacturers to focus on the value-added user experience.”more »
Doghouse: Hack and Beer in Rio maddog goes to Rio for “Hack and Beer” and learns to appreciate the journey.Oct 26, 2010
The little boy behind me was really excited about his first airplane trip. When the plane started to take off, he gave a very loud countdown to “blast off!” It was refreshing to hear that much enthusiasm, particularly because air travel has become a “magic elevator” for me. The doors close in one location and open in another, but I have little excitement in the journey, only the destination.more »
A Microsoft product is also in the works.more »
Analysis by comScore indicates that the Blackberry from RIM is clearly number one in U.S. smartphone sales.more »
The minimalist ttylinux distro is now available in ARM and PowerPC versions.more »
Small wonder: the microcomputer with a 3-inch screen, flip lid and keyboard seems fragile, but has a lot to it –– even if the screen is a bit too soft.more »
Imad Sousou, director of Intel's Open Source Technology Center, has released the first parts for developers of the Linux-based MeeGo platform for mobile devices.more »
Red Hat has increased Linux version 5.5 compatibility and is providing new packages.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm