Security tester ProCheckUp has found critical bugs in Novell's GroupWise WebAccess that could allow e-mail theft.more »
The latest version of the Norton Ghost clone for Linux brings improved support for Windows clients.more »
IBM's motto for the upcoming CeBIT 2009 trade show in Hannover, Germany in March is "Smarter Planet": "You'll see that transistors will be everywhere -- animals, people, clothing," says Martin Jetter, CEO of IBM Germany, in his keynote at yesterday's conference preview in Munichmore »
Debian Linux founder and former OpenSolaris chief Ian Murdock is taking over the role of chief strategist for cloud computing at Sun Microsystems.more »
Developer Chris Ball has patched the Vino Virtual Network Computing (VNC) server to display multiple simultaneous mouse and keyboard events. The result could be an end to the battle over mouse and keyboard control among local and remote users in a VNC environment.more »
The remote package update manager program apt-dater is now available in version 0.7. It performs software updates on a mass of remote hosts.more »
Nokia will offer its Qt widget collection software under less restrictive LGPL licensing and has opened up its repositories.more »
One of the highlights of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) just ending in Las Vegas is Palm's offering of its WebOS for mobile devices. A fitting name for its coming attraction in mid-2009 that uses this OS is the Palm Pre, to be offered exclusively through Sprint.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.