Google will close the microblog project Jaiku and publish the source code under an Apache license.more »
Nokia will offer its Qt widget collection software under less restrictive LGPL licensing and has opened up its repositories.more »
Linux kernel developer Jonathan Corbet has just previewed the features of the upcoming Linux Kernel 2.6.29 that includes Btrfs, which he claims is the filesystem of the future.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 »
Free VoIP platform software FreeSWITCH is now in version 1.0.2. Enhancements include a fax module and new codecs for higher sampling rates.more »
Sun Microsystems has acquired Belgian company Q-Layer, which specializes in cloud computing.more »
X2Go Server-based computing with the free X2Go terminal serverDec 31, 2008
The open source X2Go project is rapidly approaching version 3, which adds features such as new clients and seamless windows.more »
Mesh Networking Exploring IEEE 802.11s mesh networkingDec 31, 2008
Mesh networking comes to with the IEEE802.11s draft standard. We'll show you how to mix a mesh.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