Gears Team project manager Ian Fette revealed in the Gears blog why development on the product was stalled for months: the project is to lose its independence because the effort on Gears was to become part of HTML5 and Chrome.more »
In an open letter to Google, the Free Software Foundation suggested that the software giant freely release the VP8 HD video compression format after having acquired the On2 video technology firm.more »
Gitg, a GUI program that works with git repositories, is available for download in version 0.0.6.more »
The Ssscrape tool screen-scrapes data from RSS and Atom feeds, blogs and podcasts. The open source software is now available in version 1.0.more »
A few media technology companies have joined the LiMo Foundation, Adobe Systems among the newest ones.more »
The 4.6 release from Qt comes with a Symbian installer, Qt APIs for mobile devices and the promised Maemo 5 port.more »
Linux Pro Magazine met the author of numerous standard works in informatics and the most famous Linux critic at the Fosdem in Brussels.more »
According to an announcement by the European OSOR information service, a group of Czech companies and individuals has offered a roughly 3,200 euro award to develop platform-independent access to the mandatory "Data boxes" email service used by government agencies.more »
Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.