Linux New Media Awards 2010 Presented at CeBIT
Markus Feilner, Klaus Knopper, and Jim Zemlin helped present the 2010 Linux New Media Awards at CeBIT. Winners accepted their awards on stage while the ceremony streamed live over the Internet.
The Linux New Media awards jury included members of the open source community, editors, and industry experts. This year's categories were Outstanding Contribution to Open Source/Linux /Free Software, Most Innovative Open Source/Free Software project, Most Linux/Open Source-friendly Hardware Vendor, and Best Open Source Contribution for Mobile Devices. Two new categories were added this year: Best Open Source Firefox Extension and Best Open Source Solution for Cloud Computing.
Xen received the first award, which was presented for Best Open Source Solution for Cloud Computing. Keir Fraser accepted the award on behalf of Xen.
The next award, which Wolfgang Rosenberg accepted, went to Intel for the Most Linux/Open Source-friendly Hardware Vendor.
Mozilla Corporation's Chris Hofmann presented Wladimir Palant with the Best Open Source Firefox Extension award for AdBlock.
The Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin presented the Outstanding Contribution to Linux /Open Source/Free Software award. This year's award went to the Linux Kernel Programmers and Hans-Joachim Picht accepted on their behalf.
Congratulations to all the Linux New Media 2010 award winners!
If you missed the awards ceremony via Live streaming, you can watch the video archives when we post them online soon.
Should you trust an online service to store your online passwords?
New B+ board lets you build cool things without the complication of a powered USB hub.
Redmond rushes in to root out alleged malware haven.
New initiative will bring futuristic virtual reality effects to the web surfing experience.
Dyreza malware launches a man-in-the-middle attack that compromises SSL.
New cloud combines worldwide access with local attention to data security.
A first cousin of the recent Heartbleed attack affects EAP-based wireless and peer-to-peer authentication.
FOSS community acts to protect freedom of choice for laptop devices.
Quintessential open source browser shores up its market share with a step toward the proprietary dark side.
Authorities in 16 countries take action against users of the imfamous BlackShades malware tool.