Under the motto "Reuse components, don't reinvent the wheel," Friedger Mueffke, founder of OpenIntents, described his project and its next steps. Using so-called intents, Android apps can provide services to other apps.more »
Computer science veteran Andrew Tanenbaum presented the third version of his Minix operating system at the FOSDEM 2010 conference on February 6-7 in Brussels, Belgium.more »
Grsync, a graphical user interface for the rsync synchronization tool, is now available in version 1.0.0 for Maemo.more »
The Symbian Foundation has released its mobile platform of the same name as free software.more »
Palm hits the gas pedal: with a six-figure monetary award for the most downloaded webOS applications the California company wants to heat up the app development market.more »
Apple's iPad has evidently inspired the free Chromium OS and Google into developing a hardware implementation in tablet form.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge - Navit Navit -- open source navigation softwareFeb 02, 2010
Navit is among the 15 projects to present their work during CeBIT 2010, offering an open-source navigation with support for many mapping formats.more »
CeBIT Open Source Project Lounge -- LiMux LiMux - the Open Source Client of the City of MunichFeb 02, 2010
LiMux is among the 15 projects that will present their work at CeBIT, the famous government client project of the City of Munich.more »
Xen project announces a privilege escalation problem for Qemu host systems
Attackers can compromise an Android phone just by sending a text message
PC vendor will pre-install Ubuntu on portables in India.
More embarrassment for Adobe's embattled multimedia tool
Mozilla’s script blocker add-on could be putting malware sites on the whitelist.
The Internet community officially banishes the notoriously unsafe Secure Sockets Layer protocol.
Popular desktop environment continues the Gnome 2 legacy – with new support for the Gnome 3 toolkit.
The Obama White House has issued a memorandum telling all US government agencies they must use HTTPS for all websites and web communication.
New program will dial up security for the Firefox browser.
Red Hat's community distro embraces the cloud.