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January 8, 2014

16:50
DROPOUTJEEP is a software implant for the Apple iPhone that utilizes modular mission applications to provide specific SIGINT functionality. This functionality includes the ability to remotely push/pull files from the device. SMS retrieval, contact list retrieval, voicemail, geolocation, hot mic, camera capture, cell tower location, etc. Command, control and data exfiltration can occur over SMS messaging or a GPRS data connection. All communications with the implant will be covert and encrypted.
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16:04
Can SQL as a language be integrated and standardised into Java through a set of simple formal language transformation rules? Yes it can.Data Geekery saw the idea gain some traction when the Zurich, Switzerland-based open source company kicked off a new database abstraction software project called jOOQ. As founder and CEO, I in the beginning, I felt that jOOQ was meant to be a proof-of-concept for a greater vision. We licensed it under the terms of the Apache Software License 2.0, and thanks to this liberal license, the idea got some traction. jOOQ grew to be a niche product for hardcore Java/SQL users, with 25,000 yearly downloads by 2013.
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15:07
With great excitement I'd like to announce that we are joining the Red Hat family. The CentOS Project is joining forces with Red Hat. Working as part of the Open Source and Standards team to foster rapid innovation beyond the platform into the next generation of emerging technologies. Working alongside the Fedora and RHEL ecosystems, we hope to further expand on the community offerings by providing a platform that is easily consumed, by other projects to promote their code while we maintain the established base.
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15:00
The CentOS Project and Red Hat to accelerate community adoption and innovation for next-generation open source projects.
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12:50
Here's how you can protect your privacy by disabling all third-party searches in Ubuntu's Dash.
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12:02
The Transformer Book Duet TD 300 is one of the major product announcements from ASUS at the ongoing International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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11:15
Razer, the company known for their gaming peripherals, announced at CES today their "Christine" project that is a PCI Express modular design. All components are individually packaged and allows anyone to easily assemble a PC.
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10:28
The latest Humble Indie Bundle game collection where you can pay what you want for the next two weeks for the cross-platform, DRM-free titles is now available.
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09:40
The Variety Wallpaper Changer lets you get new wallpaper, rotate wallpaper, and separate them. Here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 13.10.
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08:53
Last month there were many surprised that Valve based their Linux distribution off Debian rather than Ubuntu for Linux gaming. There was some speculation why Valve went with Debian, but Gabe Newell has now confirmed the reasoning for not basing their operating system off Ubuntu.
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08:06
The Variety Wallpaper Changer lets you get new wallpaper, rotate wallpaper, and separate them. Here's how you can install it in Linux Mint 16.
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07:18
More than a dozen vendors have announced that they've joined forces with Valve to produce Linux SteamOS-powered PCs and gaming consoles. Here their first wave of devices.
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06:31
It's official. Linux gaming is going big time. Valve just announced more than a dozen new hardware Steam boxes from major gaming PC OEMs such as Alienware, Falcon Northwest, and Gigabyte
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05:44
It's easy to dismiss Android PCs as a flyer made by computer makers. However, there's enough behind Android PCs to cause at least some Windows consternation. When the top two PC makers---Lenovo and Hewlett Packard---start dabbling with all-in-one systems powered by Android perhaps it's time to start listening.
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04:56
The openSUSE forums were hacked earlier today, January 7, 2014, using a known vulnerability of the vBulletin 4.2.1 forum software, by a Pakistani hacker, named H4x0r HuSsY.
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04:09
At CES, Intel unveiled a tiny module for wearables that runs Linux on a new dual-core Quark SoC, and promised a smartwatch, headset, and other wearable devices. In November, Intel’s new CEO Brian Krzanich told investors it was serious about the “post-PC era.”At CES, the chipmaker followed up with a host of new wearable gadgets […]
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03:22
Fractals are one of the weirder things you may come across when studyingcomputer science and programming algorithms.
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02:34
Get excited folks Humble Indie Bundle X has officially crash landed, this promises to be one of the best bundles yet with a really great variety of games!
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01:47
The KDE Project has announced a few minutes ago, January 7, the immediate availability for download and update of the fifth maintenance release for the KDE Software Compilation 4.11 desktop environment.
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01:00
While there's already been many performance benchmarks of the Linux 3.13 kernel on Phoronix through numerous articles, following this weekend's release of Linux 3.13-rc7, I ran a fresh performance comparison...
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