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January 25, 2014
It's time for the Federal Communications Commission to correct its past mistakes and get tough on broadband providers, a retired FCC commissioner says.
Another day, another new disk drive review at Phoronix. After this week having already shared our Ubuntu Linux test results for the Kingston SSDNow V300, Western Digital WD10EZEX, and Samsung 840 EVO, the solid-state drive for review today is the SanDisk 64GB SDSSDP-064G-G25.
The press calls him a “nearly seventeen-year-old” and he’s reported to be one of the people behind the malware used to compromise credit card data at Target and other locations. He lives in Russia and is said to be the author of the BlackPOS malware that was used against Target and might have been used against Neiman Marcus.
The odd looking Rymdkapsel space station simulator will hit our digital shelves on the 30th January on Steam and directly from the developer.
For those in need of some open-source drama to get your Friday morning started, there continues to be a lot of dissenting views shared between Fedora users and developers over the future of the Linux distribution with the ongoing "Fedora.next" initiative.
The GNOME Project has announced that a new maintenance release of the 3.10 branch of the GNOME Chess application is now available for download, bringing fixes for several annoying bugs, updated translations, and various general enhancements.
The GNOME Project has announced that another development release towards the GNOME Boxes 3.12 remote and virtual machine management application for the GNOME desktop environment is available for download and testing.
It’s obvious that any self-published author needs a Web presence. But where to begin?
For those who aren't yet familiar with Docker, it takes the power of Linux containers (the ability to isolate software on a Linux system so that it can't see other software), pairs them with an efficient file system abstraction for delivering the exact libraries you need to any server, and then makes it all ridiculously easy to use.
For the past few weeks I've had the pleasure of playing with CompuLab's Utilite Computer. The Utilite is a miniature ARM desktop computer powered by Freescale's i.MX6 SoC and is running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This is a speedy little Linux system that for some workloads can blow past Intel's original Atom Z530 "Poulsbo" SoC system.
This week, we explore the paradox of cloud computing for IT pros, why the cloud actually isn't a threat to IT jobs and the real reason PaaS lags behind other forms of cloud computing.
Nouveau, the reverse-engineered open-source NVIDIA Linux graphics driver that's been in development now for the better part of a decade, is working brilliantly for some NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards while for other NVIDIA GPUs the experience is a sloppy mess.
Samsung is still working towards bringing OpenACC support to GCC. We've seen Samsung developers working on OpenACC for GCC over the past several months -- along with other OpenACC initiatives out of CodeSourcery, etc -- and now there's some new OpenACC GCC Fortran patches.
ITTIA DB SQL version 6.0 brings peer-to-peer replication to smart devices, simplifying interoperability on Internet of Things to distribute locally stored data, where wireless connection is detected.
Games vendor Valve has offered a surprise present to the Debian Linux community, in the form of subscriptions that give Debian project members free, unlimited access to all Valve game titles – past, present, and future – forever.
The open-source WordPress content management system (CMS) project officially released its 3.8.1 update on the evening of Jan. 23 and provided users with bug fixes and stability updates. The 3.8.1 release is the first update to the WordPress 3.8 platform, which was originally released in mid-December 2013.While WordPress administrators needed to manually update their sites from the WordPress 3.7 branch to the 3.8 release, the update for 3.8.1 for many sites is being performed entirely automatically.