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Linux Developers Lean Toward IBM’s Power Platform

IBM announced this week that 372 new Linux on Power applications were released in 2006, yielding a total of 2,500 tested Linux-based solutions available for the Power processor platform. In addition, Big Blue announced the latest Linux on Power application, the Sybase Unwired Accelerator, which offe...

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A La Mobile CEO Pauline Alker Trumpets Mobile Linux

Mobile Linux is one of the fastest growing markets and has the potential to be the largest segment in Linux. With literally billions of mobile devices in the market, Linux on mobile could outstrip both Linux-based desktops and servers combined, according to a la Mobile CEO Pauline Alker. By all acco...

Open Enterprise Server 2 Offers NetWare Users a Future Path

Novell unveiled its new Open Enterprise Server 2 this week, completing a shift of Novell workgroup solutions, particularly NetWare, over to the Suse Linux platform. Highlighting support from backup and security vendors CA, Symantec, McAfee and others, OES 2 is set to ship in 2007 and will feature en...

Novell Bids Aloha to Open Source Hula Project

Novell has pulled out of the open source Hula Project, a community development effort that it kicked off early last year to compete with e-mail, calendaring and collaboration solutions such as Microsoft's Exchange and IBM's Domino servers. Novell encouraged continued development of the Hula server, ...

Opera Bulks Up Mobile Mini Browser

Opera Software is singing a new tune with its updated Mini 3.0 browser, released on Wednesday. It brings photo sharing and other social networking functionality to the Norwegian company's free mobile phone mini browser. Despite its struggles in the desktop Web-browser market, Opera has succeeded wit...

French Parliament: Au Revoir Windows, Bonjour Linux

The French parliament this week announced that its 1,000-plus desktops will be running Linux and open source applications beginning in June 2007, ending the governmental body's reliance on Microsoft Windows. Although the adoption of Linux and other open source software -- as well as open standards s...

Ubuntu Creator Urges Abandonment of OpenSuse

Taking advantage of open source developer dissatisfaction with Novell's recent partnership and patent deal with Microsoft, Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth invited Novell's OpenSuse community members to defect to the Ubuntu Linux operating system. Ubuntu was created by Shuttleworth. The Microsoft-Nov...

Firefox, IE Vulnerable to Password Theft

A software security researcher has warned that the password manager features of Mozilla's open source Firefox 2.0 and Microsoft's Internet Explorer Web browsers could be exploited, placing unsuspecting users at risk. Users of Firefox or Explorer, both of which may be vulnerable to the attack known a...

Microsoft-Novell Honeymoon Ends

Microsoft and Novell, participants in a recent historic Windows-Linux technology- and patent-sharing pact, are having some differences of opinion over the existence of Microsoft technology in the Linux operating system. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer fired up Linux and open source supporters by claimin...

JBoss Jumps From App Server to Stack

Red Hat-owned JBoss is releasing two technologies aimed at broadening open source application server and middleware product offerings, to serve as a more complete stack of open source software at the heart of a services oriented architecture. Red Hat touted capabilities and features in both its new ...

Self-Aware Robot Can Adapt To Environment

Cornell University researchers have created a robot capable of self-awareness, learning and adapting -- all keys to the intelligence and technology needed for robots to function in adverse and changing environments. The Cornell researchers said their robot did not rely on predetermined models of mov...

Red Hat Releases RHEL 5 Beta 2

Red Hat says it is ready to unveil its biggest release in two years. Developers and users of the open source Red Hat Enterprise Linux have packed on more than 1,000 new components for stability, security and virtualization, among other features, according to the company. The unveiling of RHEL 5 Beta...

Wireless Transfer of Electrical Power Possible

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology researcher has explained how the batteries of portable electronic devices could be wirelessly -- and safely -- recharged. Such a technological feat could be accomplished by matching the source and receiver in frequency, similar to radio, MIT Assistant Professo...

Firefox: The Better Phisher Fighter

Mozilla claims that the anti-phishing measures in its Firefox Web browser are superior to those of Microsoft's Internet Explorer, based on a report released Wednesday by software testing company SmartWare. While IE owns around 80 percent of the browser market, it also draws the majority of Internet ...

Koders CEO Darren Rush on the Next Step for Code Search

Well before search titan Google released its tool to help developers scour the Web for code and connected information, Koders was serving up software search results, starting with open source software and now spreading out to include closed code repositories as well. Since launching its first beta i...

Intel Rolls Out Quad-Core Chips

Intel this week began selling quad-core Xeon and Core2 Extreme chips, making good on its promise to deliver four-core computer processors ahead of rival chip maker AMD. Market uptake of the new chips may be limited to customers who need improved performance over that of dual-core processing. Nonethe...

Sun Opens Java to Developers

Despite a somewhat clumsy history with the free and open source software community, Sun Microsystems Monday opened Java to software developers under the GPL. The long-rumored move was a departure from the company's expected plan -- to release Java under the same license that governs its OpenSolaris ...

Is Legal Trouble Brewing for Microsoft and Novell?

The distaste and distrust of the Microsoft-Novell partnership announced last week among some free and open source software supporters has grown to include allegations the deal may violate the GNU General Public License, which governs Novell's Suse Linux operating system. The free and open source sof...

Mozilla Issues ‘Critical’ Security Fixes

Mozilla Foundation this week released patches for its Firefox browser, its Thunderbird e-mail client, and its SeaMonkey Internet application suite, responding to an increase in security issues accompanying the open source software's surging popularity. Firefox has topped the 15 percent mark in brows...

Nvidia Rolls Out New Graphics, Gaming Tech

Introducing a new, more sophisticated architecture intended to spiff up and speed up high-end PC gaming, Nvidia rolled out its latest graphics processing unit and a new media communications processor for Intel multi-core processors this week. Nividia said its GeForce 8800 GPU and nForce 680i SLI MC...

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