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1 min ago | InfoWorld

The Tizen smartphone flopped -- and open source is to blame

You know the saying: Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Now that Samsung has "indefinitely" delayed the launch of its first Tizen smartphone , can anyone believe any more open source mobile promises? Open source mobile efforts have a history of failure: Moblin, Maemo, MeeGo, and Tizen are all examples that have been shepherded ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Linux, Mozilla, Startups, Intela, Intel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

LinuxInsider

The Shocking Truth About Torvalds' Home Office

"I am really incredibly surprised that my work space is very similar to Linus' and also the working hours are almost identical," said Google+ blogger Rodolfo Saenz.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Linux

Dark Reading

DHS-Funded 'SWAMP' Helps Scour Code For Bugs

A US Department of Homeland Security-funded online portal that provides government agencies, enterprises, higher education, and independent developers a free platform for testing their code for security holes and vulnerabilities has quietly begun attracting commercial application security providers.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Madison, WI, University of Wisconsin Madison, Veracode

ITworld

Install the command line virtual assistant Betty in Linux Mint 17

Betty is an application similar to Siri and Google now. It turns your command line into a virtual assistant.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

InformationWeek

Pivotal, Hortonworks Collaborate On Hadoop Management

Pivotal announced an alliance of sorts with Hortonworks on Monday, pledging to collaborate on development of the Apache Ambari project, open-source software used by Hortonworks to manage and monitor Hadoop clusters.

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Related Topix: Apache Software Foundation, Science / Technology, project-open

CNet News

CoreOS Stabilizes Cloud Container Linux Operating System

The open-source CoreOS Linux operating system hit a major milestone on July 25, issuing its first stable release.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux

Linux Today

Autonomous sub powers up with Wheezy on Haswell

Cornell University's "Gemini" AUV will compete in next week's 2014 RoboSub competition.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux

Sys-Con Media

Xen Project User Summit Highlights Advanced Use Cases for Leading Open Source Hypervisor

The event will take place in New York City on September 15, 2014. This year's summit will present the most relevant topics to Xen Project users and integrators, with an emphasis on new and cutting-edge topics related to cloud and enterprise deployments.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Marketing, Intel, Cloud Computing

Wired

Out in the Open: Sandstorm Makes It Easy to Control Your Apps in the Cloud

Web apps are convenient, but you don't have any control over them. You never know if your favorite tool will evaporate when the company goes out of business or, as was the case of Google Reader, simply discontinued.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science / Technology, Linux

I programmer

GCC Gets An Award From ACM And A Blast From Linus

The venerable GCC compiler got itself into the news by winning an award from the ACM and by attracting a typical Linus Torvalds blast of rhetoric for an "interesting" bug.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Linux

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Code Project

Virtualbox Guest Additions for FreeBSD Guest

I had to test something on FreeBSD. I was not sure how the test would turn out. Virtual machines help a lot in this regard.

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Related Topix: FreeBSD, BSD

Python

openstack-doc-tools 0.17

OpenStack Doc Tools ******************* This repository contains tools used by the OpenStack Documentation project.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Programming Languages

Slashdot

Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro

The distro is used on over 110,000 PCs in schools in the Valencia region, saving some 36 million euro over the past nine years , the government says."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Ubuntu

GadgetSpeak

Foray Into Linux

Apart from the Simplicity Linux I looked at nearly two years ago I have only used Linux run from a CD-ROM.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Ubuntu, Printers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Monster.com

Alfresco Developer - Alfresco Content Management, Java, S

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Related Topix: Programming Languages, Java, Science / Technology, Monster, Human Resources, CSS, Startups

Daily Kos

Picture This - Image Morphing and Animation

We've all heard the saying "A picture is worth a thousand words." Sometimes, an image alone isn't enough.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Microsoft, Startups, US News, Liberal Political News

Python

arronax 0.06

Arronax can be used as a standalone application or as a plugin for Nautilus, the default file manager of the Gnome and Unity desktop environments.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GNOME

Slashdot

Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All

The same techniques to circumvent backup encryption could be used by law enforcement or others with access to the 'trusted' computers to which the devices have been connected, according to the security expert who prompted Apple's admission.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Computers, iPhone, Science / Technology, Linux

InformIT

The IT List: What You Missed This Week on InformIT [7/25/14]

It's the ideal one-stop knowledge source for Ubuntu novices, those upgrading from older versions or other Linux distributions, and anyone moving toward power-user status.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Linux

Python

crossroad 0.5

Crossroad is a command line tool to easily set up your shell environment for cross-compilation, on a GNU/Linux distribution.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Programming Languages

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