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2 hrs ago | LinuxSecurity.com

Red Hat: 2014:0408-01: java-1.6.0-openjdk: Important Advisory

Updated java-1.6.0-openjdk packages that fix various security issues and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...] ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Important: java-1.6.0-openjdk ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Red Hat, Programming Languages, Java

6 hrs ago | OpEdNews

The bigger threat is the National Security Agency: Despite Heart...

Some are calling it a "worst nightmare". There have been dire predictions that it represents the end of the Internet or that there is, in fact, no real Internet security or that Free and Open Source Software is dangerous to use.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computers, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | Freshnews

Red Hat Launches the Open Software-Defined Storage Experience at HP Grenoble Customer Center

Red Hat, Inc. , the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of the open software-defined storage experience at the HP Customer Center located in Grenoble, France.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, France, World News, Science / Technology, Linux

9 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Containers next big thing?

Red Hat President Paul Cormier Tues. pooh poohed notion that containers were competition for VMware.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Science / Technology, Linux

13 hrs ago | Data Center Knowledge

Texas Instruments Launches Internet of Things Ecosystem

Texas Instruments introduces an Internet of Things ecosystem for cloud providers and ARM and Sensor Platforms team to launch open source software for sensor hubs.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Texas Instruments, Science / Technology

17 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Docker and Red Hat Expand Collaboration around Container Technologies

Docker, the commercial entity behind the Docker.io project, the industry's leading container solution, and Red Hat, Inc. , the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced a deeper relationship that builds on the existing technology collaboration between the companies.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Science / Technology, Linux

22 hrs ago | Slashdot

Snowden Used the Linux Distro Designed For Internet Anonymity

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes: "When Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Slashdot

How Does Heartbleed Alter the 'Open Source Is Safer' Discussion?

In the self-mythology of FOSS, bugs like Heartbleed aren't supposed to happen when the source code is freely available and being worked with daily.

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Information Technology

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the Cloud Platform of Choice

Canonical today announces Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will be released on 17th April 2014, bringing a new level of reliability, performance and interoperability to cloud and scale out environments with support and maintenance for five years.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Science, Computer Science, France, World News,

CNet News

Red Hat Unleashes Project Atomic as Part of Linux Container Effort

Red Hat introduces Project Atomic, which enables apps to easily be deployed on containers, as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 release nears.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Science / Technology, Linux

Russia Taday

Google kept Heartbleed bug hidden from the government

The Heartbleed security bug disclosed last week may be among the most wide-reaching vulnerabilities on the web to ever be discovered, but the researchers who detected the glitch didn't exactly rush to reveal it to the world.

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Related Topix: CloudFlare, Science / Technology, Linux, Mountain View, CA

BetaNews

Linux powers CERN -- organization deploys Red Hat technologies

My knowledge of atomic science and particle physics could fit in a thimble. However, as a result of various news reports over the years, I am aware of the Large Hadron Collider and the work being done at CERN with it -- exciting stuff.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Red Hat, Physics, Computers

WebProNews

GNOME Foundation Has Run Out Of Money

The GNOME Foundation is one of the cornerstones of the open-source software development community.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Non-Profit

The Inquirer

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS adds support for 64-bit ARM servers

The company, which is better known for its open source Ubuntu Linux desktop operating system, has been supplying a server flavour of Ubuntu since 2006 that is being used by Netflix and Snapchat.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Linux

Yes! Magazine

Don't Leave BitCoin to the Libertarians

Among activists one often finds an aversion to even thinking about money. Associating it with the opponent-who has lots of it-they try to do without money themselves.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Science / Technology, US News, Liberal Political News

LinuxInsider

Linux and the Post-XP Cry for Help

Should XP users upgrade to Windows 7 or 8 or switch to Linux? "When I converted a bunch of XP machines to GNU/Linux, my administrative workload plunged because GNU/Linux just keeps on working," said blogger Robert Pogson.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Blog News

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Information Technology

ConteXtream Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Orchestration of...

RED HAT SUMMIT 2014 - ConteXtream Inc. , a leading provider of carrier-grade network virtualization solutions, today announced its collaboration with , Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, to integrate OpenStack orchestration with ConteXtream's software-defined networking and network functions virtualization fabric for ... (more)

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Related Topix: ConteXtream, Red Hat, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, Computer Science, High Performance Computing

Vancouver Sun

Heartbleed: 900 Social Insurance Numbers stolen from Canada Revenue Agency

Never a dull moment during the Sea to Sky Vancouver International Cheerleading competition at Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre on Sunday The Canada Revenue Agency headquarters in Ottawa is shown.

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Hispanic Business

Red Hat Honors Outstanding Open Source Advancement with Eighth Annual Red Hat Innovation Awards

The Red Hat Innovation Awards finalists are recognized in five separate categories with category winners being selected by a panel of experts and ranked based on the uniqueness, complexity, and magnitude of their , and other publications.

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Ubergizmo

Tesla Model S Owners Hack Own Cars, Discover Ubuntu

There aren't that many Tesla Model S owners around, but those who are do seem to comprise of people who have a different way of seeing things.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Ubuntu, Gadgets

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