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Samsung Z mobe a NO-SHOW at Moscow Tizen Developer Summit

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 20:47
More launch delays for Samsung's Android-alternative smartphone OS

Samsung has suffered another setback in its quest to offer the world an alternative to Android, having failed to launch the first smartphone running its Tizen mobile OS as planned.

Categories: Linux News

Exploit emerges for LZO algo hole

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 08:31
Take one Nyan Cat, add Firefox and hope your Linux distro has been patched

Security Mouse security researcher Don A Bailey has showcased an exploit of the Lempel-Ziv-Oberhumer (LZ0) compression algorithm running in the Mplayer2 media player and says it could leave some Linuxes vulnerable to attack.

Categories: Linux News

Microsoft, Red Hat, IBM and others help Google build cloud Trojan Horse

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 00:02
Tech companies team up to build Kubernetes container manager

Tech companies large and small are teaming up to develop open-source software Kubernetes, the success of which will reduce the relevance of VMware's virtualization tech in the cloud.

Categories: Linux News

Microsoft: Give us three MORE WEEKS, folks – our StorSimple Cloud is coming

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 00:33
Redmond introduces Azure to freshly acquired arrays

Microsoft says data center admins will have to wait a mere three more weeks until they can buy hardware built for – and intimately linked with – its Azure public cloud.

Categories: Linux News

Chrome Remote Desktop adds Linux to supported OS list

Wed, 09/07/2014 - 08:22
Drive Debian from the confines of a Chromebook

Google has tweaked Chrome Remote Desktop to let it access Linux machines.

Categories: Linux News

Dear Windows Journal, today I got owned: 29 security bugs swatted

Tue, 08/07/2014 - 20:25
Critical fixes for Internet Explorer and more – plus an Adobe Flash patch

Microsoft has released patches for 29 security vulnerabilities, while Adobe has released an update for Flash Player.

Categories: Linux News

Free Red Hat clone CentOS-7 is full of Linux Container love

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:53
All the glitter of RHEL 7 – without the price tag

The CentOS Project has announced general availability of CentOS-7, the first release of the free Linux distro based on the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.

Categories: Linux News

SolidRun pitches upgradeable SBC into the IoT fray

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 02:57
Yet another board to take on Raspberry Pi

Another single-board contender has emerged to challenge the Raspberry Pi's title as lightweight champion of the world, with a pitch that it supports processor and memory upgrades in a single-board-computer form factor.

Categories: Linux News