Imagine carrying a fully functioning computer with a true desktop experience in your pocket. I’m talking about a real desktop OS built in to your smartphone. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, wants to make that happen. Soon.
About 4 years ago I picked up snowboarding as a hobby. It was completely by chance, me and my girlfriend stopped by a sporting goods store looking for something for her and as an impulse buy I purchased a snowboard, boots, and bindings.
After 17 years of existence, the Apache HTTP web server is one of the most successful and dominant open source projects of all time. Today Apache is looking to extend that streak of success with the new Apache 2.4 web server release, marking the first major Apache web server update since the 2.2 release in 2005.
Microsoft recently leaked some strategic details about several wireless networking features in Windows 8. Redmond has re-engineered the wireless networking stack to optimize the experience in Windows 8.
It seems that the popular file sharing site BTJunkie.org is no more.
A "worrying number" of Facebook users are sharing a link to a malware-laden fake CNN news page reporting the U.S. has attacked Iran and Saudi Arabia, security firm Sophos said Friday. If users who follow the link then click to play what purports to be video coverage of the attack, they are prompted to update their Adobe Flash player with a pop-up window that looks very much like the real thing.
In a surprise move today, Representative Eric Cantor(R-VA) announced that he will stop all action on SOPA, effectively killing the bill. This move was most likely due to several things. One of those things is that SOPA and PIPA met huge online protest against the bills. Another reason would be that the White House threatened to veto the bill if it had passed. However, it isn’t quite time yet to celebrate, as PIPA(the Senate’s version of SOPA) is still up for consideration.
According to South Korean authorities, North Korean computer experts were tasked with raising money by attacking the servers of popular online games and using automated software to accumulate in-game enhancements they could sell to legitimate players.
Welcome to Oneiric Ocelot Alpha 3, which will in time become Ubuntu 11.10. Pre-releases of Oneiric Ocelot are *NOT* encouraged for anyone needing a stable system or anyone who is not comfortable running into occasional, even frequent breakage. They are, however, recommended for Ubuntu developers and those who want to help in testing, reporting, and fixing bugs.