Linux Foundation creates research division to study open source impact

Venture Beast

The Linux Foundation is creating a new research unit to provide greater insight into open source technology and the people creating it. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Science Linux Foundation Open source

Google wants you to help build its Fuchsia operating system

Venture Beast

Google today announced that Fuchsia, its open-source operating system is welcoming contributions from the public. The company is expanding Fuchsia’s open source model to make it easier for public engagement.

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what every open source project needs

SPF13

In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? While open source projects come in all shapes and sizes and all forms of governance, no matter what kind of project you’re a part of, there are a set of fundamentals that lead to success. What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. spf13 Chief Operator @ Docker? ?

Linux Foundation unveils new permissive license for open data collaboration

Venture Beast

The Linux Foundation has announced a new permissive license designed to help foster collaboration around open data for AI projects. Read More.

Red Hat touts safety in future Linux OS for cars

Venture Beast

Red Hat is set to launch a new Linux-based operating system for road vehicles, with a focus squarely on safety and certification. Cloud Enterprise Security Transportation VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems Exida linux Open source red hat

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1Password targets enterprise DevOps with Linux desktop app

Venture Beast

Cloud Consumer Dev Enterprise Security VB Home Page 1Password category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems linux Open source password management1Password has launched a desktop app for Linux.

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5 open source security tools too good to ignore

Network World

Open source is a wonderful thing. A significant chunk of today’s enterprise IT and personal technology depends on open source software. But even while open source software is widely used in networking, operating systems, and virtualization, enterprise security platforms still tend to be proprietary and vendor-locked.

Google and Canonical bring Flutter apps to Linux and the Snap Store

Venture Beast

Google is partnering with the Ubuntu Desktop team at Canonical to bring Linux support to its open source UI framework Flutter. Read More.

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Huawei unveils new operating system HarmonyOS, will it replace Google’s Android?

CTOvision

took the wraps off its “HarmonyOS” operating system Friday, offering the first glimpses of in-house software that may someday replace Google’s Android and reduce its reliance on American technology. To begin with, the open-source software will skip smartphones and instead find its way into everything from cars and watches to personal computers by […]. Huawei Technologies Co.

Four Attributes of Openness in Modern Communications

CTOvision

By Prayson Pate Openness is one of the most-cited advantages of cloud-based applications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV). In this context, what does open really mean? I posit that there are four key attributes that define openness in this context: documented, standardized, open sourced and inclusive. A Beginning of Openness – Documented and Supported. Moving Forward – Standardized Openness.

Open Source Security Podcast EP. 151 - The DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge With David Brumley

ForAllSecure

Open Source Security Podcast helps listeners better understand security topics of the day. Hosted by Kurt Seifried and Josh Bressers, the pair covers a wide range of topics including IoT, application security, operational security, cloud, devops, and security news of the day.

Open Source Security Podcast EP. 151 - The DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge With David Brumley

ForAllSecure

Open Source Security Podcast helps listeners better understand security topics of the day. Hosted by Kurt Seifried and Josh Bressers, the pair covers a wide range of topics including IoT, application security, operational security, cloud, devops, and security news of the day. Kurt Seifried : 00:06 Hello and welcome to the Open Source Security Podcast episode 151 with myself, Kurt Seifried, and my partner in thoughtcrime, Josh Bressers.

OPEN SOURCE SECURITY PODCAST EP. 151-- THE DARPA CYBER GRAND CHALLENGE WITH DAVID BRUMLEY

ForAllSecure

Open Source Security Podcast helps listeners better understand security topics of the day. Hosted by Kurt Seifried and Josh Bressers, the pair covers a wide range of topics including IoT, application security, operational security, cloud, devops, and security news of the day. Kurt Seifried : 00:06 Hello and welcome to the Open Source Security Podcast episode 151 with myself, Kurt Seifried, and my partner in thoughtcrime, Josh Bressers.

Top 8 eBook Creation Software for Windows

Kitaboo

The rise in popularity of eBooks has also led to an explosion of new eBook creation software for Windows, Android and other operating systems that make it super convenient to create a full-fledged eBook. Top 8 eBook Creation Software for Windows 1.

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Truly Useful Artificial Intelligence Tools You Can Use Today

CTOvision

This part of the market is very likely going to take off, since open source platforms and open cloud API's and services like Prediction.io Soar is a general cognitive architecture for developing systems that exhibit intelligent behavior. is a service with easy to use, open templates for a variety of advanced AI workloads. Simplifies multi-agent system development. Skycatch : Software for fully autonomous aerial systems.

Heck yeah! Facebook's Open Compute Project is making an open source switch

Virtualized Greek

Reblogged from GigaOM: The Open Compute Project, which Facebook launched a little more than two years ago, has decided that utterly disrupting the server and storage market isn''t enough. On Wednesday, it said it would solicit input on an open source top-of-rack switch. It would be great to put opensource software of openswitch like software on white box devices. As the interface into the hardware layer is open and standard.

Huawei announces HarmonyOS update for its smartphones

The Verge

Huawei has announced that its HarmonyOS operating system is coming to its smartphones via a forthcoming update. The operating system is also said to be better at returning to previously opened apps without losing your place. Image: Huawei.

Linux has made it to Mars

The Verge

The software framework that we’re using is one that we developed at JPL for cubesats and instruments, and we open-sourced it a few years ago.” The fact that it’s open source means if you want to fly with Linux here on Earth using the same software JPL does, you absolutely can. “It’s

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You can now boot a Windows 95 PC inside Minecraft and play Doom on it

The Verge

A new VM Computers mod has been created for Minecraft that allows players to order computer parts from a satellite orbiting around a Minecraft world and build a computer that actually boots Windows 95 and a variety of other operating systems. uDrunkMate on Reddit.

What You Need to Know about iOS 9

CTOvision

Craig Federighi, Apple's senior VP of software engineering, has just demoed the new in OS X and iOS 9 operating systems. There are many more updates with the new OS X and iOS 9 operating systems. As open source code, Apple's Swift language could take flight (pcworld.com). Siri got a complete make-over and the search tool, Spotlight, has become a tool that you will actually use.

Security researcher blasts Tizen: 'May be the worst code I've ever seen'

Network World

Samsung has had enough struggles with Tizen , the open-source operating system it is positioning as an alternative to Android. Israeli researcher Amihai Neiderman, who heads the research department for Equus Software, spoke at Kaspersky Lab's Security Analyst Summit and later to Motherboard, the tech site run by Vice.com. But now Tizen is being blasted by a security expert for being full of egregious security flaws and sloppy programming.

Best Linux web hosting services

TechnoBezz

Linux is an open-source operating system. Just like Windows and iOS, it is the main software component in a device. However, unlike other operating software, it uses a code that is accessible to the public to view or edit.

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Hackers Find New Life from ‘End of Life‘ Technologies

SecureWorld News

When technology companies close the support door on their old systems and software, it opens the gates for cybercriminals. According to law enforcement, hackers are taking advantage of those still using the software. There's no mechanism to get the patches to the systems.

Finding the Best ebook Creator | 10 Best ebook creation software

Kitaboo

Here’s a list of the best eBook creation software we compared, for all your ebook publishing, ebook creation and ebook authoring needs. Epubeemaker – Free ebook publishing software in the form of a word add-in, it helps you create epub directly from your word document.

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How and Where to Find and Download R

CTOvision

The first choice you must make is to determine what operating system your computer is running. If anyone is interested in using a more enhanced version of R, Revolution Analytics has their own version called Revolution R Open, which can be downloaded from their site at [link]. Revolution Analytics is the "leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source R project for statistical computing" according to their site.

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Best IT and Tech Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

Information technology is the use of any tech devices, infrastructure, software and processes to create and process, store, secure and exchange all forms of digital data. These areas of IT include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. The official source for news about Android — from phones to watches and more.

Users Can Now Operate Glitch-Free Linux on Apple Silicon M1 Macs: ‘Completely Usable’

TechnoBezz

A group of individuals who carry out research on security systems at Corellium has integrated a version of Linux to the Apple Silicon M1 chip that is expected to be launched under the aegis of an open-source license.

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Tech Blogs – Best Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Our articles are typically focused on software recommendations, business, security, interesting topics and search engine optimization and marketing. Mashable is a valuable go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content with a large worldwide following.

Best Tech Blogs – Must Read Tech Resources 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Our articles are typically focused on software recommendations, business, security, interesting topics and search engine optimization and marketing. Mashable is a valuable go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content with a large worldwide following.

Severe flaws in widely used archive library put many projects at risk

Network World

In a world where any new software project is built in large part on existing third-party code, finding and patching vulnerabilities in popular open-source libraries is vital to creating reliable and secure applications. For example, three severe flaws in libarchive, recently found by researchers from Cisco Systems' Talos group, could affect a large number of software products.

The Role of SDK in eBook Reader Development

Kitaboo

What is a Software Development Kit (SDK)? A Software Development Kit, or SDK , is the primary tool to make software for different devices. You can use these kits to make apps and different kinds of software for almost any field or industry.

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Audacity refutes 'spyware' accusations after privacy policy update

Mashable VR

On July 2, Audacity updated its privacy policy to state that it will now collect users' "personal data" for analytics and to improve their software. Such data includes their operating system and its version, their IP address (thus their country), and their CPU.

Top Tech Websites 2019

Galido

These areas of tech include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. Our articles are typically focused on software recommendations, business, security, interesting topics and search engine optimization and marketing. Mashable is a valuable go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content with a large worldwide following.

How to Choose a Container Management Platform

Perficient

The following is the fourth blog in a series about software containers and Kubernetes, and their importance in modern application delivery. Open source container platforms. Kubernetes is a rapidly moving open source project that can be downloaded, installed, and run on-premises or on cloud infrastructure. Leveraging the pure open source project comes with some obvious risks, including: Supporting and maintaining it.

How a university got itself banned from the Linux kernel

The Verge

I’ve spent the past week digging into this world — the players, the jargon, the university’s turbulent history with open-source software, the devoted and principled Linux kernel community. The Linux kernel is, at a basic level, the core of any Linux operating system.

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How to set up and use OpenVPN Connect

TechnoBezz

OpenVPN is open-source software that uses the virtual private network to secure the connection in the bridged network. There are many links of OpenVPN for different Operating Systems such as Windows, Linux, macOS, Android, iOS, etc.

Windows: Protect Passwords, Folders, and Private Files

Galido

KeePass Password Safe is a free, Open Source, lightweight, and easy-to-use password manager for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Android mobile devices. Windows BitLocker Drive Encryption is a new security feature that provides better data protection for your computer, by encrypting all data stored on the Windows operating system volume. (In Information stored on the TPM can be more secure from external software attacks and physical theft.

Richard Stallman returns to the Free Software Foundation after resigning in 2019

The Verge

Open-source software advocate Richard Stallman is rejoining the board of the Free Software Foundation. Even after his resignations, Stallman remained in charge of the GNU Project, which develops and advocates for free and open-source software and operating systems.

Best IT Blogs – Must Read Information Technology Resources 2019

Galido

Information technology is the use of any tech devices, infrastructure, software and processes to create and process, store, secure and exchange all forms of digital data. These areas of IT include general IT and technology, security, IT feeds, cloud computing, data center, mobile, social media, tips and tricks, virtualization, and operating system and software blogs. The official source for news about Android — from phones to watches and more.

Why the new iOS update is such a big deal

Vox

The latest version of the company’s mobile operating system, iOS 14.5, The biggest difference most people will see with the introduction of the new privacy tool, called App Tracking Transparency , is a pop-up that appears when you open an app that tracks you: Apple.

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Cydia sues Apple alleging its App Store has a monopoly

The Verge

The company is seeking a jury trial and unspecified monetary damages: “This lawsuit seeks to open the markets for iOS app distribution and iOS app payment processing to those who wish to compete fairly with Apple, and to recover the enormous damages Apple caused.”.

MOBI to ePUB Conversion Made Easy with These 7 Converters

Kitaboo

When it comes to MOBI eBook format, it is specialized for Kindle devices, and since Kindle is not an open-source format, the eReaders which support MOBI are not many. Comes with a powerful search feature to search and convert files directly from the software.

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The Hacker Mind: Shellshock

ForAllSecure

How could open source software be vulnerable for so long? Years ago, I was the lead security software reviewer at ZDNet and then at CNET. This was a software flaw. It’s like the operating system left the front door wide open to attackers.