Scrivener is a widely loved Mac-based writing tool used by many authors. The Linux version is a subset of the original, compiled from a subset of the Windows-based code. It is still cool, though.
Dropbox just dropped a bomb in the cloud-storage race, upping the amount of space for customers with its $99/year “Pro” account from the not-nearly enough 100 GB to a very-comfortable 1 TB. That’s 1 terabyte, as in 1000 GB, for those counting along at home. It makes Dropbox that much more compelling. And it had to happen.
Another day, another story of stupid software patents getting stomped out of existence thanks to the Supreme Court's Alice v. CLS Bank ruling. As we've been noting, this ruling is looking like it's going to invalidate a ton of software patents (and that's a good thing). The latest one dumped was an attempt to patent bingo online. Yes, bingo.
Suhosin is an advanced protection system for scripts and the PHP core itself. It is an open source PHP patch used for protecting the users and servers against numerous vulnerabilities and security flaws in the PHP basaed applications including WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, etc…
Good news everyone! The Patent Office has granted a patent on a cure for cancer...
UberWriter is described by its developer as a simple markdown editor, but it's so much more than that. It has only a handful of features and some people might be disturbed by its simplicity, but in the end everyone will love it.
The third part in my articles on giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!
The majority of patent lawsuits today are brought by "patent trolls" that do nothing but sue—but suits between actual competitors do still happen. Case in point: AT&T has sued Cox Communications, saying that Cox has infringed seven AT&T patents covering everything from DVRs to methods for hiding "packet loss or frame erasure" over a network.
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Earlier this year, we wrote about Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, maker of the infamous Keurig single cup coffee makers, and its plan to DRM its next generation coffee pods. The original pods were going off patent, and competition was rising. So, of course, the solution is to come up with something new... and lock it down to make it less useful for consumers...
Since the beginning of the Web era, the simple image tag has defined the use of nearly all static images. Google's new Chrome 38 beta browser will change that with the introduction of a new element known as "picture," which could usher in a new era of responsive design.
One of the developers of a ”next-gen” first-person mystery game The Vanishing of Ethan Carter tweeted out that they are looking into Linux as one of the platforms to release for.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the most popular cloud projects of 2014, how open source aids the Okavanga wildlife project, Walmart's investment in open source, and more!
Linux Mint developers have decided to give a separate codename for their operating system based on Debian and it's going to be Betsy.
On Tuesday, the OpenStack Foundation released the schedule for the upcoming summit in Paris, France. It's a monster of an agenda, featuring over 150 accepted talks and sessions, out of more than 1,100 proposed and voted on by community members.
Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the MATE desktop environment, has been released and is now available for download.
The Foundation aims to bring together the world’s leading developers in filesystems and storage in the Linux kernel.
It’s hard to believe the official story coming out of Raleigh, that CTO Brian Stevens abruptly resigned his position at Red Hat on Wednesday “to pursue another opportunity.” The company is being mainly mum on the subject, only offering a terse three sentence announcement on their website.
Linux New Media, the publishers of Linux Pro Magazine, recently published a special edition issue called Free from XP, which features Fedora 20. Recently they posted the Fedora installation article […]
In an interview with eurogamer Oles Shishkovstov the chief technical officer of 4A Games made some remarks about the Linux version of the new Metro FPS games.