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The Netscape web browser, which had been written off by industry observers last year, is about to enjoy a new lease of life following America Online's decision to release an update as early as next month.
Now a new book argues that the style of development dubbed open source -- so-called because the working innards, or source code, are published freely -- has the potential to revolutionize not just the software and high-tech industries, but biotechnology, publishing and other fields.
The IT Business Forum is a free, single day traveling event, making its way to twelve destinations in the United States and Canada throughout the months of March through May. At each location, the content mostly changes, with some of the talks repeated in multiple cities and some general trends toward including security topics, and even open source.
Researchers developing new open-source software for Internet Protocol routers are hoping that they can do for routing what Linux did for operating systems.
Snap Appliance is using low-cost internet small computer system interface (iSCSI), Linux and serial Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA) disks in its plan to push further into enterprise storage.
Database vendors Sybase Inc., MySQL AB, and IBM Corp. are lacing products with features that improve access to information and offer clustering and fault tolerance.
Linux and open-source software have a big future -- at Microsoft's expense -- in at least two of Australia's four big banks. Westpac and the National Australia Bank are seriously considering open source, but the Commonwealth Bank has decided to stick with Microsoft products.
Days after an embedded-industry CEO stirred up a firestorm by charging that Linux poses a threat to U.S. security, two prominent computing-security experts said last week that some developers are already inappropriately using Linux in critical security applications where it isn't suitable.
Green Hills Software's CEO Dan O'Dowd has responded to Linux community's objections to his recent warning that the open source process used to develop the Linux operating system in his view makes Linux too insecure to be trusted in defense systems. "Linux is not reliable enough or secure enough to meet U.S. government safety and security standards that several commercial operating systems have already met," O'Dowd maintains.
DLT Solutions, Inc., a premier government technology solutions partner, today announced that Red Hat, Inc.(R) (Nasdaq: RHAT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions to the enterprise, has named DLT as its partner for public sector sales. Red Hat selected DLT based on its strong performance selling Red Hat's product in the government market. Now, as a sales partner on Red Hat's GSA schedule, DLT Solutions will lead Red Hat's sales efforts to the federal, state and local government sectors, focusing proven sales and marketing strategies on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating platform and Red Hat training and certification on Linux.
KDE Project Ships Second Translation and Service Release of the 3.2 Generation GNU/Linux - UNIX Desktop, Offering Enterprises and Governments a Compelling Free and Open Desktop Solution
There has been a lot of change lately at Sun Microsystems Inc, and it does not look like it is going to abate any time soon. Sun is in the midst of trying to transform itself, a Herculean task akin to that which rivals IBM Corp and Hewlett-Packard Co have suffered through.
Version 2.6 of The GNOME Project's desktop environment for Linux and Unix is faster and more polished than the release it replaces and further brightens the prospects of Linux as a viable corporate desktop replacement. GNOME 2.6 is open-source software and is freely available for download at http://www.gnome.org.
In most cases, support for open-source products is just as good as commercial products.
3D gaming solutions specialist Discreet has launched smoke 6, the industry’s first established high-end non-linear editing and finishing system for the Linux operating system. The solution has been described as one of the most sophisticated digital media applications ever released on the Linux operating system.
Leading appliances manufacturer Samsung Electronics is reportedly prepared to use Linux as the major operating system in its products.
A security problem which could allow a server to create arbitrary files on a client machine, and another security problem which may allow a client to view files outside of the CVS repository have been fixed with the release of cvs-1.11.15.
Herbert Xu reported that local users could cause a denial of service against iproute, a set of tools for controlling networking in Linux kernels. iproute uses the netlink interface to communicate with the kernel, but failed to verify that the messages it received came from the kernel (rather than from other user processes).
There are three announcements from OSRM making headlines today: OSRM certifies the Linux kernel is free of copyright infringement, OSRM has opened a legal defense center; Individual programmers can get coverage. Bruce Perens has joined the Board of Directors of OSRM.
There were 36 security alerts issued last week:
- 3 from Conectiva
- 15 from Debian
- 2 from Fedora
- 1 from Gentoo
- 3 from Mandrake
- 4 from OpenPKG
- 3 from Red Hat
- 1 from Slackware
- 3 from SUSE
- 1 from Trustix
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