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Attack hits Web servers with outdated Linux kernels

Sat, 22/03/2014 - 5:15am
Web servers running a long-outdated version of the Linux kernel were attacked with dramatic speed over two days last week, Cisco Systems said on Thursday.

ZTE FunBox and MeBox take divergent Android TV paths

Sat, 22/03/2014 - 3:21am
ZTE’s ZTE9 joint venture unveiled a Tegra 4-based media player and game console, and ZTE announced an IPTV/OTT STB, both featuring Android and video chat. Like Huawei, ZTE is a major Chinese telecom equipment provider that has more recently moved aggressively into mobile devices. They primarily serve up Android phones and tablets, but ZTE has […]

ATM operators eye Linux as alternative to Windows XP

Sat, 22/03/2014 - 1:26am
Some financial services companies are looking to migrate their ATM fleets from Windows to Linux in a bid to have better control over hardware and software upgrade cycles.

ODF vs. OOXML: War of the Words - Chapter 3: What a Difference a Decade Can Make

Fri, 21/03/2014 - 11:32pm
In this chapter I review how a tiny software company achieved dominance on the desktop