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Story Easing Linux Into the Enterprise Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 8:57pm
Story Rugged Android 4.0 handheld does NFC Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 7:41pm
Story Updated Fedora 20 KDE Stack: Something's Funky Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 6:54pm
Story Pale Moon: Firefox Without DRM, Interface Breakage Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 6:45pm
Story Google Chrome's PDF Rendering Engine Released as Open Source Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 6:38pm
Story LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 1 Brings Progress Bar for DOCX Import and More Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 5:43pm
Story Windows OS 'replaceable' by Chinese counterparts Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 5:31pm
Story SteamOS Receives Security Updates from Debian Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 5:24pm
Story GCC 4.8.3 Released Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 5:17pm
Story What Has the Cabinet Office Got to Hide about Microsoft? Rianne Schestowitz 22/05/2014 - 5:10pm

Flaw fixed in open-source antivirus program

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Security

Clam, maker of the open-source security program Clam AntiVirus, released an update Monday designed to address a security flaw.

Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta

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MDV

The beta testing process for Mandriva Linux 2006 is now officially underway: "The test period for Mandriva Linux 2006 has now officially begun with the first beta available.

Intel hands off BIOS successor to trade group

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Hardware

The Extensible Firmware Interface, which could speed the boot-up process for PCs, has been handed over to a group that will promote and standardize it.

First Windows Vista Beta Could Ship Wednesday

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Microsoft

Microsoft is poised to ship an early beta version of its newly re-christened Vista operating system to its key developers as early as Wednesday, according to reports circulating throughout the industry.

Give Up Privacy to Skip Airport Security Lines?

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Misc

Attention frequent fliers: Your dream of bypassing long security lines may soon be a reality at airports across the country. But you will have to let the feds scan not only your background, but your iris too. And you'll have to give up prints of your index fingers.

M$ to boost compatibility with OSS?

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Microsoft
OSS

Microsoft is bowing to pressure from users to improve compatibility between its systems software and open-source technology.

Open-source vendor seeks OS-free PCs

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OSS

An open-source software vendor is petitioning the Australian consumer watchdog to make it possible for all name-brand PC resellers to sell systems without an operating system on board.

Sizing up the Linux desktop market, part 2

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Linux

In part two of our conversation with Iams, the analyst names the rising Linux desktop vendors to keep an eye on, offers migration advice for companies considering Linux on the desktop and explains why "Windows versus desktop Linux" is essentially a non-story right now.

UK AWE adopts Open Source Systems

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OSS

The UK Atomic Weapons Establishment plc (AWE) is using a visualization cluster system based on open source software.

Everyday Linux Gripes

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Linux

I've sometimes been labeled a cheerleader for Free Software. This doesn't bother me too much; there's no doubt that I am a lot more gung-ho on Linux and related technologies than most of my colleagues. But lest I seem like a full-time penguin apologist who can't fairly critique his platform of choice, I'm using this month's Free Agent to revel in that oldest pastime of tech columnists: I'm going to gripe.

M$ expands Windows anti-piracy program

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corp. is adopting more stringent controls for registering legitimate copies of its flagship Windows operating system in an effort to curtail piracy of its products worldwide, the world's largest software maker said on Tuesday.

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Mozilla.org Site Hit With Access Glitches

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Moz/FF
Web

The Mozilla Foundation's main Web site is suffering from intermittent performance problems. Approximately 15 percent of the requests from mid-day Sunday through mid-day Monday failed entirely.

AMD Hits Server Milestone

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Hardware

Advanced Micro Devices says it has cracked the 10 percent mark in x86 server processor shipments.

UK anti-spam policies failing

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Security

ISPs and the government are doing little to tackle the spam problem, according to the annual report from the Office of the Information Commissioner (ICO).

You Can Use the Desktop on a Laptop Now

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Linux

Recently, I had the opportunity to install Linux on an IBM ThinkPad, and both ingenuity and a commitment to complete the job were required. That's not what I expected at the start. I found Linux useful immediately. Later...

Tech VIPs say future belongs to open source

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OSS

A panel of high-profile industry players weighed in Thursday on whether the world will ultimately turn to open source as a means for solving its software needs, with the overriding view being "yes."

Linux desktop market still wait-and-see

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Linux

The solid growth of Linux of late serves to dismiss even the most outrageous of anti-Linux campaigns as more of a dud than FUD. But what of the much-ballyhooed Linux desktop, which has yet to catch on in the enterprise like its server-side sibling?

Lost a BlackBerry? Data Could Open A Security Breach

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Security

The ability to carry vast amounts of data in small but easily misplaced items such as computer memory sticks and mobile e-mail devices has transformed the way Americans work, but it has also increased the risk that a forgotten BlackBerry or lost cell phone could amount to a major security breach.

M$ Previews Xbox 360 Games

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Gaming

Games for the upcoming console show impressive graphics, sound, and details.

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