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SUSE invests in software-defined storage

SUSE, the enterprise Linux company, is working on its own storage solution using open-source Ceph: SUSE Storage. Read more

Linux 3.18-rc6

Steady progress towards final release, although we still have a big unknown worry in a regression that Dave Jones reported and that we haven't solved yet. In the process of chasing that one down, there's been a fair amount of looking at various low-level details, and that found some dubious issues, but no smoking gun yet. But that explains some of the patches in rc6.. Read more

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Research suggests that software developed using open source code contains fewer defects than that built with proprietary code. The catch is that open source code rarely benefits from security teams specifically tasked with looking for bugs. Read more

Gngr: A New Web Browser Focused On Privacy

A group of developers have started writing their own open-source web browser that primarily is designed to increase web privacy and greater security. Gngr is the new web browser under development and its conservative defaults mean no cookies, JavaScript, HTTP referring support, third-party frames, and a minimalistic user-agent string. Gngr is written in Java to make use of the Java runtime's sandboxing abilities but ultimately they plan to switch over to some other JVM-based language. While the code has yet to drop on Gngr, it's said to be coming after the initial release. Those interested in more information on this privacy-focused web-browser can visit Gngr.info. Read more