Funambol Announces Bounties for its Community Code Sniper Program

Program pays open source developers up to $2,000 for extending mobile capabilities of community’s most wanted connectors and plug-ins for Skype, Gmail, Yahoo!, Open Office and others.

Penguins and presentations at Ohio LinuxFest 2006

This year's lineup continues the LinuxFest tradition of providing attendees with presentations from the most interesting voices in Linux and open source. Jeff Waugh, director of the GNOME…

2006 DC PHP Conference - Speakers and schedule

The 2006 DC PHP Conference group is pleased to announce our speaker and schedule lineup. The conference is taking place in downtown Washington, DC, USA at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, October 19-20,…

Advice To Linux: Kill The Penguin

Whenever I compare Linux or open-source technologies to their Microsoft-inspired counterparts, I invariably receive numerous e-mails agreeing or disagreeing with my conclusions. While many of…

Debian Bug Squashing around the world this weekend

At this point there are two "real-life" Bug Squashing Parties planned for this weekend, 8th - 10th September in Vienna[2] (Austria) and Zürich[3] (Switzerland) and another two BSPs planned for the…

The Complete Open Phone

Last week Trolltech used the LinuxWorld Expo as the backdrop to announced the "Greenphone." (also, LinuxDevices is running an article about it too.) The Greenphone is, according to Trolltech,…

Open source robotics toolkits

Building a robot involves skills from many disciplines, including embedded firmware and hardware design, sensor selection, controls systems design, and mechanical design. But simulation…

Google Promotes Open Source OCR Library

"You might wonder," reads a Google corporate blog post yesterday morning, "why Google is interested in [optical character recognition]." Indeed, you might wonder that if you didn't already know…

KOffice: Summer of Code Students Deliver the Goods

Under the KDE umbrella, the KOffice project took part in the 2006 Summer of Code with four participants. And not only that, but the Dutch Programmeerzomer, sponsored by Finalist, also selected a…

It's not just Linux: Open Source has arrived

Open-source true believers have been saying forever that open source is the way to develop software. It turns out they've convinced most programmers that they're right. According to a newly…