A Linux thin client for every child

In September this year, the Macedonian government announced one of the most ambitious educational technology projects ever proposed: to provide 180,000 of its school-age children with computer…

OLPC Talks About Plans to Distribute in America

In a recent interview, representatives from the One Laptop Per Child project disclosed current plans for distributing the XO Laptop in the United States, and discussed the ways in which even local…

Novell and Real Time Linux

Last week, Novell began shipping SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 10 for running high-performance, time-sensitive applications, and apparently Red Hat is feeling a bit threatened.

Note to…

Linux Kernel Developer Ted Ts’o Joins Linux Foundation as Chief Platform Strategist

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that Linux kernel filesystem maintainer Ted Ts’o is joining the organization as a…

Sun promises prizes to boost open source effort

Sun Microsystems will today release details of a new award program meant to spur growth and activity within the company's open-source efforts, according to a post by Sun's open-source officer,…

ESET Launches New Products for Linux

ESET announced three new products for Linux and FreeBSD users. The new Gateway, File and Mail products provide SMB and enterprise users with the highest level of malware protection throughout…

Flash Player 9 Update 3 now available

Adobe has released the final version of its Flash Player Update 3, an important update that brings several new features:

* Mainly, support for H.264, one of the most efficient video…

North, South Korea Unite Over Linux

The new project, tentatively named "Hana Linux", was announced at the ICMIP 2007 event in Yenji, China, last week and will be developed jointly by both Koreas and China, according to a report from…

Belgium Government Deploys IONA's Open Source

IONA Technologies announced that the Belgium Ministry for Education is using IONA's FUSE Open Source technology for a newly introduced centralized student registration system. The system which was…

Red Hat's Linux Automation Delivers 100-Fold Performance Gains

Red Hat announced Red Hat Enterprise MRG (Messaging, Realtime, Grid), offering new capabilities for deployment on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and third-party operating platforms that further…