Trolltech and KDE Cooperate on Cross-Platform Multimedia Programming Framework

Trolltech announced a technical collaboration on the development of Phonon, a cross-platform multimedia framework that makes it simple for programmers of all experience levels to incorporate…

Adobe to Open Source Messaging Protocols

Adobe Systems today announced it will release the remoting and messaging technologies used in Flex, Flash and other Adobe products as open source projects. Because the technologies are fairly…

Internet, Open Source in the Third World

"This article represents the general aspect of the internet services provided in 3rd world countries like Nepal and also gives general information of Nepal. It highlights how international…

Open source and the corporate elephant

A number of corporations are moving into the free software arena, and this has resulted in legions of programmers, paid by companies, moving into free software communities, Simon Phipps, chief…

Embedded OS trends points to Linux...sometimes

While the use of Linux continues to sail along at a nice clip, the number of people kicking the tires is shrinking, for all the right reasons.

The Linux operating system (OS) has earned…

NYSE places buy on Linux, hold on Unix

The New York Stock Exchange is investing heavily in x86-based Linux systems and blade servers as it builds out the NYSE Hybrid Market trading system that it launched last year. Flexibility and…

Netherlands Adopts Open-Source Software

The Dutch government has set a soft deadline of April 2008 for its agencies to start using open-source software — programs that anyone can modify and that work with a variety of technology — the…

The Top 5 Most Overlooked Open Source Vulnerabilities for 2007

For year-end 2007, we have compiled the Top 5 Most Overlooked Open Source Vulnerabilities encountered during 2007. We came up with this list after reviewing over 300 million lines of code and…

The World Series of Linux: Round 1

For untold thousands of developers around the world, it's not a game. For solution providers and their customers, it's not a game.

But the world of desktop Linux has become increasingly…

Iranian computing center removes photos of Linux super computer

The Iranian computing research center that says it built a supercomputer with Advanced Micro Devices Inc.'s Opteron processors has removed from its Web site photographs showing a possible link to…