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Security risks posed by smart meters

Friday 25th of July 2014 01:48:49 PM
In a world of always-on connectivity, Internet of Everything and Internet of Things, where most devices now have an embedded computer, the risk posed by hackers tampering with them cannot be overlooked.

How open sourcing Android made it a mobile market leader

Friday 25th of July 2014 12:51:38 PM
About 10 years ago, when I got my first mobile phone, I hardly knew anything about its operating system or its processor. Even its screen size didn’t matter. I was just happy to have a 'mobile' phone.read more

How to use awk command in Linux

Friday 25th of July 2014 11:54:27 AM
Text processing is at the heart of Unix. From pipes to the /proc subsystem, the "everything is a file" philosophy pervades the operating system and all of the tools built for it. Because of this, getting comfortable with text-processing is one of the most important skills for an aspiring Linux system administrator, or even any […]Continue reading...The post How to use awk command in Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.

SAP Extends Open Source Collaboration with OpenStack, CloudFoundry Support

Friday 25th of July 2014 10:23:30 AM
SAP SE has announced expanded involvement in OpenStack and CloudFoundry, the open source cloud computing projects, as well as developer resources for the SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

Nginx Plus r4 Improves Web Server Security

Friday 25th of July 2014 09:26:19 AM
Nginx Plus is the commercially supported enterprise release of the widely deployed open-source Nginx Web server. According to the June 2014 Netcraft Web Server Survey, Nginx is powering 134 million sites around the world. The first Nginx Plus release debuted back in August 2013, providing users with additional high-availability features on top of the open-source base. New versions of Nginx Plus are now released every three months. The Nginx Plus r4 release is based on the open-source Nginx 1.7.3 release, which was released on July 8.

Deepin 2014 review

Friday 25th of July 2014 08:29:08 AM
Deepin Desktop Environment 2.0, which made its debut on Deepin 2014, is a redesigned version of what shipped in Deepin 2013.

How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon's Cloud

Friday 25th of July 2014 07:31:57 AM
Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing power from innocent victims when there's so much free processing power out there for the taking?

Open source education for lifelong learners

Friday 25th of July 2014 06:34:46 AM
In the world of the Internet, where everything is so easily available, it seems like all technology is a benefit to online learners. For those who aren[he]#039[/he]t able to use the available traditional resources for various reasons, open source technology specifically is a huge boon. Let me share my seven-year journey of using open source and how it helped me add more value to both my personal and professional lives.

Oracle Unveils Linux 7 for Enterprise Open Source Cloud and Data Center

Friday 25th of July 2014 05:37:35 AM
Newly released Oracle Linux 7 offers updates for storage and virtualization, as well as the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 and paid support.

Keynotes from OSCON 2014 Day 3

Friday 25th of July 2014 04:40:24 AM
We're back with keynote coverage on Day 3 of OSCON 2014! This comes to you (live stream) from Portland at the Oregon Convention Center.

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What is Docker, Really? Founder Solomon Hykes Explains

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