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AWS Names MapR a Big Data Competency Partner for Hadoop Distribution

Tuesday 5th of August 2014 02:25:21 AM
MapR's Big Data platform, based on open source Apache Hadoop, gained the endorsement of Amazon Web Services (AWS), which has included the company's software as the first Hadoop distribution in the new AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program.

Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share

Tuesday 5th of August 2014 01:28:10 AM
Google’s dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android operating system now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments, according to research by Strategy Analytics.

DevStack Ceph, OpenStack Paris Summit voting, and more

Tuesday 5th of August 2014 12:30:59 AM
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

Factory-fresh delivery: Get your OpenSUSE fix daily

Monday 4th of August 2014 11:33:48 PM
Open-sourcers running OpenSUSE’s development have adopted a browser-based model of development for their beloved distro. From now on, daily builds of new versions of OpenSUSE are to be developed and released for immediate testing.

Manage Yubikeys for LUKS encryption with privacyIDEA

Monday 4th of August 2014 10:36:37 PM
So today we will show, how you can manage many yubikeys for many notebooks using privacyIDEA. privacyIDEA is an authentication system for two factor authentication - usually with OTP devices. In a recent version privacyIDEA started to not only answer authentication request, but it was also enhanced to be able to define client machines and add information, which authentication device could be used for an application on a client machine.

MongoHQ, GoGrid Partner on MongoDB Big Data Storage

Monday 4th of August 2014 09:39:26 PM
MongoHQ and GoGrid have announced a "1-Button Deploy" Big Data solution based on MongoDB, the load-balanced NoSQL database storage platform. MongoHQ and GoGrid have partnered to deliver a turnkey NoSQL MongoDB storage solution, which they say will make it easier to perform Big Data analytics with no major investment in time or resources.

More Linux Gamers Now Use Steam Despite Apparent Drop in Percentages

Monday 4th of August 2014 08:42:15 PM
The Steam for Linux rate of adoption has dropped somewhat in comparison with the previous month, but it still holds around 1.1%.

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Mozilla Firefox 32 Officially Released

It's been a little over a month since the previous Firefox stable release and the developers have now pushed a new major update to users. This latest iteration of Firefox brings just a few major features for regular users, but it excels in other areas like better HTML 5 support. The official announcement for Mozilla Firefox 32 hasn't been made public just yet, but the mirrors now host the latest stable versions. It will take them a while to post anything official, and some time may go by until this new release hits the repositories, but you now can get to see what has changed. Read more