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Clam, maker of the open-source security program Clam AntiVirus, released an update Monday designed to address a security flaw.
The beta testing process for Mandriva Linux 2006 is now officially underway: "The test period for Mandriva Linux 2006 has now officially begun with the first beta available.
The Extensible Firmware Interface, which could speed the boot-up process for PCs, has been handed over to a group that will promote and standardize it.
Microsoft is poised to ship an early beta version of its newly re-christened Vista operating system to its key developers as early as Wednesday, according to reports circulating throughout the industry.
Attention frequent fliers: Your dream of bypassing long security lines may soon be a reality at airports across the country. But you will have to let the feds scan not only your background, but your iris too. And you'll have to give up prints of your index fingers.
Microsoft is bowing to pressure from users to improve compatibility between its systems software and open-source technology.
An open-source software vendor is petitioning the Australian consumer watchdog to make it possible for all name-brand PC resellers to sell systems without an operating system on board.
In part two of our conversation with Iams, the analyst names the rising Linux desktop vendors to keep an eye on, offers migration advice for companies considering Linux on the desktop and explains why "Windows versus desktop Linux" is essentially a non-story right now.
The UK Atomic Weapons Establishment plc (AWE) is using a visualization cluster system based on open source software.
I've sometimes been labeled a cheerleader for Free Software. This doesn't bother me too much; there's no doubt that I am a lot more gung-ho on Linux and related technologies than most of my colleagues. But lest I seem like a full-time penguin apologist who can't fairly critique his platform of choice, I'm using this month's Free Agent to revel in that oldest pastime of tech columnists: I'm going to gripe.
Microsoft Corp. is adopting more stringent controls for registering legitimate copies of its flagship Windows operating system in an effort to curtail piracy of its products worldwide, the world's largest software maker said on Tuesday.
The Mozilla Foundation's main Web site is suffering from intermittent performance problems. Approximately 15 percent of the requests from mid-day Sunday through mid-day Monday failed entirely.
Advanced Micro Devices says it has cracked the 10 percent mark in x86 server processor shipments.
ISPs and the government are doing little to tackle the spam problem, according to the annual report from the Office of the Information Commissioner (ICO).