Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
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).
Recently, I had the opportunity to install Linux on an IBM ThinkPad, and both ingenuity and a commitment to complete the job were required. That's not what I expected at the start. I found Linux useful immediately. Later...
A panel of high-profile industry players weighed in Thursday on whether the world will ultimately turn to open source as a means for solving its software needs, with the overriding view being "yes."
The solid growth of Linux of late serves to dismiss even the most outrageous of anti-Linux campaigns as more of a dud than FUD. But what of the much-ballyhooed Linux desktop, which has yet to catch on in the enterprise like its server-side sibling?
The ability to carry vast amounts of data in small but easily misplaced items such as computer memory sticks and mobile e-mail devices has transformed the way Americans work, but it has also increased the risk that a forgotten BlackBerry or lost cell phone could amount to a major security breach.
Games for the upcoming console show impressive graphics, sound, and details.
A Gartner analyst has sought to debunk the most common security myths affecting the technology industry.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. on Monday said it has acquired the rights to develop games based on the popular "Lord of the Rings" book series, in addition to rights it holds for titles derived from the recent hit movies.
TippingPoint--part of 3Com--is soliciting hackers to report vulnerabilities in exchange for money.
The House Friday overwhelmingly endorsed President Bush's vision to send man back to the Moon and eventually on to Mars as it passed a bill to set NASA policy for the next two years.
I develop some code in kdelibs (mostly libkdecore) and I am currently the maintainer of the low-level networking code. I have also contributed to the ioslaves, as an extension of my own networking framework, and a bit regarding encodings/Unicode-issues.
Problems don't just show up in the technology; Developers need to pay attention to where code comes from and to licensing issues