Open source Chromecast competitor, Matchstick, is dead
Nearly a year ago, Matchstick hit Kickstarter with the goal of bringing a more open HDMI dongle to challenge the likes of the Chromecast and Fire TV Stick. Today, however, its creators made a painful revelation.
They’re not going to be able to deliver a satisfactory product, and that means around 17,000 backers won’t be getting their hands on the Firefox OS-based Matchsticks they were hoping for when they pledged their support to the project last fall.
Lockheed Open Sources Its Secret Weapon In Cyber Threat Detection
The cybersecurity team at Lockheed Martin will share some defensive firepower with the security community at Black Hat this week with the open source release of an internal advance threat tool it has been using in house for three years now. Dubbed Laika BOSS, this malware detection platform is meant to help security analysts better hunt down malicious files and activity in an enterprise environment.
Bodhi Linux 3.1.0 Pre Invites Users to Test the New Moksha Desktop Environment
Bodhi, a Linux operating system based on Ubuntu that features a minimalist approach and really low system requirements, has just received a testing version for the upcoming 3.1.0 release.
Ubuntu Personal Will Have Unity 8 and Mir by Default and Will Run X Legacy Apps
Ubuntu is planning on converging its operating systems, and this approach will become a lot more obvious in the next couple of years. In the meantime, we found out some interesting things about the future of Ubuntu desktop and Canonical's plans for it.