Blog Profile / Open Ended

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Archived Since:December 19, 2008

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Lunera turns lights into an “ambient cloud” of distributed Linux servers

Docker support + location tracking mesh = plug-in backbone for all the networked things.

Adobe ending Flash support at the end of 2020

And in some parts of the world, the end will come even sooner.

Mozilla and Thunderbird are continuing together, with conditions

E-mail client needs to reduce its technical and operational reliance on Mozilla.

2016 sees Internet Explorer usage collapse, Chrome surge

A couple of newcomers enter the scene, and Opera changes ownership.

Muni system hacker hit others by scanning for year-old Java vulnerability

Backups meant SFMTA didn't have to pay 100-Bitcoin ransom demanded by the attacker.

Linux turns 25, is bigger and more professional than ever

Just 7.7% of devs are unpaid—because Linux development is worth paying for.

Visual Studio Code editor hits version 1, has half a million users

Cross platform, open source editor has been installed more than 2 million times.

DHI Group plans to sell off Slashdot and Sourceforge

"The Company… has not successfully leveraged the Slashdot user base."

OpenSSL warns of two high-severity bugs, but no Heartbleed

DoS weakness shares starring role with revised FREAK vulnerability.

Dell’s Linux PC sequel still “just works”—but it adds 4K screen and rough edges

4k scaling issues keep it from being perfect—but, hey, it’s for developers, right?

It’s time for Microsoft to open source Internet Explorer

Being the only closed source mainstream browser isn't a good position.

Bus pass: Civic hackers open transit data MTA said would cost too much to share

Maryland agency said it would cost $600K; Chris Whong's team did it in days for $0.

Critical Ghost bug could haunt WordPress and PHP apps, too

The list of potential ways to exploit Ghost has grown to include Web mainstays.

LibreOffice 4.4 brings better looks and OpenGL to your presentations

New release has redesigned toolbars, menus, rulers, and a new default theme on OS X.

Under the hood of I2P, the Tor alternative that reloaded Silk Road

Designed to make analysis attacks harder, I2P is built for hidden services.

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