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Digital Public Library of America to add millions of records to its archive

At one year old, DPLA makes some big partnerships and looks back on its growth.

KDE 4.1.3 Released, Orphan Linux, and Mint Tips

Today's news search might have been a bit of a bust if not for the release of KDE 4.1.3 yesterday. This release is said to bring major updates as well as new features and bug fixes. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols posted some tips and tricks for using Linux Mint. Show More Summary

Containers Answer The Right Question

Russell Pavlicek from the Xen project asks "Are Containers the Right Answer to the Wrong Question? on the Citrix Open@Citrix blog. While Russell brings up many good points, including both Mirage OS and OSv, I believe his article misses the mark about where and how Linux containers are changing the way we do IT. Show More Summary

OpenStack Deployments Spread Out as the Icehouse Release Arrives

This week, there is a slew of news about major OpenStack deployments going on at enterprises. Red Hat announced that a number of notable organizations, including The Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, and Midokura, are building out OpenStack deployments based on its platform. Show More Summary

In Intel, Android Has Gained a Mighty Friend

For a couple of years now, efforts to usher in devices that can run both Microsoft's Windows platform and Android have been  in the works. We've written about BlueStacks Player, which runs a virtualized instance of Android that can be used alongside Windows. Show More Summary

Introducing PourOver and Tamper

PourOver and Tamper are both available now on GitHub.

Use Tails to Avoid Prying Eyes

It was a bit of a slow-news day today, however, www.engadget.com has a bit of a summary of Tails in the context of avoiding certain prying eyes. www.deccanherald.com posted an overview of Linux for its readers a few days ago saying,Show More Summary

Recommended Reading: Heartbleed Edition

NYT developers share their recommendations from around the web.

Leading Linux Players Rapidly Shift Their Emphasis to the Cloud

This week, not only is Red Hat touting its success at getting a number of notable enterprises to choose its Linux platform and OpenStack offering for deployments, but Canonical is rolling out Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and highlighting it as the best way to build out an OpenStack cloud environment. Show More Summary

Red Hat Announces Several Enterprise OpenStack Deployments

Today, in conjunction with Red Hat Summit, Red Hat officials are providing updates on the company's continuing effort to focus its strategy on the OpenStack cloud computing platform. Since their introduction in June 2013, Red Hat’s enterprise...Show More Summary

Red Hat 7 RC, Ubuntu 14.04 Server, and Why GNOME

In today's Linux news, Red Hat announced the release of their Enterprise 7 Release Candidate saying, "Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RC offers a near-final look at the only operating system crafted for the open hybrid cloud." In other news, Ubuntu is trying to breath down Red Hat's neck and Matt Hartley explains why he switched to GNOME. Show More Summary

Dell and Red Hat's OpenStack Partnership Deepens

Dell has unveiled a series of upgrades and announcements focused on the datacenter this week, and is deepening its cloud computing ties with Red Hat, as the firms focus on OpenStack. Dell and Red Hat recently announced that Dell will effectively become an OEM for Red Hat's Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform by selling systems that run the platform. Show More Summary

Google Patches Pesky Android Icon Permissions Problem

Android users should be aware of a sneaky phishing and malware scheme that FireEye mobile security researchers have uncovered. The researchers have put up a blog post about the issue, which involves a malicious app with normal protection...Show More Summary

New MakuluLinux Released and Reviewed

Ken Miller, Makulu forum moderator, wrote this weekend to announce the release of MakuluLinx 6 MATE. This release, based on Debian Testing, features MATE 1.8, Linux 3.13.7 PAE, and systemd support. MakuluLinux 6 also introduced a new installer that Jamie Watson calls much improved. Show More Summary

Future of Open Source Survey: FOSS Means Quality

The results from this year's Future of Open Source Survey, sponsored by Black Duck and North Bridge Venture Partners, are out and, as usual, point to some interesting trends. We've noted that the cloud and the Internet of Things areShow More Summary

Reports: Google Beta Testing Android App for Chrome Remote Desktop

For about a year now, Google has been working on an Android version of its Chrome Remote Desktop app and new reports from Engadget, PCMag and other outlets claim that it is imminent. The origins of the project go all the way back toShow More Summary

Overclocking w/ Linux, Heartbleed Ideas, and LibreOffice 4.2.3

Today in Linux news is a lot of suggestions on what to do to avoid the pitfalls of Heartbleed and InfoWorld.com runs down some in simple terms. In other news, Phoronix.com is reporting that NVIDIA overclocking is back with latest drivers. Show More Summary

Jasper: An Open Source, Voice Controlled Personal Assistant

 Shubhro Saha and Charlie Marsh would otherwise be just a couple of students at Princeton University, but the two have teamed up to create an open source voice-control application that bears some resemblance to Apple's Siri. It's called Jasper, and one way you can use it is as an automated, voice controlled personal assistant for the Raspberry Pi. Show More Summary

NYTimes Channel on IFTTT

There is now an NYTimes channel on IFTTT, which takes advantage of our public APIs.

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