By Serdar Yegulalp Mozilla has long used its Firefox browser as a staging platform for other innovations. One of the first real-world applications for its fast-and-safe systems language Rust, for instance, is rewriting …read more Source:: OpenSource
Month: March 2017
IDG Contributor Network: Are Linux users weird?
By Jim Lynch Are Linux users weird? Let’s face it, Linux users have often been portrayed in the media as being a little…er…different than macOS or Windows users. But now a writer at Network …read more Source:: OpenSource
Open-source developers targeted in sophisticated malware attack
By Lucian Constantin For the past few months, developers who publish their code on GitHub have been targeted in an attack campaign that uses a little-known but potent cyberespionage malware. The attacks started in …read more Source:: OpenSource
By Andrew C. Oliver One of my tasks at my job is to develop and maintain technical presentations. In the past I’ve stored these presentations on Google Drive in Apple’s Keynote format. Keynote, like …read more Source:: OpenSource
Free for all: CoreOS joins Docker in donating container core
By Serdar Yegulalp Hot on the heels of Docker’s container runtime becoming a Cloud Native Computing Foundation project, CoreOS has also donated its container runtime to the CNCF. Rkt, aka Rocket, was …read more Source:: OpenSource
IDG Contributor Network: Why do Linux distributions have software bugs?
By Jim Lynch Linux distros and software bugs Linux is one of the best operating systems around, but no OS is perfect. All operating systems end up having bugs of one kind or another, …read more Source:: OpenSource
Cilium leverages Linux kernel for advanced container networking
By Serdar Yegulalp Networking has always been one of the most persistent headaches when working with containers. Even Kubernetes—fast becoming the technology of choice for container orchestration—has limitations in how it implements …read more Source:: OpenSource
Open source project uses Docker for serverless computing
By Serdar Yegulalp Serverless computing has fast become a staple presence on major clouds, from Amazon to Azure. It’s also inspiring open source projects designed to make this concept of …read more Source:: OpenSource
IDG Contributor Network: Has Ubuntu Linux become boring?
By Jim Lynch Has Ubuntu become boring? Ubuntu has long been one of the best known and most popular Linux distributions. But has it become too boring and predictable to retain the interest of …read more Source:: OpenSource
Apple wins Chinese iPhone patent case: Report
It has been reported that the iPhone maker has won its appeal against a patent infringement ruling handed down by the Beijing Intellectual Property Office in May. …read more Source:: Legal