Archive for Januar, 2010

EFF demonstrates a browser’s "finger print"

Sonntag, Januar 31st, 2010

The Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Panopticlick tool determines how uniquely identifiable your browser is – even without cookies or IP address
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The H Week – Oracle’s plans, licence changes, false alarms and backdoors

Sonntag, Januar 31st, 2010

This week, the H had the latest on what’s going into the next Linux kernel with another edition of the Kernel Log, looked at the problem of URL shorteners. Meanwhile there were changes in UK Government open source policies, new open source releases and previews, false alarms, backdoors and
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SCO Germany forced to pay fine

Samstag, Januar 30th, 2010

The German Federal Office of Justice has fined the German subsidiary of SCO for irregularities in its annual accounts
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Google invites attacks on Chrome

Samstag, Januar 30th, 2010

The company hopes to encourage security researchers to find and report vulnerabilities in its browser with rewards of up to $1,337
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Unicode dominates web

Samstag, Januar 30th, 2010

Almost half of all the web pages indexed by Google are now encoded in UTF-8 Unicode format
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JavaOne to continue – 2010 conference date set

Freitag, Januar 29th, 2010

There will be no further uncertainty over the future of the JavaOne conference after Oracle’s take-over of Sun; the 2010 event is set to take place at the same time as the Oracle Open World in September
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Internet Service Providers have a pessimistic view of the future

Freitag, Januar 29th, 2010

ISPs are expecting more sophisticated attacks on their customers and infrastructure. While the criminals seem to capitalise successfully on their activities, the network operators complain about low budgets and staff shortages
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Canonical releases Ubuntu 8.04.4 LTS

Freitag, Januar 29th, 2010

Canonical has released the fourth maintenance update for Ubuntu 8.04, the current Long Term Support (LTS) version of the Ubuntu Linux distribution
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Alfresco to drop GPL, goes LGPL

Donnerstag, Januar 28th, 2010

Alfresco have announced that they are changing the licensing of the community edition of its enterprise content management system from GPL to LGPL
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Mozilla releases Firefox for Maemo RC3, disables Adobe Flash

Donnerstag, Januar 28th, 2010

Mozilla has announced the release of the third release candidate of Firefox for Maemo, also known as Fennec. The latest release disables Adobe’s Flash plugin
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