Archive for the ‘IT News’ Category

IBM releases Lotus Symphony 3 office suite

Dienstag, Oktober 26th, 2010

IBM has released version 3 of its free Lotus Symphony office suite based on the 3.x branch of OpenOffice.org, adding new sidebar menus and support for version 1.2 of the Open Document Format (ODF) standard
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Nokia releases Maemo update for N900

Dienstag, Oktober 26th, 2010

Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia has released a new firmware update for its Linux-based N900 internet tablet and smartphone, adding support for its Ovi Suite for Windows PCs, the Qt Mobility API and the company’s Ovi Music Store
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OpenOffice.org Council members resign

Montag, Oktober 25th, 2010

Following the call that OpenOffice.org Council members that were also involved with The Document Foundation should resign due to a conflict of interest, two members have officially stepped down
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Microsoft’s server to run in OpenStack cloud

Montag, Oktober 25th, 2010

In cooperation with Cloud.com, Microsoft plans to adapt the OpenStack cloud software for its Windows Server 2008
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Mozilla’s browser building blocks

Montag, Oktober 25th, 2010

The Mozilla developers are using the in-house Jetpack technology in "Chromeless" to provide a bare-bones browser
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The H Week – Linux 2.6.36, Chrome 7, Shockwave zero-day

Sonntag, Oktober 24th, 2010

In the past week, The H looked at Nokia’s Qt framework and published an overview of the 2.6.36 Linux kernel release. The Debian developers recognised non-packagers as Debian Developers and Google released version 7.0 of Chrome. Adobe confirmed a new Shockwave zero-day and Mozilla issued security updates for Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey
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First GNOME 3.0 development release arrives

Samstag, Oktober 23rd, 2010

The GNOME development team have issued the first development version of GNOME 3.0, the next major release of the popular open source desktop for GNU / Linux and Unix
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Siemens Stuxnet patch does not provide sufficient protection

Samstag, Oktober 23rd, 2010

The Siemens SIMATIC Security Update for protecting WinCC systems against Stuxnet infections doesn’t close the actual hole – and can easily be bypassed by attackers
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Jetpack puts Mozilla extensions into their own processes

Samstag, Oktober 23rd, 2010

Version 0.9 of Jetpack SDK the new framework for browser extensions does not include any new APIs but, in an attempt to improve response and stability, does have a new infrastructure that allows add-ons to be executed in a separate process
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Mozilla releases SeaMonkey 2.1 Beta 1

Freitag, Oktober 22nd, 2010

Mozilla has released a first beta for version 2.1 of its SeaMonkey "all-in-one internet application suite", adding a new "Paste and Go" option and various JavaScript performance improvements using the new JägerMonkey engine
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