Hadoop service provider Cloudera receives $25 million in funds

Oktober 27th, 2010

Hadoop service provider Cloudera has announced that it has secured $25 million in venture funding from Meritech Capital Partners, bringing its overall funding total to $36 million
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Oracle draws criticism for policy towards JCP

Oktober 27th, 2010

Oracle’s proposals for the current elections to the executive committee of the Java Community Process have failed to meet with approval from the Java community. Long-time committee member Doug Lea has announced his resignation, citing disappointment over Oracle’s policy towards the JCP
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Spy swallows spy

Oktober 27th, 2010

The developer of the ZeuS trojan toolbox has apparently handed over all of his code to the rival developer of SpyEye. At the same time Dutch authorities have brought down the Bredolab botnet, which spread across 30 million PCs
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Google: Android Market has 100,000 apps

Oktober 26th, 2010

Following unofficial reports that the Android Market had surpassed 100,000 applications, Google has confirmed this is the case
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Nokia releases Maemo update for N900

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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IBM releases Lotus Symphony 3 office suite

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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OpenOffice.org Council members resign

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

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

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

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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