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The latest news and views on all things Linux and open source by seasoned Unix and Linux user Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols.
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
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Yes, GnuTLS has major security holes. So what? Almost no one uses it in ways where it could be vulnerable to fraud.
In a surprising move, Red Hat will enable users to run .NET applications and SQL Server on its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service cloud.
If you're a government worker and have been wanting to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux securely on your Amazon cloud, it's your lucky day. The popular open-source operating system is finally available on Amazon Web Services.
Other Linux distributions are moving to MariaDB for their default database management system, but Ubuntu is standing by Oracle's MySQL. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth explains why.
When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus.
Nokia may be making the Android X, X+ and XL handsets, but at the end of the day it was Microsoft's call to produce Android phones. This is bad news for Windows Phone.
IBM thinks that opening its middleware stack to the cloud in BlueMix will prove to be winning bet.
RiskIQ, an Internet security company, claims that malicious apps have grown by almost 400 percent on Google's Android Play store.
The first native Ubuntu smartphones are expected to be in customers' hands in 2014.