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BitTorrent Inc.'s Sync

The Sync application from BitTorrent Inc. is simple yet powerful, offering the ability to move large amounts of data directly between devices. more>>

The Humble Hacker?

Two of our favorite things have come together: The Humble Bundle and Hacking! more>>

EnterpriseDB's EDB Postgres Advanced Server and EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager

The elegance of open source is on full display with new product releases like EnterpriseDB's (EDB's) new PostreSQL-based database solutions. On the heels of the significant more>>

ACI Worldwide's UP Retail Payments

As customers of global-payments solution provider ACI Worldwide retire aging platforms, they are clamoring for Linux-based options. more>>

The Death of RoboVM

Microsoft recently made a big noise about its love and support of the Open Source community (especially Linux), but while it's making concrete steps toward improving its support for FOSS projects, its motives may not be entirely altruistic. more>>

Varnish Software's Hitch

Making life easier for the 2.2 million Web sites that deploy the Varnish Cache HTTP engine is the point of Hitch from Varnish Software. more>>

The US Government and Open-Source Software

As part of the "Second Open Government National Action Plan", the federal government is planning to share the source code behind many of its software projects. more>>

Open-Source Project Secretly Funded by CIA

It's fair to say that the interests of governments and the FOSS community are not always aligned. more>>

New Container Image Standard Promises More Portable Apps

I've written about containers before, and I've waxed lyrical about the multitude of benefits they bring to DevOps and cloud computing. more>>

Canonical and BQ's Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet

Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices. more>>

AdaCore's SPARK Pro

With this new version of the SPARK Pro toolset, AdaCore comes one step closer to its goal of making the writing of proven software both efficient and pleasant. more>>

Kolab Systems AG and Collabora's CloudSuite

The chemistry created by the Kolab Systems-Collabora Productivity partnership enabled CloudSuite, the first 100% open-source, enterprise-grade cloud office suite. more>>

Linaro Announces Software Reference Platform for ARM

With the launch of its Software Reference Platform for ARMv8-A processors, Linaro is proud to enable both a complete end-to-end open-source server software stack and access to ent more>>

Are You Doing Something Extraordinary with Linux?

Every month, Linux Journal features a person doing interesting or extraordinary things using Linux. Are you that person? Leave us a comment here. (Tell us a little about what you're doing. more>>

Zappix Visual IVR

Zappix's development of its Visual IVR customer service platform is informed by research showing that 77% of consumers report that valuing their time is the most important element of good service. more>>

Bruce Douglass' Agile Systems Engineering (Published by Morgan Kaufmann)

System engineers in aerospace, defense, automotive, transportation and rail, not to mention embedded software developers across disciplines, will be drawn to the ideas in Dr Bruce Douglass' new book Agile Sy more>>

New Wine Release

Switching from Windows to Linux is easier than ever. There was a time when running Linux required a lot of CLI know-how and confidence, but today's graphical environments are extremely user-friendly and responsive. more>>

Samsung's SmartThings

If you pick up a Samsung Smart TV this year, you'll be certain to find "Linux Inside" in many ways. Samsung continues to build on its Tizen-powered Smart TV UI, which this year it will enhance with integrated SmartThings IoT hub technology, enabling the TV as the control center for a smart home. more>>

What's the Kernel Space of Democracy?

No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.—Winston Churchill more>>

Ubuntu on Windows?

With Microsoft and Canonical working together on a number of projects, the Internet has been rife with speculation and rumors. more>>