WRC: Latvala Marches Into Second as Going Turns Tough at Germany

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Estudiante de ICo en UNAM, iOS developer en @PlanetMedia_ITC, amante de las artes, bailarina profesional, campusera & aldeana....

Twitter Launches Clockwork Raven: an Open Source Mechanical Turk Application

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Mechanical Turk: Twitter announced the launch of Clockwork Raven, an open source web application built on Mechanical Turk’s platform.


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Groklaw: Apple vs. Samsung jury verdict a farce

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Well, that didn't take long. Groklaw notes several interesting inconsistencies and other issues with the jury verdict. "If it would take a lawyer three days to make sure he understood the terms in the form, how did the jury not need the time to do the same? There were 700 questions, remember, and one thing is plain, that the jury didn't take the...

Kügler: Best practises for writing defensive publications

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On his blog, Sebastian Kügler gathers some tips on writing defensive publications. These publications are a weapon that can be used to ensure that techniques used by free software don't get patented by others. "A defensive publication is a technical document that describes ideas, methods or inventions and is a form of explicit prior art....

Jury in Apple v. Samsung Goofed, Damages Reduced -- Uh Oh. What's Wrong With this Picture? ~pj

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ApplevSamsung ApplevSamsung2 ArchiveExplorer Autozone Bilski Cases Cast: Lawyers Comes v. MS Contracts, etc....

There's a Verdict in Apple v. Samsung (Groklaw)

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Groklaw has the details and a lot of pointers to further coverage on Apple's victory in its suit against Samsung. "This is definitely not the end of this story. It can't be. It's preposterous."...

Best Hosting For Joomla 2012 - Top 3 Joomla Hosting

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SearchBestHosting.com named a list of best hosting for Joomla in 2012 after reviewed hundreds of shared web hosts.San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 SearchBestHosting.com, an industry leading web hosting review site, today named a list of best hosting for Joomla in 2012 after reviewed hundreds of shared web hosts based on their editors'...

Debian / Ubuntu Linux: Setup Wireless Access Point (WAP) with Hostapd

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've got a spare USB Wireless Adapters and my ISP router does not support wireless option....

Raise a glass to Linux

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IT World: To get an idea of how fast Linux took off, thinking about just the timeline of the first year of its existence.


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[TORRENT] chakra-2012.08-Claire-x86_64.iso

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Anke Boersma has announced the of Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.08, a major new release incorporating the KDE 4.9.0 desktop: "The Chakra project team is proud to announce the first 'Claire' release; this codename will follow the KDE SC 4.9 series and will be dedicated to the memory of Claire Lotion....

Migrating from BlackBerry to Android while maintaining tight security is now possible

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JointLogic is releasing an update to the secure organizer B-Folders providing an import facility for BlackBerry organizer data.Plovdiv, Bulgaria, EU (PRWEB) August 25, 2012 The just-released B-Folders Desktop Edition v.3.1 for Windows, Mac and Linux provides a facility that allows importing MemoPad, Contacts, and Tasks data directly from...

Apple, Samsung respond to jury verdict

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Reactions to Apple's yesterday win are in. Tim Cook: "The lawsuits between Apple and Samsung were about much more than patents or money. They were about values. At Apple, we value originality and innovation and pour our lives into making the best products on earth. [...] We applaud the court for finding Samsung's behavior willful and for sending a...

Microsoft: Apple's victory good for Windows Phone

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Microsoft's response to Apple's win is probably the most cringeworthy of all. Blatantly admitting Windows Phone can't make a dent in the market on merit, but instead requires the court room to do so, Bill Cox, senior director of Windows Phone marketing communications, said: "Windows Phone is looking gooooood right now." Nauseating....

LXtoo: an integrated live Linux distribution for the bioinformatics community.

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To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document....

Voice Keying with bash, sox, and aplay

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There are plenty of times where it is nice to have Linux transmit things out a radio....

Linux Foundation Ranks Grow as Twitter Joins the Community

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InternetNews:The Linux Foundation is growing, again.


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Apple wins

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And just like that, within a matter of days, the jury has reached a verdict in Apple vs. Samsung. The basic gist is simple: Apple's software patents are valid, and many Samsung devices infringe upon them. Apple's iPhone 3G trade dress is valid, and Samsung's Galaxy S line infringes, but other devices did not. Samsung did not infringe Apple's iPad...

Oracle Broadens Support for Open-source R Analytics (PCWorld)

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At PCWorld, Chris Kanaracus is reporting that Oracle has announced several new initiatives supporting the open source statistical analysis tool R. Ports to Solaris and AIX are among the new offerings, as is compatibility with some additional tools. "Oracle will deliver an open-source distribution of R that can work with the Sunperf, MKL and ACML...

ro-manager 0.2.6

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For further information, see: * What is an RO? - http://www.wf4ever-project.org/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=2065079 * Wf4Ever Research Object Model - http://wf4ever.github.com/ro/ Research Object Manager is a simple command line tool for creating and manipulating Research Objects in a local file system, and for exchanging them with a...

Has cash corrupted open source?

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The Register: There once was a time when open source was all about peace, love, and Linux, a bottom-up community of self-selecting hackers that chummed together for the love of good code.


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Jolla says its MeeGo handsets will run Android applications

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"Jolla, the mobile startup staffed by former Nokia executives who want to keep the company's MeeGo software alive, says it will use existing technology to bring in apps from other platforms - including Android. Will it be enough to boost the plucky company's fortunes?" It won't be a saving grace, but it's a nice bonus. There's something about...