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  • John 'Maddog' Hall: Why Raspberry Pi is only the beginning

    Raspberry Pi ? the credit card-sized single-board computer developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of computer science in schools ? is one of the most talked-about inventions of the year, but for Jon "maddog" Hall, executive director of Linux International, it is only the beginning.

  • Which smartphone is the most secure?

    These days, it is almost impossible to meet someone who doesn't own a cell phone. More specifically, smartphones, whether it be the trendy iPhone, corporate favored Blackberry or modern Windows Mobile, almost everyone has joined the smartphone frenzy - and with good reason. A smartphone offers more advanced computing ability and connectivity than a contemporary phone.

  • Linux Lite 1.0.0 - A new distribution for beginners

    For all the media attention that goes to Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, and the other leading Linux distributions, casual observers would have to be forgiven if they have no idea that hundreds of other distributions are out there as well, each with a particular purpose and target audience in mind.

  • Android is not less secure than iPhone

    One can only hope that security software provider Trend Micro saw a nice sales boost after the proclamation of its chairman earlier this week that Android phones are more vulnerable to hacking than iPhones are. If it didn't, those blatantly self-serving statements were made for nothing.

  • Get an old PC working again with Puppy Linux

    There's no doubt Canonical's popular Ubuntu Linux distribution gets the majority of attention in the Linux world these days, but there are myriad others equally worthy of consideration.

  • Cisco ready to take on data centres

    Cisco has dominated the newtorking market but it's now casting envious eyes on the data centre in a bid to become a dominant player there, treading on the toes of some of its partners in the process. How will the company shape up in this new arena?

  • Cisco's IOS vs Juniper's JUNOS

    Juniper continues to grow, broaden into new markets and acquire companies, touting its single-operating-system approach to high-performance networking. Rival Cisco, on the other hand, seems to unveil a new operating system with each product launch, a practice that more and more makes the original version of IOS a distant memory. Who do you think is right?

  • Desperately seeking virtualisation skills

    As more organisations adopt server virtualisation software, they?re also looking to hire people who have worked with the technology in live applications.

  • Red Hat faces stiff challenges to move beyond its core technology

    Clad in his pyjamas, Red Hat co-founder Marc Ewing arrived at work at 1100 one day in 1998, unlocked the office for a new employee, and promptly left to go back to sleep.

  • Grid computing: The term may fade, but features will live on

    Grid computing's goal of sharing resources is still a plan for many corporate customers; the question is how to get there most effectively.





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