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  • — Most important open source news of the year

       (Saturday, 20 December 2014 02:51)

    This is a Special Edition of our weekly open source news roundup, as we look back at the top news stories in 2014!I looked most closely at news in the areas of business, government, and education. There has also been some remarkable news where you would not expect, on how open source is helping to make a difference and the world a better place.

  • — Heartbleed, Shellshock, Tor and more: The 13 biggest security stories of 2014

       (Saturday, 20 December 2014 00:57)

    Epic hacks, major vulnerabilities, and other security surprises rolled across the Internet like a tidal wave in 2014. We thought we'd seen it all after an SSL vulnerability pierced the heart of the Internet and the crypto world lost a major asset. But then Sony (once again) fell prey to one of the most devastating cyberattacks ever.

  • — Google building full Android IVI stack, says report

       (Friday, 19 December 2014 23:02)

    oogle is planning to expand its Android Auto project into a full-fledged “Android M” automotive stack within the next year or two, says Reuters.

  • — The helpful stranger and meaning of open source

       (Friday, 19 December 2014 21:08)

    I’ve been a software engineer for almost 15 years now, and although I didn't realize it at the time, I’ve been working with open source software from the get-go. From basic GNU command line utilities to C compilers, open source was there from the start.read more

  • — Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0 review

       (Friday, 19 December 2014 19:13)

    In today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0. Plus: The importance of mentors in open source, and WordPress 4.1 has been released.