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Hardware Hacks: Fire, alarms, touchable boards and NFC rings
In this edition of The H's Hardware Hacks: A programmable NFC ring gets kickstarted, a touchscreen development board, an alarming Pi project and a Pi with real fire power
GitHub gets smart over open source licences
GitHub has taken steps to make it easier to set a licence on a new project and to select an open source licence following criticisms that it was making it too easy to leave unlicensed, copyright code in public
NSS 3.15.1 brings TLS 1.2 support to Firefox
Network Security Services (NSS), the collection of cryptographic libraries which is used, among others, by Mozilla's Firefox browser, now supports TLS 1.2. This enables the use of TLS with HMAC-SHA256 ciphers
Second Android signature attack disclosed
A second hole in Android's signature validation has been disclosed, though there are greater limitations to the new technique. Google and CyanogenMod have patched the holes but how other vendors will handle it is to be seen
Thursday's security updates
CentOS has updated thunderbird (C5: multiple vulnerabilities).
Fedora has updated drupal6
(F19: multiple vulnerabilities), firefox (F19: update to Firefox 26), nbd (F18; F19: incorrect access control), openstack-nova (F19: mul... Read more
[$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 12, 2013
The LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 12, 2013 is available.
[$] A look at CyanogenMod 11M1
It has been a year since our last look at
a CyanogenMod release. So when the project announced
the availability CyanogenMod 11M1 ? the first of the CM 11.0 experimental
builds ? your editor
did not hesitate to dedicate a handset to the... Read more
The Launch of AllSeen Alliance (and the Next Generation of Open Collaboration) (The Standards Blog)
Andy Updegrove looks
at the Linux Foundation's collaborative project, the AllSeen Alliance. "So now let?s look at what it takes to make an Internet of Things possible, comprising the wares and services of many different vendors, and types of vendo... Read more
Security advisories for Wednesday
CentOS has updated xen (Xen4CentOS:
multiple vulnerabilities), php53 (C6; C5: code
execution), php (C5: multiple
vulnerabilities), and firefox
(C5: multiple vulnerabilities).
Fedora has updated subversion (F19; F18: tw... Read more
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Android Candy: Free, Family, Fun?Fantastic
I've mentioned geocaching before, but if you've never taken the time
to go out and do it, you're really missing out. Whether you're dragging
your family through two feet of snow in the middle of t... Read more
The Geek's Guide to the Coolest 2013 Holiday Gifts
If you're like most of the Linux Journal staff, you probably have lots of holiday shopping left to do this year. We hope this list helps you impress your favorite people.
Gift image via Shuttersto... Read more
A Plexible Pi
If, like me, you've jumped onto the Plex bandwagon with both feet,
you've probably discovered how difficult it is to make a standalone Plex
player. Sure, you can install an entire OS, then auto-st... Read more
Linux Kernel News - November 2013
Mainline Release (Linus's tree) News
3.13-rc2 has been released on November 29th. This release candidate includes several small bug fixes. Please read the 3.13-rc2 release announcement.
... Read more
Mars Needs Women
Linux is pretty much an all-male project. Let's change that.
Computer: Linux / GNU "Open Source"
Fibernet Corp Hosts Holiday Light Show Charity Event, Invites Waffle...
On Monday, December 16th, from 6-8pm Fibernet will host an open house charity event featuring a holiday light show, a raffle, a donation booth for the Utah Food Bank, and free Waffle Love hot...(PRWeb December 12, 2013)Read the full story at http://www... Read more
Bitcasa Unveils Fresh New Look to Its Web App; Adds Linux Client
Support for Linux and New Capabilities Improve Usability, Regardless of Device and Location(PRWeb December 12, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11416057.htm
Manhattan Physician Becomes First Doctor in NY State to Accept Bitcoin
A prominent physician based in Manhattan is the first physician in New York State to accept the open source peer-to-peer payment system for healthcare related services.(PRWeb December 11, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/1... Read more
Macnica Americas Now Shipping Mpression Helio View Cyclone V SoC-based...
Helio View Adds LCD Touch-Screen Graphics Capability For Embedded Designs(PRWeb December 11, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11407838.htm
NetHosting Looks at Mobile App Vine Systems in New Case Study
NetHosting analyzes Vine?s history, features, and systems infrastructure in new case study.(PRWeb December 11, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/12/prweb11409128.htm