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Bright Computing Draws $14.5 Million to Expand Focus on Linux Clusters

Bright Computing , a startup that works with companies that manage Linux clusters and is closely involved with Hadoop for mining Big Data, has picked up $14.5 million in Series B funding . Hadoop and other Big Data tools have been rapidly gaining ... [Published OStatic blogs - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Chris Beard Named CEO of Mozilla

Brendan Eich, formerly CTO of Mozilla and famous as the creator of JavaScript, famously stepped down from his briefly held spot as CEO of the company back in April, and Chris Beard (shown) has been serving as interim CEO ever since. Eich’s short lived ... [Published OStatic blogs - 9 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Tor Bounty, Plasma 5 ISOs, and Best Desktops

Today in Linux news, the Kubuntu team have released ISOs with the Plasma 5 desktop for all to test. Russia has offered 3.9m roubles to anyone who can crack the Tor network. And Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has a round-up of the best in Linux desktops. ... [Published OStatic blogs - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Innovation Ecosystem Around OpenStack is Finally Ramping Up

OpenStack has already earned support across the IT industry from users, developers, cloud providers, and vendors, but many deployments are still new, and we have yet to see how people will innovate around the platform. Everybody from AT&T to Rackspace ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Power Up Your Video with VLC Media Player and Other Free Tools

If you've got some time to add another open source application to your arsenal, getting to know VLC Media Player , available for Windows, the Mac and Linux, is one of the best choices you can make. The application is famous for handling nearly any ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

GOG's Mistaken Giveaway, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, and Wayland in KDE

Today in Linux news, GOG accidently marked a lot of games as free in cost after their big Linux announcement . Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS was released today. GCC and Patrick Volkerding win awards. And finally today, Sebastian Kügler recently blogged about ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bugcrowd Seeks to Streamline Reporting and Handling of Bugs

"All software contains security flaws," touts the homepage of Bugcrowd , a new site that seeks to streamline the way flaws are reported by enforcing crowdsourced "responsible disclosure" policies. The Bugcrowd statement is probably pretty close to ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Google Joins Samsung, Other Tech Titans, in Open Healthcare Race

Will the next revolution in healthcare be built on open source collaboration and principles? There are increasing signs that it will be, and that the old model of scientists and doctors pursuing breakthroughs behind closed doors might be broken. Samsung, ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

2014's Best Distros, Buncha New Games, and Fedora Delayed

In today's news feeds is MakeUseOf.com's top five Linux distributions for 2014. One of their picks is said to vulnerable to attack and the proof has been posted. In other news, GOG.com has rolled out support for 50 DRM-free Linux games. And finally ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Among Reasons to Get Firefox 31, Previous Versions Have Security Holes

Mozilla is urging Firefox users to upgrade to the new version 31 of the browser, after releasing a bug fix update for Firefox, with 11 security fixes, three of them critical. "Mozilla developers and community identified identified and fixed several ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

SAP Stamps Cloud Foundry and OpenStack with Meaningful Endorsements

SAP may not be on every individual user's radar, but the company is a giant global force in running enterrprise back-end systems, new forays into the cloud and other new platforms, and managing enterprise class applications. Now, SAP has announced that ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Clone Attack, Tails Rebased, and Banana Pi?

Today in Linux news, Oracle Linux 7 was released today. Softpedia.com reports that Tails now features a "Windows 8 camouflage mode." MakeUseOf.com has five reasons to love Deepin and LinuxUser & Developer has a review of the Banana Pi. This and more ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 24 2014]

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"Bright Computing is bringing to the rest of us the sophistication of Google or Amazon in how they manage their compute clusters and data centers,” said Bill Bryant, DFJ Partner, in a statement. “They deliver the same capabilities in automating and simplifying the management of clusters for any workload. Bright manages many of the world’s most complex environments in technology, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, government labs, universities and financial services. With support now for Hadoop and OpenStack, the company has an enormous opportunity.”"
...confirmed that Mitchell Baker had expanded her role to become Executive Chair as she returns to a deeper involvement in Mozilla’s daily activities. "She will also focus on ensuring that organizations and individual contributors have the tools they need to make meaningful contributions to unlock the potential of the Web" Mozilla's announcement said. Baker is an important face of the company as it enters its new era under Chris Beard
...Rohan Garg said these images are just meant to technical preview of a future, very future, release of Kubuntu. The "default login is blank password, just press return to login" Jonathan Riddell said . In other KDE news, The Register has a bit of a look-see at Plasma 5
"The new open source partnerships are a significant step in SAP's strategy to provide an open technology platform and deepen its commitment to the developer community."

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The Innovation Ecosystem Around OpenStack is Fi... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 28 2014]
Power Up Your Video with VLC Media Player and O... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 28 2014]
GOG's Mistaken Giveaway, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, an... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 26 2014]
Google Joins Samsung, Other Tech Titans, in Ope... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 25 2014]
Bugcrowd Seeks to Streamline Reporting and Hand... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 25 2014]
2014's Best Distros, Buncha New Games, and Fedo... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 25 2014]
Among Reasons to Get Firefox 31, Previous Versi... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 24 2014]
SAP Stamps Cloud Foundry and OpenStack with Mea... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 24 2014]
Clone Attack, Tails Rebased, and Banana Pi? [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 24 2014]
Firefox OS-based Chromecast Competitor Coming Soon [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 23 2014]
Armed with Enterprise Dreams, Apple Needs to Be... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 23 2014]
KDE's the Best, Wallen Interview, and Why Linux... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 23 2014]
Webcast and Easier Tools Aim to Demystify Hadoop [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 22 2014]
FLOSS Manuals Turns Out More Useful FOSS Docume... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 22 2014]
New Duke Beta, Debian 6 Update, and Geary Still... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 22 2014]
Netflix Keeps Open Sourcing its "Simian Army" o... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 21 2014]
Chrome Brings Text into Focus After Lagging Oth... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 21 2014]
Slackware's 21st, Post-Open Source, and Six Lig... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 19 2014]
Mozilla Reveals Far Reaching Global Push for Fi... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
As the Web Grows, Do Browser Makers Wield Too M... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus' Office [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 18 2014]
Nokia Devices Dumping Android, as Microsoft's C... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
Mirantis OpenStack Integrates with Oracle Linux... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
No Chaos KaOS, LibreSSL Fixed, and More KDE 5 [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 17 2014]
Mozilla and Facebook Work to Put Web Images on ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 16 2014]
As Chromeboks Sell Well, Microsoft Takes Notice [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 16 2014]
KDE 5 is Here, LibreSSL Unsafe, and Debian 7.6 ... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 16 2014]
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Bright Computing Draws $14.5 Million to Expand ... [Published OStatic blogs - 8 hours ago]
Bright Computing , a startup that works with companies that manage Linux clusters and is closely involved with Hadoop for mining Big Data, has picked up $14.5 million in Series B funding . Hadoop and other Big Data tools have been rapidly gaining ...
Chris Beard Named CEO of Mozilla [Published OStatic blogs - 9 hours ago]
Brendan Eich, formerly CTO of Mozilla and famous as the creator of JavaScript, famously stepped down from his briefly held spot as CEO of the company back in April, and Chris Beard (shown) has been serving as interim CEO ever since. Eich’s short lived ...
Tor Bounty, Plasma 5 ISOs, and Best Desktops [Published OStatic blogs - 22 hours ago]
Today in Linux news, the Kubuntu team have released ISOs with the Plasma 5 desktop for all to test. Russia has offered 3.9m roubles to anyone who can crack the Tor network. And Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has a round-up of the best in Linux desktops. ...
The Innovation Ecosystem Around OpenStack is Fi... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 28 2014]
OpenStack has already earned support across the IT industry from users, developers, cloud providers, and vendors, but many deployments are still new, and we have yet to see how people will innovate around the platform. Everybody from AT&T to Rackspace ...
Power Up Your Video with VLC Media Player and O... [Published OStatic blogs - Jul 28 2014]
If you've got some time to add another open source application to your arsenal, getting to know VLC Media Player , available for Windows, the Mac and Linux, is one of the best choices you can make. The application is famous for handling nearly any ...
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