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Daily Dose - Meerkat Becoming More 'Mavericky'

The third alpha release of Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" is upon us.  Based on the 2.6.35 Linux kernel, Ubuntu 10.10 a3 has updated to GNOME 2.31...

0 replies - 18089 views - 08/05/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - DTrace Co-inventor Leaves Oracle

Yet another great developer has left Oracle this week.  Bryan Cantrill, the co-inventor of DTrace, gave a heartfelt farewell to the company he joined in...

2 replies - 16853 views - 07/26/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - GitHub Hits 1 Million Projects

Source hosting site, GitHub, reached more than one million projects over the weekend, according to their VP of R&D.  Around 60% of projects are full...

2 replies - 16884 views - 07/25/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Java Skills in Higher Demand than IT Security

According to a Dice.com survey of hiring managers, Java skills were harder to find than IT security skills.  In previous surveys, security specialists were...

0 replies - 19592 views - 07/09/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hibernate and Hibernate Validator Releases

The final release of Hibernate 3.5.3 was delivered today with three main bugfixes.  Hibernate Validator 4.1 CR 1 was also released today.  Validator 4.1 adds...

0 replies - 19007 views - 06/17/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Android 3.0 May Focus on the UI

Multiple sources at Google are saying that Android's "Gingerbread" (version 3.0) will attempt to refine the user experience to make it as likable as...

0 replies - 19242 views - 06/16/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - iPad Owners Exposed to Spam and Hacks

A security breach exposed an exclusive email list of early-adopter iPad 3G subscribers, which included White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Diane Sawyer of...

0 replies - 17876 views - 06/10/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - GNOME 3.0: Which Modules Made the Cut?

Project release manager Vincent Untz posted a synopsis of the new modules that will be included in GNOME 3.0.  The GNOME Activity Journal didn't make the cut...

0 replies - 17293 views - 06/09/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Some C++ Constructs Allowed into the GCC

The GNU Compiler Collection committee along with the Free Software Foundation have allowed the use of certain C++ constructs in the GCC source code, effective...

0 replies - 15503 views - 06/01/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Redis 2 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for the NoSQL data store, Redis, is now available with new features such as significant performance optimizations, a new test...

3 replies - 16477 views - 05/23/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Clang++ Gets a "Boost"

This week, Clang++, the C++ front-end compiler for the LLVM, had its first successful Boost regression test run.  Boost is a collection of open source,...

1 replies - 15501 views - 05/21/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Lightspark: Free, Open Flash

A free and open source Flash player has emerged this week in beta.  The Lightspark beta is close to having full ActionScript 3 support and it even includes...

0 replies - 17449 views - 05/20/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hibernate 3.5.2 Final Released

JBoss has released the final version of Hibernate 3.5.2.  The maintenance release fixes problems with querying and incorrect results.  The artifacts have all...

1 replies - 18955 views - 05/14/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hadoop is Safe From Google's MapReduce Patent

Google has just granted a patent license to the Apache Hadoop distributed computing framework, which uses a MapReduce process similar to Google's recently...

2 replies - 22315 views - 04/27/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The Future of Car and Smartphone Integration

Automaker Ford has announced that it will make the first vehicle that enables Blackberry and Android phones to use certain web apps through voice commands. ...

1 replies - 15924 views - 04/20/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Will Google's VP8 Video Codec Solve HTML5 Video Dilemma?

There may still be hope for people who favor a single, non-patented <video> tag standard in HTML5.  A report by NewTeeVee says a source with inside...

0 replies - 24073 views - 04/13/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - How iAds Help Google

Competition is rarely what businesses really want, unless your company is trying to prove that it has a competitive market so that it can complete an...

1 replies - 16325 views - 04/12/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The iPhone 4 Cometh

The iPhone 4.0 SDK beta is here and yes, it comes with multitasking - sort of.  It's not true multitasking because it's not the type of free-for-all that...

0 replies - 17434 views - 04/08/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Councilman Offers to Name Children After Google Founders for Fiber-Optic Network

You may have heard that Google is looking for deserving US cities and towns to host their experimental 1GBps fiber-optic networks.  The competition for these...

1 replies - 15336 views - 03/29/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Opera Submits its Mini Browser to Apple, Now We Wait

Opera has finally announced its submission of the latest Opera Mini browser to the App store for use on the iPhone.  The mini browser is not a full featured...

1 replies - 14386 views - 03/23/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose