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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 - 15951 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 - 18650 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 - 18129 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 - 18304 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 - 16896 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 - 16271 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 - 14548 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 - 15612 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 - 14653 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 - 16472 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 - 18042 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 - 21146 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 - 15067 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 - 23108 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 - 15230 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 - 16609 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 - 14552 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 - 13556 views - 03/23/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Skipfish: Google's New Tool to Harden Web App Security

A new open source web application security hole scanner is available from Google on the Google Code site.  The tool, named Skipfish, is similar to Nmap and...

0 replies - 14207 views - 03/22/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in News

Daily Dose - Hibernate Migrates to JBoss Community

JBoss has just finished migrating Hibernate.org to the JBoss Community portal, where many other JBoss projects are housed.  The project pages have been...

0 replies - 18843 views - 03/19/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose