sfcrazy (1542989) writes "We may finally see the patent reform that this country dearly needs, thanks to the nomination of Michelle Lee as the next head of the United States Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO). Michelle Lee is an ex-Googler and a vocal supporter of patent reforms." Link to Original Source top
HBO goes online and it doesn't want net neutrality, what will CBS do?
sfcrazy (1542989) writes "The primary reason behind using a procedural language like C for writing the Linux kernel was efficiency. However, this resulted in higher degree of dependencies (or coupling) among different parts of the Linux kernel and makes it difficult to maintain. A touch of object-oriented design may make things easier." Link to Original Source top
These file systems will allow users to access content from external sources (such as your ownCloud server or Dropbox).
Google developer Jun Mukai is maintaining the ChromeOS Filesystem Providers project on GitHub which enables 3rd party cloud providers to integrate with Chrome OS File Manager.
There are primarily two kind of providers, one is protocol provider such as FTP or WebDAV (which can be used to access ownCloud) and Cloud providers which will allow users to connect the file manager with cloud providers like Dropbox, Amazon S3 or ownCloud." Link to Original Source top
Canonical, AMD join hands to offer OpenStack Private Cloud in a Box
sfcrazy (1542989) writes "The Attachmate Group, which acquired Novell and SUSE a few year ago has agreed to merge with UK based Micro Focus. With this announcement SUSE, the Germany based Linux company has, for the third time, seen a new owner. SUSE was bought by Novell in 2003 and then Novell was acquired by The Attachmate Group 2011.
One of the key points around openSUSE was: Commitment to openSUSE: SUSE is also fully committed to being a sponsor and supporter of an open, highly independent and dynamic openSUSE community and project. We are proud of openSUSE and greatly value the collaborative relationship between SUSE and the openSUSE community." Link to Original Source top
sfcrazy (1542989) writes "HP has acquired Eucalyptus, an open source software to build Amazon Web Services compatible cloud environments. With this move HP has become a very powerful stakeholder of cloud computing with Helion, OpenStack and Eucalyptus in their basket. With this move HP has placed itself in the centre of cloud with OpenStack (which is seen as a competitor of AWS) in one hand and AWS compatible Eucalyptus (which was seen as OpenStack competitor) in the other hand." Link to Original Source