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Last Night, GitHub was Hit With Massive Denial-of-Service Attack from China

Last Night, GitHub was Hit With Massive Denial-of-Service Attack from China

Last night, GitHub was hit with a massive denial of service attack, directed by the Chinese internet giant Baidu. Some time Wednesday, Baidu scripts throughout the web began directing traffic to two specific GitHub pages: one run by GreatFire, and another mirroring Chinese translations of The N...

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Red Hat's Bet on OpenStack, OpenShift Shows Progress

Red Hat's Bet on OpenStack, OpenShift Shows Progress

Yesterday, I reported on Red Hat delivering its fourth quarter and year-end financial results, which were strong. There were some interesting forces driving the numbers, though. In particular, Red Hat is now a couple of years into a strategic shift toward facilitating OpenStack cloud computing for e...

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[Video] FOSDEM2015: Porting Tizen Common to Open Source Hardware Devices

Tizen Experts:  The following is a video recorded at FOSDEM 2015, entitled Porting Tizen Common to open source hardware devices, presented by Philippe Coval and Leon Anavi, in which it Introduces you to the Tizen platform development and provides you the technical details with regards to the Ti...

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Facebook's Oculus Rift Release Is Coming Soon

Facebook's Oculus Rift Release Is Coming Soon

In case you have not heard of Oculus Rift until now, you should know that it is a virtual reality display designed by Oculus VR, the company acquired by Facebook in March last year. Not much has been revealed ever since, nor has Facebook provided any details on what they...

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Distribution Release: Voyager 14.04.4 "X"

A new version of the Voyager distribution has been made available. 

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This Week in Linux News: 5 Key Linux Skills for Job-Seekers, Concern Over Windows 10 Shutout, and More

This Week in Linux News: 5 Key Linux Skills for Job-Seekers, Concern Over Windows 10 Shutout, and More

This Week in Linux News, 5 key Linux skills for job-seekers, concern over Windows 10 shutout, and more. Here are five Linux and open source must-reads from this week's news.

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Open-Source Driver Fans Will Love NVIDIA's New OpenGL Demo

Those with a bit of humor will love the demo NVIDIA recently used for showing off their Nouveau-based open-source graphics driver stack on the Tegra K1 SoC...

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Intel's Upcoming Xeon Phi Will Include 384GB of DDR4 Memory

The Knights Landing chip will offer 3 teraflops of performance and three times the single-thread performance of the current Knights Corner chip.

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The Companies That Support Linux: Treasure Data

The Companies That Support Linux: Treasure Data

The explosive growth of data from Internet-connected devices has, in turn, led to massive demand for storage and analysis tools in the tech industry. Treasure Data aims to serve this growing need for data storage and analysis in one place with their big data cloud service based on Linux.

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Intel VP Mauri Whalen: “If You’re not Collaborating, Development Will Happen Without You.”

Intel VP Mauri Whalen: “If You’re not Collaborating, Development Will Happen Without You.”

As enterprises increasingly turn to open source practices to remain competitive in the global economy, they often cite Intel's long-standing open source program as a goal for their own efforts. 

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