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Mozilla Lures Devs to Firefox OS With Shiny New Toys

The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday announced that smartphones running its Firefox OS will be available to developers in February. The preview phones are being produced in collaboration with Geeksphone and Telefonica. The idea is to entice devs to create apps for the Firefox OS. "These devices have not been designed...

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Is this 3D-printed robot the first of thousands?

InMoov is an open-source DIY printable robot that can obey voice commands. It's slightly creepy, but at least it's cheap. [Read more]...

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Do Linux Servers Need Antivirus?

Having your datacenter audited at the office can be a painful experience. One of the toughest is known by the initialism “PCI”, which stands for Payment Card Industry. The PCI audits are in-depth, and require several layers of security, logging, and documentation. Unfortunately, many of the requirements of such audits are derived from a Windows centric environment, and make little sense in a pure Linux system.

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Open Source Skills Continue to Have Clout in the Job Market

Career site Dice.com is out with results from its 2013-2012 Salary Survey, which confirms that times are getting much better for people seeking technology-focused jobs. And, in particular, the results reflect a trend that we saw gaining pace last year, which is that skills with open source platforms and tools can greatly increase your likelihood of getting hired...

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Fedora 18 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

Fedora 18 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Fedora 18 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain...

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Mozilla Unveils First Two Firefox OS Phones

                    After news of its development throughout all of last year, Mozilla's Firefox OS platform for smartphones has made an official debut on two phones that will ship to developers working on apps. The phones will ship to developers in February, but won't become available to everybody until later this year. As we've reported, Mozilla is primarily targeting emerging markets with the phones, but there have been signs that they may be marketed throughout Europe and in the U.S. Here are more details. You can find Mozilla Hacks' post on the new phones here.  According...

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