Long before Linus Torvalds released the 2.4 Linux kernel early this month, the Linux development community was hard at work on a wish list for the next development cycle for the open-source operating system.
In his keynote at the Bluetooth Developers Conference earlier this month in San Jose, Calif., IBM Distinguished Engineer John Karidis impressed me with a display of the company's Bluetooth-enabled Linux wristwatch.
A few weeks ago, i was approached by the operators of an independent Web site about a denial-of-service problem. It seems that a user did not take kindly to being banned from posting to the site and, in retaliation, began using a DoS attack known as a **Q
IBM's big plans for Linux are getting bigger every day. While the Armonk, N.Y., company's initial goal was to enable Linux on the mainframe, it is now working to effectively cluster large-scale Linux configurations.
The Web site renders Bill Gates as a non-feeling Borg from Star Trek. Many visitors replace the 's' in Microsoft with a $. They play the FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) card at the first waft of pro-Microsoft sentiment.