In 1991, Linus Torvalds, a second year informatics student from Helsinki, introduced a project he had been working on in his free time: an operating system derived from Unix. The Finnish student launched the final version of Linux in 1994. The OS has been improved throughout time by many programmers from around the world but Linux, which is a free OS, has not come anywhere near Microsoft’s market share...
"As promised by Editshare, Lightworks for Linux is now available for download as a public Beta test.
For the first time, Lightworks for Ubuntu Linux is available for everyone to try.
Here's what Matt Sandford, Lightworks Product Manager, had to say:
Today we are releasing the first Linux Public Beta version of Lightworks, this means any user wishing to test the Linux Beta version can do so by visiting the link below, filling out the short form and agreeing to the Terms and Conditions:"
Ten Million More Android Users' Text Messages Will Soon Be Encrypted By Default Forbes On Monday Marlinspike announced on the blog of his open-source software organization Whisper Systems that TextSecure will now be integrated by default into the...
It’s certainly not the way to win the employee of the month award, but if you’re looking for a subtle way to browse and update Facebook from your cube ExcelBook offers and Adobe Air-based Facebook interface that l...
After a security researcher had his Skype account hijacked six different times within one day, he's trying to raise awareness about how easily Skype Support can be socially engineered. He says the Skype account recovery policy needs to be changed.
CISPA is a law that has already passed the House that would turn the websites you love into legally immune government spies. It's stalled in the Senate, but it's not dead yet. Here's what you need to know...
When I sit in front of my computer, it’s a wonder I get anything accomplished. There are seemingly millions of hours of TV shows, movies, music, and cat videos, all of them staggeringly easy to find, download, and share.
But where did all of this content come from? Sure, some of it was home made, but what about the professional stuff? When I stream an episode of “The Americans” online, is it coming directly from FX or is it a pirated copy? Or what about when I download a song? Is the band getting paid? Am I using it in an authorized manner?
In an effort to answer these questions and educate Internet users about their digital media options, the Center for Copyright Information launched the Copyright Alert System yesterday. This system is designed to alert users to possible infringing activities, help users figure out where to find legal content, and advise them how to avoid accidentally downloading unauthorized copies of copyrighted works.
It’s official! Twitter #music is here and we’re so excited to be a part of this brilliant music experience. Head over to music.twitter.com now to discover the most popular tracks and emerging artists...
The cast and crew of Warehouse 13, Syfy's hit scripted television drama, have pleaded with fans to help them get their ratings up. The show may be in danger of cancellation, and the time to save it is now.
Ramon Barros III's insight:
Broadcasting to all agents. @Warehouse13 needs our support.
Ubuntu 13.10: The good, the bad and the ugly Network World Network World - The newest release of Ubuntu, dubbed Saucy Salamander, doesn't offer much in the way of new features – except for the introduction of Ubuntu Touch for mobile platforms.
Last week’s big decision in CLS Bank v. Alice saw a divided Federal Circuit tackle the patentability of software. Five judges voted to strike down patent claims to a “computer system” programmed to implement a financial transaction.
PYONGYANG (The Borowitz Report)—North Korea’s official news agency announced today that the military’s planned missile test had been put on hold because of “problems with Windows 8.” Intelligence analysts said that the announcement gave rare...
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