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What Are Tizen’s Chances of a Prime Time Smartphone Entry?

A recent spike in the development of open mobile OSs has led to the release of exotic sounding distributions. An OS that is yet to grab the headlines is one that is mobile-optimised…

‘Developers play a key role in bringing about digital literacy’

Intel is one of the biggest contributors to open source technology, which also makes the company one of the biggest recruiters of open source professionals. The company has a lot of initiatives involving…

“Intel involves a majority of developers with its initiatives”

Intel is one the biggest contributors to open source technology. It is an important member of The Linux Foundation, and is one of the most significant contributors to the Linux kernel as well….

What's Up In Linux Graphicstopia Lately

What’s Up in Linux Graphicstopia Lately

Graphics on Linux has been rather interesting lately. If you’ve been keeping up with the news on DRM, kernel, Mesa and X.Org development, you must’ve been aware that Gallium3D in Mesa’s git (what’s…

FOSS for cooperatives

Proprietary Solutions Can’t Milk Money from these Cooperatives!

The dairy cooperative societies in Kerala are gradually switching to open source in an attempt to cut costs and stay secure. While people are still contemplating whether to use open source in their…

Choose installation source

Linux on POWER

Anyone familiar with GNU/Linux will not be surprised by the fact that this operating system runs on almost all known processors. However, very few people are aware that mere support just might not…

The toolbox I swear by...

GNU Binutils: A Collection of Binary Tools

With years of experience as a systems programming engineer, I’ve realised that to be a great artist of programming, you must understand the basics of source code, output files, linkers etc. So let’s…

Kerala State Electricity Board opts for FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board Saves a Whopping Rs 8 Crore, Using FOSS

Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) switched to open source solutions only a few years back, and now, not only manages the accounting and billing information of users across Kerala, but has made impressive…

Linux Virtualisation Roundup

VMWare Player, VirtualBox, KVM: Finding Virtualisation Software that Fits

This article is intended to guide users in choosing the best virtualisation solution for themselves. According to Wikipedia: “Virtualisation, in computing, is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something,…

Demands of Peta-scale Computing

The Database Demands of Peta-scale Computing

Let’s take a brief look at the challenges for next-generation databases. In the previous article we discussed that as data volumes grow towards the peta-scale and beyond, most traditional databases find it difficult…

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