Linux News for Aug 29, 2013
Red Hat Launches New Training Program, Certification for Cloud Pros (Aug 29, 2013, 23:00)
eWEEK: Training and certification has long been a core part of Red Hat's overall solution set with the respected Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) program nearing its 15th year of existence. The new cloud certificate is a bit different from a full-blown RHCE.
The Security of Smart Buildings (Aug 29, 2013, 19:00)
Help Net Security: Without considering the security needs of these devices and the networks that connect them, we’re creating the environment where attackers may maliciously activate motors, pumps, valves, open or close locks, control heating settings etc.
Hand of a Thief malware targets Linux users' bank accounts (Aug 29, 2013, 15:00)
GEEK: Selling for $2000 per copy, the "Hand of a Thief" trojan brings into question the security with which Linux users have operated relative to their Windows-using cousins.
Android's Hugo Barra Departs Google for China's Xiaomi (Aug 29, 2013, 13:00)
AllThingsD: One of Google's top Android executives is leaving the company.
The Growing Role of Linux in the Cloud (Aug 29, 2013, 12:00)
OSTATIC: Krishna is right that Linux-based servers stand to increase their market share substantially as cloud computing deployments expand.
KWheezy 1.1 Full Review - A Debian Based OS for Linux Beginners (Aug 29, 2013, 11:00)
Tecmint: KWheezy is a Debian based Linux operating system developed for general use of desktop computing.
Man Crosses Twitter and Google Reader to Create Open Source Love Child (Aug 29, 2013, 10:00)
WIRED: If completed, Trsst will look kinda like the love-child of a Twitter client and Google Reader — something that lets you post your own stream of consciousness to the web but also read all sorts of online feeds streaming in from elsewhere.
New LibreOffice Update Released (Aug 29, 2013, 09:00)
OStatic: The Document Foundation has announced the release of LibreOffice 4.0.5, the latest update to the acclaimed 4.0 branch.
Big Data: 10gen VP Describes NoSQL Database Partner Program (Aug 29, 2013, 07:00)
The VAR Guy: Open source evangelist Matt Asay, now a VP at 10gen, describes how the NoSQL database provider has been embracing partnerships with Amazon, IBM, Windows Azure, and plenty more.
The Funding Crowd 24 (Aug 22nd-27th) Linux Games Crowdfunding Overview (Aug 29, 2013, 06:00)
GamingonLinux: Red Hat releases new OpenStack cloud certification
Red Hat releases new OpenStack cloud certification (Aug 29, 2013, 04:00)
ZDnet: 50 Noteworthy New Open Source Apps