Linux News for Aug 29, 2013
Red Hat Launches New Training Program, Certification for Cloud Pros (2013-08-29 23:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 19:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 15:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 13:00:00)
AllThingsD: One of Google's top Android executives is leaving the company.
The Growing Role of Linux in the Cloud (2013-08-29 12:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 11:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 10:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 09:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 07:00:00)
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 (2013-08-29 06:00:00)
GamingonLinux: Red Hat releases new OpenStack cloud certification
Red Hat releases new OpenStack cloud certification (2013-08-29 04:00:00)
ZDnet: 50 Noteworthy New Open Source Apps