Social Networks Unite Against Google’s G Plus-Integrated Search

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Fearing that Google is veering away from its mission of being a neutral Internet directory, engineers from Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace created an open-source plug-in to alter Google’s “Search Plus Your World” that prioritizes data collected from its social network Google+ in its search engine results. This plug-in would include social media results from other social networks apart from G+ such

US Department of Defense Finally Adopts Open Source

Monday, February 2nd, 2009
At last, the United States Department of Defense (DoD) takes a definite step in the right direction. It is official, the DoD adopts open source. is the proof. Owned by, this new site will function as a storehouse for defense-related open source software. Currently, there are three projects on The aim of the Bastille project is to help in automating server configuration. The oth

Blue Screen of Death Strikes Bird’s Nest During Opening Ceremony

Monday, August 11th, 2008
I wonder how bad the Chinese penal system is.  I hope the guy responsible is sitll alive. During the past couple of months, everything on TV had a featuer of the Beijing Olympics.  Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel have been featuring China in every angle, mostly their preparations for the Olympics.  All the meticulous details that their government has taken to make the Beijing

Ubuntu Officially Adopts Zimbra

Thursday, August 7th, 2008
Yahoo’s open source email platform Zimbra has been making waves at Stanford and Ubuntu recently.  At the LinuxWorld conference this week in San Francisco, Zimbra and Ubuntu have cemented their partnership. Ubuntu users have been using the Zimbra email platform for over a year now and at this week’s conference, they’ve announced their partnership.   "Since we first announced genera

Ubuntu Releases Ubuntu 8.0.4 for MID Developers

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008
Mobile Internet Devices or MID’s are a tough category to define.  They lie somewhere between smartphones and ultramobile pc’s (UMPC’s).  Here’s how Intel defines them: "Mobile Internet Devices represent a new category of small, truly mobile devices that give you an amazing Internet experience — allowing you to communicate with others, enjoy your favorite entertainment,

Hardy Heron Has Landed

Thursday, April 24th, 2008
Ubuntu Linux according to a not-so-reliable survey is the most used Linux OS.  Regardless of its unofficiality, Ubuntu has many good qualities that gain the respect of many users. The latest version, Ubuntu 8.04, codenamed Hardy Heron, is the second release of the OS that will have long term support.  which means that security and maintenance updates will be available for this version for three years on