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A security researcher has discovered a trivial design bug in Samsung’s secure bootloader concept, which when exploited allows booting of arbitrary operating system on the Galaxy S4.
Fedora 18 for the Raspberry Pi – Pidora 18 – which is an ARMv6 spinoff and optimized remix of Fedora 18 has been released.
Google, while signing the agreement with MPEG LA concerning VP8 codec, had assured that there would be a third party license agreement in place for the protection of those using the VP8/WebM. This however doesn’t seem to be the case as an open source advocate has ruled that the recently published draft VP8 patent cross-license agreement seems to be closing doors on software freedom.
Open source implementation of Apache Hadoop - Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) for Windows has just been released.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has started accepting donations in the form of Bitcoins again after over two years of hiatus stating that the legal uncertainty, which was hovering over the digital currency, has all but disappeared.
IBM is taking its COBOL server platform to the next level by updating the mainframe platform in a bid to extend and enable its mainframes to host cloud based applications and services.
Unauthorized access attempt of Yahoo! Japan portal may have led to theft of up to 22 million user IDs, Yahoo has revealed.
Mozilla is not going ahead with its plans of blocking third-party cookies by default in the Beta version of its upcoming Firefox 22 for now as it needs more time to analyze the outcome of blocking these cookies.
Security researchers have stumbled upon a new variant of the Pushdo malware, which despite several takedown efforts has proved to be quite resilient and stubborn.