Im happy to announce the release of Apache Subversion 1.7.0.This is a major new feature release of Subversion, containing many newfeatures, bugfixes and general usability improvements.The full extent of the changes is too large to enumerate here, ..
On Slashdot:Amazons going to disable 3G web browsing on their upcoming Kindle Touch 3G — even though it was a prominent feature of the last generation of Kindles. Amazon will still allow web browsing on the Kindle Touch 3G using a local Wi-Fi connecti..
On Slashdot:A year ago, Google sued the U.S. government because the governments request for proposals for a cloud project mandated Microsoft Office; Google felt, for obvious reasons, that this was discriminatory. Google has now withdrawn the suit, claim..
From Slashdot:Ars Technica analyzes the recent commercial additions by Oracle to MySQL Enterprise and the additional unrest its added to the community. Oracle may be throwing itself out of the community as it pushes more customers to look at fully open-sou..
On SlashDot:Rumors abound that Amazon wants a taste of the tablet market and will unveil a Kindle Tablet later this week. The prevailing thought is Amazon will offer a device that will cost under $300 and will tether closely to its music, movie and digi..
The MariaDB project would like to announce the availability of MariaDB 5.3.1-beta, the latest addition to our growing lineup of supported software. MariaDB 5.3.1-beta is a bug-fix update to the previous 5.3.0-beta. The MariaDB 5.3 series introduces m..
people,I would like to share this article as I found it of really high relevance to everyone that would like to use Java as a programming language:If you believe Oracle’s patent lawsuits against Google for its use of Java in Android, Google has sto..
The MariaDB project would like to announce the availability of MariaDB 5.3.0 Beta, the latest addition to our growing lineup of supported software. MariaDB 5.3.0 beta includes all features in MariaDB 5.2 and is based on MySQL 5.1. Some highlights..
On SlashDot.org : InfoWorlds Serdar Yegulalp provides an in-depth tutorial on how he rooted and upgraded his Motorola Cliq XT, one of many Android phones made infamous for not receiving further Android updates beyond 1.5. It turned out to be qu..
According to database pioneer Michael Stonebraker, Facebook is operating a huge, complex MySQL implementation equivalent to a fate worse than death, and the only way out is bite the bullet and rewrite everything. Not that its necessarily Facebooks fau..