Google claims Chrome is the world's most popular browser

Google has been shouting the praises of its newly patched Chrome on the second day of its I/O developer conference, and is claiming that Chrome is undoubtedly the world's most popular browser.

"According to all the metrics and everything we see out there, Chrome most is the most popular browser," said Sundar Pichai, VP of Chrome applications, during his opening keynote presentation. Read More

Dangerous Concessions: Red Hat, Fedora and the Secure Boot Shocker

"Microsoft will be offering signing services through their sysdev portal," wrote Red Hat (NYSE: RHT) developer Matthew Garrett in a blog post late last month. "It's not entirely free (there's a one-off $99 fee to gain access), but it's cheaper than any realistic alternative would have been. It ensures compatibility with as wide a range of hardware as possible and it avoids Fedora having any special privileges over other Linux distributions. Read More

LinuxCertified Announces its next Embedded and Real-Time Linux Development Training course.

LinuxCertified Inc, a leading provider of Linux training and services, announced its next Embedded and Real-Time Linux Development class to be held in San Francisco Bay Area from June 20th - 22nd, 2012.

Details on this course are available at:
http://www.linuxcertified.com/embedded-linux-training.html

Intel redefines ultrabooks for the Ivy Bridge era

With the first ultrabook-friendly CPUs from Intel's third generation of Core i-series parts showing up (and being benchmarked), it may be time for a refresher course on what it means to be an ultrabook.
This trademarked Intel marketing term is generally taken to mean "a Windows laptop kind of like a MacBook Air." But, it's actually much broader than that, and we've seen ultrabooks that have 14-inch displays, non-SSD hard drives, and even discrete graphics. Read More

Linux System and Network Administration Bootcamp W/Free Laptop!

LinuxCertified,Inc. a leading provider of Linux training, will offer Linux system administration bootcamp on April 14 - 15, 2012 near San Francisco (South Bay). This workshop is designed for busy information technology professionals and is designed to cover the most important Linux administration areas. All attendees get a free Linux laptop. Read More

Instagram's $Billion Sale Powered by Ubuntu Linux

The inter-tubes were buzzing yesterday with the news of the blockbuster $1 billion sale of Instagram to Facebook. This is a company that is barely a year old and yet they achieved so much in so very little time.

While there are a number of components that contribute to Instagram's success, it's important to realize that Linux is one of them. While the front-end of Instagram is an iOS (and now Android) client there is also a back-end. Read More

7 Essential Classroom Tools

Educators face a constant variety of challenges that can impact classroom management and the learning process. An inattentive audience, mobile phone texting, disruption by unruly students, absenteeism, time constraints, students forced to take a course they would rather have avoided, and regular changes to the curriculum are just a few examples of the difficulties faced by teachers. Fortunately, there are many different ways for those involved in... Read More

75 Open Source Replacements for Popular Small Business Software

These free apps can help SMBs lower costs while improving productivity.

For many small businesses, open source software represents an unexplored gold mine. When you run a small business, budgets are always tight. While you need many of the same kinds of software that larger businesses need, you don't have hundreds or thousands of dollars to spend on that software like bigger companies do. Read More

LinuxCertified Announces its next Linux Device Driver Development Course

LinuxCertified Inc, a leading provider of Linux training and services, today announced its next Linux Device Driver Development Course class to be held in South Bay, CA from April 2nd - April 4th, 2012.

7 Best Free Application Servers

An application server is computer software which provides the business logic for an application program. It offers services such as management of large distributed systems, data services, load balancing, transaction support, and network security. The application server is one part of a three-tier application, consisting of a graphical interface server, an application (business logic) server, and a database / transaction server. Many application servers support the Java platform, but they can be found in other environments. Read More