7th July 2012 Archive
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Updated Will licensing licentiousness rile Free Softies?
One of the principal authors of version 3 of the Gnu General Public License (GPL) has spun off his own version of the license without the participation of the Free Software Foundation (FSF), in a move that could ruffle feathers in the often-cantankerous free software community. The new license has been dubbed GPL.next, and it' …
Developer 7 Jul 00:35
Product Round-up Bargain basement all-in-ones
As money continues to be tight, buying a new all-in-one often takes a back seat. However, if an old machine has died, or a son or daughter needs something to print coursework, you may be forced to flex a card. On the up side, you could be surprised at some of the bargains which are available in the inkjet market. You can pick …
Hardware 7 Jul 07:00
'We accept or reject, we do not store'
Cyberoam has responded to warnings that its security device open up traffic to inspection by third-parties. Researchers affiliated to the anonymity-protecting Tor Project discovered that the skeleton key digital certificate on Cyberoam devices that permitted the inspection of SSL traffic was the same on every device. "It is …
Security 7 Jul 09:02
Quotw Plus: Boffins get excited over the 'heaviest boson ever found'
This was the week when a few patent skirmishes came to head as Samsung failed to get a stay on the bans Apple won on both the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the Galaxy Nexus smartphone in the US. Meanwhile, in the UK, a judge ruled HTC had not infringed on four of Apple's patents – and added that three of them were invalid anyway. Oh, and …
Bootnotes 7 Jul 11:02
- Geek's Guide to Britain INSIDE GCHQ: Welcome to Cheltenham's cottage industry
- 'Catastrophic failure' of 3D-printed gun in Oz Police test
- Game Theory Is the next-gen console war already One?
- Analysis Spam and the Byzantine Empire: How Bitcoin tech REALLY works
- VIDEO Herschel Space Observatory spots galaxies merging