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Mozilla Reports 2015 Revenue of $421.3M
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published December 2, 2016
Concerns about a decline in Mozilla's revenue after Yahoo deal seem to have been mis-placed.

Wim Coekaerts Returns to Oracle After Brief Microsoft Stint
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published November 10, 2016
Linux leader returns to Oracle after 8 months.

Y Combinator Alum Castle Takes Aim at Online Fraud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published November 10, 2016
Security vendor Castle announced on Nov. 9 that it raised a $2 million seed round of funding from First Round Capital with participation from F-Prime Capital and FundersClub.

Synopsys Acquires Cigital and Codiscope to Improve Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published November 10, 2016
New acquisitions bolster software security services and portfolio

SUSE Growing Linux Biz Revenue at 18 percent in 2016
By Sean Michael Kerner | News Article Published November 10, 2016
Speaking at his company's annual SUSEcon event on November 8, CEO Nils Brauckmann reflected that SUSE has been on a growth path ever since the Novell exit.

What is OpenStack Nodepool?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published November 10, 2016
OpenStack is an open-source cloud platform at its core, but it's also much more.

HTML 5.1 Now an Official Web Standard
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published November 2, 2016
With little fanfare, W3C declares next major version of the web to be a done deal.

OpenStack Zun Debuts New Approach to Cloud Containers
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 28, 2016
Yet another container project launches at OpenStack

White House Open-Sources Bot Code
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 17, 2016
The White House is making the code for its new Facebook Messenger bot freely available

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Adds OpenTracing Project
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published October 11, 2016
CNCF now has three open-source projects under its roof, with more to come.

Oracle's NetBeans Headed to The Apache Software Foundation
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 13, 2016
You didn't expect Oracle to submit NetBeans to the Eclipse Foundation - did you?

Rumors of OpenOffice Demise Exaggerated
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 9, 2016
OpenOffice may not be the default for Linux anymore, but it's not dead either

OpenStack Summit in Barcelona will be Last Design Summit
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published September 6, 2016
New plan will see an evolution of the model that makes OpenStack unique

LinuxCon: Running Containers in a Hostile Environment
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 24, 2016
Need to keep hackers inside a network? Containers might fit the bill.

Docker 1.12.1 Released; Brings Huge Improvements for Raspberry Pi Installs
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 19, 2016
First point release is always a good starting point for production installs and upgrades

DEFCON: BtleJuice MitM Hacks Bluetooth (and belittles Bluetooth Padlock security)
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 5, 2016
Say it three time fast and you too might magically pwn Bluetooth.

DEFCON: Samsung Pay Hacked
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 5, 2016
Researcher is able to capture authentication tokens, then use in replay attacks

Black Hat: Google Project Zero Researcher Details the Year in Flash Flaws #BHUSA
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 4, 2016
Natalie Silvanovich isn't worried about what happens when Flash is deprecated either.

10th Annual Pwnie Awards Recognize Mudge and Taviso
By Sean Michael Kerner |  Article Published August 3, 2016

A10 Networks Expands with Appcito Acquisition
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networking Article Published July 27, 2016
The overall plan is to provide additional value to A10's existing customers, while also providing new capabilities to address areas where A10 hasn't previously had customers.

The Dangers of Connected Lightbulbs Brought to Light by Rapid7
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 27, 2016
Among the popular emerging use cases for the internet of things is connected lightbulbs that users can control remotely.

Lack of Patching Still a Problem in 2016
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 27, 2016
Cisco released on July 26 its 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report

StackPath Debuts with $150M to Secure the Internet
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published July 26, 2016
Though it's only now emerging from stealth, the security company already claims to have over 30,000 customers.

Extreme Networks Hunts Pokemon Go
By Sean Michael Kerner | Software Article Published July 26, 2016
Everyone is looking for Pokemon these days, thanks to the stellar popularity of Pokemon Go.

Uber Pays Security Researcher $10K for Critical Flaw
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 25, 2016
Bug Bounty Researcher finds a flaw that left Uber users at risk, why this matters and what it says about the need for third party bug bounty programs.