Financial News: Exchanges and banks have long been using generic open-source software such as Linux and Apache to run their infrastructure, but open-source tools are rapidly being adopted in the front office.
Cloud Tech: Nine in 10 respondents claim the primary reason their company uses the MySQL database is because of its open source nature, according to a survey from SkySQL.
Android Authority: Ten days ago, HTC announced it delivered the KitKat code for the HTC One Google Play edition, and that it was up to Google to push out the OTA release to users.
WIRED: Before too long, he had forked the popular Linux file manager Nautilus, creating a new version that looked more modern and streamlined. He called it Nautilus Elementary.
Linux Journal: Managing the configuration files for applications like mutt, Irssi and others isn't hard, but the administrative overhead just gets tedious, particularly when moving from one machine to another or setting up a new machine.
ZDnet: Mozilla, the open-source Web browser group behind Firefox, doesn't appear to have much to do with Google until you look at the bottom line.
Binary Tides: A jailed shell is a kind of limited shell that provides the user with a very real looking shell but does not allow him to mess with/view/modify any parts of the real file systems.
ITworld: Apple's 64-bit A7 processor made a big splash, and now it's Intel's turn.
Softpedia: GNOME 3.10.2 is also (most probably) the last maintenance release for the 3.10 branch
Open Source.com: We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news stories.
eWEEK: In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at some of the new features in openSUSE 13.1. -
InternetNews: "Bold steps are needed now to protect our fundamental rights to privacy and freedom of opinion and association online."
ZDNet: Red Hat's newest update for its flagship enterprise Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, is ready to go.
Help Net Security: Security Innovation announced the availability of NTRU crypto for free use in open source software.
CNet: Apple's A7 chips will feel some 64-bit heat from Intel and Android next year.
OpenSource.com: What if you have an idea, just not the skills to see it come to fruition?
Softpedia: Immediately after the release of GLib 2.39.1 unstable version, the GNOME development team unveiled the second maintenance release of the stable GLib 2.38 library software.
Linoxide: Simplified deployment means no worries about potentially complex OS compatibility issues, library dependencies or undesirable interactions with other applications.
Tecmint: This article describes how to monitor Windows machines "private" services such as CPU load, Disk usage, Memory usage, Services, etc.