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Daily Dose - GitHub Hits 1 Million Projects

Source hosting site, GitHub, reached more than one million projects over the weekend, according to their VP of R&D.  Around 60% of projects are full...

2 replies - 17521 views - 07/26/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Java Skills in Higher Demand than IT Security

According to a Dice.com survey of hiring managers, Java skills were harder to find than IT security skills.  In previous surveys, security specialists were...

0 replies - 20314 views - 07/10/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hibernate and Hibernate Validator Releases

The final release of Hibernate 3.5.3 was delivered today with three main bugfixes.  Hibernate Validator 4.1 CR 1 was also released today.  Validator 4.1 adds...

0 replies - 19650 views - 06/18/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Android 3.0 May Focus on the UI

Multiple sources at Google are saying that Android's "Gingerbread" (version 3.0) will attempt to refine the user experience to make it as likable as...

0 replies - 19884 views - 06/17/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - iPad Owners Exposed to Spam and Hacks

A security breach exposed an exclusive email list of early-adopter iPad 3G subscribers, which included White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Diane Sawyer of...

0 replies - 18583 views - 06/11/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - GNOME 3.0: Which Modules Made the Cut?

Project release manager Vincent Untz posted a synopsis of the new modules that will be included in GNOME 3.0.  The GNOME Activity Journal didn't make the cut...

0 replies - 17934 views - 06/10/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Some C++ Constructs Allowed into the GCC

The GNU Compiler Collection committee along with the Free Software Foundation have allowed the use of certain C++ constructs in the GCC source code, effective...

0 replies - 16148 views - 06/02/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Redis 2 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for the NoSQL data store, Redis, is now available with new features such as significant performance optimizations, a new test...

3 replies - 17063 views - 05/24/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Clang++ Gets a "Boost"

This week, Clang++, the C++ front-end compiler for the LLVM, had its first successful Boost regression test run.  Boost is a collection of open source,...

1 replies - 16077 views - 05/22/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Lightspark: Free, Open Flash

A free and open source Flash player has emerged this week in beta.  The Lightspark beta is close to having full ActionScript 3 support and it even includes...

0 replies - 18135 views - 05/21/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hibernate 3.5.2 Final Released

JBoss has released the final version of Hibernate 3.5.2.  The maintenance release fixes problems with querying and incorrect results.  The artifacts have all...

1 replies - 19621 views - 05/15/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hadoop is Safe From Google's MapReduce Patent

Google has just granted a patent license to the Apache Hadoop distributed computing framework, which uses a MapReduce process similar to Google's recently...

2 replies - 23140 views - 04/28/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The Future of Car and Smartphone Integration

Automaker Ford has announced that it will make the first vehicle that enables Blackberry and Android phones to use certain web apps through voice commands. ...

1 replies - 16488 views - 04/21/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Will Google's VP8 Video Codec Solve HTML5 Video Dilemma?

There may still be hope for people who favor a single, non-patented <video> tag standard in HTML5.  A report by NewTeeVee says a source with inside...

0 replies - 24692 views - 04/14/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - How iAds Help Google

Competition is rarely what businesses really want, unless your company is trying to prove that it has a competitive market so that it can complete an...

1 replies - 17133 views - 04/13/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - The iPhone 4 Cometh

The iPhone 4.0 SDK beta is here and yes, it comes with multitasking - sort of.  It's not true multitasking because it's not the type of free-for-all that...

0 replies - 18080 views - 04/09/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Councilman Offers to Name Children After Google Founders for Fiber-Optic Network

You may have heard that Google is looking for deserving US cities and towns to host their experimental 1GBps fiber-optic networks.  The competition for these...

1 replies - 15908 views - 03/30/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Opera Submits its Mini Browser to Apple, Now We Wait

Opera has finally announced its submission of the latest Opera Mini browser to the App store for use on the iPhone.  The mini browser is not a full featured...

1 replies - 14931 views - 03/24/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Hibernate Migrates to JBoss Community

JBoss has just finished migrating Hibernate.org to the JBoss Community portal, where many other JBoss projects are housed.  The project pages have been...

0 replies - 20461 views - 03/20/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose

Daily Dose - Apple Doesn't Win Case Against Users of "i"

An Australian trademarks office blocked Apple's actions to stop a small company from trademarking "DOPi" as a name for its laptop bags and cases for...

0 replies - 19045 views - 03/15/10 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose