Remember the Citrix's Nirvana Phone? One where the phone becomes your computer, well, Canonical has been working on a similar concept delivering a powerful solution called Ubuntu for Android. In a nutshell, it is a sleekier, faster, potentially more disruptive version of Motorola's Webtop solution which was launched last year with the Motorola Atrix and the adjunct keyboard dock.
A latest report sheds light on an online attack that was initiated by Anonymous in the month of August and lasted for almost 25 days. On Sunday, the data security vendor, Imperva, released the research report and it offers an interesting and rare insight into specific tools, strategies as well as tactics employed by Anonymous for infiltrating and also taking down various websites.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. closed a deal to acquire SeaMicro Inc. which will help prepare the manufacturer for entry into the server business marketplace. Sunnyvale-based AMD is ready to invest $334 million to buy this Silicon Valley start-up. SeaMicro Inc. is popular for its micro servers products which brings together a number of chips to assist with energy-saving and storage.
A recent post on the Google+ social networking website made by Linux creater, Linus Torvalds, turned into an online rant regarding OpenSUSE distribution for developers. In the post Torvalds talks about issues related to the security policy of this distribution. He felt that the requirement for an administrative password as part of the security policy for this distribution was highly unnecessary.
Gaming fans will be disappointed to find that the next generation PlayStation 4 will not contain the Sony Cell Processor nor its improved successor. The report that claims this information cited "gaming industry sources" and also follows rumours commenting that tech giant Sony is planning to engage AMD for developing GPU to be used in the yet-to-be unveiled successor of the PlayStation 3.