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Jul
30th

Women interns rocking open source at Xen Project

Author: Lars Kurth | Files under syndicated

With mid-term evaluations just around the corner for many technology-focused summer internship programs, here’s a closer look at how the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreach Program for Women (OPW) are helping mentors as well as interns.


Jul
30th

Zurmo customer relationship manager tutorial

Author: Nitish Tiwari | Files under syndicated

Customer relationship management (CRM) is a critical tool – but bored customers can spell disaster. Zurmo has the answer. All businesses thrive on customers, and managing the customer relationships is one of the most important day-to-day tasks. In th…


Jul
30th

Akademy 2014 Keynotes: Sascha Meinrath and Cornelius Schumacher

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Akademy 2014 will kick off on September 6 in Brno, Czech Republic; our keynote speakers will be opening the first two days. Continuing a tradition, the first keynote speaker is from outside the KDE community, while the second is somebody you all know. …


Jul
30th

Short Stack: OpenStack turns 4 and SAP joins the fun

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

This week we look at OpenStack’s fourth birthday, SAP going all in on OpenStack and a conversation with OpenStack’s executive director and COO.


Jul
30th

The making of the Raspberry Pi Model B+

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

The Director of Hardware at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, James Adams, walks through the making of the new and improved Raspberry Pi Model B+ and reveals details of the Model A+…


Jul
30th

The making of the Raspberry Pi Model B+

Author: Russell Barnes | Files under syndicated

The Director of Hardware at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, James Adams, walks through the making of the new and improved Raspberry Pi Model B+ and reveals details of the Model A+…


Jul
30th

Short Stack: OpenStack turns 4 and SAP joins the fun

Author: Ron Miller | Files under syndicated

This week we look at OpenStack’s fourth birthday, SAP going all in on OpenStack and a conversation with OpenStack’s executive director and COO.


Jul
30th

Akademy 2014 Keynotes: Sascha Meinrath and Cornelius Schumacher

Author: Jos Poortvliet | Files under syndicated

Akademy 2014 will kick off on September 6 in Brno, Czech Republic; our keynote speakers will be opening the first two days. Continuing a tradition, the first keynote speaker is from outside the KDE community, while the second is somebody you all know. …


Jul
30th

Dev board targets Atom Z3000 tablet designers

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Intel and Microsoft launched a community-backed, quad-core Atom Z3735G-based “Sharks Cove” SBC aimed at designers of Windows or Android tablets. As you might expect from the fact that the $299 Sharks Cove development board ships with a Windows Embedded 8.1 image, this is not an open source SBC — at least from the Windows OS perspective. However, it’s backed up by a SharkCove.org community site, which has posted hardware documentation, but currently lacks a forum. The board is available on pre-order from Mouser.


Jul
30th

6 open source tools for data journalism

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

When I was in journalism school back in the late 1980s, gathering data for a story usually involved hours of poring over printed documents or microfiche. A lot has changed since then. While printed resources are still useful, more and more information is available to journalists on the web. That’s helped fuel a boom in what’s come to be known as data journalism. At its most basic, data journalism is the act of finding and telling stories using data—like census data, crime statistics, demographics, and more.