Despite bitter resistance from the FSF, the web standards organisation has published a first public draft of Encrypted Media Extensions. The new standard has been developed by Google, Microsoft and online streaming-service Netflix
A NASA IT contractor has migrated several laptops used on the ISS to Debian 6. Contrary to reports, the station continues to use Windows on several computers and there are currently no plans to migrate them
In the week ending 11 May ? Your next programming language, Debian Wheezy is released, Blender now renders models in cartoon style, hackers gain access to all .edu domains, and Linux is the "benchmark of quality"
Barack Obama wants to breathe new life into the US government's data.gov information portal. Data stored in new IT systems or in systems that are overhauled at a future date must be stored in machine-readable formats
In this edition: the Netcraft Web Server Survey results for May, openSUSE Edu Li-f-e 12.3-1, KDE May updates, GNOME 3.10 development, password masking in Fedora 19, and the Open Source Geospatial Laboratory.
Canonical's developers are going to dogfood the Ubuntu phone just as soon as some important features get added to the current installable images. Ubuntu VP Rick Spencer is setting out to get that done by the end of May