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Omesh Tickoo and Ravi Iyer's Making Sense of Sensors (Apress)

ven, 04/21/2017 - 11:20

In today's data-driven world, we are surrounded by sensors collecting various types of data about us and our world. more>>

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Low Power Wireless: 6LoWPAN, IEEE802.15.4 and the Raspberry Pi

jeu, 04/20/2017 - 08:13

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the new kids on the block. It promises connection of sensors and actuators to the internet, for data to flow both ways, and once on the internet, to become part of new and exciting business systems, reaching up into the realms of big data and artificial intelligence. more>>

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CodeLathe's Tonido Personal Cloud

mer, 04/19/2017 - 11:09

CodeLathe counts Dropbox and OneDrive as competitors to its Tonido Personal Cloud storage service. While the former can cost anywhere from $50 and up per year to store a TB of data, CodeLathe's cross-platform Tonido for the desktop is fully free, and storage space is limited only by users' hard drive capacities. more>>

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Wrapping Up the Mars Lander

mar, 04/18/2017 - 05:23

In my last few articles ("Let's Go to Mars with Martian Lander" and "Mars Lander, Take II: Crashing onto the Surface"), I've been building a variant on the classic video game Lunar Lander, with a few simplificatio more>>

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MultiTaction's MT Canvus-Connect

lun, 04/17/2017 - 07:05

"A new era in visual collaboration" is the promise of MT Canvus-Connect, MultiTaction's new real-time collaboration software that enables visual touchscreen collaboration across remote locations in real time. more>>

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Android Candy: Facebook Everything?!?!

ven, 04/14/2017 - 09:22

When Facebook decided its messenger app would be an entirely separate program from its regular app, I was ticked off. I didn't want to have a second application in order to send private messages. It seemed like a needless extra step. And, I stuck by that opinion until I realized I could integrate regular SMS and MMS messages into Facebook Messenger. more>>

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How to Fix the Edge

jeu, 04/13/2017 - 12:16

In December 2016, Peter Levine of the venture firm Andreessen Horowitz published a post with a video titled "Return to the Edge and the End of Cloud Computing" In it, he outlines a pendulum swing between centralized and distributed computing that goes like this: more>>

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Tor Security for Android and Desktop Linux

mer, 04/12/2017 - 10:32

Internet service providers in the United States have just been given the green light to sell usage history of their subscribers by S J Res 34, more>>

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Simple Server Hardening, Part II

mar, 04/11/2017 - 07:17

In my last article, I talked about the classic, complicated approach to server hardening you typically will find in many hardening documents and countered it with some specific, simple hardening steps that are much more effective and take a only few minutes. more>>

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lun, 04/10/2017 - 06:00

The new production release of Mender 1.0, an open-source tool for updating embedded devices safely and reliably, is now available. more>>

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VMKings' VPS Hosting Solution

ven, 04/07/2017 - 11:44

The management team of cloud provider VMKing, as developers themselves, found standard virtual servers not to be well tailored to the developer community—too much or too little space, insufficient security and no support for their preferred Linux OS(!). more>>

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Sunshine in a Room with No Windows

jeu, 04/06/2017 - 10:24

I'm a bit of a weather nut. It might be because I'm getting older, but for some reason, the weather fascinates me. I'm not quite to the point that I watch The Weather Channel on a regular basis, but I do check the forecast often. more>>

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On-the-Fly Web Server

mer, 04/05/2017 - 09:11

Most of you have a web server installed on your network somewhere. In fact, most of you probably have several. In a pinch, however, getting to the web directory can be difficult. more>>

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Best of Hack and /

mer, 04/05/2017 - 06:40
Secure Server Deployments in Hostile Territory; Preseeding Full Disk Encryption; Own Your Own DNS; Learn How-to Secure Desktops with Qubes; What's New In 3D Printing


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Five Reasons to Switch to Flash Storage

mar, 04/04/2017 - 16:12
By now you have heard your peers raving about flash storage. But perhaps you have not made the switch from your enterprise HDD storage solution yet, because of nagging questions you may have, about the cost of flash storage or its technical capabilities. more>>
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Flat File Encryption with OpenSSL and GPG

mar, 04/04/2017 - 04:46

The Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) application, which has long been known as a primary tool for file encryption, commonly focused on email. It has management tools for exchanging credentials with peers and creating secure communication channels over untrusted networks. more>>

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Linux Journal April 2017

sam, 04/01/2017 - 12:31
If There Was a Problem? Yo, I'll Solve It...

I'm not sure what problem Vanilla Ice solved with his DJ's sick hook, but thankfully in the Linux world, we solve problems all the time. more>>

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Briggs and Stratton 8,000 Watt Elite Series Portable Generator with StatStation Wireless

ven, 03/31/2017 - 11:29
Although Linux Journal readers might not equate Milwaukee with tech, a new Briggs & Stratton product portends the bright future of smartened "legacy" devices from the industrial heartland. more>>
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Five Reasons to Love SAP HANA

ven, 03/31/2017 - 09:51
If you are reading a blog on SAP HANA, you probably already know that it is an in-memory data platform built to handle massive amounts of data in real time. You probably already know that it can be deployed as an on-premises appliance or purchased as a hybrid or cloud service. more>>
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NTPsec: a Secure, Hardened NTP Implementation

jeu, 03/30/2017 - 05:57

Note: This article was first published in the October 2016 issue of Linux Journal. more>>

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