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20 August 2011, 11:59

The H Roundup for the week ending 20 August

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The H Roundup Welcome to The H Roundup, your rapid review of the week with the most read news on The H, the security alerts and open source releases, and the essential feature articles – all in one quick-to-scan news item.

Top News

Mozilla released version 6 of its Firefox web browser and detailed how it plans to improve add-on controls in future releases, the next version of the C++ programming language standard was welcomed with open arms, and Mark Shuttleworth wrote about upcoming features that will be added to the Unity interface in Ubuntu 11.10. The Open Source Observatory and Repository published a report on how a Romanian government tender bans the use of open source software.

Featured Articles

This week Christiane Rütten looked at how to stay secure on the go by using a VPN connection on smartphones, Thorsten Leemhuis detailed the networking changes coming in Linux 3.1, Jürgen Schmidt offered some tips on how osCommerce administrators can protect themselves, and the second episode of series two of CSI:Internet took a look at a PC that seemingly developed a life of its own.

Open Source Releases

Security Alerts

For everything The H has published in the last week, check out the last seven days of news.


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