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PHP5's Successor Might Be PHP7

PHP developers are currently debating whether the next-generation version of the PHP programming language is to be known as PHP 6 or PHP 7.

21 July 2014 - PHP6 vs. PHP7 - 33 Comments
Another LZ4 Security Issue Analyzed

At the end of June I mentioned LZO and LZ4 security issues were uncovered while coming to light in the past week was another potential LZ4 security vulnerability for the lossless data compression library.

13 July 2014 - LZ4 - 7 Comments
BlueZ 5.21 Adds More Android Features

A new release is out for BlueZ, the Linux Bluetooth stack, with the developers continuing to work on the same theme of the past few months of adding Android features for BlueZ.

5 July 2014 - BlueZ 5.21 - 11 Comments
CMake 3.0 Released

Version 3.0 of the CMake build system is now available with various improvements over CMake 2.x.

11 June 2014 - CMake 3.0 - 10 Comments
TrueCrypt.ch: New Project, Hosted In Switzerland

It still is not really clear what happened to TrueCrypt with the official web-site still warning users against using the software; there's been no further confirmation whether it was a web-site hack, a back-door found in the software, government intervention, or other reason for shutting down the open-source project.

30 May 2014 - TrueCrypt.ch - 6 Comments
LF Announces New Backers, Projects For Core Infrastructure

The Linux Foundation has some new updates this morning concerning their Core Infrastructure Initiative that basically came as a result of the widely published OpenSSL heartbleed bug to provide the OpenSSL project with better funding for development and auditing.

29 May 2014 - Linux Foundation - 5 Comments

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