Google open-sources tool to boost 2FA adoption in npm

Google has open-sourced an npm publishing tool for heightened security across organizations’ client libraries. The tool, Wombat Dressing Room, aims to reduce the security risks associated with the automation of npm publishing.
“On my team, a small number of developers manage over 75 Node.js libraries,” Benjamin Coe, developer engineer at Google, said in an announcement […] Continue Reading…

Kubuntu Focus Laptop is Now Ready for Pre-Order » Linux Magazine

The Kubuntu Focus is a new Linux laptop effort set to marry the Kubuntu Linux distro and a laptop aimed specifically for gamers, power users, developers, video editors, and anyone who seeks performance and seamless Linux compatibility.And now, this brand new laptop is ready for pre-order.The laptop was born from a collaboration between Kubuntu, Tuxedo Computers, and MindShareManagement Inc. The Focus will not only highlight the KDE desktop environment, it will be the first […] Continue Reading…

2019 in Review: The Biggest Internet Outages of the Year


Any time Internet outages take place, they can be extremely disruptive to global businesses. By preventing users from reaching critical applications and services, outages can cause major revenue and reputation damage. While application delivery is dependent on many Internet Service Providers (ISPs), it also increasingly relies on a large and complex ecosystem of Internet-facing services — such CDN, DNS, DDoS mitigation, and public cloud. These services work together to provide exceptional digital experiences to users and even brief […] Continue Reading…

Linux Developers Start Poaching Microsoft Users After Windows 7 End of Support





Windows 7 has officially reached the end of support, so users running it have three options to choose from: stick with Windows 7 and face the obvious security risks, upgrade to newer Windows, or migrate to a non-Windows […] Continue Reading…

Ryzen CPUs On Linux Finally See CCD Temperatures, Current + Voltage Reporting

One of the few frustrations with the AMD Ryzen CPU support on Linux to date has been besides the often delayed support for CPU temperature reporting has been the mainline kernel not supporting voltage readings and other extra sensors. But that is finally changing with the “k10temp” driver being extended to include current and voltage reporting plus CCD temperature reporting on Zen 2 processors.
There has been the out-of-tree Zenpower driver and other efforts to provide this information on […] Continue Reading…