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Malware abuses Chromium Embedded Framework, developers fight back

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A new version of the TDL rootkit-type malware program downloads and abuses an open-source library called the Chromium Embedded Framework that allows developers to embed the Chromium Web rendering engine inside their own applications, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Symantec....
Malware abuses Chromium Embedded Framework, developers fight back
webOS legacy lives on as next-generation Enyo framework exits beta

Code-free Augmented Reality in Under 5 Minutes [VIDEO]

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Augmented reality (AR) guru Bruce Sterling shared a fascinating video on his Wired.com blog Beyond the Beyond today that shows a developer building an AR application without any programming language in just shy of five minutes. Using the Mac-based visual design app Quartz Composer and few additional plugins, the developer...
Code-free Augmented Reality in Under 5 Minutes [VIDEO]
California passes bills to create open source digital library for college textbooks

California universities to produce 50 open-source textbooks

arstechnica.com
California Governor Jerry Brown gave his pen a workout yesterday. In addition to signing legislation prohibiting social network snooping by employers and colleges, he also has also signed off on a proposal for the state to fund 50 open source digital textbooks. He signed two bills, one to create the...
California universities to produce 50 open-source textbooks

Forget lame gifts: Check out littleBits' holiday kit to teach your kids electronics and engineering

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Following the notion that spending time together during the holidays is more important than commercialism, littleBits, an open source library of electronic modules that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping and play, has released a new Holiday Kit. The $40 kit (ok, there’s some commercialism) lets kids and adults create ornaments and...
Forget lame gifts: Check out littleBits' holiday kit to teach your kids electronics and engineering

Microsoft renews vows with JQuery Javascript

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Redmondian open source library love abounds Microsoft has put more of its considerable weight behind the open-source JQuery Javascript library, vowing to provide additional code contribution, testing resources, and integration with new versions of its own development tools.… What is your recession sales strategy?...
Microsoft renews vows with JQuery Javascript
Segment.io launches iOS and Android SDKs to enable every app analytics solution -- all at once

Facebook releases internal C++ libraries as open source

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Facebook is liberating a large collection of libraries that it uses internally for C++ development. The code is available from a public GitHub repository where it is distributed as open source under the permissive Apache Software License. The assortment of frameworks is collectively called Folly, the Facebook Open Source Library....
Facebook releases internal C++ libraries as open source

LittleBits Raises a $3.65M. Series A to Build Toys That Aren't Cheap Trash

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Too cute. (Via: Littlebits.com) Local maker-minded startup LittleBits just announced a $3.65 million Series A, led by True Ventures. Also participating were Khosla Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Lerer Ventures. Founder (and MIT Media Lab alum, and TED speaker) Ayah Bdeir told Betabeat that the round would help the company to–pardon the expression–kick...
LittleBits Raises a $3.65M. Series A to Build Toys That Aren't Cheap Trash
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