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Proprietary firmware poses a security threat, Ubuntu founder says

Hardware manufacturers should move the software part of their innovations into the Linux kernel, Mark Shuttleworth said.

Unleash your router's true power with open-source firmware: 6 options

You can do better than your router's stock firmware. DD-WRT, Tomato, OpenWRT, M0n0wall, PfSense, and Vyatta suit a wide range of devices.

Intel's Thunderbolt Gets off the Ground

Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect technology, formerly called Light Peak, has emerged from the company's lab and will soon find its way into product, including...

Intel Promises SSD Firmware Fix

Intel promises to issue fix for glitchy SSD Optimizer firmware after update bricks users' drives.


Superfast Wi-Fi Standard 'n' Official: Consumer FAQ

IEEE standards body finally ratified a Wi-Fi standard that will make the 802.11n wireless protocol official.