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Systems Integration

Minix 3.3.0 out!

Andrew S. Tanenbaum publishes Minix 3.3.0. Tanenbaum is one of the lighthouse open source folks out there (don’t forget: his last university lecture is coming up in the Aula of Vrije Universiteit – and we are invited for free coffee!). Minix is cool, based on a microkernel of less than 13,00 LOC. It is largely compatible with NetBSD, and runs thousands of packages. Does ARM, too. Go get it.

Mailpile: A bold approach for email privacy

The roadmap looks too good to be true, but the developers seem to be serious. They have taken the approach through the first months, delivered on their promises and now are trying out how far they can venture. Mailpile Beta is now open for the general public. These are the goals, they have set for themselves: Basics: It should be safe, easy and convenient to read, write, search and organize your e-mail. People should be able to communicate privately. For e-mail that means: Delivery: Messages are delivered intact and in… Read more Mailpile: A bold approach for email privacy

Amazon Might Have Fix For Chinese Suppliers Who Don’t Like Alibaba

Amazon Might Have Fix For Chinese Suppliers Who Don’t Like Alibaba according to ChinaTechNews.com, the Pilot Free Trade Zone of Shanghai may resolve the puzzle that cross border eCommerce was posing to the players. With Alibaba’s IPO valuing more than $21bn according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and happening right on the front-door of Amazon, they are pushed and pulled in getting better access to the Chinese eCommerce market. Gaining access previously required massive cooperation with the behemoth, as Chinese shoppers turned to the cross-over of eBay and Amazon first, rather than… Read more Amazon Might Have Fix For Chinese Suppliers Who Don’t Like Alibaba