The foundation that looks after LibreOffice, a free open-source software suite that is based on the code from the former Star Office, is being forced to look at a commercial edition because developers from companies who are working on it are not being paid by those companies, a senior developer says.

Russian security vendor Kaspersky has unveiled a reworked Integrated Endpoint Security solution which provided endpoint detection and response, including better visibility into endpoints, simplified root cause analysis and automated response options, to organisations that have limited resources and lack cyber security expertise.

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has expressed the hope that Intel's newly released AVX-512 extensions would "die a painful death" adding that the company should start "fixing real problems instead of trying to create magic instructions to then create benchmarks that they can look good on".

New Debian GNU/Linux project leader Jonathan Carter is seeking to celebrate individual achievements as part of his effort to better publicise the project, one of the main goals he advanced as the reason for running for the post this year.

An American executive order on H-1B visas will only hit US firms badly, as it will prevent intra-company transfers by Indians who are working for American banks, automobile companies and pharmaceutical firms, the head of Tata Consultancy Services, India's biggest outsourcing company, has warned.

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has signed off on a change to terminology used by the project in order to make it more inclusive.

Singapore-based Russian security firm Group-IB has placed itself squarely in the crosshairs of the US Government by revealing exhaustive details about an alleged criminal and thus forcing American law enforcement to drop its objection to making details of a sealed indictment against the man public.

The website and email systems of Canada's Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario, part of the country's National Defence department, have been taken offline following what has been said to be a ransomware attack, a report says.

The Australian Government's Drupal-based content management system GovCMS, built by Boston-based open source firm Acquia, has been able to withstand the increase in traffic that has been thrown at it during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Finance claims.

Web-application shielding service RedShield says Australian businesses and organisations should heed advice from the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and take immediate action to mitigate risk on Internet-facing infrastructure, despite ‘ignoring’ the warning.

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