Buffer Overflow: Android, MonoDevelop, Open Cloud, air traffic control
Android to lead smartphone growth: Infonetics Research released a study that projects that the smartphone market will continue to grow despite an eight percent drop in mobile-phone sales this year. The report also predicts that “open source platforms like Android” are leading the way in shaping the smartphone market.
Open Cloud Manifesto biased against Microsoft? Until recently no-one was really sure who was behind the Open Cloud Manifesto, a group setting out to define interoperability standards for cloud computing. Matt Asay says it is IBM and others are calling the group a cabal. Not a good start to an open cloud initiative.
Open source air traffic control: Swiss company SkySoft has launched an open source community Air Traffic Control (ATC) project named Albatross. The first free application will be Albatross Display, an open source Air Traffic Controller environment.