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Data privacy and why you should care

To commemorate today being Data Privacy day i made a writeup for OpenProducts on how we see the current situation. Since i think this is important stuff i also publish it here.   Users today have practically no control over … Continue reading

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Excito applied for bankruptcy

So the cat had no more lives. An epoch has come to an end when Excito board of executives decided to apply for bankruptcy last week. What started some 12 years ago have come to an end. Johannes have briefly … Continue reading

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OPI – Under the Hood

I just wrote an article describing the internals of OPI. Could be an interesting read for anyone wanting to know more about OPI.

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OPI Crowdfunding campaign launched

Yesterday we, OpenProducts, launched an Indiegogo campaign to kickstart production of our new product OPI. From the press release: “Today OpenProducts started an international crowdfunding campaign in order to jump  start the production of OPI – OpenProducts Information Hub. The … Continue reading

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Android, BlackBerry susceptible to Heartbleed attacks

And there you go, hot on the heels on my last post, Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices “The catastrophic Heartbleed security bug that has already bitten Yahoo Mail, the Canada Revenue Agency, and other public … Continue reading

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Security on old devices

Heartbleed made me pick up a thought I have had for some time now. I own a few elderly Android devices. And by old i mean 2-3 years old which I know is eons in consumer electronics. One big problem … Continue reading

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A Cooperative cloud

  With the commoditization of cloud infrastructure I just couldn’t resist playing with the thought of a cooperative cloud. Lets say that you or your company has a need of a flexible IT department. The same goes for many of … Continue reading

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Time for some HDL

I read the excellent book The Elements of Computing Systems which is the text book of Nand to Tetris a while ago. And since I have nothing else todo 😀 I thought that it could be a good time to … Continue reading

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OpenProducts to take over Excito B3 product line

If everything goes according to plan and OpenProducts and Excito can resolve some of the minor details OpenProducts will take over the B3/bubba product line from Excito. More details and further news here

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Interresting times ahead?

While digging into data sheets on power management circuits is only so funny. Recent discussions with other “customers” might turn into a surprising turn of events. Most likely more information shortly.

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