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Forbes

How Open Source Marketers Can Leverage Community For Success
Forbes
Open source is about collaboration and building something together for the common good. You and your competitors are part of a community that values sharing, transparency and generosity -- so, classic competition isn't there. Instead, you and your ...


CoinDesk

Crypto Exchange Coinbase Open-Sources Its Security Scaling Tool
CoinDesk
U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making a recently developed automated security scaling tool available to the public. Called Salus, after the Roman the goddess of safety and well-being, the program can automatically choose to run and ...
Cryptoexchange Coinbase open sources its security scanner tool SalusKoinalert (blog)

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Bitcoin Magazine

Braiins OS: An Open Source Alternative to Bitcoin Mining Firmware
Bitcoin Magazine
The operating system is advertised as ?the very first fully open-source, Linux-based system for cryptocurrency embedded devices,? an alternative to the factory-default firmware that comes with most popular mining hardware. Upon visiting the project's ...


ZDNet

Open source web hosting software compromised with DDoS malware
ZDNet
The provider of an open-source hosting panel software admitted yesterday to a security breach during which an unknown hacker contaminated the project's source code with malware that logs passwords, open shells, and can launch DDoS attacks.


The Conversation US

Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking
The Conversation US
Imagine you had a secret document you had to store away from prying eyes. And you have a choice: You could buy a safe made by a company that kept the workings of its locks secret. Or you could buy a safe whose manufacturer openly published the ...

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SDTimes.com

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Infer.NET
SDTimes.com
NET is now open source. Infer.NET focuses specifically on running Bayesian inference in graphical models. According to the company, it can also be used for probabilistic programming. ?Open sourcing Infer.NET represents the culmination of a long and ...


TechCrunch

WhiteSource nabs $35M to track open source code for security vulnerabilities
TechCrunch
Open source software ? a $14 billion market ? has become a cornerstone for building apps and other IT services, with some 97 percent of developers today using open source components of one form or another in their work. That popularity, however ...
WhiteSource raises $35 million to help companies monitor open source elements of their softwareVentureBeat
WhiteSource raises $35 million for open source flaw detection platformCyberScoop
Israeli open source security company WhiteSource secures $35 millionTech.eu (blog)
Reuters -Channel NewsAsia -PR Newswire (press release)
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ZDNet

Top open source projects 2018: Vscode, React-native, Tensorflow
ZDNet
Github's top open source projects for 2018 include Tensorflow, IT automation tool Ansible and Kubernetes with the fastest growth in areas such as machine learning, 3D printing and data analysis. The rankings were part of Github's Octoverse report ...
GitHub: Facebook's PyTorch and Microsoft's Azure have the fastest-growing open source projectsVentureBeat

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PocketNow (press release) (blog)

A Decade After Trying To Block Open Source Patent Pool From Buying Its Patents, Microsoft Joins The Pool Entirely
Techdirt
We know Microsoft's decision to join OIN may be viewed as surprising to some; it is no secret that there has been friction in the past between Microsoft and the open source community over the issue of patents. For others who have followed our evolution ...
Microsoft's Open-Source Move To Pay Dividends In The CloudLaw360
Microsoft joins OIN, makes 60000 patents open sourcePocketNow (press release) (blog)

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TechCrunch

MongoDB switches up its open-source license
TechCrunch
MongoDB is a bit miffed that some cloud providers ? especially in Asia ? are taking its open-source code and offering a hosted commercial version of its database to their users without playing by the open-source rules. To combat this, MongoDB today ...
Fed up with cloud giants ripping off its database, MongoDB forks new 'open-source license'The Register
It's MongoDB's turn to change its open source licenseZDNet
MongoDB license could push open source deeper into cloud: Is this what industry needs?TechRepublic
Seeking Alpha -MongoDB
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