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ZDNet

Open source's big weak spot? Flawed libraries lurking in key apps
ZDNet
Video: Sonar - Microsoft's new open-source tool to help web developers secure their sites. This week GitHub launched a new service to help developers ferret out and fix vulnerable dependencies in projects hosted on the code repository. The service ...


TechRepublic

End of an open source era: Linux pioneer Munich confirms switch to Windows 10
TechRepublic
Back in 2003 the council decided to to switch to a Linux-based desktop, which came to be known as LiMux, and other open-source software, despite heavy lobbying by Microsoft. But now Munich will begin rolling out a Windows 10 client from 2020, at a cost ...

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Fossbytes

GameShell Is An Open Source And Linux-powered Retro Game Console That You'll Love
Fossbytes
Retro, handheld game consoles are all the rage these days, primarily due to affordable hacker boards and Linux-based operating systems that act as a great companion to the hardware. Clockwork's GameShell is one such retro console. GameShell's ...


ENGINEERING.com

GameShell Offers an Open Source Retro Gaming System
ENGINEERING.com
When looking for a handheld game controller project he couldn't find anything that he liked to play retro games and offer customization options, so with his team at Clockwork he developed his own gaming system. The GameShell is an open source handheld ...


TechRepublic

Is your company an open source parasite?
TechRepublic
There's been a lot of chatter about who does and does not contribute enough to open source projects, with AWS taking the most abuse. Even a cursory review of Google developer Felipe Hoffa's GitHub data, however, suggests that there isn't just one open ...


Open-source defenders turn on each other in 'bizarre' trademark ...
The Register
Special report Two organizations founded to help and support developers of free and open-source software have locked horns in public, betraying a ...

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HuffPost

The 2 Best Ways to Build a Business Around Open Source Software
HuffPost
There are many things to think about when building and starting a company. However, I'll say a few things that are particularly different about building a business around open source technology. First, open source isn't a business model; it is a go-to ...


The Verge

The Pentagon is set to make a big push toward open source software next year
The Verge
Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), this year the NDAA could institute a big change: should the bill pass in its present form, the Pentagon will be going open source. ?Open source? is the industry term for using publicly accessible code, published for all to see ...
Proposed Pentagon bill would see massive open source software push in 2018TechRepublic

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TechCrunch

Facebook open sources Open/R distributed networking software ...
TechCrunch
Facebook is no stranger when it comes to open sourcing its computing knowledge. Over the years, it has consistently created software and hardware internally,..

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MIT Technology Review

The Open-Source Driving Simulator That Trains Autonomous Vehicles
MIT Technology Review
And that's why it is important. CARLA is open source and free to use for noncommercial purposes. So anybody can give it a go at www.carla.org. ?We hope that CARLA will enable a broad community to actively engage in autonomous driving research,? says ...