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Will This Vulnerability Finally Compel Bitmain to Open Source Its Firmware?  Bitcoin Magazine

As if Bitmain's year hasn't been rough enough, having posted big losses and laying off entire departments, its flagship product now has a firmware vulnerability.

CAST links arms with Software Heritage to tease out your open-source ancestry  The Register

Paris-based code botherer CAST Software said today it would buddy up with Software Heritage to tackle the sometimes tricky task of identifying the provenance ...

CAST Software creates index for Software Heritage open-source repository  SDTimes.com

To help its customers ensure the open-source software they use doesn't pose licensing or vulnerability risks, CAST Software this week announced a partnership ...

A Perfectly Imperfect Marriage: Blockchain And Open Source  Above the Law

Many blockchains such as Ethereum, Bitcoin, HyperLedger, and Corda are licensed under open source software (OSS) licenses. As an increasing number of ...

AT&T travels the open-source road to help build an industry ecosystem | FierceTelecom  FierceTelecom

In order to drive down costs and ramp up the speed of innovation, AT&T is taking an open source-first approach to virtualization. While some *service* providers, ...

How Open Source Hardware Empowers Procurement  EPS News

The advent of processors based the RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) is not just exciting for engineers and designers?open source hardware benefits ...

After new licensing sparked a huge open-source debate, database vendor Redis Labs raises $60M  GeekWire

App fashions will come and go, but databases will always be one of the most fundamental parts of software development. Redis Labs investors are betting $60 ...

Uber and GM Cruise are making their AV ?visualization? tools open source  The Verge

By now you've probably seen those top-down graphical images of a self-driving car as it navigates through a neon-hued world made up of yellow and purple ...

OnionShare 2, an open source tool that uses Tor onion services for securely sharing files, is now out!  Security Boulevard

This Monday, the community behind OnionShare has released its next major version, OnionShare 2. This release comes with macOS sandbox enabled by ...

Facebook open sources SPARTA to simplify abstract interpretation  Packt Hub

Facebook announced yesterday that it's making SPARTA, a C++ library of software components that help build high-performance static analyzers, available as ...

Microsoft embracing Open Source internally, pushing ?Inner Source? initiatives OnMSFT.com  OnMSFT

Adopting open source development is one thing, but practicing it in everyday engineering is whole other cultural change, and one Microsoft seems to be taking ...

SWIM.AI open-sources its edge computing platform  SiliconANGLE News

Edge computing company SWIM Inc., also known as SWIM.AI, today revealed plants to open-source much of its technology and tools. SWIM came to attention ...

IBM CEO And Friends Open Up About Open Source: 'Everything That Can Be Open Source, We'd Prefer To Be Open Source'  CRN

Moderating a panel of industry and foundation thought leaders at the IBM THINK 2019 conference, Ginny Rometty probed how open source is revolutionizing ...

UnionPay Joins the Open Invention Network Community  GlobeNewswire

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Open Invention Network (OIN), the largest patent non-aggression community in history with more than ...

Born-again open-source enthusiast Microsoft rucks up at OpenChain  The Register

Microsoft has continued to buff its open-source halo by signing up to the OpenChain Project, which is aimed at simplifying the plethora of licences floating ...

Criminals Weaponize Open Source Tools, Target IoT  Infosecurity Magazine

Cyber-criminals have grown more sophisticated in their unyielding attempts to compromise internet of things (IoT) devices, according to Fortinet's Global Threat ...

A Venture Capitalist's Read On Themes From Davos: Open Source And Observability  Forbes

For the second year in a row, I asked Jacob Jofe, a Vice President at Index Ventures, to provide some thoughts on themes from this year's gathering.

Microsoft joins open-source foundation that is trying to simplify the software supply chain  GeekWire

The OpenChain Project, which is attempting to bring a little more clarity to the turbulent world of modern open-source licensing, is the latest beneficiary of ...

Bitcoin [BTC]: Mt Gox redemption plan demonstrates the power of open source network, says Brock Pierce  AMBCrypto News

Mt Gox, which was one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, was declared bankrupt in 2014 when the exchange lost or suffered a theft of...

Sony Makes Into the Spider-Verse Software Free and Open Source  CBR

Sony has released one of the programs that was used to make Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse as open source software.

Rubrik launches open source community Rubrik Build  Business Insider

Rebecca Fitzhugh, principal technologist of Rubrik and former Marine, is launching a new open source community called Rubrik Build.

Building trust in open source: a look inside the OpenChain Project  TechRadar

Open source software provides businesses with a number of benefits including cost, flexibility and freedom. This freely distributed software can also be easily ...

Mirantis to Help Build AT&T's Edge Computing Network for 5G On Open Source  Data Center Knowledge

The open source cloud company Mirantis has made a deal to help AT&T build out its edge infrastructure in anticipation of the arrival of 5G. Neither side will say ...

New open-source project introduces code-free deep learning approach  SDTimes.com

Uber's AI engineering team wants to make deep learning more accessible with the open-source release of Ludwig. The deep learning toolbox based on ...

Why more may be the wrong measure of open source contributions  TechRepublic

Everyone wants AWS and other big companies to contribute more to open source. But what do we mean by more?

Open Source Initiative reaffirms the open source definition  Business Insider

The Open Source Initiative reaffirms the definition of open source ? and warns efforts to stand up to Amazon and Alibaba could undermine the industry.

WhiteSource Launches New Product for E2E Open Source Security Throughout Container Lifecycle  PRNewswire

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WhiteSource, the leader in continuous open source security and license compliance management, announced ...

What matters most to open-source chat plat Mattermost? To shove this fresh $20m into security, privacy  The Register

Slack-for-engineers Mattermost has said it plans to plough its $20m Series-A funding into privacy and security. Mattermost is open source and, its CEO Ian Tien ...

The role of open source in networking  Network World

Technology is always evolving. However, in recent time, two significant changes have emerged in the world of networking. Firstly, the networking is moving to ...

How open source Mattermost is sneaking up on Slack's messaging empire  TechRepublic

Slack has the $8 billion in projected market cap, but open source Mattermost has 10000 downloads each month, adding up to a growing threat to Slack's ...

Amazon Web Services continues open-source push with code behind SageMaker Neo  GeekWire

Amazon Web Services has decided to release the code behind one of its key machine-learning services as an open-source project, as it continues to push back ...

Open-Source Unicorn: Confluent Reaches $2.5 Billion Valuation Three Years After Hiring Its First Sales Rep  Forbes

Confluent's software for working with open-source data tool Apache Kafka is now valued at $2.5 billion just three years after hiring its first sales rep.

Google makes Chrome bug detection tool open-source  TechRadar

In its latest effort to aid developers in finding bugs in their software, Google has announced that its scalable fuzzing tool ClusterFuzz will now be open-source ...

Interview: The power of open source  ComputerWeekly.com

Stefanie Chiras, who heads up Rhel at Red Hat, on how open source enables enterprises to benefit from tech innovations.

What is Open Source Software Market Know How it will take Technology Sector to Next Level Benchmark during Forecast Period 2019-2023  Honest Version

The 'Global and Chinese Open Source Software Industry, 2013-2023 Market Research Report' is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the ...

Amazon Web Services creates new open-source project called Neo-AI  Business Insider

Amazon Web Services announced a new open-source project on Thursday called Neo-AI, which helps developers bring artificial intelligence to hardware like ...

Global Open Source Software Market 2019: Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia, OpenText, Alfresco, Astaro  The Concepts News

Global Open Source Software Market 2019 report offers incisive information in a detailed manner related to key aspects of the market that are expected to have a ...

Open source project aims to make Ubuntu usable on Arm-powered Windows laptops  TechRepublic

The first steps toward Linux on Qualcomm-powered laptops from HP, Asus, and Lenovo could make for a higher-performing experience than Windows 10.

Why open source requires a bigger investment at AWS than its competitors  TechRepublic

AWS has a culture of frugality, which makes it harder to do more in open source.

Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst: How Open Source Stopped Being 'Scary'  Light Reading

Jim Whitehurst had a nice job as chief operating officer of Delta Airlines in 2008, when he switched career tracks to take a position as CEO of Red Hat.

The future of open source and DevOps  JAXenter

In this article, Bart Copeland, CEO and president of ActiveState, shares his predictions about where open source and DevOps are going this year.

Microsoft acquires another open-source company, Citus Data  CNBC

Microsoft on Thursday said that it's acquiring Citus Data, a start-up that has commercialized open-source database software called PostgreSQL. Terms of the ...

Unmanaged open source code could put companies at risk  BetaNews

More than half the code found in commercial software packages is open source, but if it isn't properly tracked businesses might be in the dark on the number of ...

If Software Is Funded from a Public Source, Its Code Should Be Open Source  Linux Journal

If we pay for it, we should be able to use it. Perhaps because many free software coders have been outsiders and rebels, less attention is paid to the use of open ...

Nasdaq head of tech talks about open source and IPOs  Business Insider

Brad Peterson, Nasdaq's head of technology, said there are two main indicators he looks at when debating whether a company based on open source software ...

Google open sources ClusterFuzz  TechCrunch

Google today announced that it is open sourcing ClusterFuzz, a scalable fuzzing tool that can run on clusters with more than 25,000 machines. The company ...

The Linux Foundation Announces the 2019 Open Networking Summit North America Speaking Schedule  PRNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, has ...

Confluent shows open source, paradigm shifts, cloud, and commercial success can all co-exist  ZDNet

Confluent just became a unicorn. We discuss why, what happens from now on, and how this is significant for the entire data ecosystem and the world at large ...

Gadgetbridge is an open-source replacement for the Android app of Pebble, Mi Band, Amazfit, and other smart bands  XDA Developers

If you do not want to use the closed source vendor app for your smartband, check out Gadegtbridge, an open-source alternative!

Samsung SDS and IBM Collaborate to Strengthen Open Source Hyperledger Fabric and Blockchain Ecosystems  Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 14, 2019--During IBM THINK 2019, IBM's annual conference focused on technology and business, Samsung ...

LibreOffice 6.2 brings new interfaces, performance improvements to the open source office suite  TechRepublic

New interface styles and feature improvements are available in version 6.2 of LibreOffice?the most popular open-source office suite?released Thursday by ...

Open source cloud databases battle software 'strip mining'  TechTarget

Big data came out of large-scale data center efforts at Facebook, LinkedIn and Yahoo, much of which became open source cloud databases. Some such ...

Open Source Security Best Practices for Developers, Contributors, and Maintainers  Microsoft - Channel 9

Armon Dadgar (@armon), HashiCorp CTO and co-founder, and Aaron Schlesinger (@arschles) talk about how and why HashiCorp Vault is a security and open ...

Most Popular Open Source Projects in Python Programming  Technotification

In recent years, these projects caused the creation of many working places for programmers interested in open-source development.

Uber Introduces AresDB: GPU-Powered, Open-Source, Real-Time Analytics Engine  InfoQ.com

Uber recently introduced AresDB, an open-source real-time analytics engine leveraging an unconventional power source - graphics processing units (GPUs) ...

Run Linux On Windows 10 ARM Laptops With This Open Source Project  Fossbytes

Back in December 2017, Microsoft launched Windows 10 On ARM ? a new operating system designed to run Windows 10 on laptops powered by Qualcomm's ...

Open Source Biological Gear For the Masses  Hackaday

At the risk of putting too fine a point on it, Hackaday exists because people are out there building and documenting open source gadgets. If the person who built ...

The Perils of Becoming Trapped in the Cloud  HPCwire

Terms like 'open systems' have been bandied about for decades. While modern computer systems are relatively open compared to their predecessors, there are ...

World's favourite open-source PDF interpreter needs patching (again)  The Register

Google Project Zero bug-hunter Tavis Ormandy took a "random look at the new release" of Ghostscript, and found a partly addressed vulnerability present in all ...

SAS wants to spread its footprint  ZDNet

Long the domain of elite data miners, SAS wants to engage the rest of the analytics team for the full analytics lifecycle. But then again, so do classic BI, ...

Kboard is an open-source, programmable keyboard designed to be used alongside your regular keyboard  XDA Developers

Kboard is a programmable keyboard that was designed to provide a set of keys which can be used to output a word/phrase/set of commands with a simple tap.

Google open-sources PlaNet, an AI agent that learns about the world from images  VentureBeat

Google's PlaNet is an AI agent that's exceptionally good at predicting future actions in unfamiliar environments. It's available in open source.

Kubernetes, the Google-created open source cloud software, explained  Business Insider

Kubernetes was started as an open source project at Google, but it's evolved to become so much more.

Open Source Fader Bank Modulates our Hearts  Hackaday

Here at Hackaday, we love knobs and buttons. So what could be better than one button? How about 16! No deep philosophy about the true nature of Making ...

Someone Made an Open-Source Body Cooler for Overheating Sony Cameras  PetaPixel

Sony's mirrorless cameras have been known to have overheating issues, prompting Sony to release firmware fixes and photographers to come up with novel ...

5 Open-source ML Tools You Can Use Without Coding  Analytics India Magazine

Tech giants are now open sourcing their platforms and developer tools to lower the barrier for entry in AI/ML to welcome more talent into the field.

Forget about the new internet! Blockchains are the latest 'Linux alike' revolution  JAXenter

In this article, Phil Zamani explains the value of blockchain technology to the average consumer. See how blockchain is paving the road.

FOSS Project Spotlight: Mender.io, an Open-Source Over-the-Air Software Update Manager for IoT Devices  Linux Journal

Mender is an open-source (Apache 2.0) project to address over-the-air (OTA) software update management for Linux-based IoT devices. When we researched ...

Bringing open-source rhyme and reason to edge computing: LF Edge  ZDNet

Edge computing? -- data processing near where data is generated -- is growing ever more important with the rise of 5G and the Internet of Things. But, it has no ...

Intel Releases Open Source Encoder for Next-Gen AV1 Codec  Tom's Hardware

Credit: AOMediaIntel published its own open source CPU-based encoder for the next-generation and royalty-free AV1 codec (a codec is a program for encoding ...

Google Cloud, Sony open source OpenCue render manager for visual effects, animation  9to5Google

G Suite services like Gmail and Drive only make up a part of Google Cloud's offerings. Google and Sony today announced its work on OpenCue...

Open-source drug discovery takes aim at malaria and neglected diseases  Chemical & Engineering News

When an unremarkable stack of 96-well plates arrived in Fabrice F. Boyom's lab in 2012, he couldn't have known how the molecules stored inside would ...

OPFPControl open source app allows more animations, colors in OnePlus 6T in-display fingerprint scanner  BGR India

OnePlus' mid-year refresh of the flagship brought in-display fingerprint scanner upgrade in the OnePlus 6T. While the optical scanner works fine, it is certainly ...

Google partners with Sony Pictures Imageworks to launch an open-source VFX render manager  TechCrunch

Google today announced that it has partnered with Sony Pictures Imageworks, Sony's visual effects and animation studio, to launch OpenCue, an open-source ...

Amdocs launches Open 5G to provide Service Providers with More Technology Choices, Faster Service Delivery and Full Monetization of their 5G Deployments  GlobeNewswire

Open, standards-based solutions unlock the network to an array of innovative capabilities powering expanded enterprise services and immersive consumer ...

Google open-sources Cloud Search Connector SDK  VentureBeat

Google's released Cloud Search Connector SDK -- an SDK intended to bridge the gap between Google's Cloud Search and third-party repos -- in open source.

Open Source Intelligence Market To Flourish And Reach USD 25900 million by 2026  The Concepts News

Open Source Intelligence Market report (Sample Copy Here) offers detailed insights on the market dynamic forces to enable informed business decision making ...

Agenda for Open Infrastructure Summit Denver Reveals How Users Combine Vast Array of Open Source Technologies for Advanced Applications  Benzinga

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The first Open Infrastructure Summit, April 29?May 1 in Denver, CO, will bring together people building ...

Intel Linux Graphics Driver Adding Device Local Memory - Possible Start of dGPU Bring-Up  Phoronix

A big patch series was sent out today amounting to 42 patches and over four thousand lines of code for introducing the concept of memory regions to the Intel ...

Making tongues go mainstream is goal of open-source, CSU-created product  Source

JJ Moritz, president of Sapien LLC, demonstrates the Cthulhu Shield, a tongue-based sensory substitution device. All photos by John Eisele. Listening to a ...

NVIDIA Open-Sources Hyper-Realistic Face Generator StyleGAN  Synced

In December Synced reported on a hyperrealistic face generator developed by US chip giant NVIDIA. The GAN-based model performs so well that most people ...

Toyota's Tri-Ad Division Wants Open Source Maps to Guide the Self-Driving Cars of Tomorrow  The Drive

The Tri-Ad partnership announced Autonomous Mapping Platform, or AMP, as its open source mapping platform of choice for the future of self-driving cars.

Mirantis Returns From Near Death With Massive AT&T Kubernetes Deal  Light Reading

After laying off half its staff, the company says it's on the comeback trail. Its AT&T Kubernetes deal is a proof point.

Omnitracs and Red Hat Collaborate to Reinvent Fleet Management Technology  Associated Press

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 21, 2019--Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today ...

NATO Group Catfished Soldiers to Prove a Point About Privacy  WIRED

With $60 and a few fake Facebook accounts, researchers were able to identify *service* members in a military exercise, track their movement, and even persuade ...

Researchers used fake social media accounts to influence NATO troops during military exercise  CNN

Researchers were able to use fake Facebook and Instagram accounts to "instill undesirable behavior" among NATO troops participating in an exercise, ...

Microsoft, Paradox allow open game modding on Xbox One for the first time  Ars Technica

No pre-approval needed for player-made *content* on Microsoft's console.

Guidemaster: The least-awful Android phones  Ars Technica

So you want to buy an Android phone, eh? It's often said that a strength of the Android ecosystem is the sheer number of manufacturers out there producing ...

eLife Invests in the Texture Manuscript Toolset  InfoToday.com

eLife has invested in the development of Texture, an open source toolset for manuscript editing and production that can be integrated into publishers' editorial ...

Google Cloud makes bet on hybrid cloud with Cloud Services Platform  Business Insider

Google Cloud launched the Cloud Services Platform into beta. Now, it'll compete with Microsoft and Amazon for the hybrid cloud market.

CryptoDigest  cryptodigest

Will This Vulnerability Finally Compel Bitmain to Open Sou... #blockchain #ethereum #altcoin open source? coinspectator 12h. Copyright 2019 ...

Google acquires a small cloud start-up as it looks to catch up to Amazon and Microsoft  CNBC

Google is making another play in the cloud space with a new acquisition. The company announced Tuesday it plans to acquire cloud migration company ...

GitHub gets serious on automation, open sources Actions parser's project ? DEVCLASS  DevClass

GitHub has open sourced the programme language spec and parser for the Actions workflow tool it announced last year, giving outsiders the opportunity to build ...

AWS Firecracker: 10 things every tech pro should know  TechRepublic

AWS Firecracker is tiny, efficient, fast, and might redefine the virtual machine. Here's what you need to know about this AWS product.

Experts Find Serious Problems With Switzerland's Online Voting System Before Public Penetration Test Even Begins  Motherboard

The public penetration test doesn't begin until next week, but experts who examined leaked code for the Swiss internet voting system say it's poorly designed ...

OVH is bringing its OpenStack-based public cloud to Asia Pacific  DatacenterDynamics

Open source infrastructure services will be delivered from Singapore and Sydney.

Apple wiped all but one third-party SDK from Shazam for iOS in last update  AppleInsider

It appears Apple is clearing house in its Shazam media identification app, as the company in a February update removed 10 third-party SDKs from the title, ...

Blockstream Open Sources Development of Its Proof of Reserves Tool  Bitcoin Magazine

On February 4, 2019, blockchain tech company Blockstream announced the development of a ?proof of reserves? tool to standardize the authenticity of ...

Red Hat Inc (RHT) Shares Sold by Crossmark Global Holdings Inc.  Fairfield Current

Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. reduced its holdings in Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) by 25.5% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the ...

Global Open Source Intelligence Market Hike on USD 25900 million by 2026  Industry News Today

Zion Market Research experts figure the most recent give an account of ?Global Open Source Intelligence Market Expected to Reach USD 25,900 million by ...