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Inside the Government's Open Source Software Conundrum  Nextgov

How do agencies make sure the crowdsourced code that underlies nearly every piece of tech on the market is safe to use?

Open source is big in databases, but cloud is bigger  TechRepublic

Open source and non-relational databases are roiling the market, but not as much as cloud.

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models  VentureBeat

Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI ...

Open Source Software: The Complete Wired Guide | WIRED  WIRED

Everything you ever wanted to know about Linux, GNU, and how big companies are making money off of free, collaboration-based software.

Mozilla Revamps WebThings, its Open Source IoT Platform  InfoQ.com

Mozilla recently released its open source IoT platform formerly named Project Things as WebThings. Mozilla WebThings brings a series of logging, alarm, and ...

Stanford University?s newest robot is Doggo, a cute four-legged open-source bot  The Verge

Students from Stanford University have welcomed a new addition to their campus: Doggo, a four-legged robot that hopes to find a home in research labs around ...

How Juniper is moving to an open-source mindset  ZDNet

Randy Bias, Juniper Networks' VP of Technology and Open Source Software, tells ZDNet about Juniper's upcoming open source projects and what it'll take to ...

GeekHive Open-Source Technical Lead Becomes a Pantheon Hero  PRNewswire

WARWICK, N.Y., May 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- GeekHive proudly announces the acceptance of Technical Lead Drew Nackers into the Pantheon Heroes ...

Google has more control over Android than anybody realized  Business Insider

Google's Android operating system (OS) may be open source, but as we have been reminded this week, the tech giant has complete control over the apps and ...

Phishing Campaign Delivers Multi-Feature, Open-Source Babylon RAT  Security Intelligence

Researchers spotted a phishing campaign delivering a multi-feature, open-source remote administration tool known as Babylon RAT. Cofense observed that the ...

Opinion: Open source synthetic user monitors accelerate DevOps best practices  Developer Tech

DevOps engineers would love to measure the performance and availability of every page of a website or application; they could make sure the page is up and ...

For Open Source, It's All About GitHub Now  WIRED

Google shuttered its source-code hosting *service* Google Code in 2015. Like Facebook, Twitter, and most other major technology companies, Google primarily ...

Microsoft: The open source company  Ars Technica

The news from Microsoft's Build developer conference that surprised me most was that Microsoft will ship a genuine Linux kernel?GPLed, with all patches ...

Little Printer returns as an open-source messaging device  The Verge

Berg's Little Printer, an adorable internet-connected thermal printer, stopped working when the studio shut down in 2014. Design consultancy Nord Projects has ...

Open source may be the future, but very few are writing it  TechRepublic

Contributing to open source gives developers and companies big advantages, but that's not translating into broad involvement.

Microsoft open sources algorithm that gives Bing some of its smarts  Ars Technica

Search engines today are more than just the dumb keyword matchers they used to be. You can ask a question?say, "How tall is the tower in Paris?"?and they'll ...

How and Why Adobe is Making Open Source A Strategic Priority  CIO

If you compare present-day Adobe to what we were like just last year, there really is a different feel inside the company. We've upped our game on open source.

Google wants an open source silicon community for chip design  9to5Google

As evidenced by Android and Chromium, Google has long been committed to open source software. The company now wants to foster a similar community for ...

Intel Unveils Clear Linux OS Update at Open Source Summit  ExtremeTech

For the past 16 years, Intel has held an annual open-source-focused technology summit called, appropriately enough, the Open Source Technology Summit.

Limor Fried, AC2SN, is Recipient of 2019 Women in Open Source Award  ARRL

Adafruit Industries Founder Limor Fried, AC2SN, was one of two 2019 Women in Open Source Award winners. Sponsored by open-source solution provider Red ...

Watch this open-source dog robot do backflips  Futurity: Research News

A new robot called Doggo can walk, jump, and even do backflips. You can download everything you need to build your own, too.

VIPPOOL clerk and VIPPOOL storage Released as Open-Source Software to Facilitate the Development of Systems Using Blockchain Technology  Business Wire

VIPPOOL Inc. announces the release of VIPPOOL clerk and VIPPOOL storage, software for developing systems using blockchain technology and a Python lib.

Oracle Expands its Cloud Native and Open Source Solutions  Toolbox

Helping Enterprises Embrace Cloud Native Culture and Open SourceAt KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2019 in Barcelona, Oracle open source projects ...

Microsoft goes open source with one of its Bing algorithms  Search Engine Land

Microsoft has made its Space Partition Tree And Graph (SPTAG) algorithm, used in its own Bing search engine, available to all as an open-source GitHub ...

The 10 Best Free and Open Source Identity Management Tools  Solutions Review

Identity and access management must form the core of your cybersecurity policies and platforms. Securing credentials and verifying users can help deflect and ...

Microsoft open-sources lnterpretML for explaining black box AI  VentureBeat

Microsoft Research today open-sourced a software toolkit aimed at solving AI's ?black box? problem. InterpretML is made to help developers experiment with ...

The modern data center and the rise in open-source IP routing suites  Network World

As the cloud *service* providers and search engines started with the structuring process of their business, they quickly ran into the problems of managing the ...

Canonical?s Mark Shuttleworth on dueling open-source foundations  TechCrunch

At the Open Infrastructure Summit, which was previously known as the OpenStack Summit, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth used his keynote to talk about ...

What's behind the ascendency of enterprise open source  www.computing.co.uk

Microsoft's abrupt volte face to embrace open source a few years ago met with a wave of cynicism from those who reflexively typed the company's name as 'M$' ...

The Pentagon's Drones May Soon Run on Open Source Software  Nextgov

The Defense Innovation Unit is exploring whether a popular commercial platform could help the military keep up with the rapidly advancing drone industry.

7 advantages of open source for agile teams  The Enterprisers Project

Open source and agile teams go hand-in-hand. Here's a look at the advantages.

Can open source help safeguard elections?  FCW.com

Lawmakers and policy experts are demonstrating increased interest in open source technology as a way to solve longstanding challenges and road blocks ...

Real-World Use, Risk of Open Source Code  Dark Reading

Organizations are using more open source software than ever before, but managing that code remains a challenge.

Gab's New Strategy: Fork Open-Source Software And Add Bitcoin  ETHNews

After Keybase announced integration of Stellar on its platform, Gab has threatened to fork the open-source chat software and swap its XLM wallet for a Bitcoin ...

5 best open source Linux server distributions  TechRepublic

In this modern age, when you ask yourself, "What server platform should I use?" the default answer is no longer a simple, "Windows Server." There are tons of ...

Praqma puts Atlassian?s Data Center products into containers  TechCrunch

It's KubeCon + CloudNativeCon this week and in the slew of announcements, one name stood out: Atlassian . The company is best known as the maker of tools ...

Why Open Source Should Remain Open  InformationWeek

There is a clear fork in the road, and companies are having to decide which route to take when it comes to open source.

What's really behind Microsoft's love of open source  TechRepublic

Open source is what underdogs do to win. For Microsoft, it's paying dividends in the cloud.

Why Open Source Works for the Renewable Energy Sector  ADT Magazine

According to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, renewable energy is the fastest-growing energy source globally where 24 percent of the energy ...

Windows 10 will soon ship with a full, open source, GPLed Linux kernel  Ars Technica

The new Windows Subsystem for Linux will use a real Linux kernel.

FOSS Project Spotlight: Bareos, a Cross-Network, Open-Source Backup Solution  Linux Journal

Bareos (Backup Archiving Recovery Open Sourced) is a cross-network, open-source backup solution that preserves, archives and recovers data from all major ...

Couchbase pumps ups 'Autonomous Operator' function - Open Source Insider  ComputerWeekly.com

NoSQL database company Couchbase has moved off the sofa (the firm is no couch potato, get it?) and come forward with new features aligned to allow ...

ML.NET, an Open Source Machine Learning Framework for the .NET Ecosystem: Pranav Rastogi Q&A  InfoQ.com

Earlier this month Microsoft released the first major version of ML.NET, an open source machine learning (ML) framework for the .NET ecosystem. ML.

How open source distribution accelerates Drupal development time by 30%  IT Brief Australia

Acquia released the latest version of Acquia Lightning, a flexible Drupal 8 distribution thousands of organisations are using to launch new Drupal sites and ...

Build 2019: Microsoft, Red Hat develop open-source service for auto-scaling serverless containers on Kubernetes  ZDNet

It wouldn't be a Microsoft conference without a slew of open-source announcements. Here's the roundup of some of the big ones for Build 2019.

Acquia Buys Open Source Marketing Automation Software Firm Mautic  Xconomy

Open source website software company Acquia is buying marketing automation startup Mautic, the companies said. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Microsoft open-sources its quantum computing development tools  TechCrunch

Microsoft's quantum computer may not have a working qubit yet, but the company has been hard at work on building the tools to program future quantum ...

Carnegie Mellon?s Massive Open Source Initiative ? Interview With the Leader Behind It  IBL News

As an Alternative to the Tech Transfer Approach, Carnegie Mellon Will Open-Source Dozens of Internally Developed EdTech Tools. Henry Kronk | IBL News.

Linux Foundation's Open Source Automotive Software Project Takes Off  Xconomy

When we last covered the Linux Foundation's Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project?a collaborative, cross-industry, nonprofit effort to develop a common, ...

Bing Open Sources Their Vector Search Algorithm To Make Finding Results Fast  Search Engine Roundtable

Bing announced they have made their Space Partition Tree And Graph (SPTAG) vector search algorithm open source to help others who want to make it ...

Us vs. them: Vendors duel over open source project administration  CIO Dive

Open source vendors are tweaking *service* requirements in response to pressure from leading cloud providers like Amazon Web Services, first reported by ...

CRI-O: An Open Source Container Runtime for Kubernetes  InfoQ.com

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Technical Oversight Committee (TOC) voted to accept CRI-O as an incubation-level hosted project on April 8th ...

Open-source project creates wizard-based experience for web developers  SDTimes.com

A new open-source project is making it easier for web developers to create applications by providing a step-by-step process as they develop. Microsoft ...

Former Chef Software CTO talks IT automation, open source  TechTarget

In a market that moves as fast as enterprise IT automation, Chef Software, founded in 2008, is now a venerable elder, and its former CTO is on to the next big ...

Red Hat Research: Open Source Software Playing a Growing Role in Enterprise IT  Channel Futures

The state of open source software usage by enterprises today is the topic of a new study commissioned by enterprise open source and Linux vendor Red Hat.

Open Source--It's in the Genes  Linux Journal

What happens when you release 500,000 human genomes as open source? This. DNA is digital. The three billion chemical bases that make up the human ...

The Open-Source / Linux Highlights From OSTS 2019  Phoronix

We've had a number of articles covering the interesting news out of Intel's 2019 Open-Source Technology Summit (OSTS) held at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson ...

Open architecture and open source ? The new wave for SD-WAN?  Network World

I recently shared my thoughts about the role of open source in networking. I discussed two significant technological changes that we have witnessed. I call them ...

Open source bug poses threat to sites running multiple CMSes  Ars Technica

Websites running the Drupal, Joomla, or Typo3 *content*-management systems are vulnerable to attacks that could possibly execute malicious code until ...

How much open source is too much when it's in Microsoft's clutches? Eclipse Foundation boss sounds note of alarm  The Register

Anyone still worry about the Microsoft monopoly? Executive director of the Eclipse Foundation Mike Milinkovich does. Following GitHub's announcement of an ...

Perfecting the Open Source RC Controller  Hackaday

Over the last few months we've seen an influx of homebrew RC controllers come our way, and we're certainly not complaining. While the prices of commercial ...

Open source security improves as companies take on patch deployment  CIO Dive

About 70% of cybersecurity relies on open source as opposed to proprietary code, according to Synopsys' findings from more than 1,200 commercial codebases ...

Do It Yourself NAS With FreeNAS, Part 1  ITPro Today

Open source NAS isn't appropriate for every use case, but it can be ideal for lab deployments, smaller workgroups or active archive data.

60 percent of enterprise codebases contain open-source vulnerabilities  ZDNet

Both high and low-risk bugs and licensing conflicts are rife in today's business codebases.

Open Source Windows Terminal and Linux Kernels for Windows Unveiled  Redmondmag.com

Amid the Build news this week, some quiet open source tools bombshells were dropped by Microsoft. For instance, Microsoft this week introduced Windows ...

Google launches Jetpack Compose, an open-source, Kotlin-based UI development toolkit  TechCrunch

Google today announced the first preview of Jetpack Compose, a new open-source UI toolkit for Kotlin developers who want to use a reactive programming ...

A Customizable Open Source Mechanical Numpad  Hackaday

Mechanical keyboards with reduced key counts are all the rage these days, but while those streamlined input devices might look cool on your desk, there are ...

Microsoft Open Sources Full-stack Web Templates for Visual Studio Code  Technotification

Microsoft Open Sources Web Template Studio: A VS Code Extension for Full-Stack Web Apps Development without being dependent on the research.

Id Software?s open source shooters get ported to Apple?s iOS, tvOS  Ars Technica

But getting them on your iDevice requires a bit of extra work.

6 cool new open source projects from Netflix, Facebook, Google, and more  TechGenix

Here are a few open source projects that have encouraged collaboration among developers and have resulted in higher quality software.

Databricks launches Delta Lake, an open source data lake reliability project  VentureBeat

Databricks is launching open source project Delta Lake, which Databricks CEO and cofounder Ali Ghodsi calls the company's biggest innovation to date, bigger ...

Open source security: The risk issue is unpatched software, not open source use  Help Net Security

Many of the trends in open source use that have presented risk management challenges to organizations in previous years persist today. However, new data ...

Microsoft, Galois to Release Open Source ?ElectionGuard? SDK  Government Technology

Planned for release on GitHub this summer, a software development kit aims to supplement paper ballot systems to make them end-to-end verifiable. That could ...

An Open Source ESC For Brushless Motors  Hackaday

For something basic like a brushed DC motor, speed control can be quite simple, and powering up the motor is a simple matter of just applying voltage.

Cisco open sources MindMeld conversational AI platform  TechCrunch

Cisco announced today that it was open-sourcing the MindMeld conversation AI platform, making it available to anyone who wants to use it under the Apache ...

MongoDB to acquire open-source mobile database Realm for $39 million  TechCrunch

MongoDB announced today that it is acquiring Realm, an open-source database geared for mobile applications, for $39 million. The startup had raised just over ...

Cthulhu: New open source chaos engineering tool for Java  JAXenter

xMatters newly open sourced their internal chaos engineering tool. Cthulhu helps developers by automating cross-platform software failure testing.

Microsoft Snyks In New Security For Open Source On Azure Cloud  Forbes

Microsoft is now working with a company called Snyk to attempt to protect and secure the development of applications and 'containers' using open source when ...

New open source software eases the pain of multiple UI designs: Open source software to make user interface design easier for different screens is being launched today  Science Daily

The time-consuming and labor-intensive task of designing multiple user interfaces for different screen sizes and orientations could become a thing of the past ...

Cisco open-sources MindMeld conversational AI platform  VentureBeat

Cisco today open-sourced its MindMeld conversational AI platform for creating voice or text agents, used to create Cisco's WebEx Assistant.

Acquia delivers open source framework for contextual commerce  IT Brief Australia

The framework connects the Drupal open source web *content* management system with e-commerce platforms from Acquia partners.

5 Best Open-Source 3D Scanners in 2019  All 3DP

Open-source 3D scanning brings the technology to the masses, making it cost-effective and customizable. Check out our favorite open-source 3D scanners for ...

Ubuntu Offers One-Stop Shop for All Your Open-Source Cloud Infrastructure Support  Data Center Knowledge

The new offering includes option for Kubernetes, OpenStack, and other open-source infrastructure support in a single contract.

PowerToys is back in Windows 10 and this time it's open source  The INQUIRER

MICROSOFT HAS launched another blast-from-the-past into the open source domain. PowerToys was debuted in Windows 95, in a time where internet in every ...

Cisco Turns MindMeld Acquisition Into Open Source Conversational AI Platform  Voicebot.ai

Two years ago this week, Cisco acquired conversational AI startup MindMeld for $125 million. Four days ago, it transferred those MindMeld assets into an open ...

Open Source Testware for Systematic IoT Testing: Eclipse IoT-Testware  InfoQ.com

The project Eclipse IoT-Testware is delivering free open-source test tools and programs for the industry and companies developing Internet-of-Things (IoT) ...

LoRa Gets Open Source Software  EE Times

Semtech rolled out two open-source software modules to ease the path of deploying LoRa networks, as NB-IoT and Sigfox rivals expand in IoT.

Invitation extended for open-source contributions  Daily Journal of Commerce

Ehsan Iran-Nejad, right, building information modeling manager for TVA Architects, is spearheading an effort to create open-source plug-ins for the Revit ...

VCs just invested $8 million into this startup that gave away its software for free because they noticed how much people loved it  INSIDER

Open source business intelligence startup Metabase had a fast-growing community, and VCs noticed. Now, it has closed $8 million in in series A funding.

PyGamer open source handheld games console $39.95  Geeky Gadgets

Gamers, coders and electronic enthusiasts looking to own a pocket sized open source handheld games console may be interested to know that the Adafruit.

Microsoft revives PowerToys with open-source tools for Windows 10 power users  PCWorld

Microsoft's newfound infatuation with open-source projects is spawning an unexpected love child that might just bring a tear to the eyes of PC veterans.

LF Energy Ecosystem Gains Momentum for Open Source Innovation With New Members and Projects  PRNewswire

BRUSSELS, May 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- INNOGRID-- LF Energy, a Linux Foundation initiative developing and sustaining open source technology innovation ...

Yelp open-sources Bento Android framework for modular UI development  VentureBeat

Yelp's new Bento framework, which is available in open source, is designed to simplify user interface development of Android apps.

The benefits of open source networking for enterprise IT  TechTarget

Open source software has proved its benefits for various aspects of the IT community in terms of costs, agility and flexibility. Open source networking software is ...

Hyperledger ? Open Source Blockchain Technologies  U.Today

Blockchain is not just cryptocurrency, it is the whole decentralized ecosystem. In this field, Hyperledger is one of the key players. Let's understand how it works.

Microsoft and Red Hat unveil open-source project that automatically scales Kubernetes clusters in response to events  GeekWire

Microsoft continues to look for ways to help companies that are investing in application containers take advantage of the principles of serverless computing, ...

Linux Foundation, ETSI Sign MOU, Promise to Harmonize Open Source Efforts  SDxCentral

The Linux Foundation and open standards body ETSI signed a memorandum of understanding to ?bring open source and standards closer."

Microsoft pushes open-source software kit to election agencies, voting-tech vendors  CyberScoop

Election officials around the U.S. could soon have access to an open-source software development kit from Microsoft that is intended to make voting more secure ...

Facebook open-sources Ax and BoTorch to simplify AI model optimization  TechCrunch

At its F8 developer conference, Facebook today launched Ax and BoTorch, two new open-source AI tools. BoTorch, which, as the name implies, is based on ...

Securitize Open-Sources Its Protocol, Partners With tZERO Token Exchange  CoinDesk

Securitize is partnering with one of the blockchain industry's largest security token exchange companies as it open-sources the code behind its in-house protocol ...