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The Consequences of a Changing Open-Source Software Business Model  CMSWire

It has been an interesting year for open-source software makers. The primary commercial sponsors and/or individual contributors to projects as game-changing ...

A new ACT for open source compliance from The Linux Foundation  JAXenter

As open source continues to grow in popularity and usage, there comes with it a responsibility to understand its licenses. The Linux Foundation is here to help ...

Visibility is the key to prioritizing open source vulnerability remediations  TechRadar

Modern software is compiled more than it is composed, built on top of open source components to develop faster and more efficiently. No longer a secret ...

Open source predictions for 2019  TechRepublic

If you thought Linux and open source software was prevalent in 2018--just wait. Jack Wallen predicts what's in store for the open source commmunity in 2019.

Reinventing Software Development and Availability with Open Source: an Interview with One of Microsoft Azure's Lead Architects  Linux Journal

Microsoft was founded in 1975?that's 43 years ago and a ton of history. Up until the last decade, the company led a campaign against the Open Source and ...

Why Amazon's customer obsession should make it more open source friendly  TechRepublic

It's increasingly clear AWS is customer-obsessed. Find out why this same customer focus should change how Amazon Web Services interacts with open source ...

Open-source discovery of chemical leads for next-generation chemoprotective antimalarials  Science Magazine

Malaria parasites are evolutionarily prepared to resist drug attack. Resistance is emerging to even the latest frontline combination therapies, which target the ...

The crusade against open-source abuse  TechCrunch

There's a dark cloud on the horizon. The behavior of cloud infrastructure providers, such as Amazon, threatens the viability of open source. I first wrote about this ...

The Case for Data-Driven Open Source Development  Linux.com

The lack of standardized metrics, datasets, methodologies and tools for extracting insights from Open Source projects is real.

The Road Ahead for Open Source  LinuxInsider.com

Linux and the open source business model are far different today than many of the early developers might have hoped. Neither can claim a rags-to-riches story.

Edge goes Chromium, and open source wins the browser wars  ZDNet

Decades after starting the web browser wars, Microsoft has given up its proprietary Edge web browser in favor of its open-source based rival Chromium.

Despite risks and side effects: "Open source will become even more important in the future"  JAXenter

Interview: Stanislav Sivak talks about the common risks for open source, how to avoid them and what role open source plays in the DevOps universe.

The 8 biggest open source milestones in 2018  TechRepublic

Open source continues to climb the charts of popularity and usability. Every year that goes by marks newer and greater milestones for open source, and 2018 ...

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Crossplane  SDTimes.com

With the release of open-source multi-cloud management interface Crossplane, cloud services developer Upbound wants to provide an open and consistent ...

Nvidia Surprise: PhysX Is Now An Open Source Technology  Forbes

Today there's one less graphics technology in Nvidia's GameWorks library. After a decade, PhysX is going open source.

Event-Stream Hack Is Not Cause For Panic About Open-Source Security  Xconomy

News last week that event-stream, the popular open-source code library managed by NPM, had been compromised by a hacker (or hackers) looking to steal.

New opensource VR viewer for OpenSim may be coming soon ?  Hypergrid Business

The 2018 OpenSim Community Conference. started off with a bang this morning with an announcement of a new virtual reality viewer for OpenSim. Melanie ...

Microsoft Doubles Down on Open Source .NET  Redmondmag.com

Microsoft is open sourcing some of the most popular Windows-centric .NET Framework components, particularly Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows ...

Open Science Means Open Source--Or, at Least, It Should  Linux Journal

Why open source was actually invented in 1665. When did open source begin? In February 1998, when the term was coined by Christine Peterson? Or in 1989 ...

We're Building on Hollowed Foundations: Worrying Trends in Open Source and What You Can Actually Do About It  InfoQ.com

Heather Miller discusses open source, why it may run into troubles and how people can help.

Open source: a slow rise to the top  ITWeb

There was a time open source technology was ignored, if not distrusted, in the enterprise. Not anymore. Now it's the technology the C-suite turns to first. Not only ...

Blockstream Releases the Open Source Code for Its Bitcoin Block Explorer  SludgeFeed

Last month, Blockstream, a leading developer of blockchain technologies, launched a new block explorer that allows users to monitor real-time data for both the ...

BloomReach Experience Manager v13, Magnolia v6 and More Open Source News  CMSWire

BloomReach has announced the release of BloomReach Experience Manager and Developer Edition (formerly Hippo CMS) v13. Announced Nov. 15 at the ...

Comcast's Howald: Open source is key to service providers' future  FierceTelecom

Comcast's Rob Howald says *service* providers need to collaborate through open source groups such as ONF in order to be successful. Speaking in a keynote ...

Western Digital will open source SweRV RISC-V CPU designs and tools  TechRepublic

On Tuesday, Western Digital, an early adopter and vocal proponent of RISC-V, announced plans to open source their implementation of the RISC-V ISA and ...

Hadoop Pioneer Says Developers Should Build Open Source Into Their Career Plans  Forbes

Doug Cutting, recently honored with a Groundbreaker Award at Oracle Code One in San Francisco, shared his thoughts about collaborating on open source ...

Living Open Source in Zambia | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

In a previous article I've announced my sponsorship project, where I offered to help a motivated young Linux Professional getting certified. I found an ideal ...

Microsoft Contributes More Code as Open-Source Projects  eWeek

Microsoft is continuing its recent efforts to share some of its code as open source by announcing that its Windows Presentation Framework (WPF), Windows ...

ETSI Open Source MANO?s Latest Release Equips for 5G  SDxCentral

OSM Release Five adds support for network slicing and employs a microservices architecture to make it a viable choice for 5G use cases.

CZI announces funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis in biomedicine  News-Medical.net

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced funding for open-source software efforts to improve image analysis and visualization in biomedicine.

The Linux Foundation and Coursera Launch New Specialization for Open Source, Linux and Git  PRNewswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced ...

Facebook, Google, and Uber Join Open Source Compliance Project OpenChain  SDxCentral

Facebook, Google, and Uber today all joined the OpenChain project. The project, which is hosted by The Linux Foundation, is working toward a standard for ...

Microsoft and Docker release new open-source project that?s basically a container for containers  GeekWire

Containers upended traditional software application deployment practices by opening up a whole new range of possibilities across multiple machines, and ...

How Secure is Open Source for DevOps? 5 Considerations  DevOps.com

Open source libraries and frameworks have important roles to play in a DevOps culture that emphasizes shorter development life cycles, collaboration and ...

Open Source at 20: What's Next?  InformationWeek

As the open source movement reaches the two-decade milestone, thoughts turn to the movement's achievements and future goals.

News Comcast Leads Trellis, an Open Source Data Center Switching Fabric In working with the ONF  SDxCentral

Comcast is leading the Trellis open source project at ONF. Trellis is an open source data center switching fabric.

Open source tool picks best chemo drug 80% of the time  Futurity: Research News

"We could have a consensus of dozens of the smartest people in oncology and make them available for each patient's unique situation."

Project Censored: 'Open-source' intelligence secrets sold to highest bidders  Detroit Metro Times

Each year, Project Censored compiles its annual list of censored stories in an effort to fight against fake news. This story is an excerpt from...

Microsoft Connect(); 2018 tackles developer tools, open source and serverless  SDTimes.com

Microsoft wants to give developers the ability to do more with new tools and features announced at its Microsoft Connect(); 2018 conference today. The company ...

Widely used open source software contained bitcoin-stealing backdoor  Ars Technica

A hacker or hackers sneaked a backdoor into a widely used open source code library with the aim of surreptitiously stealing funds stored in bitcoin wallets, ...

Microsoft May Replace Edge?s Rendering Engine with an Open Source Chromium Fork  How-To Geek

You know what they say: if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. That's exactly what Microsoft is doing after years of trying to make Edge work as a browser?but it's ...

Preparing for 2019 Open Source Security Initiatives  Forbes

Looking to leverage open source security tools in your organization next year? Make sure you know how to properly plan for the initiative, and ask the right ...

Google unveils open source UI toolkit Flutter to speed app building for developers  TechRepublic

Google is aiming to ease cross-platform mobile application development with the Tuesday release of the Flutter toolkit, representing yet another attempt to create ...

Ground Breaking Decision In Open Source Software: The Versata Software Case - Intellectual Property - India  Mondaq News Alerts

An Open Source Software is a type of software with a source code which can be modified, enhanced and inspected by ANYONE. India Intellectual Property ...

Wipro, Alfresco Expand Partnership to Offer Open Source Based Digital Transformation Capabilities  Business Wire

Wipro and Alfresco announce joint Predictive *Service* Automation solution using AI, ML and a microservices based framework.

Survey: Should Open-Source Repo Maintainers Be Paid?  Dice Insights

Recently, users discovered a popular open-source JavaScript library executing malicious code to steal cryptocurrency data. A response from the library's.

Seattle?s Upbound introduces Crossplane, an open-source project to help companies manage applications across multiple public clouds  GeekWire

If you're a company that wants to run workloads across multiple cloud providers but need some help making it happen, you might want to check out Crossplane.

Open Source Intelligence: A Key Under The Proverbial Mat  Forbes

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is a common name given to public information that can be leveraged to gain a competitive edge on a person or organization.

Uber joins Linux Foundation, cementing commitment to open-source tools  TechCrunch

Uber announced today at the 2018 Uber Open Summit that it was joining the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member, making a firm commitment to using and ...

First truly open-source smartphone? Necuno unveils its KDE on Linux handset  ZDNet

Necuno hopes its forthcoming Linux smartphone will offer users an escape from the walled gardens created by Google and Apple.

The best holiday gifts for open source enthusiasts  TechRepublic

The gift ideas below will please even the most hard-core open source users on your holiday shopping list.

2019 telecoms forecast: the year of 5G and open source  TechRadar

2019 is shaping up to be a massive year for telco companies. In the final few months of 2018, countless 5G projects have launched and several new uses cases ...

Feeling generous? Open source software community gives shelter to code  JAXenter

Open source communities have never been as bustling, and joining the fray has never been easier. Are you looking for a new project to work on?

A Closer Look At Tesla's Open-Source Patent Pledge - Intellectual Property - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

In 2014, Elon Musk announced that he was open-sourcing Tesla's patents. United States Intellectual Property Duane Morris LLP 7 Dec 2018.

Why some open-source companies are considering a more closed approach  GeekWire

At the peak of its power, open-source software is having an existential crisis. There's no question that the concept of open-source software has revolutionized the ...

Free tool helps developers spot open source security risks  BetaNews

The use of open source components in development projects is commonplace, but vulnerabilities in these components can be easily overlooked and leave the ...

On demand webcast: DevOps and security ? you don't have to play open source whack-a mole  The Register

Promo Better, faster, cheaper? these are the promises of DevOps. The future of software development and operations is all about speeding up development ...

Create your own free Adobe Creative Cloud with free and open source software  ZDNet

While Creative Cloud has its strong benefits, it's also costly. If you want to accomplish most of what you can with Creative Cloud, but pay absol...

Inside FC Barcelona's Open-Source Strategy to Innovate in Soccer  SportTechie

A few hundreds yards from the practice field of FC Barcelona's first team sits a nondescript, medium-sized office. Inside, executives are trying to craft the future of ...

Open Source powers innovation, transformation across government  WTOP

For government users, open source is no longer a bleeding-edge technology. Open source tools are powering innovation and transformation across government ...

Will Plume's Open Source Plan Pay Off?  Light Reading

After cutting its teeth on a proprietary whole-home networking platform initially focused on WiFi, Plume Design is shifting gears with an open source initiative that, ...

Drone.io, Packet team on free continuous delivery service for open-source developers  TechCrunch

Drone.io, makers of the open-source Drone continuous integration/continuous delivery tool (CI/CD), announced Drone Cloud today, a new CI/CD cloud *service* ...

Pivotal announces new serverless framework  TechCrunch

Pivotal has always been about making open-source tools for enterprise developers, but surprisingly, up until now, the arsenal has lacked a serverless ...

At re:Invent, AWS Announces Services with Open Source, IoT Focus  Channel Partners

At its re:Invent conference, Amazon Web Services announced a series of improvements to its IoT offerings, many of them open source.

How open source makes lock-in worse (and better)  TechRepublic

Lock-in is an inescapable reality of enterprise computing, and open source just might make it even worse. Find out why Amazon's recent troubles getting off ...

The Future of Technological Advancement Is Open Source  CIOReview

The term Open Source revolves around the concept of freely sharing technological information so that it may be enhanced through many insights and various ...

GitHub alternative strives to be all open source, only open source  InfoWorld

A new software *service* for hosting and managing open source projects, Sr.ht, aims to be an entirely open source alternative to existing services like GitHub, ...

Toyota Builds Open-Source Car-Hacking Tool  Dark Reading

BLACK HAT EUROPE 2018 ? London ? A Toyota security researcher on his flight from Japan here to London carried on-board a portable steel attaché case that ...

RISC-V and Linux Foundations promotes Open Source chip  Fudzilla

RISCy business The Linux Foundation and RISC-V Foundation announced a collaboration project to promote open source development and commercial ...

AWS is fashionably (or frustratingly) late to open source, but ready to party  SiliconANGLE News

To the scowling, sleep-deprived developers sniping at Amazon Web Services Inc. for slacking on open source: AWS is fed up. It's put together a team devoted to ...

Open source AI voice assistant takes aim at Amazon and Google  Healthcare IT News

Mycroft, the Kansas City-based voice platform company, announced an open source voice-activated private assistant, The Mark II, which the company claimed is ...

Open Source Software: Are maintainers the only ones responsible for software sustainability?  Packt Hub

At the NDC Sydney 2018 conference held in September, two open source maintainers Nick Randolph and Geoffrey Huntley talked on why should companies ...

The Ceph storage project gets a dedicated open-source foundation  TechCrunch

Ceph is an open source technology for distributed storage that gets very little public attention but that provides the underlying storage services for many of the ...

Open source licensing: Is your vendor a troll?  TechRepublic

Open source is about community, yet some want to use open source licensing as a club. Here's how to spot the trolls.

Naomi Wu On The Sino:Bit, 3D Printers, And Open Source Hardware In China  Hackaday

Many readers will be familiar with [Naomi Wu], the prolific hardware hacker who has shown us so much of the epicentre of Chinese tech in her native Shenzhen ...

CNAB: the Docker, Microsoft open source standard  Trade Channels

Launched at Dockercon Europe, the Cloud Native Application Bundle will become "universal" according to the container specialist. Print. Print. Pro. Read More: ...

Open Source Survey of the Alleged November 24 2018 Chemical Attack in Aleppo - bellingcat  bellingcat

Introduction On the evening of November 24 of this year, a large number of people were admitted to hospitals in Aleppo complaining of difficulty breathing.

Pioneers in Open Source--Eren Niazi, Part II: the Untold Story  Linux Journal

It was 2014, and everything seemed fine with Eren Niazi and the company he founded, Open Source Storage or OSS, although at the time, both the industry and ...

NVIDIA Extends PhysX for High-Fidelity Simulations, Goes Open Source  AiThority

NVIDIA PhysX, the most popular physics simulation engine on the planet, is going open source.

Amazon Web Services' Firecracker highlights tensions between Amazon and open source  Business Insider

Amazon Web Services is seen as contributing less to open-source projects than cloud rivals like Google and Microsoft. Its launch of the open-source project ...

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: SubEthaEdit 5  SDTimes.com

Version 5 of TheCodingMonkeys' SubEthaEdit text editor is now available. With this release, the project will become free and open-source. Dominik Wagner ...

Drone.io gives open-source community free continuous integration service  SDTimes.com

Continuous delivery platform provider Drone.io is giving back to the open-source community with the release of a continuous integration hosted *service* solution.

Open Source Endpoint Management  Security Boulevard

Managing a user's system, be it a desktop or laptop, has become more critical than ever. The system is the conduit to everything that a user needs from an IT ...

Building an open source aircraft  Aerospace Testing International

Watch startup Raptor Aircraft build the first prototype of its kit aircraft, which it plans to offer at cost price with an open source design.

Sony?s PlayStation Classic uses an open-source emulator to play its games  TechCrunch

The worm has turned, it seems. Emulators, which let people run old console games on their computers, were once the scourge of the gaming industry. Now Sony ...

?Ceph open-source storage takes an organizational step forward  ZDNet

Under the guidance of The Linux Foundation, the Ceph open-source project will now be directed by the Ceph Foundation.

By Welcoming Women, Python?s Founder Overcomes Closed Minds In Open Source  Forbes

Python creator Guido van Rossum recently received a Groundbreaker Award, presented by Oracle at its Oracle Code One conference in San Francisco.

Docker commits to open source, promises to put users into a 'state of flow'  DevClass

Docker's CTO said he wants the company's customers to lose all track of time in a keynote that outlined how the firm plans to reach developers that are nowhere ...

RISC-V and Linux Foundations will partner to promote open source CPU  TechRepublic

The Linux Foundation and RISC-V Foundation announced yesterday a joint collaboration project to promote open source development and commercial ...

Startup diary: You'd be crazy not to tap into open-source software and communities  Independent.ie

Last week in this diary I discussed our remote-working strategy. By adopting a company culture of remote and flexible work, we gain access to much larger pool ...

Why should CSPs embrace open source and OpenStack?  TelecomTV

What are the main motivators for CSPs to embrace open source, and how does OpenStack fit into a multi-cloud and increasingly cloud native architecture?

The Future of Open Source  TechNative

With 2018 seeing two of the biggest acquisitions of open source software companies, we can start examining what this means for the progression of open source ...

At Acquia Engage, CTO talks of open source WCM, Red Hat buy  TechTarget

In 2000, Acquia CTO Dries Buytaert created his own web platform, Drupal, which became an open source web *content*... Sign in for existing members ...

5 Best Free VDI Solutions for Developers in 2019  G2 Crowd

Here are the 5 best, safe, and free VDI solutions to consider by next year to virtualize your desktop operating system.

Top 5 New Open Source Vulnerabilities in November 2018  Security Boulevard

Whether November brought you chilly weather, family gatherings over copious amounts of food, or both, there's no denying editors of tech publications had their ...

Michael Howard: Embrace of open source is destroying 'artificial definitions' of legacy vendors  The Register

Interview Michael Howard, Berkley grad and alumnus of Oracle and EMC, took the helm at open-source biz MariaDB almost three years ago. Reflecting on how ...

Women in Combat: An Open Source Backgrounder  smallwarsjournal

Open source research indicates a significant trend for countries opening combat occupations to women. Some countries have been slow to remove gender ...

Cloud Native Computing Foundation says Envoy proxy has graduated from open source incubation program  VentureBeat

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation today announced that Envoy proxy is the third project to graduate from its incubation program for open source projects ...

Open Source Project Allows e-Bike Rentals in Seconds over Bitcoin?s Lightning Network  BTCMANAGER

Matthias Steinig, a German programmer, has developed a new mechanism that allows e-bikes to be rented in exchange for payments on the bitcoin Lightning ...

GSX, tZERO, +10 others Form Open-Source Consortium Focused on Security Token Interoperability and Compliance  The Tokenist

The Millbrook Accord was recently established by a collective of 12 blockchain industry leaders. The group? which will be governed by the Blockchain Token ...