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Now she leverages nearly 30 years of free and open source software experience and a strong business background to advise companies about free/open source, technology, community, business, and the intersections between them. She is the author of Forge Your Future with Open Source, the first book ...
You may not be familiar with Jigsaw but it's a sister company of Google. This means it's owned by Alphabet and it's mostly involved in whatever Google or Android is working on. Jigsaw has recently introduced a solution for those mobile users who want to assure privacy all the time. Outline is a new app that ...

Open source compliance failures can pose a serious threat to affected companies. Here is an overview. After the first open source license was enforced by a German court in 2004, there is no longer any doubt about their validity. The community traditionally enforces licenses, which is known as community ...
The adoption of technology is gathering rapid pace in India and open source software has come to play a critical role. Enterprises today have moved beyond the stage of experimentation and gone into mode of firm adoption with regard to open source software. Red Hat, as one of the leading open source ...
SUSE CEO Nils Brauckmann said: “SUSE believes promoting more equitable and consistent practices in open source licence enforcement will increase both participation in the open source community and actual value derived from open source software by developers and users.” Christopher Herbst ...
A vast and growing network of technology contributions allows anyone tapped into an open source community to embrace top-of-the-line capabilities on a rolling basis. Open infrastructures are built specifically for the purpose of integrating new solutions, making legacy infrastructure improvements less ...

At the Open Source Leadership Summit in Sonoma, California, on Tuesday, members of the open source community gathered under a big tent. It was a tent with carpeting and chandeliers at a stylish wine country inn, but a tent nonetheless, and it served as a clear metaphor for the aspirations of the ...
But now it must do more: it must meet young practitioners where they live: in the cloud and in the open source community. For them, cloud makes the onramp easy, while open source is synonymous with the place that the community innovates. And by the way, open source provides career portability.
Though it may have initially sprouted from the software development community, open source is now a movement, a philosophy. In this new way of thinking, we emphasise collaboration between brilliant minds, traversing different domains of knowledge, different countries and cultures – to ultimately tackle ...
Let's be clear: This is basically an impossibility. Windows 10 Mobile is built on the same platform as Windows on the PC, and there is a ton of code in there that Microsoft wouldn't ever send to the open source community. It isn't like Android, where AOSP is just the basic bits and the Android you see on a ...
There's no longer any point in ignoring the truth: during the age of open-source software, which was supposed to democratize software development and usher in a new era of community-driven advancement, the most powerful companies in technology have consolidated their power and become the most ...
The cloud is growing faster than ever, and OpenStack, the open-source cloud for the enterprise, is growing with it. By next year, 60 percent of enterprise workloads will run in the cloud, according to 451 Research's Voice of the Enterprise: Cloud Transformation, Workloads and Key Projects survey.
Open source software debuted 20 years ago in February. While arguments attempting to define its actual purpose (free speech versus free beer) sometimes seem perpetual, it has opened up new possibilities for organizations looking for affordable and customizable software code to help run their ...
FundRequest, a decentralized marketplace built for open source collaboration, has announced a partnership with Indorse, a reward-based ... The partnership between the two platforms will potentially be hugely beneficial for the open source community and also help provide skilled blockchain developers ...
The latest – and 17th – version of open source infrastructure software Openstack, named Queens, is now available. Six months on from the previous release, among the new features in Queens is full support for virtual graphic processing units (vGPUs) in the Nova provisioning component, so if a user is ...
The government has two major initiatives to facilitate contributions to the open source community: and The .gov variant was launched in November 2016 and contains thousands of named projects that span every branch of the government, including NASA, the General Services ...
The flow of information out of the country is notoriously thin, so experts often turn to open-source material for clues. That's especially true for those operating outside government in the so-called parallel intelligence community. Jeffrey Lewis and his team at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies ...

VALLEY, a new virtual infrastructure project that promises to be a cynosure of the global crypto community as an interactive and informational pool. ... SPACE was unveiled recently as a 3D and VR open source platform, leveraging the power of blockchain technology to deliver a user-friendly tool for the ...
London-based Regulatory technology (RegTech) Pontus Vision has released an open source GDPR tool. ... Government, we have applied our knowledge and expertise in security to the development of Pontus Vision GDPR and are pleased to offer it as an open source solution to the financial community.” ...
After all, most decentralized protocols are open-source – copying their code is free and 100 percent legal. .... If society truly becomes open-source, the only factors that will keep protocols defensible in the long term are an exceptionally talented team, a loyal community and significant network effect. Perhaps ...
Microsoft didn't always embrace open source, but by late 2016, when Microsoft joined the Linux Foundation, the community had an idea of what the future of the company that once said "Linux is a cancer" was going to look like. According to Ramakrishnan, if instead of embracing the opportunity Microsoft ...
SalesAgility has joined the Open Source Initiative (OSI) as a Premium Corporate Sponsor. In some ways it is surprising ... We're thrilled to see the success of open source and the success of companies like SalesAgility who are authentically engaged in the open source community. This is where our work ...
“The OpenStack Foundation Edge Computing Group is asking the open source community to begin exploring these challenges and possibilities. We recognise that there is work to be done to achieve our goals of creating the tools to meet these new requirements. We welcome and encourage the entire ...
For the Air Force, leveraging the knowledge of the open source community, such as that inherent in Arduino, helps accelerate innovation, enabling new technologies with tremendous potential for the Air Force. The NextFlex institute plays a key role in this innovation process and is a valuable asset for the ...
As part of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, the Defense Department has until June to start moving much of its custom-developed software source code to a central repository and begin managing and licensing it via open source methods. The mandate might prove daunting for an organization in ...
Recently, Michigan Tech researchers Yuenyong Nilsiam, Paul G. Sanders, and Dr. Pearce published a new paper, titled “Applications of Open Source GMAW-Based Metal 3-D Printing,” in the Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing; going hand-in-hand with his commitment to open source, all of ...
Univa is looking to the open source community to help evolve its Navops Launch platform for enterprises migrating high-performance computing (HPC) workloads to the cloud. The open source efforts will run under the Project Tortuga banner, with access available through an Apache 2.0 license model.


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