OPEN SOURCE BUSINESS: Giving Open-Source Projects Life After a Developer’s Death. You’ve probably never heard of the late Jim Weirich or his software. But you’ve almost certainly used apps built on his work. Weirich helped create several key tools for
OPEN SOURCE MOZILLA: Funds Open Source Projects with Half a Million in Grants. Mozilla has announced the latest recipients of its Open Source Support grants, totaling $539,000. The web tech company regularly helps out smaller projects, and this round in
OPEN SOURCE AI: Government Ventures Into AI. The Army has enlisted artificial intelligence to help mechanics predict problems in Stryker armored vehicles before they happen. IBM’s Watson system analyzed data from the vehicles’ onboard sensors and 15 years of maintenance
OPEN SOURCE USA: To Protect Voting, Use Open-Source Software. The National Association of Voting Officials is leading a movement to encourage election officials to stop the purchase of insecure systems and begin to use software based on open-source systems that
OPEN SOURCE CLOUD: How Google Turned Open Source Into A Key Differentiator For Its Cloud Platform. Open source software has come of its age. Today it’s impossible to think of a platform company that doesn’t have an open source strategy.
OPEN SOURCE OPEN19: The Vendor-Friendly Open Source Data Center Project. In case you missed it, LinkedIn last month teamed up with GE, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, and a host of other companies serving the data center market to launch a foundation
OPEN SOURCE CLOUD: The Evolution of OpenStack: Where Next For the Open Source Cloud Platform? The OpenStack Summit revealed details of how the seven-year-old open source platform is overcoming its growing pains and positioning itself for even greater enterprise adoption.
OPEN SOURCE READ: The Rise Of Open-Source Malware And IoT Security. With 2017 well underway, security professionals are scrambling to understand emerging cyberthreats that will be prevalent in the coming year, and the appropriate mitigation techniques. I’ve found that this
OPEN SOURCE GOOGLE: Invites Open Source Devs to Give E2EMail Encryption a Go. Google last week released its E2EMail encryption code to open source as a way of pushing development of the technology. “Google has been criticized over the amount
OPEN SOURCE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: Code.gov is the US Government’s Open-Source Software Hub. Back in August, the Obama Administration announced a new policy that requires 20 percent of the federal government’s software projects be open source. To make all of that