open source applications

open source resources for school
For parents: Shopping for back-to-school supplies, textbooks, clothing, and other accouterments can be frustrating and expensive. To help take the sting out of this ritual, students and parents might consider turning to free, open source software and tools in preparation for a new year of study. ... Read more
9 comments Posted 5 Sep 2013 by Charlie Reisinger Feed
taxi booking app
Booking a cab is getting easier for passengers thanks to the advent of apps that let you book your cab straight from your smartphone. But implementing those apps and booking systems isn't always the easiest—or most affordable—option for taxi companies.
2 comments Posted 30 Jul 2013 by Ginny Skalski (Red Hat) Feed
Tap the crowd
We'll be quick about this. Google Reader is shutting down on Monday. This is disappointing to more than a few RSS junkies—and we get it. We're right there with you. In our recent poll, many folks from our community told us they're seeking alternatives to Google's beloved tool. So that you don't... Read more
13 comments Posted 26 Jun 2013 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
open source in education
Open source can provide schools with high quality, well-functioning IT solutions at low cost, according to a case study done by VTT, a Finnish government research institute. The researchers looked at the use of Linux and other open source applications by the Kasavuoren Secondary School in... Read more
2 comments Posted 30 Oct 2012 by Gijs Hillenius Feed