open source software

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Ubuntu at 10 years, open source for patent-free cancer drugs, Berlin backsliding on open source, and more!
0 comments Posted 31 Oct 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Free and open source software
Robert Lindh is keen to start a conversation about how others fair when selling FOSS solutions and whether its time to re-brand open source? He nominates a new name that he has seen used in FOSS communities as a suitable candidate: Community Software.
11 comments Posted 30 Oct 2014 by Robert Lindh Feed
Dr. Nazir Peroz (Head of the ZiiK) on rebuilding tech in Afghanistan and a new IT center at the University of Herat.
0 comments Posted 29 Oct 2014 by Maren Abatielos Feed
Penguins gathered together in the Artic
Want to test drive Linux before installing it? A live USB can help you do just that
9 comments Posted 27 Oct 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Neon sign: Internet
Head of Open Source at Facebook gives a talk at OSCON 2014 in Portland. Opensource.com Community Moderator, Remy Decausemaker, gives a partial transcription of OSCON session: Rebooting Open Source at Facebook.
0 comments Posted 22 Oct 2014 by Remy DeCausemaker Feed
Web apps have weaved themselves into our every day computing lives. But most web apps are proprietary and lock you into a closed ecosystem. Why not break out of that cage by using open source web apps?
4 comments Posted 15 Oct 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
As Neelie Kroes leaves the office of the European Commission's VP of the Digital Agenda, we take a look the new, incoming leadership and ask where they stand on open source software and open standards.
1 comment Posted 14 Oct 2014 by Paul Brownell (Red Hat) Feed
What does community mean to you? Community is an overloaded word, it can mean anything. Community can mean just people who use your product. Or maybe it's those who build your product, or maybe it's the business partners who are using it. Or maybe it's those who are blogging about it.
0 comments Posted 13 Oct 2014 by Marten Mickos Feed
Women in computing and open source v5
The technical lead on the Pinterest Growth engineering team, Ludo Antonov says that the Growth team builds the features, core products, and systems that directly help sustainably grow Pinterest to billions of users worldwide. In this interview, he explains the roles open source software plays at... Read more
0 comments Posted 10 Oct 2014 by Rikki Endsley (Red Hat) Feed
In two weeks the All Things Open conference will be taking place in Raleigh, North Carolina. Penguins from all over will be gathering together to share ideas. And as one of the presenters this year, I started wondering, in what ways can you open source a conference presentation?
0 comments Posted 10 Oct 2014 by Phil Shapiro Feed

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