FOSS

biicode starts off as closed source, ends up as open source. Will you join their growing community?
5 comments Posted 22 Jan 2015 by Jordi Mon Feed
A review of 6 free and open source (FOSS) video editing tools. Who came out the winner? Find out in this article on Pitivi, OpenShot, Lightworks, Avidemux, Cinelerra, KDEnlive, and Blender.
81 comments Posted 20 Jan 2015 by Chris Long (Red Hat) Feed
The year 2014 continued the trend of the increasing importance of legal issues for the FOSS community. These are my selections for the top 10 legal issues for last year, shedding a light on what we can expect for the year ahead.
3 comments Posted 12 Jan 2015 by Mark Radcliffe Feed
UN flag with open source in government text
Working at the bleeding edge of global development is about to get more lively. Akvo.org co-founder Mark Charmer argues the world needs the open source movement to assert itself right now.
2 comments Posted 7 Jan 2015 by Mark Charmer Feed
An important way to think about "community software" is that if free software represents the ethics and open source concerns represents the technology, then community software represents the business. Community software is a way for those of us engaged in these activities to have a voice alongside... Read more
6 comments Posted 10 Nov 2014 by Sal (Red Hat) 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.
42 comments Posted 30 Oct 2014 by Robert Lindh Feed
Women smiling from her computer screen
Open Source Day at the Grace Hopper Celebration this year starts today! The program is committed to helping women grow their skills and interest in using open source technologies.
0 comments Posted 8 Oct 2014 by Stuti Badoni Feed
This article is part of my talk, Open-Source Business Models. You can see the full transcript and the video of my talk on Heavybit.com. This article covers: open source history, today, and licensing.
1 comment Posted 1 Oct 2014 by Marten Mickos Feed
When Versata Software sued Ameriprise Financial Services for breaching its software license, it unwittingly unearthed a GPL violation of its own and touched off another lawsuit that could prove to be a leading case on free and open source software licensing. This post takes a look at the legal... Read more
21 comments Posted 30 Jul 2014 by Aaron Williamson Feed
Benetech takes up the social cause of creating technology for good. CEO Jim Fruchterman tells me what he's learned by doing business in the open and how the company first stumbled into open source.
4 comments Posted 24 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed

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