In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, the status of open data in countries around the world, AI tools made open source by Facebook, and Linus Torvalds on security, and more! January 17 to 23, 2015
Development projects are expensive, and, across the board, news media are struggling to properly monetize their digital investments, and revenues are being squeezed relentlessly. Even the biggest names with generous resources can come unstuck to the tune of tens of millions, often with nothing to... Read more
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F-Droid brings free and open source apps to your Android device
The team at SimplyBuilt is giving back to the community by offering free websites for open source projects on GitHub.
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.
An open hardware computer is a computer for which all the specifications for manufacturing the computer are provided, not just the source for the software that runs on it. Co-founder of BeagleBoard.org Jason Kridner talks about the year of open hardware and their very successful open hardware... Read more
It has never been a better time to understand the components that fit together to make the hardware we use work. To do that, lets look at some of the top open hardware projects of 2014.
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