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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Cyanogen partnering with Qualcomm, Thunderbird's resurrection, GitLab buying Gitorius, and more! Open source news roundup for February 28 - March 6, 2015.
0 comments Posted 6 Mar 2015 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
WhiteBikes manages more than 50 community-serviced bicycles through the web and text messaging. Still in its pilot phase, the system has 70 users (67% active ones, with at least one rental in the past few months) and will expand to more in spring of 2015.
0 comments Posted 6 Mar 2015 by Daniel Duris Feed
See how a Twitter-controlled desk lamp exemplifies how open source tools help us do amazing things with powerful technologies.
1 comment Posted 5 Mar 2015 by Adrian Fernandez Feed
Particle sim from GeekSpark event in Raleigh, NC, USA
On the surface, it's an event where you swing your arms around to interact with a huge projection screen (this year, players waved light-up batons to interact with the wall of computer-generated graphics). At a deeper level, the GeekSpark goal is to engage visitors with fun, then empower them to... Read more
1 comment Posted 4 Mar 2015 by Michael Clayton Feed
Map of tweets in Haiti for disaster relief efforts
How open source and crowdsourcing tool MicroMappers analyzes big data for disaster relief around the world.
0 comments Posted 4 Mar 2015 by Patrick Meier Feed
Too many of us who work with open source software in our daily lives think of ourselves as users, people who merely take advantage of these tools without considering ourselves as an integral part of the development process. That's right. By working with an open source tool, you're automatically... Read more
4 comments Posted 3 Mar 2015 by Jason van Gumster Feed
Ship sails in the sky
Each year, my favorite open source software survey asks "Where is the future of open source taking us?" I think we have to address and made big changes to user experience. Not just user interface, but the whole experience.
9 comments Posted 2 Mar 2015 by Nick Yeates (Red Hat) Feed
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Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Steam's 125M active accounts and the Game Developers Conference, an open source augmented reality headset, Linux games, and more. Open gaming roundup: February 21 - 28, 2015
0 comments Posted 28 Feb 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Top 5 articles of the week, green stars
Welcome to the Opensource.com Weekly Top 5! Do you want to know how the magic happens? It's not rocket science of course, but I thought you might like to know how I make the Weekly Top 5 video and article for you every week.
0 comments Posted 27 Feb 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Docker and the Oceanic Society, Linux kernel version 4.0, a mini-farm, and more! Open source news roundup: February 21 - 27, 2015.
0 comments Posted 27 Feb 2015 by Robin Muilwijk Feed

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