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Microsoft gets on board with open source

Ship sails in the sky
With news of Microsoft making the server side of .NET open source, we look at how the creation of the .NET foundation might foster open development...Read more

Firefox turns 10, Microsoft goes a little more open source, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's 10 anniversary, Microsoft open sources more of .NET, copyleft.org...Read more

Docker acquires Orchard, SAP supports OpenStack, ODF and more

Open source news for your reading pleasure. July 19 - 25, 2014 In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Docker...Read more

The top 10 Linux videos of 2013, reviving dead open source projects, and more

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Open source news for your reading pleasure. December 9-13, 2013 We scoured the web for some of this week's most interesting open source-related news...Read more

Software Wars: A film about FOSS, collaboration, and software freedom

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The impact of software has changed our lives. But the average technology consumer doesn't realize how important having access to source code and an...Read more

Open*Law: 2011 in review

Open*Law: 2011 in review
As we wrote in last year's year-in-review , patents are a big focus at the intersection of open source and law. This year was no different--2011 saw...Read more

The Open Source Procurement Toolkit: Still crippled by "free"

The Open Source Procurement Toolkit: Still crippled by "free"
The recent release of the Open Source Procurement Toolkit by the Cabinet Office has been interesting and encouraging, even if it did stir in me a...Read more

The state of open data 2011

The state of open data 2011
What is the state of the open data movement? During my opening keynote at the Open Government Data Camp (held this year in Warsaw, Poland) I sought...Read more