open source software

The new food revolution is open

Lettuce farming field for Open Food Week
In opposition to corporate control and intellectual property, we need systems and processes which emphasize sharing and collaboration for food...Read more

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

5 open source projects making the world better you should know

Humanitarian open source software, outreached hand
One of the strengths of the open source community has been its ability to bring concentrated effort to bear on big problems. Necessity is the mother...Read more

Can India break the pattern and do open source right?

The government of India has recently announced a big push into open source as a part of its Digital Initiative. For a country of more than a billion...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, more

An open source ERP system built to self-implement

ERPNext is an open source enterprise resource planning tool focused on the do-it-yourself user.Read more

Ubuntu turns 10, patent-free cancer drugs, and more

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...Read more

Rebuilding tech in Afghanistan with open source

Dr. Nazir Peroz (Head of the ZiiK) on rebuilding tech in Afghanistan and a new IT center at the University of Herat.Read more