Enterprise open-source software vendor Red Hat is keeping an eye on the development of 64-bit ARM processors for servers, building up expertise in case the nascent platform takes hold in the data center.
Facebook wants other data-driven organizations to use, and it hopes, refine Presto, its SQL query engine.
This ambitious open source approach has the potential to crowdsource phones to greatness.
Open-source software adoption is outstripping the legal knowledge of parties involved in open source projects who have difficulty dealing with copyright, patent, licensing, and compliance issues, said Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin.
Open source is a development model and not a support one that does bug fixing, according to Red Hat global CEO and president, Jim Whitehurst.
It was 30 years ago today -- Sept. 27, 1983 -- that the seeds were planted for both Linux and the open-source software movement.
Lagging slightly behind Microsoft Office in features, Apache OpenOffice has a lot of functionality and flexibility, as well as tight integration among components. It's also free and open-source.
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The Apache Software Foundation has had a profound impact in shaping the open source movement and the tech industry at large. But tensions inside and around the nonprofit are raising questions about its ongoing role in open source projects today.
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