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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, aka sjvn, has been writing about technology and the business of technology since CP/M-80 was the cutting edge PC operating system. SJVN covers networking, Linux, open source, and operating systems.
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David Eaves said the open source development model could benefit from some "simple social hacks" that will enhance cooperation and collaboration among developers. How long have you been so stupid? is not a question, he quipped.
At Oscon 2012, HP Cloud Services Fellow Brian Akers said the next generation version 3.0 OpenStack platform code named "Folsom" is a serious platform and that no one should be laughing at the open stack cloud technology and HP's cloud aspirations anymore
OSI, an important, but long quiet, open-source organization is seeking to revitalize itself with a new membership program.
After years of flirting with Linux, Valve has finally confirmed that they're bringing their Steam gaming engine and games to Ubuntu Linux.
With Windows 8 PCs with UEFI secure boot locks on their way, Linux developers are working on addressing its problems.
Yes, it's true that you won't be able to easily install Linux, or any other operating system, on Windows 8 PCs, but there is a way around the problem. Open hardware for open-source software.
The open source Lucene/Solr platform is making headway as proprietary vendors gobble up enterprise search platforms. Apache's related Nutch 2.0 open source web crawling platform, which was released today, is also gaining adherents.
Tired of playing tech support for your older, less computer savvy relatives? Then you may want to consider getting them a Linux-powered WOW! Computer.
Red Hat is ramping up for the next generation data center by supporting Google's Open Compute project, software-def ined networking advancements such as OpenvSwitch and OpenFlow and making steady advancements in the operating system, virtualization, storage and networking, company executives said at the summit this week.