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Namecoin Wallet (BETA)

Have your Namecoins always with you, in your pocket! You pay by quickly scanning a QR-code. As a merchant, you receive payments reliably...

January 17, 2015 By Hash Engineering Solutions

ChessTastic Beta

ChessTastic is a fully material designed Android Lollipop optimised game to fully enjoy the wonders of Chess. It is based on, and a...

January 3, 2015 By AVIJIT GHOSH

What does Europe have against GPLv3?

GPLv3 is about 3 times longer, is full of technical details, is complex (even for a lawyer) and as it is officially valid in English only it may not be the most persuasive license for a German or French administration.

March 24, 2009 by


MEGA N64 is a fast, smooth N64 (Nintendo 64) emulator app for your Android.Allows you to play backups of your favorite N64 games on...

December 25, 2014 By Cool Emulators

Do we need GPLv3?

perspective Version 3 of the General Public License is clearer than its predecessor in many ways, but does that mean you should use it? A legal expert discusses the pros and cons.

November 19, 2008 by

Novell to Sun: Here's an offer you can't refuse

Last week, I blogged about the possible future of a unified UNIX GPLv3 operating system "mother distro" comprising the merged source code of the Solaris and Linux kernels (and presumably, the source code of other vendors as well) and related GNU stack with associated tools and applications.

May 12, 2008 by

Is Microsoft bound by GPLv3?

When Microsoft agreed last fall to distribute Novell "get out of court free" tickets, did it make itself subject to GPLv3? Microsoft says no, no, no. The Free Software Foundation says yes, yes, yes.

August 29, 2007 by

News to know: Vista hot fix; GPL drama; MSN Messenger flaw; Google

Notable headlines:Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft releases two Vista hotfix packs via Windows UpdateFree Software Foundation: No GPLv3 exemptions for Microsoft Ed Burnette: GPLv3 Myth #4: GPLv3 undercuts the Microsoft/Novell dealRyan Naraine: MSN Messenger vulnerable to 'highly critical' webcam flaw.Engadget: Google is working on a mobile OS, and it's due out shortly.

August 28, 2007 by

Microsoft cannot escape from GPLv3: FSF

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) has dismissed claims by Microsoft that it is exempt from provisions of GPLv3 and has vowed to make sure the Redmond giant "respects our copyrights and complies with our licences".

August 28, 2007 by

Free Software Foundation: No GPLv3 exemptions for Microsoft

It took the Free Software Foundation almost two months. But the organization has finally issued an official statement regarding Microsoft's claim that it won't be bound by terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL) version 3 in its patent-protection deals with various open-source vendors. Not surprisingly, he FSF says Microsoft's claims are bogus.

August 28, 2007 by

GPLv3 Myth #4: GPLv3 undercuts the Microsoft/Novell deal

In part 4 of a 5 part series on the new version of the most commonly used free/open source license, today we take a look at one of the reasons it took so long to create--the Microsoft/Novell patent deal. Will GPLv3 really have an effect on this deal and others like it?

August 27, 2007 by

Stallman's dream and GPLv3

Commentary: We need to keep focused on the prize - a large ecosystem of Free Software that we can all use to benefit our employers and our communities.

August 7, 2007 by

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