Summary: Being able to patch a Linux kernel without a restart hit a brick wall when Oracle bought Ksplice in 2011, but Suse hopes to restore former glories with kGraft.
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Summary: Don't look now, but Microsoft is continuing to open source many of its own technologies, even though it is still competing with Linux and Android vendors.
Summary: No, it's not just you. Apple's Mavericks is having trouble connecting to some network-attached storage and file servers. Fortunately, there are ways to fix it.
Summary: It's more than about aging — it's about retaining top talent at Google.
Summary: Microsoft is now allowing developers hosting open-source projects on its CodePlex site to use the once-dreaded GPLv3 open source license.
Summary: GitHub, the popular open-source development community site, is finally getting its licensing act together. It's high time since Black Duck has found that 77-percent of GitHub projects...
Summary: The open-source software foundation announced that Jim Jagielski, co-founder of the Apache Foundation and a Red Hat consulting software engineer, would be taking over as its President.
Summary: The Free Software Foundation Europe is claiming that recent changes to the Google's Android Software Development Kit licensing terms has made the SDK into proprietary software. But...
Summary: MariaDB, the MySQL fork database management system, is throwing down the gauntlet to Oracle by forming a foundation to promote its alternative DBMS software.
Summary: Thanks to Microsoft, the Linux Foundation's program for booting Linux easily on Windows 8 PCs protected with Secure Boot is still stuck in neutral.
Summary: Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) is shaping up to be a controversial release, with a solution for dual-booting with Windows 8 and a new online scope for Dash search providing Amazon...
Summary: Canonical, Ubuntu's parent company, is taking a new way to address the Windows 8 UEFI secure-boot problem.
Summary: The gambit is to take CloudStack and make it an open source juggernaut to build cloud architectures that resemble Amazon Web Services.
Summary: In the rush to bring a product to market, hurried software developers can run afoul of important open source software licensing rules.
Summary: Why will Microsoft be releasing a persistent virtual machine feature on its Azure cloud platform so users can host Linux? Because that's what its customers want.
Summary: Microsoft has contributed source code under the GPLv3 to Samba, the file server software that enables Linux servers to share files with Windows PCs. No, I'm not making this up.
Summary: Mac OS 10.7 has lots of great features - and some real downsides. Here are 5 reasons to wait to upgrade.
Summary: If you want real programming freedom on mobile you need to write for Android. Both Apple and Microsoft have made it clear they want to have as little as possible to do with free and...
Summary: Microsoft has banned GPLv3 software from the Windows Phone and Xbox apps ... but should Apple do the same in the App Store?
Summary: Whether it's free as in beer or as in speech, apps with free software licenses are not welcome on the Windows Phone 7 marketplace.