Articles about Open Source
Aaron Swartz is no longer with us, but his last major project, Strongbox, is bringing privacy to internet users.
Canonical reveals more details of its roadmap for its Ubuntu SDK, which will allow developers to use the same code base to create apps for Ubuntu running on phones, tablets and desktops.
Google is distributing hundreds of environmental sensors across the Moscone Centre in San Francisco to monitor everything from footsteps to air quality.
The team working on Ubuntu's Touch smartphone OS plans to start using it as an everyday phone before the end of the month.
Does Linux really need another application packaging and installment system? Ubuntu will be adding another one for its Ubuntu Touch smartphones and tablets.
Facebook and friends' Open Compute Project has made servers, motherboards, and power supplies more affordable for datacenters. Now it tackles perhaps its biggest challenge to date: High-end network switches.
Open-source distributed computing software Hadoop features strongly in the plans of NoSQL database company MarkLogic.
Korora is based on Fedora, but comes with lots and lots (and lots) of additional packages — here's my screenshot gallery of the desktops and contents.
After two years of waiting, Debian Linux, one of the most important core Linux distributions, has a new release: Wheezy.
Building on the ground-breaking work of billionaire genius Tony Stark, the first Linux-powered Iron Man suits may soon be within the reach of homebrew builders.
Mozilla has released an updated version of its mobile Firefox OS simulator which brings new features such as the ability to push apps to Firefox OS devices as well as a wealth of other upgrades.
Red Hat's Gluster open-source community has been all about its namesake, the GlusterFS, but now it's expanding to cover other open-source, software-defined storage technologies.
The new Adobe rasterizer promises to boost font rendering across all Unix-derived platforms.
Microsoft has released to the Web the final version of its latest free WebMatrix tool bundle, which includes tighter Windows Azure integration.
Mozilla has sent a cease and desist letter to the maker of surveillance software that identifies itself as Firefox when running on a victim's system.