The explosion in open source projects in the HTML, mobile, cloud and big data spaces such as Android, jQuery, PhoneGap, Sencha, Hadoop and Cordova are driving a new model and a golden age of "app" development, Forrester Research says.
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Google engineers released its Cauliflower Vest project under an open source license Wednesday. The tool, aimed at MAC OSX Lion Server administrators, is an end-to-end Mac OSX FileVault 2 full disk encryption solution for the enterprise. Google maintains the out-of-the-box FileVault 2 solution in the Mac OSX Lion Server is aimed at consumers and lacks enterprise features.
With its Chrome OS getting a slow liftoff, Google has turned to Sir Richard Branson for help.Google has partnered with Virgin America on a special promotion called "Get In The Chrome Zone" that runs from July 1 through September 30.
Google's Chromebooks may present the greatest challenge to Windows laptops to date, but timing, marketing, fragmentation and quality issues may hamper its progress in both the consumer and business worlds
Google insists that Android will remain an open source platform and takes great exception to reports to the contrary.That's good news.
Google's much anticipated Android 3.0 software development kit was made available yesterday and the first tablet based upon it is is due to ship on Thursday Feb 24, the company announced.
A Frenchman living in New Zealand may give Google its latest greatest challenge with the release of Piwik1.0 in two weeks.
Proprietary brand names Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Rackspace battled for dominance at OSCON 2010 this week.Sound odd?
Google open source chief Chris DiBona said he's not in the killing business and expects that Android, MeeGo and other open source cell phone operating systems to play nicely together in the sandbox."MeeGo doesn't have to lose for Android to be great and Android doesn't have to lose for MeeGo to be great," DiBona told hundreds who gathered in San Francisco for the Linux Foundation's :Linux Collaboration summit.