Open-source is what keeps most of the world ticking over. We've got open-source running on super computers, stock exchanges, schools and educational instutitions.
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I thought I'd write some more "senseless low-quality crap that regularly fills ZDNet and that's only designed to draw readers in". I thank "kouzen" for his insight, but you Sir, are an idiot.
MI6 officers disrupted an online al-Qaeda 'magazine' by replacing bomb-making guides with recipes for non-exploding cupcakes.
As Mary Jo Foley reported on Tuesday, Microsoft is readying the latest version of BPOS (Business Productivity Online Suite) in test form next week. Tied in with this is an organisational restructure which leaves Live@edu, the student email service, expected to be ported over to Microsoft Online Services.
Getting broadcasting companies on Twitter is easy: linking into stories, sharing and retweeting content. But how about broadcasting programme-specific hashtags live on air?
Code cannot be stolen under federal law, a court has ruled, in the case of a former Goldman Sachs employee who had his conviction for code theft and espionage overturned.
Regator, describes itself as giving "a bite of the blogosphere's best". After investigating this startup, from a technical standpoint the website looks quite swish: lots of AJAXy goodness and Web 2.
I put forward the question to semi-regular visitor on here, Dan Wood, who's appeared in a post or two and a podcast some months ago. With Silverlight being pushed out by Microsoft every way possible, with links on every Microsoft web page and in Windows Live Essentials, it's like they are desperate for the world to see it.
Earlier this week I wrote a post defining "Morro", what it is, what it does and separating fact from fiction. I'll get the harsh truth out first: I was wrong, quite a bit wrong, and it's not easy to admit to it but it needs to be said.
I love playing with new things, new websites, services and devices. But after rejoining Twitter, speared on by extreme peer presure from my colleagues, I discovered how scarily connected the whole world was; suddenly woken up to this world, closely entwined with this new revolution of next generation web technologies.