Amazon Web Services, however, isn't the only one who dislikes Elastic's move to relicense Elasticsearch under the non-open-source Server Side Public License.
Corellium has managed the difficult trick of getting Linux running natively on Apple's new M1-powered Mac Mini in record time.
The business-model war between open-source software vendors and cloud providers heats up with Elastic taking on Amazon Web Services.
Mozilla shoves new Firefox button down users' throat via silent update, without an option of disabling it.
In response to complaints about Red Hat's latest plans for CentOS Linux, Red Hat will start offering no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux for small production workloads and customer development teams.
Ethical-source leaders are trying to find more support for their open-source approach by creating the Organization for Ethical Source.
New Azure AD Investigator is now available via GitHub.
The Wine 6.0 compatibility layer is now available with better support for running Windows games on Linux and Unix-like machines, with early support for Apple's Arm-based silicon Macs.
Apple's HomeKit may be more privacy focused than Amazon or Google's alternatives, but how can you get it to support more devices?
The Linux Foundation, which knows a thing or two about building secure software, has suggestions on how we can avoid SolarWinds type attacks in the future. It won't be easy. But it must be done.
This new business Linux distribution, based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS, will be released in the first quarter of 2021.
Linus Torvalds would love to run Linux on an M1-powered Mac, and a crowd-sourced project is trying to port Linux to Apple's newest, but top Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman warns that it won't be easy.
Managing open-source projects is an art just as difficult as developing open-source programs, and now, there is a set of classes to help you master it.
Even if the right-wing social network Parler wasn't being rejected by every major public cloud and hosting company, it would find it almost impossible to move to another site.
A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.
Did you know that there are many top-tier commercial games available for Linux? Here's the quickest way we know to get up and running.
If you've got an old PC or a super-small configuration, one of these Linux distributions should work for you.
If you're a Windows user, there's tremendous choice when it comes to laptops. And sure, you can install Linux. But if you want to buy a laptop with Linux pre-installed and supported by the vendor, this is the list for you.
WordPress' first major upgrade in years is here, and it was worth the wait. New WordPress 5.0 comes with a revamped and totally gorgeous WYSIWYG editor.
While Creative Cloud has its strong benefits, it's also costly. If you want to accomplish most of what you can with Creative Cloud, but pay absolutely nothing, these products can help.
Fitted inside telephone cases, or even toy organs, these Speccy replicas were less expensive but arguably more creative than the original Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
There are many easy things you can do to improve your Android experience. Here are some of the best.
Black Duck by Synopsys has compiled the top new open source projects initiated in 2017.
See all the new features on the flagship Pi board.
If you've not explored the wealth of operating systems available for the Raspberry Pi then you're really doing yourself - and your board - disservice. Here are six of the best Raspberry Pi operating systems available, with their individual strengths outlined.
If you've not explored the wealth of operating systems available for the Raspberry Pi then you're really doing yourself - and your board - disservice. Here are five of the best Raspberry Pi operating systems available, with their individual strengths outlined.
These are the people who have been driving the open-source technology powering today's business world.
The new Fedora, with its GNOME 3.16 interface, is an interesting, powerful Linux desktop.
The Raspberry Pi 2 is the single-board computer of the moment, but there are plenty of others out there. We've rounded up some of the most eye-catching offerings.
Space junk is a defining problem of the modern age of space exploration.
The Linux Foundation has embraced an open source architecture for drones. That could mean a replay of the 1990s for enterprise adoption.
Greg Nichols tells Karen Roby that a collection of companies and organizations is mounting an all-out assault on DJI’s dominance using open source architecture. Read more: https://zd.net/31oYJJQ
Owen Hughes says a PyTorch-based machine learning system is being used to train 'intelligent' farming machines, which could help farmers save valuable resources. Read more: https://zd.net/3g5g6U1
Google says Tsunami is an extensible network scanner for detecting high-severity vulnerabilities with as little false-positives as possible.
There are no routers in the study from the Fraunhofer Institute without known security vulnerabilities.
Statistical programming language R has climbed back up to 8th place in Tiobe's latest programming language popularity index.
Tidepool has persuaded some of the biggest diabetes tech players to start opening up, which could offer diabetics new options.
Linux on Windows just took a big graphical desktop step forward with Microsoft's plans for Windows Subsystem for Linux.
According to the work cadence data of 40,000 paid organisation accounts on GitHub.
Despite optimistic 2011 predictions of a fully converged cross-platform OS running Mir and UnityNext (8) by 2014, Ubuntu 14.10 is set to retain X Windows and Unity 7. Based on this beta, it seems there will be no big changes in 14.10, although upgrading is always worthwhile.
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was to be the first converged desktop/tablet/smartphone release. However, it's shaping up to be more of a typical Long Term Support release, with the emphasis on solid and stable, rather than radical changes.
With the Mir display server failing to make the cut, Ubuntu 13.10, rather than being a stepping-stone on the way to form-factor convergence with 14.04, seems more like an obligatory release.
Hot on the heels of Fedora 19 comes this everything-including-the-kitchen-sink derivative.
Some of the features that were to be included in Ubuntu 13.04 have been shelved in favour of presenting a polished and solid release, with most of the improvements residing behind the scenes. As a result, Raring Ringtail may seem a bit of a disappointment.
Ubuntu 12.10 contains more controversial changes than expected. If you can live with or work around those changes, it remains a powerful and useful desktop Linux operating system.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is an extremely solid, usable, fast and secure desktop Linux OS. It continues to hone the Unity user interface introduced in earlier releases, and also migrates to a new version of the kernel.
If you are in the market for a blogging platform, content management system or a complete web platform, you can do far, far worse than choose WordPress.
OpenOffice.org 2.4.0 is a free, open source alternative to Microsoft's Office application suite. It is fantastic if you need basic office applications — such as a word processor or spreadsheet — at no cost. However, large organisations and power users may be disappointed by its lack of features and support.
Of the less well known open source browsers, Maxthon has been gaining attention as the second most popular Web browser in its home state of China. Based on IE's Trident engine, we found it to be highly customisable; however its lack of support makes it difficult to recommend for business.
InterSystems launches CACHÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Â° 2007, the latest update to their post-relational database product.
Sugar Suite from SugarCRM is a comprehensive, streamlined tool which offers indispensable services to both a company's employees and its customers.