Open Source

Linus Torvalds To Take A Break After ‘Unprofessional’ Behaviour

Creator of Linux operating system kernel to take sabbatical, after admitting email attacks were 'unprofessional'

3 years ago

Mozilla To Redesign Famous Firefox Logo

'We need your input' - Mozilla asks for feedback as it plots redesign of famous Firefox logo

3 years ago

GitHub Inspection Discovers 4 Million Flaws In Public Code

Bug hunting. First inspection run of public code libraries reveals four million vulnerabilities

4 years ago

GitHub Briefly Taken Offline In Largest-Ever DDoS Attack

The popular code-hosting site was taken offline for 10 minutes after being targeted by a massive 1.35Tbps DDoS attack

4 years ago

MongoDB 4.0 To Offer Multi-Document ACID Transactions

No need to choose relational databases anymore, says MongoDB, with upcoming addition of ACID transactions

4 years ago

Oracle Issues Patches For Spectre & Meltdown Flaws

More patching for system administrators as Oracle releases 237 fixes to counter Spectre, Meltdown flaws

4 years ago

Tales In Tech History: Novell

Not many tech firms come from the US state of Utah, but for many years Novell was the bedrock of…

4 years ago

IT LIFE: Dan Martland, Edge Testing Solutions

Dan Martland from Edge Testing Solutions talks about how his hobby became a career and the importance of software testing

4 years ago

CA Technologies CTO: We’ve Had To Adapt To Stay Relevant

CA WORLD 2017: CA Technologies UK CTO Rob Coleman explains the shift at the company and why its accelerator programme…

4 years ago

GitHub Notifies Developers If Their Software Project Has A Security Issue

GitHub says move is an important step for open source security

4 years ago

Samsung DeX Offers Linux On S8 Handsets

Open source desktop experience for mobile...trial sees Linux distributions run on Galaxy devices

4 years ago

GitHub’s Diverse Community Will Be The Make Or Break Of Future Software Development

At 10 years old, GitHub needs its diverse community of users more than ever

4 years ago

IT LIFE: Jon Wrennall, Advanced CTO

Jon Wrennall was HMRC's first CTO, a position he now holds for Advanced. Here is is his career in IT

4 years ago

Linus Torvalds Wants Attackers To Join Linux Kernel Development

Speaking at the Open Source Summit in L.A., the Linux creator said he wants hackers to join Linux before they…

4 years ago

Red Hat Launches Open-Source Ansible Tower AWX Automation Project

Nearly two years after Red Hat acquired Ansible, the flagship Ansible Tower technology is going open source

4 years ago

Why New CEO Will Keep COBOL A Key Focus of Micro Focus

INTERVIEW: As HPE merger takes effect, MicroFocus remains ground zero for COBOL, which still runs most major at-scale transaction systems

4 years ago

Oracle Considers Handing Java EE Over To Open Source Foundation

Oracle says it will still participate in development, but thinks Java EE would be better off under open source leadership

4 years ago

Toyota Adopts Open Source Software For In-Car Systems

Spread of open-source software continues into vehicles with Toyota opting for Linux-based platform

5 years ago

Yahoo Open Sources Daytona Testing Framework

Testing, testing...Yahoo releases automated performance testing and analysis platform Daytona to open source

5 years ago

LinkedIn, HPE Create Open19 Foundation For Open Data Centre Servers

Watch out OCP? Open19 Foundation will push its data centre blueprint for next generation, standardised servers

5 years ago

Tech Quiz: The Week In Review (19 May)

Have you been paying attention to this week's IT and tech news? Then try our quiz!

5 years ago

Facebook Upgrades Workplace Among Other Developer Updates

Slew of developer announcements from Facebook includes new deep learning framework for mobile devices

5 years ago

Mark Shuttleworth Returns As Canonical CEO, Slams Some ‘Free Software’ Users

Ubuntu founder has choice words for some free software users - calls them anti-social and haters

5 years ago

Google Touts Smaller JPEGs With Open Source Guetzli Encoder

Does size matter? Google certainly thinks so with the launch of a new encoder to shrink JPEG files

5 years ago

FSFE: City Of Munich Might Not Ditch Linux After All

FSFE campaigning forces a delay in Munich Mayor's mandate to return to Microsoft software

5 years ago

Microsoft Makes Its Drone AI Training Simulator Kit Available As Open Source Software

The software simulator toolset could be used to train artificial intelligence and autonomous systems for all manner of devices

5 years ago

Google Brings WebVR API Into Chrome

Developers will be able to create VR software for the Chrome browser to cover both desktop and mobile environments

5 years ago

LibreOffice 5.3 Online Takes Aim At Office 365 With Cloud Document Collaboration

New release of open source Office suite includes cloud version, plus collaborative editing and other improvements

5 years ago

Red Hat Delivers OpenShift Dedicated On Google Cloud Platform

Enterprise managed service offering. OpenShift container platform to be combined with Google Cloud Platform

5 years ago

OpenAI Releases Universe To Train AI To Use Computers Like Humans

OpenAI has released Universe, a software platform for measuring and training the general intelligence of artificial intelligence (AI) for apps

5 years ago