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Windows XP Dies At 12 1/2 After Long Illness

Larry Seltzer | ZD Net | April 8, 2014

Microsoft Windows XP's lifecycle came to an end today after a tumultuous 12-year reign as the most successful operating system ever.  Despite great market success, Windows XP had been suffering from severe security vulnerabilities almost since birth.

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Windows: It's Over

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | April 15, 2013

You can think Windows 8 will evolve into something better, but the numbers show that Windows is coming to a dead end. Read More »

With The .Net Foundation, Microsoft Finally Bets Big On Open Source

Owen Thomas | ReadWrite.com | April 3, 2014

For years, Microsoft has flirted with the open-source movement, trying to build bridges with developers that favor publicly released code over proprietary software. This week, the software giant finally made the big moves skeptics of its commitment to open source have been looking for.

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Zillow Speaker Series: Steven VanRoekel, White House Chief Information Officer (VIDEO)

Staff Writer | Zillow Blog | August 27, 2012

When Steven VanRoekel moved to Washington, D.C., to take a job as managing director of the Federal Communications Commission in 2009, it was his first time working for government. The self-described “geek at heart” had worked at Microsoft since college and had never planned on working in public service. Read More »

​Open Invention Network Expands Open-Source Patent Protection Beyond Linux

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZD Net | May 9, 2017

Today, everyone and their uncle -- yes, even Microsoft-- use Linux and open-source. A decade ago, Linux was under attack by SCO for imaginary copyright violations, and then Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was claiming that Linux violated more than 200 of Microsoft's patents. So Open Invention Network (OIN) patent consortium was formed to defend Linux against intellectual property (IP) attacks. The stakes may not be so high today, but Linux and open-source software is still under attack from patent trolls and other attackers...

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“There Would Be No Cloud Without Open Source” -Simon Crosby

Alan Shimel | Network World | November 16, 2011

Crosby says that we would not have a cloud with open source. Before there was an OpenStack or anything cloud platforms were built and continue to be built on open source foundations like Xen. In fact of all the cloud platforms today, the only one without an open source foundation is Microsoft's Azure and even there they are making it easy to incorporate open source software like Hadoop...

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EHI Live 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 3, 2015 (All day) - November 4, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
National Exhibition Centre Birmingham
United Kingdom

EHI live, now in its 8th year, is the UK's leading exhibition for digital health, hospital information and healthcare innovation. The event attracts visitors and delegates from around the UK and beyond who are keen to learn from industry leaders and examine new technologies. The EHI Live exhibition gives visitors the chance to see the best that NHS IT suppliers have to offer. EHI Live will take place in Birmingham, UK, Nov 3-4, in Hall 1 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. The event will host more than 250 exhibitors showcasing the latest advances in IT healthcare solutions. It will also feature free-to-attend conferences that will address the major healthcare IT industry issues such...[including] the annual HANDI Health Apps conference which features its own specialist app zone, a feature dedicated to the use of open source technology.

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DockerCon Europe 2015

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
November 16, 2015 (All day) - November 17, 2015 (All day)
Location: 
Hilton Diagonal Mar Barcelona,
Spain

DockerCon Europe 2015 is a two-day Docker-centric conference that is organized by Docker, Inc on November 16-17, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Building on the success of the previous editions, DockerCon continues to grow to reflect Docker's blooming ecosystem and community. While we want to preserve the ambiance and simplicity of the first DockerCon, this edition will be by far the largest Docker-centric event happening in Europe. At DockerCon you'll have the opportunity to hear about all of the interesting ways developers, Ops, DevOps and Sysadmins are using Docker. No matter your level of expertise with Docker and the size of your company, we're confident you'll meet and learn from other attendees who share the same use cases and overcame the same challenges using Docker.

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ContainerCon North America

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 9:30am - August 24, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

Linux has been at the center of this with advancements in nearly every aspect of virtualization with Linux containers being the most recent disruptive technology. The Linux Foundation is launching a new conference called ContainerCon to bring together leading contributors in Linux containers, the Linux kernel, and related projects to forge a path to continued innovation and education. Linux containers are disrupting traditional application development and virtualization models; enabling businesses to explore new, improved methods of deploying their services and products...

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LinuxCon North America

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 22, 2016 - 9:30am - August 24, 2016 - 11:30pm
Location: 
Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6
Canada

LinuxCon is the place to learn from the best and the brightest, delivering content from the leading maintainers, developers and project leads in the Linux community and from around the world. There's simply no other event in North America where developers, sys admins, architects and all types and levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for education, collaboration and problem-solving to further the Linux platform...

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O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 26, 2016 - 10:00am - August 27, 2016 - 7:15pm
Location: 
Javits Center
655 W 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
United States

The O'Reilly AI Conference will cover all the most essential—and intriguing—topics in applied AI. You'll learn how to implement AI in your projects, uncover AI's limitations and untapped opportunities, and explore how AI will change the business landscape. And you'll meet the brightest minds in applied AI, including keynotes from Microsoft's Lili Cheng, Peter Norvig of Google, and Facebook's Yann LeCun. Urs Muller from NVIDIA will address learning for autonomous driving...

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OpenEHR Day

Event Details
Type: 
Conference
Date: 
October 28, 2019 (All day)

Over the past years, openEHR solutions with a multivendor environment built on an open and agile architecture have proven to be a successful approach to managing electronic healthcare records at any scale. There are several use cases with a focus on electronic health records (EHR) and related systems, validating the vendor-neutral data concept, where universal interoperability among all forms of electronic health data is ensured.To discuss these topics and present successful use cases, you are kindly invited to the 2019 openEHR day being organized by the openEHR Foundation in collaboration with Better and other partners. The event will take place on Monday, October 28, 2019, at SkillsMatter London, United Kingdom. Read More »