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The Future Of Linux: Evolving Everywhere

Serdar Yegulalp | InfoWorld | July 15, 2013

Cemented as a cornerstone of IT, the open source OS presses on in the face of challenges to its ethos and technical prowess Read More »

The Future Of Our Open Source World

John Hagel and John Seely Brown | CNN | October 26, 2012

Open source shouldn't just stop at the world of software. In fact, more and more manufacturers are warming up to the cause. Read More »

The New Aaron Swartz Documentary At Sundance

Tim Wu | The New Yorker | January 21, 2014

“The Internet’s Own Boy,” a documentary about the life and death of Aaron Swartz, premièred on Monday at the Sundance Film Festival, where it received a standing ovation. The life of Swartz as a coder and an Internet thinker is well known. [...] The documentary, shot in the course of that year, gives us relatively little new information about the legal controversy, but it is deeply revealing about who Swartz was. Read More »

The Quality of Open Source Code Increases Adoption

Jason Hibbets | OpenSource.com | June 19, 2012

Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) attendees are not only learning about new trends in open source, but also hearing the results of the Future of Open Source Software Survey. The survey results were announced during a panel discussion of experts led by Michael Skok, General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners. Read More »

The Questions Open Source Answers

Jack Gates | GovLoop | July 5, 2012

When you buy technology, do you expect it to be the latest version, up-to-date and complete, or do you expect to have access to changes and improvements? Which expectation is most realistic? ... The choice is open or complete. Read More »

The Reasons Businesses Use Open Source Are Changing Faster Than You Realize

Matt Asay | ReadWrite | April 7, 2014

Open-source software, once used primarily because it was cheap and "good enough," now gets top ranking for delivering high quality, according to the latest Future of Open Source survey.  While lowering costs remains the top reason companies elect to participate in open-source projects, they now view open source as a way to drive innovation, shorten time to market, and improve the quality of their software.

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The Software Patent Solution Has Been Right Here All Along

Simon Phipps | InfoWorld | September 14, 2012

New paper from a legal researcher [presented at the 8th International Conference on Open Source Systems] suggests a fix for the software patent mess has been lurking in the statute all this time.
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The Truth About The Open Cloud: What Really Matters

Sean Michael Kerner | eWEEK | September 5, 2013

There is always a lot of talk about the word "open" in tech circles, especially when it comes to the cloud. After all, no one wants to be locked in and shackled to a "closed" system, right? Read More »

Think Like Linux, Act Like UPS, Smile Like Amazon: Toward Open Source Logistics

Phil Granof | Wired | January 22, 2014

What does one do when quality, quantity, and complexity collide? For that is the conundrum of large enterprises facing the vast resources available in the world of open source software (OSS). GitHub, the largest online code-hosting site, lists 10.2 million repositories, and Black Duck, the company for which I work, tracks 30 billion lines of open source code. Read More »

Up Close And Personal With Twitter's Open Source Manager Chris Aniszczyk

Weston Davis | opensource.com | October 21, 2013

It's official: Twitter is a global phenomenon, and it's hard to argue against the numbers supporting that statement. What started as a small, quasi-micro-blogging company in 2006, gained steam in 2007 with the service generating around 500,000 tweets per quarter, or roughly 1100 tweets per day, and exploded to worldwide service with a staggering 500 million tweets per day by 2013. Read More »

Upstart Mobile OS Tizen Previews Code

John Ribeiro | Computer World | January 23, 2012

An alpha release of the source code for the Tizen open-source operating system, aimed at giving Android and iOS a run for their money, is now available for download. Backed by Intel, Samsung and other vendors, Tizen is a Linux-based platform. It includes an HTML5 application framework and a customizable user interface, in addition to the operating system. Read More »

We the Coders: Open-Sourcing We the People, the White House's Online Petitions System

Macon Phillips | Whitehouse.gov | August 23, 2012

I'm thrilled to announce that we are publishing the source code for We the People, the online petitions system that has been a popular way for the public to connect with the White House over the past year. Read More »

Why Did Healthcare.gov's Source Code Mysteriously Vanish From Public View?

Greg Sandoval | The Verge | October 14, 2013

One of the few trouble-free areas on Healthcare.gov is the site's front end — the information pages where visitors can learn about health plans available under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). In contrast to the glitchy backend systems that have prevented many of the more than 14 million visitors from shopping for health insurance the past two weeks, [these pages...] were built on open-source code. Now, that code doesn't appear to be so open. Read More »

Why Open-Source Principles Are a Recipe For Innovation

April Burbank | Forbes | July 25, 2012

Open sourced software has proven that proprietary ownership often precludes innovation — and that with proper organization and oversight, you can trust the wisdom of the masses. But what does open sourcing look like in health care, government or everyday situations where there is no software code?

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Why The Government Unpublished The Source Code For Healthcare.gov

Adrianne Jeffries | The Verge | October 18, 2013

When the government first launched Healthcare.gov as an informational site back in June, open source advocates were delighted to hear that the code would be available for anyone to see on the public programming library GitHub... Read More »