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Adobe Open Sources Flash C++ Compiler

Staff Writer | The H | June 26, 2013

Adobe has open sourced its Flash C++ compiler, FlasCC. An open source version of the tool is now hosted as part of the CrossBridge project on GitHub; previously, FlasCC was part of Adobe's Creative Cloud product. [...] Read More »

Adobe Releases Its First Open Source Font

Randy Nelson | Tecca | August 3, 2012

We're used to open source software that can be modified by anyone, and even open source hardware like the upcoming Ouya game console, but an open source font? That's exactly what software maker Adobe released this week. Read More »

Adobe’s Open Innovation Concept and the Impact of Open Reach Development

Press Release | Adobe Systems, Legal IQ | July 26, 2012

Dave McAllister, Director of Open Source at Adobe Systems, joins Legal IQ to discuss Adobe’s open innovation system and open screen project and the impact and reach of open development such as Flex, Brackets, and PhoneGap. Read More »

Black Duck Announces Open Source Think Tank Speakers, Sponsors

Press Release | Black Duck Software | March 14, 2014

Black Duck announced additional details for its ninth annual Open Source Think Tank 2014 event, taking place March 24-26 in Napa, CA. The invitation-only conference, focusing on the theme “Open Source – Engine of Innovation,” will feature a case study on the Internet of Things. Led by an executive panel, this year’s case study will take an in-depth look at the challenges of preserving openness in IoT. Read More »

By Putting Over-The-Air Online Legally, Aereo Clears The Way For ALL TV Everywhere

Anthony Wing Kosner | Forbes | April 10, 2013

This week is the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention in Las Vegas, with the attendent announcements relating to television distribution. Adobe and Brightcove are both introducing products to facilitate the concept of Television Everywhere, or TVE. But what the broadcast industry considers TV does not include all of the video that is already accessible everywhere through the web... Read More »

Consumers Could Get Lab Test Results Themselves Under New Proposed Rule

Chris Fleming | | September 12, 2011

President Obama has proclaimed this the first ever national health information technology week, and under a proposed new rule being issued today by the Department of Health and Human Services, patients anywhere in the country would be able to get their clinical test results directly from the lab. Read More »

Don’t Call It “Open Source” Unless You Mean It

Christian Heilmann | | October 22, 2012

[...]Releasing an open source product is much more than making it available for free. It is a process, an ongoing commitment to nurturing something by sharing it with the world. Open source and its merits can actually be a blueprint of a much more democratic world to come as Clay Shirky explains in How the Internet will (one day) transform government. Read More »

Heartbleed-Weary Tech Firms Show OpenSSL A Little Love

Erika Morphy | Linux Insider | May 30, 2014

A new attack vector has been identified, causing renewed distress over the difficulty of coming up with a Heartbleed cure. Coincidentally, the latest threat information comes just as a group of tech companies announced a new effort to shore up OpenSSL security...

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Is Open Source Software Falling Short?

Matt Hartley | Datamation | February 21, 2012

Open source software has managed to find its way into the minds and hearts of users on all three popular desktop platforms. I know of countless Windows users who enjoy free access to applications such as Firefox, LibreOffice, GIMP, Filezilla, among others. Users of these popular software titles know all to well the benefits of using open source software. Read More »

Meaningful Use: How Patient Should Patients Be?

Greg Goth | Government Health IT | October 27, 2011

I mean no disrespect to the people who crafted the 800-plus pages of the HITECH meaningful use regulations, but I am only half-joking when I offer a slightly abbreviated vision of MU: Read More »

Mozilla Holds Its Nose And Supports DRM Video In Firefox

Stephen Shankland | CNET | May 14, 2014

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says...

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Nothing Good Is Free: How Linux and Open Source Companies Make Money

David Gerwirtz | ZD Net | November 18, 2016

We all know how popular and helpful Linux and open source products are, but since most of them are available for free, how do the companies that produce them make any money to pay their bills? As it turns out, lots of ways. Last week's article on Linux for older hardware set a new record for Linux-related articles, in that I did not get even one threatening letter. I did, however, get a bunch of email asking business-related questions about Linux and open source...

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Open Source Software Company Set to Earn $1 Billion

Greg Tito | The Escapist | September 22, 2011

Back in the 1990s, open source software was met with derision from traditional boxed software companies like Microsoft or Adobe. How can you make any money by giving away your product to anyone who wants it? Read More »

The Linux Foundation’s Core Infrastructure Initiative Announces New Backers, First Projects To Receive Support And Advisory Board Members

Press Release | The Linux Foundation, The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) | May 29, 2014

The Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII), a project hosted by The Linux Foundation that enables technology companies, industry stakeholders and esteemed developers to collaboratively identify and fund open source projects that are in need of assistance, today announced five new backers, the first projects to receive funding from the Initiative and the Advisory Board members who will help identify critical infrastructure projects most in need of support...

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Top 10 FOSS Legal Stories in 2016

The year 2016 resulted in several important developments that affect the FOSS ecosystem. While they are not strictly "legal developments" they are important for the community. For one, Eben Moglen, the general counsel of the Free Software Foundation, stepped down. Eben has been a leader on FOSS legal issues since the late 1990s and has been critical to the success of the FOSS movement. The FOSS community owes him a huge debt of gratitude, and I expect that he will continue to be active in the FOSS community. The success of FOSS adoption was dramatically illustrated when Microsoft joined the Linux Foundation and summarized in the article, Open Source Won. So, Now What? in Wired magazine...