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Auriga Releases Open-Source HL7 Library

Press Release | Auriga | January 12, 2017

The amount of patient data generated by various medical devices, wearables, and healthcare apps grows every day. However, hospitals can make use of all this information only in case when their devices and software systems communicate via a common protocol. One of such protocols that allow healthcare apps to securely exchange sensitive patient clinical data with each other is Health Level 7 (HL7), – a globally accepted, widely accredited, and one of the most commonly used set of interoperability standards in the world...

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Automotive Grade Linux Delivers Open Automotive Software Stack For The Connected Car

Press Release | Automotive Grade Linux | June 30, 2014

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a common, Linux-based software stack for the connected car, today announced that its first open source software release is available for download, bringing the industry one step closer to achieving a standard Linux-based software platform for the connected car...

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Bacula4Hosts Launches Commercial, Open Source Disk Based Backup and Recovery Solution Geared Towards Web Hosting Service Providers and ISP's

Press Release | Bacula4Hosts | July 2, 2012

Requiring advanced modules only available in the Bacula Enterprise Edition by Bacula Systems, Bacula4Hosts negotiated a licensing agreement with Bacula Systems to provide the advanced Enterprise modules required by Web Hosting Service providers. Read More »

Benjamin Kerensa On Firefox OS & Internet Freedom

Larry Cafiero | FOSS Force | September 5, 2014

According to the Mozilla Developer Network, Firefox OS is an open source mobile operating system based on Linux, open web standards and Mozilla’s Gecko technology.  But there’s more to it that that: Firefox OS is about reinventing what mobile platforms can be, about pushing the boundaries of what is possible with the Web on mobile and about enabling entirely new segments of users to come online with their smartphone at various levels of participation, from users to developers...

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Black Duck Announces Open Source “Rookies of the Year”

Press Release | Black Duck | March 14, 2016

Black Duck...today announced the eighth annual Open Source Rookies of the Year, recognizing the top new open source projects initiated in 2015. The selected projects show how diverse and ambitious open source software development has become. From communications to healthcare and beyond, they offer innovative solutions to a range of consumer- and enterprise-grade problems. The 2015 Rookies class reflects three industry trends shaping the future of open source software...

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Black Duck Software CEO Tim Yeaton Rejoins Red Hat To Lead Newly-Formed Infrastructure Group

Press Release | Red Hat | January 6, 2014

Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that Tim Yeaton, former chief executive officer of Black Duck Software and a onetime Red Hat executive, has rejoined Red Hat in the newly-created position of senior vice president, Infrastructure Group. Read More »

Bossies 2012: The Best Of Open Source Software Awards

Peter Wayner | InfoWorld | September 18, 2012

Welcome to the sixth annual Best of Open Source Software Awards, otherwise known as the Bossies. If you've enjoyed our previous Bossies, you're in for a treat... Read More »

Brazilian Developer Hacks Health Care With BeagleBoard And Android

Libby Clark | Linux.com | November 20, 2012

A few years ago, Brazilian developer Daniel Neis Araujo couldn’t imagine building open source health care equipment that could compete with traditional and respected proprietary solutions. But recent advances in Linux and the open hardware movement have allowed a faster development pace and a lower cost of entry for startups in the telemedicine field, in particular, he said. Read More »

BrewDog’s Open-Source Revolution Is at the Vanguard of Postcapitalism

Paul Mason | The Guardian | February 29, 2016

...a very interesting thing just happened. BrewDog, the Scottish-based brewery whose beer outlets are spreading rapidly across the globe, just open-sourced its recipe collection. In a cheeky press release, its founders quipped: “Oh, and if you are from one of the global beer mega corporations and you are reading this, your computer will spontaneously combust, James Bond style, any second now.”...

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Bringing Open-Source IT To Personalized Health

Frank Irving | Medical Practice Insider | October 27, 2014

It's widely believed that engaged patients have better outcomes, but the healthcare industry has been grappling with how to make that happen.  Joanne Rohde, CEO and founder of mobile software developer Axial Exchange, believes the solution lies in bringing low-cost technology to patients at a personal level so they can track their health — and integrating that information with the systems physician use to run their practices...

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Build Your Own Supercomputer Out Of Raspberry Pi Boards

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | May 23, 2013

Who says you need a few million bucks to build a supercomputer? Joshua Kiepert put together a Linux-powered Beowulf cluster with Raspberry Pi computers for less than $2,000. Read More »

Build Your Own Supercomputer: First $99 Parallella Boards Ship

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols | ZDNet | July 23, 2013

Who says you need millions for a supercomputer? Not Adapteva, which has started shipping its $99 Parallella single-board parallel processing board. Read More »

Building a Business on a Solid Open Source Model

Since we announced Nextcloud, an ownCloud fork, many people have asked me how we plan to build a sustainable, healthy open source business. My short answer is that it requires a strong focus on maintaining a careful balance between the needs of all stakeholders: users, contributors, employees, customers, and—of course—investors. Building a solid open source business requires that management has confidence in the abilities of your company, stakeholders must be on board with the business model, and everyone must understand that balance is important for the ecosystem. Like a rising tide lifts all boats, a strong ecosystem benefits all stakeholders...

Building A business On OpenStreetMap Data? OpenCage Data Wants To Make That Easier

David Meyer | GigaOM | July 24, 2013

With location becoming a key part of many new apps and services, the use of free OpenStreetMap data seems like a no-brainer. But, as OpenCage Data company Lokku learned, there’s a lot of complexity involved. Read More »

Bulgaria Got a Law Requiring Open Source

Bozhidar Bozhanov | The Policy | July 4, 2016

Less than two years after my presentation titled “Open source for the government”, and almost exactly one year after I became advisor to the deputy prime minister of Bulgaria, with the efforts of my colleagues and the deputy prime minister, the amendments to the Electronic Governance Act were voted in parliament and are now in effect. The amendments require all software written for the government to be open-source and to be developed as such in a public repository...

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