Oracle has this week issued two new Java Specification Requests (JSRs) to the Java Community Process.
Google has used its I/O developer conference to serve up the next version of Android, called Ice Cream Sandwich
Tech giant Google kicks off its annual developer conference today in San Francisco with more than 5,000 participants attending from 60 countries.
CEO of Eucalyptus Systems Mårten Mickos says that his company has launched over 25,000 clouds, making it the planet's most widely deployed software platform for on-premise (IAAS) clouds.
Linus Torvalds to share his thoughts on the 20th Anniversary of Linux.
Google's Android Honeycomb operating system for tablet PCs has some interesting features
RunRev's LiveCode development platform has this week been augmented with an Android package.
Orchard is a free, open source, community-focused project aimed at the ASP.NET platform. Orchard 1.1 is a .NET-based CMS (content management system) application designed to allow users to create ...
If you are going to develop the next big thing, the next Twitter client for Android, or the next Twitter-killer itself even -- then think about Twitter policy compliance, or you could come unstuck.
OpenOffice.org has regained its status as a purely community-based open-source project as Oracle drops its commercial version of the productivity suite.
Oracle announces first development milestone release for MySQL 5.6, the (as they put it) "world's most popular open source database" system.
Novell's director of Linux marketing Michael Applebaum has been vocal this week on the subject of Linux and its relationship with enterprise level deployments.
Open source should be more directly recognised for the flexibility it brings to software deployment
Open source tools for application monitoring represent a more flexible and customisable option for smaller companies in the SME/SMB space, potentially
Ideaworks Labs to showoff the Airplay SDK, which is a C/C++ SDK designed to enable the development of rich apps and games for Android, iOS and other smartphone platforms.
Ubuntu App Developer Week scheduled to run via IRC later this month
The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit is held from April 6 - 8 in San Francisco,
- 31 Mar 2011
Adobe Flash Player 10.2 has improved scrolling of web pages and better "embedded" in-browser experiences
Do customers who use commercially licensed versions of open source software dominate the code commits?
Camino is an open source web browser for Mac OS X users that requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later.
April sees four developer conferences in San Francisco
A small selection of screen-shots to show off the launch of the Firefox 4 open source web browser with its new tabbing functionality
Removing Linpus Linux and installing Ubuntu on a netbook is not always that easy, some of the challenges are detailed here.
Linux developer Mike Galbraith created a patch just 233 lines long that was designed to improve the scheduler inside the Linux kernel and speed it up 10x
A short overview of the Puppy Linux operating system
Google has taken steps to remove malicious applications from the Android Market webstore and used a "remote kill" function to clean infected devices.
OpenLogic has released the results of a scan and license compliance assessment of 635 leading mobile applications.
Open source cloud computing organisations deploying OpenStack now have option to receive formal service and support.
Open source software licence management processes are a necessary part of open source software adoption
Coverity Scan 2010 Open Source Integrity Report identifies Android vulnerabilities at the kernel level
Motorola Xoom "Android Smart Tablet" examined under Acid 3 tests from a developer's point of view.
Gartner says that more than half of companies have adopted open source to some degree
The GNOME open source desktop environment has reached version 3.0 Beta 1 (2.91.90) this week.
Social networking site for Android users and programmers I Am Android is growing in size
Speaking personally, the fallout from Mobile World Congress sits at three levels. There's the fact that I missed a complete night's sleep due to a crazy early takeoff slot, Vodafone's mWomen ...
A brief look at Apache Pivot - an open-source platform for building installable Internet applications (IIAs).
Is open source software safe? Or are there just too many openings that leave security dangers?
Absolute Software has launched a closed beta of its Computrace Mobile platform for Android to provide asset administration, data protection and geolocation tracking
The OpenStack open source cloud project launch the 'Bexar' code release of OpenStack Compute and Object Storage offering.
Canonical's Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC) is now available on Dell PowerEdge C2100 and C6100 servers for frastructure as a Service (IaaS) foundation.
OpenLogic says that economic recovery is accelerating enterprise investment in high-quality, low-cost open source software.
CiviCRM is the SourceForge project of the month - a free and libre open source software constituent relationship management solution.
Talend has announced the appointment of Ross Turk as senior director of community.
The open source community's ability to work with application testing technologies will deliver innovations in reliability in the year ahead.
Ubuntu Enterprise Server survey now in third year
Wikipedia chief Jimmy Wales wants to see more women contribute to his target 1 billion users as he also seeks to make the site's editing tools easier to use
WANdisco conforms extra investment in Subversion to improve branching and merging functionality in 2011
Microsoft launches open source web design tool WebMatrix for students and beginners
Open source email archiving system uses defunct Enron data to test demo system in advance of Enterprise Edition roll out
Open source project management offering ::mound:: is a true free and open maverick and that keeps the big vendors awake
Ubuntu drops OpenOffice for v11.04 in favour of LibreOffice
Sugar CRM is taking its Linux-based product offering on the road by hosting its next "SugarCon" conference in San Francisco on the 4-6 April 2011.
Google and Ubuntu make Ubuntu Font Family available through the Google Font Directory
Shake up for Subversion SCM
Java Verified programme has announced that Gameloft has become the first Java Verified Trusted Status developer.
Talend ups its open source middleware portfolio
Google has donated WindowBuilder, the Eclipse Java GUI Designer and CodePro Profiler, which identifies Java code performance issues - to open source.
OpenLogic Exchange (OLEX) software for open source usage tracking and license compliance helps guard against compliance concerns.
Hadoop World ran in New York City back in October, video presentations are now available online from the show
New book on open source tools for business data analytics
Red Hat's releases 'next generation' Business Rules Management System (BRMS) -- JBoss Enterprise BRMS 5.1 product.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 has been ranked by CIO Insight Magazine as more reliable than Microsoft
The Linux Foundation has just released its latest report on the state of Linux development across the breadth of the IT industry
Red Hat aquisition expands portfolio
Sybase launches iAnywhere Blue SDK (Software Developer Kit) with support for Bluetooth core specification version 3.0+ High Speed (HS) for Android devices.
Pentaho Enterprise Data Services Suite simplifies the process of accessing, integrating and preparing data for analysis and business intelligence.
Linaro showcases "progress and momentum" for its collaborative embedded Linux.
Red Hat launches Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
Talend has acquired Sopera, says that the combined strength of both companies creates a leader in open source middleware solutions.
The Apache Software Foundation's has threatened to leave the Java Community Process if Oracle fails to treat it with the respect it deserves.
Qt moves to 4.7.1 release with new developer offerings
QCon San Francisco is a a "practitioner-driven" conference designed for team leaders, architects and project management professional
Technology analyst and renowned free and open source software (FOSS) advocate Stormy Peters has left her post at the GNOME Foundation to join Mozilla.
The Linux Foundation has welcomed China Mobile as a Gold member, making the company the first Chinese enterprise to joined The Linux Foundation.
Fedora 14 is release with new features for developers, system administrators and open source enthusiasts.
Symbian SEE 2010 conference focuses on Nokia Qt and features a nicely titled presentation "Taking Your App from Code to Coin"
- 02 Nov 2010
Production and manufacturing of hardware now depends more on software development than on all other R&D - so open source will help saves costs here.
Linaro dot ORG formed to accelerate the development of new Linux-based cutting-edge devices such as smartphones, tablets, digital TV
ForgeRock is aiming to extend its open source access and identity management (IDM) portfolio with its new OpenIDM project
Actuate announced open source BI BIRT Mobile for Apple and Blackberry devices
Technology preview of IBM InfoSphere BigInsights portfolio running on IBM's "commercial development & test cloud" and "on premise environment - powered by open source Hadoop.
- 20 Oct 2010
Alfresco Software, the open source enterprise content management (ECM) company, kicks off its developer conference in Paris today (October 20-21).
- 15 Oct 2010
Ingres Database 10 has new features have been included to help migrate to Ingres from proprietary databases.
Oracle is attempting to underline its continued commitment to open source
Evans Data's annual Open Source Software Development Survey finds that developers use work time to develop non-work related apps
- 12 Oct 2010
Aviation company uses Red Hat to virtualise its technology backbone
Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition set to launch with free Amazon EC2 limited offer
The new LibreOffice application productivty suite has released its first download figures.
Alfresco Community 3.4 version which now comes with new tools and services for Spring developers - as well as a new 'Web Quick Start' function.
OpenOffice has forked into two separate streams so that The Document Foundation will now oversee the development of a new community-based group known as LibreOffice.
- 01 Oct 2010
Red Hat talks visualization at Copenhagen's VMworld Europe 2010, but will the company say anything of substance?
SugarCRM launches a new OEM module and provides access to developer tools
Adobe's open source ethos appears to be, in part, based upon the best practices advoated by its commercial division
New open source software license tool
Oracle welcomes Java developers into the fold with some solid actions
New version of the Qt cross-platform application of UI framework is launched
Oracle Open World & JavaOne kicks off in San Francisco with Larry Ellison taking centre stage as chief steward of the Java programming language and platform
French open source exhibition starts soon
New content creation portal based on open source technology emerges