- 15 Sep 2010
Industry-first tablet device built using the MeeGo Linux based open source operating system
Quest Software has added support for the Apache Cassandra open-source NoSQL database with the second beta release of its Toad for Cloud Databases product.
Not quite requiring mountaineering equipment, but still thoroughly Swiss nonetheless, the Red Hat sponsored Fedora Project will host its EMEA Fedora Users and Developers Conference (FUDCon) between ...
Red Hat argues for developing towards open and (arguably) more flexible cloud solutions.
A superb hour long documentary detailing the birth and growth of open source with interviews from most of the biggest names involved in the industry.
Linux for the desktop is evolving fast, but is device development also helping - and does Linux need a more commercially driven patron.
OpenOffice 3.3 will feature more features than ever to make it look and feel closer to other boxed charged-for productivity application suites
The Java Verified service is readying the launch of "Trusted Status" for Java ME developers
New version of open source browser Beta version is now available
A short but more digestible explanation of open storage put into context
Oracle's open source credentials are being put to the test and will be discussed openly at the company's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco this coming September 2010.
You may well be a big fan of Lady Gaga. You may well be a keen proponent of the Java programming language. But could you possibly be a p-p-poker faced Java coder who is also just crazy about Lady ...
The next version of the open source Ubuntu operating system is named Natty Narwhal
Accenture is predicting a positive rise in open source adoption and the company also appears to be investing software code development time into the industry too.
Communications-as-a-Service has a new open source offering to provide on demand telephony software for the price of email
Micro Focus has a new open source software change and configuration management (SCCM) solution.
New Linux compliance programme launched to police commercial usage of open source code
Canonical has launched a virtual appliance of IBM's DB2 Express-C 'no-charge' community edition of DB2 software running on the Ubuntu cloud computing platform
The Snort open source network intrusion detection and prevention system is now boosted with Intel's QuickAssist Pattern Matching Technology.
OpenSpan has release version 4.5 of its User Process Management software that helps IT managers analyse the use of applications to identify inefficiencies and process bottlenecks.
Red Hat has confirmed its status as top corporate contributor to the Gnome desktop environment project - the company is committed to collaborative development of an open alternative to proprietary ...
Novell's new SUSE Gallery is an application showcase for Linux-based software appliances and cloud-based applications where downloads are free.
The LiMo Foundation and the Gnome Linux desktop free-software project have signed new agreements to collaborate more closely on open source innovation.
Former Sun Microsystems chief open source officer/evangelist Sun Microsystems heads up strategy at Norwegian headquartered middleware company ForgeRock
Canonical Brings IBM DB2 Software to Ubuntu on the Cloud
- 22 Jul 2010
IBM partner OpenSpan has opened up its application integration platform as a free public beta to provide users with a single unified user interface experience.
Value-added distributor Zycko has signed a new contract with open networking and network virtualisation company Vyatta.
Enterprise content management company Alfresco Software has earned its certification badge for the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Edition operating system.
A survey carried out by open source business intelligence company Jaspersoft suggests that there is a bright future for the Java programming language and the MySQL database under Oracle's ...
- 13 Jul 2010
Virgin Money Giving is the sponsor of the 2011 London Marathon. The organisation is using open source data integration and reporting tools to try and achieve cost savings while also maximising ...
An open source platform is being used used by New York based non profit OpenPlans to help spread interest in localised citizen journalism for neighbourhoods.
A meeting of academics at Keeble College Oxford and open source industry representatives has been held to discuss future innovations.
Google's open source video project WebM is starting to solidify with support from a variety of industry partners on both the hardware and software sides of the equation.
New research from Brocade suggests that open source, virtualisation and cloud computing are starting to gain adoption within European businesses.
Adobe's open source portal lists the projects that the company is currently supporting with software code contributions.
Novell's Sentinel Log Manager brings data collection, search and reporting capabilities to businesses considering a move to a virtualised data centre.
An open source network monitoring tools conference dedicated to the Nagios platform will be held in the German city of Nuremberg in October of 2010.
- 29 Jun 2010
Even if you don't take books on laissez-faire free market economic theory to bed, it can't have escaped your notice that we've been going through a global economic slowdown in recent times. Despite ...
The Unreal video game Internet Relay Chat forum has unwittingly hosted malware in the shape of a Trojan for more than six months.
A new book from O'Reilly Media examines the legal issues relating to open source innovations and Intellectual Property rulings.
Opera Software is aiming to slash power consumption and provide a more environmentally friendly IT backbone for its browser business with a new Icelandic data centre.
Google is reported to be launching a new music store to rival iTunes, the company will also provide extensions to its Android mobile operating system - but some security issues exist.
Red Hat kicks off its annual developer conference for 2010 in the US city of Boston.
What is Microsoft's official opinion of open source technologies and what kind of real world mixed technology environment will pervade for the future?
The 6th International Cloud Expo will be held at the Prague Hilton in the Czech Republic on June 21-22, 2010 - it will also feature an "unconference" element.
SaaS vendor Veracode has conducted a real world survey of software application code in order to try and assess the security of open source software compared to proprietary software.
Is open source capable of providing us with mission critical products such as financial software, or will we always turn to proprietary vendors for products at this level?
HP has bought fast boot operating system specialist Phoenix Technologies to boost its mobile device technology offering.
United Arab Emirates headquartered Etisalat is using Red Hat Enterprise Virtualisation as the foundation for its data centre's critical IT infrastructure.
Software vendors of all shapes and sizes are waking up to the benefits of having a certain degree of their source code open to the community contribution model or at least forming partnerships with ...
Ingres VectorWise for Linux accelerated database technology will be made fully open source by the end of 2010.
- 09 Jun 2010
German Linux show questions whether takeovers are changing the Linux landscape so that Open Source is increasingly at the mercy of larger companies.
Novell continues to plough optimistically forward into the mainframe market with its support for the IBM System z Series after supporting the product line for a total of 10 years.
Funambol is firmly of the belief that rich media over mobile devices holds the to key exactly where cloud computing based services will ultimately be of most use.
Recent reports have detailed Google's actions to phase out the internal use of Microsoft's operating system for security reasons following targeted attacks that the company has experienced. The ...