Microsoft Research was founded in 1991 and is the company's division dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering.
IBM has introduced two Linux mainframe servers under the brand name LinuxONE.
Researchers from IBM's X-Force security division say they have discovered a number of high-severity vulnerabilities affecting more than 55% of Android devices.
Animation house Pixar will now open source its Universal Scene Description software.
This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network blog by Bob Wiederhold, CEO Couchbase.
If you find yourself in need of some open platform inspiration on any given day, then opensource.com itself is always worth a look in.
Facebook has turned a Google open source project to try and tune its performance on Android devices.
This month we see the firm scoop up a private outfit known as 'Compose' -- a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) company.
- 24 Jul 2015
Intel has announced its Cloud for All initiative, a programmer designed to drive all types of cloud adoption through easier deployments.
- 24 Jul 2015
The company known for its 'fanatical' approach to cloud services support, Rackspace, has added managed Elasticsearch technology to its cadre.
Jenkins company CloudBees announce delivery of three Kubernetes plugins to assist in the continuous delivery of containerised applications with Jenkins.
RealVNC, the pioneer of VNC, has opened up its technology for hackers and developers to scrutinise.
- 21 Jul 2015
CenturyLink has contributed three of its own technology projects to the open-source community with the intention of improving the way developers use Docker, Chef and vSphere technologies.
Infrastructure security company OpSWAT this month releases a new version of its Metascan product for Linux deployments.
- 17 Jul 2015
Appery is a company known for Appery.io, a 'low-code' platform for cross-device software application development.
- 16 Jul 2015
The Census Project expands on the CII's efforts to collaboratively identify and fund critical open source projects in need of assistance.
Stormy Peters is a prominent Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) advocate, she co-founded the GNOME Foundation.
Oracle is making a big play to win in cloud and mobile, it hopes.
- 08 Jul 2015
Bristol Is Open and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) are pushing for digital greatness -- gert lush!
In software application development and programming, upstream refers to source code that has been posted/hosted into/onto the code repository.
Microsoft "hearts" Linux and open source, remember?
- 30 Jun 2015
BPM company Bonitasoft has proffered forth Bonita BPM 7.
- 25 Jun 2015
Red Hat has used its 2015 'Summit' event in Boston to take the wraps off JBoss Fuse 6.2 and Red Hat JBoss A-MQ 6.2 - with both products introducing new capabilities for developers working on ...
Infrastructure and middleware is sometimes hard to get excited about.
- 24 Jun 2015
Red Hat clearly identified the need for more mobile platform intelligence within its IT stack and so back in Sept 2014 the firm acquired FeedHenry.
- 24 Jun 2015
This week sees Red Hat host its 11th annual 'Summit' conference, exhibition, symposium, developer hackfest, analyst & press outreach session and all round communications to partners and ...
Free and open source SourceForge has blotted its copy book.
- 18 Jun 2015
The Node.js and io.js developer communities will now collaborate to merge their respective code bases.
Big applications often mean big headaches for operations teams. The 3.5 release introduces a host of new tools and features to make running an operational in-memory computing platform more ...
- 16 Jun 2015
Code School is a Pluralsight company and online learning website for both aspiring (and existing) software developers.
DreamFactory Software says its open source REST API services platform is now available as a Docker container.
Don't just say Pentaho -- now say Pentaho, a Hitachi Data Systems company.
Esperanto openness in Red Hat Software Collections 2 - Open Source Insider:
DataTorrent will be making it RTS core engine available under the Apache 2.0 open source license.
MongoDB: the modern 'polymorphic application data' journey
The report proposes that MongoDB "overwhelmingly outperforms" Cassandra and Couchbase in the following kinds of deployments:
This week sees MongoDB World 2015 (#mongodbworld ) held next week in New York.
Apache: Big Data, a new event that brings together leading committers of Apache Big Data projects
The Clear Linux Project for Intel Architecture is a new distribution of Linux and it has been built specifically for 'various' cloud use cases.
MongoDB is an open source NoSQL cross-platform document-oriented database company favouring dynamic schemas.
This week sees the developer community celebrate 20-years of the Java programming language, platform and tools.
Unapologetic about its product positioning, the firm calls this a "best-in-class binge-watching experience" for 5 million Android users.
AppScale (the company we started with) has introduced FastStart - but what is it?
Orlando-based open source analytics company Pentaho 'got bought' by HP, but the brand appears strong enough to be retained 100% intact inside of the new parent company.
- 12 May 2015
Nutanix wants us to know it as the 'web-scale converged infrastructure' company. What this means is... the firm has developed a hyperconverged solution intended to simplify the creation of ...
Java runtime solution firm Azul Systems has joined the Eclipse Foundation.
Telerik: developer tools with Bulgarian bootstrapping
- 01 May 2015
Vorlon.JS can be extended with plugins which may add features to both the client and the dashboard, for example: feature detection, logging and exception tracking.
Microsoft welcomes Android & iOS apps to Windows 10
Microsoft Visual Studio Code expands Redmond cross platform muscle
Internet of Things and cloud mobile software application development software firm Kii (pron: key) has partnered with Finland-based Haltian (pron: Hal-tee-ah), a firm known for its development and ...
- 22 Apr 2015
Sourcegraph aims to answer the challenge here with a search engine and code browser designed to help developers find the code they need.
- 21 Apr 2015
DataStax is a firm that dedicates itself to providing a commercially-supported version of the open source Apache Cassandra database.
How real time data supply has changed
Kick boxing code monkey goes shopping: judo hits Xamarin
Your hashtag moments of zen are as follows: developers, women, android, women_in_tech, hackathon, droidcon, female_developers
Cloud computing, big data and mobile are driving enterprises to redefine their software stack.
- 31 Mar 2015
OpenScholar is a Drupal-based content management system designed specifically for academic use, created by Harvard University and released under an open source license. So what? Well okay you so ...
Facebook's outstanding international reputation for information ownership and privacy develops one stage further this month.
SmartBear has acquired the Swagger API open source project from Reverb Technologies.
- 23 Mar 2015
Couchbase went all bullish this week and said that its Multi-Dimensional Scaling capabilities in release 4.0 of Couchbase Server are the best thing since sliced bananas.
This group is a community-led industry-supported open source reference platform for Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV).
Tutanota is a German open source encrypted email startup lauded as a direct alternative to Google Gmail
Trillian Mobile: RoboVM zaps Java apps to iOS & Android
- 10 Mar 2015
Microsoft releases Java SDK for Application Insights
Log management and analytics services company Logentries is integrating with Elasticsearch's Logstash, an open source solution for managing logs and event data.
Database clustering technology company Codership has been admitted to Canonical's Ubuntu OpenStack Interoperability Lab (OIL).
Microsoft & Google developer connection on TypeScript Angular 2
Red Hat OpenShift Commons: a friendly way to PaaS time
Google puts native C in Hadoop with MapReduce for C
While Docker provides the lifecycle management of containers, Kubernetes takes it to the next level by providing orchestration and managing clusters of containers.
Chef: a recipe for cloud data automation & migration with Microsoft
Google has launched PerfKit (perfect software development kit - geddit?) an open-source cloud-benchmarking tool that.
Microsoft: big data analytics for everyone
Concurrent: 2015 will be the "show me the money" year for Hadoop
MapR and Mesosphere are announcing a new open source big data framework (called Myriad)
The open source cross-platform document-oriented database company MongoDB has reached version 3.0 this month.
Microsoft open sources 'execution engine' for .NET
Trillian Mobile and LodgON have partnered to create mobile applications for iOS and Android operating systems.
CoreOS Linux: it's how Google, Facebook and Twitter run at scale
Pentaho CTO James Dixon has been more than vocal on the subject of data lakes in recent times and has strived to try and put plug (ouch! sorry) this topic before it drains away (double ouch!).
Microsoft's open technology credentials appear to look better ever day.
The Purism Librem 15 claims to be the first laptop in the world that ships without mystery software in the kernel, operating system, or any software applications.
Hadoop framework for distributed processing of large data sets across clusters of computers using simple programming models is tough to get to grips with
Ansible Inc (upper case) is a company that makes "agentless" orchestration and configuration management tools in the form of an automation engine designed to help deploy both applications and the ...
As we know, use of the term "infographic" generally causes involuntary gagging and may result in unwelcome skin irritation.
The Linux Foundation has said that it will to host developer collaboration space and services for IoTivity, an open source project sponsored by the Open Interconnect Consortium.
- 12 Jan 2015
DjangoCon Europe plays around One Direction
Take two digital 'medtech' apps and call me in the morning
- 06 Jan 2015
Open source intelligence (OSINT) iBrabo tracks Syrian tweet location of Isis suspect
The global IT industry marketing machine is likely to spend the first week of 2015 spinning its best gyrations in the direction of New Year technology resolutions.
What does every IT network administrator or sysadmin want for Christmas apart from a nasal hair trimmer and a local pizza shop gift card?
The open source cross-platform document-oriented database company MongoDB has acquired WiredTiger for its database storage engine technology.
Spiceworks is offering its "free" (no, it actually is) Network Monitor software as now available for download.
Newswires this week suggest that a team National Geographic explorers have taken open source technology into the Okavango Delta in Botswana, Africa.
Microsoft plays more open games
VMware has announced a batch of integrations with a number of technology entities as it strives to create a common platform for building and operating applications at scale.
MariaDB Corporation (the artist formerly known as SkySQL) is polishing up its open source database products this month.
Pydio (pron: 'pi-dee-yo') has released version 6.0 of its open source file sharing platform.
Samsung's strategic commitment to upstream open source development