Oracle claims Google has killed Open Source
Published in News


Before Oracle could do it

Oracle claims that Google’s court-room win gaining fair-use rights over a thousand lines of java APIs in Android will mean that Open Source is dead.

Open source saves the Italian military millions
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Can get back to conquering Gaul

The Italian Defence Ministry surprised the world last year by announcing that they were dumping Microsoft office in favour of an open-source alternative like LibreOffice.

Open source skills in demand
Published in News
Monday, 09 May 2016 14:14

Open source skills in demand


Bring your own beard

A new report shows that companies are looking for more people with open source skills and the trend is likely to grow.

You have to be insane to keep Drupal 6
Published in News
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 13:42

You have to be insane to keep Drupal 6


Attacks are coming

Drupal 6 which is still on ten percent of CMS’s is a 0-day waiting to happen.

Torvalds admits he is not a “people person”
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Thursday, 18 February 2016 13:04

Torvalds admits he is not a “people person”


Gosh and we never knew

The creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds has shocked the world and admitted he is not a “people person.”

GeForce GTX 900 open-source firmware images and support code released
Published in Processors


Steps towards Open source

Nvidia has released the signed firmware images and support code which will enable  the GeForce GTX 900 "Maxwell" series to run under its open-source driver.

AMD opens up the GPU
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:34

AMD opens up the GPU


Nicolas Thibieroz announces GPUOpen


AMD’s top gaming guy Nicolas Thibieroz is starting to open up GPU technology to make sure the technology evolves.

AMD lays on the open sauce
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 13:04

AMD lays on the open sauce


Goes well with chips

AMD and is now RTG (Radeon Technologies Group) are involved in a major push to open source GPU resources.

Facebook open sources its artificial intelligence
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Because everyone wants Facebook’s intelligence

Social notworking site Facebook has announced it will open source its artificial intelligence (AI) hardware.

Open source would not have prevented  VW problems
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Not enough checkers in the universe

The recent VW emissions scandal has led many to suggest that such software should be open source to prevent car makers getting away with this sort of thing.