Canonical wants Ubuntu to collect your personal data
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Because open sourcers love sharing their data

Canonical is planning to make a change to Ubuntu which would mean that the Linux distro would collect information - or telemetry data - on desktop PCs during installation and afterwards.

Godot 3.0 Released
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14 February 2018

Godot 3.0 Released

No more Waiting for Godot

Unity and Unreal have a new contender to deal with and its name is Godot. After over 18 months of development the Godot team released Godot 3.0, reworking the core almost in its entirety. Juan Linietsky, Godot's founder and lead developer, isn't being shy about the projected sucess of Godot either, claiming it is "ready for the big leagues" and that it is "in the same league as the current big, commercial [game engines]".

Pentagon spreads the open source
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Charges ahead next year

The US military is set to charge ahead into open source next year after an amendment to the National Defense Authorisation Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

Microsoft’s Linux enthusiasm may not help open source
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Open Source messiah Richard Stallman is not impressed

Microsoft has been hitting the headlines lately with its enthusiasm for Linux – but Open Source's messiah Richard Stallman is less than impressed.

Linux Foundation President uses Apple OS
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While claiming that this year was the year of the Linux desktop

Jim Zemlin, President of the Linux Foundation, appears to have hit levels of fail unprecedented in the open saucy world.

Flash needs to be open sauce
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Otherwise a lot of history will disappear

A petition is asking Adobe to release Flash into the hands of the open-source community.

Canonical Founder wades into open sauce purists
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Disgusted by the hate

Canonical Founder Mark Shuttleworth says that he has become disgusted with the level of hate in the free software community.

Businesses that snub open source 'will fail'
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Linux Foundation warns

Companies who do not use open source software will eventually go tits-up according to a top open saucy type.

Microsoft joins the Linux foundation
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Sorry Steve , the "cancer" won 

A few years ago, Microsoft’s shy and retiring CEO Steve “there is a kind of hush” Ballmer described Linux as a cancer on computing and spent a fortune trying to kill it. Now Vole has surprised the world by joining the Linux Foundation as a platinum member.

Key financial blockchain technology is open sourced
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Likely to be the industry standard

The blockchain platform which will be a key feature of financial networks will be open sourced.