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Mozilla to launch new Firefox feature testing program

The opt-in deal lets Release channel users tell developers whether a new feature is worthy

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Nginx to hop on HTTP/2 train

Open source Web server's backing for newest version of the fundamental Web protocol will improve Web performance, official says

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How to ruin an open source project: Let us count the ways

GitHub official Brandon Keepers provides warnings about bad practices that can kill projects

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4 reasons why Google joined OpenStack

What will Google gain by becoming a member of the OpenStack Foundation? What's in it for OpenStack? Here are four likely possibilities

Red Hat pushing hard beyond Linux in the data center

Red Hat is looking to expand its open source products across the infrastructure hardware stack.

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How to orchestrate containers with Docker

Welcome to the post-hardware era, where we move containers or VMs around as needed without thinking about it. Here are some new Docker tools for the job

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Two reasons the Rust language will succeed

As good as the Rust project may be, its community is even better

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Get concurrent with the Go language

Google's Go language is perfect for today's distributed application development, enabling complex operations across multiple services to run concurrently

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Open source lives! The R project is the real deal

The community around the R language is the real deal -- not just another feel-good open source contrivance to enable big companies to collaborate on code

Red Hat builds on its open source storage portfolio

Red Hat has updated both its Ceph and Gluster file systems for enterprise usage

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Atom at 1.0: GitHub's Node-based editor is just getting started

Atom 1.0 is not just a code editor with cutting-edge add-ons, but a platform upon which other editors and IDEs can -- and are -- to be built

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Docker donates container specs for OPC open standard

The Open Container Project is working on a common app-container format, but a standard needs to be more than simply open to work well

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LibreOffice debuts in the Mac App Store

Getting an open source project into the storefront of Apple's walled garden is tough. But LibreOffice has done it, thanks to hard work from community member Collabora

Amazon Web Services jumps on Spark bandwagon

Growing competition for Spark services should help it take off on larger scale

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Mozilla restarts work on multi-process Firefox

Separating rendering from content prevents the browser from crashing when a website or app fails

Software applications have on average 24 vulnerabilities inherited from buggy components

Developers often unwittingly use components that contain flaws

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Open source: Big benefits, big flaws

Open source is now a dominant force in IT, but experts warn that it can also make things risky and may not be for everyone

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IBM fires up Spark with Bluemix, machine learning contributions

IBM doubles up on Spark, adding it to Bluemix and contributing its SystemML machine-learning code to the Apache project

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