What you can learn from the monster LibreOffice project

February 15, 2013
More developers with varying skills, yet better code? More iterations, yet greater stability? It's happening with LibreOffice
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Federal hearing today marks turning point in war on software patents

February 08, 2013
A seemingly unassuming court hearing today could be the beginning of the end of software patents as we know them
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Has Microsoft finally embraced open source?

February 01, 2013
By implementing Git in its developer tools, Microsoft is using GPL-licensed software -- and perhaps ending its war on open source
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How to make app stores open source-friendly

January 25, 2013
App stores have their roots in open source and can return to those roots with scant business disruption. Just ask ... Microsoft?
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Vert.x's journey teaches invaluable governance lessons

January 18, 2013
As the Vert.x community selects its future home, it offers a fascinating illustration of the role of governance
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Who controls Vert.x: Red Hat, VMware, or neither?

January 11, 2013
Mailing list drama casts spotlight on Vert.x, an open source project for scalable Web development that seems immunized to corporate control
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Ubuntu Phone: Not a moment too soon

January 04, 2013
Newly announced Ubuntu Phone operating system looks great -- but the cutthroat mobile device market demands more
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Hardware for the holidays: Why not open source?

December 28, 2012
A real, useful, open source computer, the $35 Raspberry Pi is powerful enough to use as a PBX. A DIY laptop is coming, too
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Cloud providers ready to strike with nuclear option

December 21, 2012
Cloud services come with a new risk: terms of use that allow your supplier to pull the plug on your site with little warning
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The MariaDB Foundation: A turning point for MySQL

December 14, 2012
MariaDB project offers hope of new openness and innovation to beleaguered MySQL community
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