How Microsoft was forced to open Office

August 17, 2012
In Office 2013, Microsoft was compelled to support the true ODF format as well as the PDF format. Here's how open source won
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OpenStack, GitHub, OmniOS: 3 projects, 1 lesson

August 10, 2012
These three projects vividly illustrate why it's better to exert influence rather than tight-fisted control over open source
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Open source: The stealth stimulus package

August 03, 2012
O'Reilly report suggests small and medium-size businesses benefit hugely in the unseen economy from open source
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Can open source save HP?

July 27, 2012
Bold new cloud offering built on open source -- with a subtle restructuring -- may plant the seeds for the future rescue of HP
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The stealth success of PostgreSQL

July 13, 2012
Other open source databases may have more name recognition, but PostgreSQL is seeing strong growth -- as is the company EnterpriseDB, which helps develop it
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The next GPL: Why it's being shaped on GitHub

July 06, 2012
After five years, the open source community is revisiting compromises in GPLv3 -- and using a new medium for the discussion
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Red Hat, the hidden cloud company

June 29, 2012
From Deltacloud to OpenStack to a new public cloud offering, Red Hat is on a mission to accelerate the cloud while keeping it open
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After Oracle, OpenSolaris rises again

June 22, 2012
Oracle tried to kill it, but the former Sun project has emerged from the ashes, nurtured by a crowd of innovative startups
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A new way to end the patent madness

June 15, 2012
Defensive Patent License could make life much less complicated for developers of new technology -- if adoption is widespread
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Open source's unlikely enemy: Your procurement rules

June 08, 2012
Could unbundling indemnity in your procurement process widen your choices and save you money?
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